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Avengers: Road to Marvel's the Avengers

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Avengers : Road to Marvel's the Avengers by David Peter et al

Gear up for the upcoming Avengers movie with these official in-movie-continuity stories starring Avengers mainstays Iron Man, Captain America and the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! First, it's an expanded re-imagining of the original Iron Man, featuring bonus scenes not in the movie! Then, it's an all-new Iron Man adventure! What happened between the events of Iron Man and Iron Man 2? How did Tony Stark put a new chapter in the history books? And how did Iron Man break and rewrite all the rules? Then, it's Black Widow, Nick Fury and Agent Coulson in espionage action! Think you know S.H.I.E.L.D.? Check out what you DIDN 'T see in the movies! And finally, it's the official comics prequel to the blockbuster Captain America! Steve Rogers is the inspiration for millions during the dark days of World War Two - but where did he get his inspiration from? How did he meet his best friend, "Bucky" Barnes? And…

Avengers Assemble : An Oral History of Earth's Mightiest Heroes

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Avengers Assemble : An Oral History of Earth's Mightiest Heroes by Brian Michael Bendis

A brand-new, prose retelling of the history of Earth's Mightiest Heroes--as told by the team members themselves! Written by Avengers and New Avengers scribe Brian Michael Bendis--and featuring illustrations by all-time great Avengers artists including Jack Kirby, Neal Adams, John Buscema and more! - from the publisher

DC Universe Online

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DC Universe Online

Tells the ultimate DC Universe Super Hero tale of good versus evil. As this epic adventure begins, Lex Luthor's obsession with destroying Superman reaches fever pitch when he cuts the ultimate Devil's deal with Brainiac - but with the shake of a hand, has Luthor consigned humanity to genocide?

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2

A Temptation of Angels

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A Temptation of Angels by Michelle Zink

After seeing her parents murdered, sixteen-year-old Helen Cartwright learns she is one of three remaining angelic descendents charged with protecting the world, but nothing can save her from being torn between new friend and fellow Keeper Griffin and childhood friend Raum, who has joined forces with her parents' killers.

When You Open Your Eyes

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When You Open Your Eyes by Celeste Conway

In Buenos Aires, where her father is the legal attaché at the U.S. Embassy, sixteen-year-old Tess falls in love and tries to live the fast and free life of her friends until she discovers the devastating consequences of ignoring rules.

Hellboy

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Hellboy by Mike Mignola

Sent to investigate a mystery with supernatural overtones, Hellboy discovers the secrets of his own origins, and his link to the Nazi occultists who promised Hitler a final solution in the form of a demonic avatar.

Hellboy series:
Seeds of DestructionWake the DevilThe Chained Coffin and OthersThe Right Hand of DoomConqueror WormStrange PlacesThe Troll Witch and OthersDarkness CallsThe Wild HuntThe Crooked Man and OthersThe Bride of Hell and OthersThe Storm and the Fury

Cross My Heart

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Cross My Heart by Sasha Gould

When Laura della Scala's older sister drowns, Laura leaves the shelter of the convent where she has spent the last six years and enters the upper echelons of sixteenth-century Venetian society, while she searches for the truth about what happened to her sister.

Hex Hall

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Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

When Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night spell gone horribly wrong, she is exiled to Hex Hall, an isolated reform school for wayward Prodigium, a.k.a. witches, faeries, and shapeshifters.

Read the entire series:
Hex HallDemonglassSpellbound

FF

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FF by Jonathan Hickman

Before his death, the Human Torch made his wishes known: If anyone were to replace him in the Fantastic Four, it should be his best super-hero buddy, Spider-Man. but even with the addition of Spidey to their ranks,Mr. Fantastic, The Invisible Woman and the thing are now so much more than four. Welcome to the FF - the Future Foundation! Marvel's First Family has moved beyond the simple pursuits of super heroing into a bold new era of discovery. but to make tomorrow today, they'll need to expand their ranks even beyond Spider-Man and their genius children. What does the future mean when it depends on the likes of the Wizard, the Mad thinker, A.I.M. and Dr. Doom? - from the publisher

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2 (coming soon)

Vampire Dairies

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Vampire Diaries Series by L.J. Smith

Two vampire brothers compete for high stakes--the love of Elena Gilbert, a beautiful high school senior who is searching for excitement.

Read the entire series:
The AwakeningThe StruggleThe FuryDark ReunionThe Return: NightfallThe Return: Shadow SoulsThe Return: MidnightThe Hunters: Phantom
The Hunters: Moonsong
The Hunters: Eternity (unknown)

Dark Eyes

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Dark Eyes by William Richter

Adopted from a Russian orphanage by a wealthy New York family then growing into a rebellious street youth, fifteen year-old Wally resolves to find the birth mother who stole a fortune from her murderous, dark-eyed father.

Star Wars: A Long Time Ago...

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Star Wars: A Long Time Ago... by Various

A collection of "Star Wars" stories from the late 1970s and early 1980s and beyond in these omnibus editions as released by Dark Horse.



Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5

The Difference Between You and Me

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The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George

School outsider Jesse, a lesbian, is having secret trysts with Emily, the popular student council vice president, but when they find themselves on opposite sides of a major issue and Jesse becomes more involved with a student activist, they are forced to make a difficult decision.

Wanderlove

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Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard

Bria, an aspiring artist just graduated from high school, takes off for Central America's La Ruta Maya, rediscovering her talents and finding love.

Rock On

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Rock On: a Story of Guitars, Gigs, Girls, and a Brother (Not Necessarily in That Order) by Denise Vega

High school sophomore Ori Taylor, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter in a nameless rock band, has always been known as the easily-overlooked younger brother of Del, a high school sports star, but when Del suddenly returns home from college just as Ori is starting to gain some confidence in himself, Del expects everything to return to the way it used to be.

Boy21

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Boy21 by Matthew Quick

Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences.

Evernight

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Evernight Series by Claudia Gray

Sixteen-year-old Bianca, a new girl at the sinister Evernight boarding school, finds herself drawn to another outsider, Jared, but dark forces threaten to tear them apart and destroy Bianca's entire world.

Read the entire series:
EvernightStargazer
HourglassAfterlifeBalthazar

Where it Began

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Where it Began by Ann Redisch Stampler

After she is in a horrific car crash when drunk, Los Angeles high school student Gabriella Gardiner assumes she stole her rich boyfriend's car and smashed it into a tree, but she cannot remember anything about the events of the evening.

Iron Man 2.0

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Iron Man 2.0 by Nick Spencer

New mission! New armor! New Iron Man! Lt. Col. James Rhodes is War Machine, the single most advanced one-man weapon of conventional combat. But wars aren't fought the way they used to be - and when Rhodey has to face a mysterious enemy he can't shoot, can't bomb, can't even see, he's going to be forced to evolve...or die. - from the publisher

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