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  • Relentless

    Mark Greaney

    Hardcover (Berkley, Feb. 16, 2021)
    The Gray Man's search for missing intelligence agents plunges him deep into a maelstrom of trouble in the latest entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. The first agent disappearance was a puzzle.The second was a mystery.The third was a conspiracy.Intelligence operatives around the world are disappearing. When a missing American agent re-appears in Venezuela, Court Gentry, the Gray Man, is dispatched to bring him in, but a team of assassins has other ideas. Court escapes with his life and a vital piece of intelligence. Meanwhile, CIA agent Zoya Zakharova is in Berlin. Her mission: to infiltrate a private intelligence firm with some alarming connections. The closer she gets to answers, the less likely she is to get out alive. Court and Zoya are just two pieces on this international chessboard, and they're about to discover one undeniable truth—sometimes capturing a king requires sacrificing some pawns.
  • Pug's Got Talent: A Branches Book

    Kyla May

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Feb. 2, 2021)
    Bub, everyone's favorite pug, and his human, Bella, are back in their fourth Branches chapter book!Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Bub's human, Bella, is putting on a pet talent show! Bub can't wait to wow the audience with his skateboarding stunts, not to mention his snazzy costume. But when dress rehearsal doesn't go as planned, Bub finds that it's up to him -- and his archenemy Duchess the cat -- to make things right. Can he and Duchess work together to make sure the show goes on?With full-color artwork throughout, this funny and charming diary-format early chapter book is perfect for anyone who believes a furry pal is the best kind of friend.
  • The Twisted Ones

    Scott Cawthon, Kira Breed-Wrisley

    Paperback (AFK, Feb. 2, 2021)
    Freddy is back--with a twist--in this sinister graphic novel adaptation of the bestselling YA novel Five Nights at Freddy's: The Twisted Ones!It's been a year since the horrific events at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, and Charlie is just trying to move on. Even with the excitement of a new school and a fresh start, she's still haunted by nightmares of a masked murderer and four gruesome animatronic puppets. Charlie thinks her ordeal is over, but when a series of bodies are discovered near her school bearing wounds that are disturbingly familiar she finds herself drawn back into the world of her father's frightening creations. Something twisted is hunting Charlie, and this time if it finds her, it's not letting her go.With electrifying art from Eisner Award-nominated artist Claudia Aguirre, and even more horror than ever before, fans won't want to miss this graphic novel adaptation straight from the mind of Five Nights at Freddy's creator Scott Cawthon.
  • Eva at the Beach: A Branches Book

    Rebecca Elliott

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Feb. 2, 2021)
    It's summertime and Eva Wingdale is going to the beach!Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Eva is visiting the beach with her best friend Lucy! They can't wait to build sandcastles and make seashell necklaces. But Eva is secretly afraid to go swimming because of the big fish -- like sharks! -- that live in the sea. After Eva hears the "Legend of the Mermowls" and spots her classmate Sue in the water, the sea doesn't seem so scary. Will Eva face her fears and maybe find some magic at the beach, too?Rebecca Elliott's sweet text and full-color artwork on every page bring this story to life for young readers!
  • The Gilded Ones

    Namina Forna

    Hardcover (Delacorte Press, Feb. 9, 2021)
    “Namina Forna Could Be The Toni Morrison Of YA Fantasy.”–Refinery 29 “An enthralling debut. The Gilded Ones redefines sisterhood and is sure to leave readers both inspired and ultimately hopeful." —Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Caraval"The Gilded Ones is a fierce, unflinching fantasy that marks Forna as a debut to watch."—Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of And I Darken The start of a bold and immersive West African-inspired, feminist fantasy series for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Black Panther. In this world, girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice.Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs.But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold, the color of impurity–and Deka knows she will face a consequence worse than death.Then a mysterious woman comes to her with a choice: stay in the village and submit to her fate, or leave to fight for the emperor in an army of girls just like her. They are called alaki–near-immortals with rare gifts. And they are the only ones who can stop the empire's greatest threat.Knowing the dangers that lie ahead yet yearning for acceptance, Deka decides to leave the only life she's ever known. But as she journeys to the capital to train for the biggest battle of her life, she will discover that the great walled city holds many surprises. Nothing and no one are quite what they seem to be–not even Deka herself.
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  • Hilo Book 7: Gina---The Girl Who Broke the World

    Judd Winick

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Feb. 2, 2021)
    "An action-packed page turner with heart!"--Dav Pilkey, author of DOGMANHilo's back! Introducing an exciting, BRAND NEW epic story arc starring GINA in the New York Times BESTSELLING GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES that kids and critics love!Hundreds of years ago, MAGIC disappeared from Earth. At least...UNTIL NOW. Because suddenly, giant magical beings are appearing and only GINA can see them. Not to mention, Gina can somehow do magic herself. Magic is powerful. But it can also be DANGEROUS. With DJ and HILO's help, can Gina figure out how to protect the magical beings from the creatures who are after them? AND how to use her magic to become who she was always meant to be? And can she do it WITHOUT putting the entire PLANET in JEAPARDY?! Find out in Hilo 7--a laugh-out-loud, action packed adventure filled with epic battles! friendship! annoying older brothers! annoying older sisters! good guys! bad guys! inappriate jokes! mangoes! magic! and much, much more!Here's what people (and robots!) are saying about Hilo!"Every kid would love a pal like Hilo, and every kid will LOVE this book!" --Lincoln Peirce, author of Big Nate series"A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family." --New York Times
  • InvestiGators: Off the Hook

    John Patrick Green

    Hardcover (First Second, Feb. 23, 2021)
    InvestiGators Mango and Brash don their fanciest vests for InvestiGators: Off the Hook, the next mystery in the hilarious adventure series from John Patrick GreenSewer-loving secret agents Mango and Brash fight for the GATOR good in this zany adventure that will have readers HOOKED!The InvestiGators are the best crime-fighting duo in the world. But not even their hi-tech training programs can prepare them for the return of their greatest nemesis, Crackerdile, in a shocking new form! Even worse, he’s creating a team of super villains! Faced with the choice between saving themselves or catching the crooks, can Mango and Brash make sure the gator good prevails?
  • The Gilded Ones

    Namina Forna

    language (Delacorte Press, Feb. 9, 2021)
    “Namina Forna Could Be The Toni Morrison Of YA Fantasy.”–Refinery 29 “An enthralling debut. The Gilded Ones redefines sisterhood and is sure to leave readers both inspired and ultimately hopeful." —Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Caraval"The Gilded Ones is a fierce, unflinching fantasy that marks Forna as a debut to watch."—Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of And I Darken The start of a bold and immersive West African-inspired, feminist fantasy series for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Black Panther. In this world, girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice.Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs.But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold, the color of impurity–and Deka knows she will face a consequence worse than death.Then a mysterious woman comes to her with a choice: stay in the village and submit to her fate, or leave to fight for the emperor in an army of girls just like her. They are called alaki–near-immortals with rare gifts. And they are the only ones who can stop the empire's greatest threat.Knowing the dangers that lie ahead yet yearning for acceptance, Deka decides to leave the only life she's ever known. But as she journeys to the capital to train for the biggest battle of her life, she will discover that the great walled city holds many surprises. Nothing and no one are quite what they seem to be–not even Deka herself.
  • Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge: "Islands In The Sky": The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library

    Carl Barks

    Hardcover (Fantagraphics, Feb. 23, 2021)
    In this collection of internationally acclaimed Duck comics, Uncle Scrooge has adventures in outer space and on the high seas! When Uncle Scrooge decides to seek out a safe new place to store his money, he sets his sights on an asteroid. But the asteroid he chooses holds a secret that he wasn't counting on! Then, the Beagle Boys construct an unstoppable mechanical behemoth to crack open Scrooge's Money Bin and steal all his cash in "The Paul Bunyan Machine." And, in "All at Sea," Scrooge, Donald, and the nephews set sail on a windjammer to collect $10 million in gold - but there be pirates on the high seas! Plus: the oddball inventions of the ever-eccentric Gyro Gearloose! Each page of these collections is meticulously restored and newly colored, with insightful story notes by an international panel of Barks experts. Full-color illustrations throughout.
  • Ground Zero

    Alan Gratz

    Hardcover (Scholastic Press, Feb. 2, 2021)
    In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear -- and the stunning links between the past and present.September 11, 2001, New York City: Brandon is visiting his dad at work, on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center. Out of nowhere, an airplane slams into the tower, creating a fiery nightmare of terror and confusion. And Brandon is in the middle of it all. Can he survive -- and escape?September 11, 2020, Afghanistan: Reshmina has grown up in the shadow of war, but she dreams of peace and progress. When a battle erupts in her village, Reshmina stumbles upon a wounded American soldier named Taz. Should she help Taz -- and put herself and her family in mortal danger?Two kids. One devastating day. Nothing will ever be the same.
  • I am Frida Kahlo

    Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos

    Hardcover (Dial Books, Feb. 23, 2021)
    The famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo is the 23rd hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series.This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of an icon in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This book features Frida Kahlo, the renowned Mexican painter and activist.
  • A Search for Starlight

    James Maxwell

    language (47North, Feb. 4, 2021)
    Beyond the firewall lies a greater threat than Taimin and Selena could have foreseen.Taimin and Selena have destroyed the firewall that once trapped them in their dangerous wasteland. But with their hard-fought freedom now comes a greater threat.Outside the wasteland, under the same two scorching suns, live the bonded. This powerful ancient enemy will unleash a destructive war on the wasteland’s inhabitants, and Taimin knows it’s a fight they cannot win.When Zorn comes under attack, Selena uses all her power as a mystic to protect the white city. Meanwhile Taimin’s path takes him to Agravida, the capital of the advanced bonded civilization—where he must work fast to find a weakness in a seemingly unbeatable enemy.To save everyone in the wasteland from certain death, Taimin and Selena seek to contact their ancestors in the stars. But will they reach them in time, and will their help be enough to turn the tide? The existence of the world is in their hands…