New Young Adult - April 20/2021

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Blood sport

Blood sport

McAdam, Tash, author
2020

Jason is sure his sister, Becca, was murdered, but he's the only one who thinks so. After finding a photograph Becca kept hidden, he decides to infiltrate a boxing gym to prove that she didn't die accidentally. As a transgender kid, Jason's been fighting for as long as he can remember, and those skills are going to come in handy as he investigates. Quickly invited into the inner circle, Jason must balance newfound friendships with the burning hate that drives him. Jason soon feels torn between two worlds, determined to discover what happened to his sister but struggling with the fact that this is the first time he's ever felt like he belonged somewhere.

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Ghost Spider. 1, Dog days are over

Ghost Spider. 1, Dog days are over

McGuire, Seanan, author
2019


The legend of Zelda. Twilight princess. 7

The legend of Zelda. Twilight princess. 7

Himekawa, Akira, author, artist
2020

Link's battle with his dark alter ego leaves him wounded and exhausted, and he must find a way to harness the power of the Master Sword in order to defeat Ganondorf.

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My hero academia. 26, The high, deep blue sky

My hero academia. 26, The high, deep blue sky

Horikoshi, Kōhei, 1986- author, artist.
2021

"What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called 'Quirks'? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless? Middle school student Izuku Midoriya wants to be a hero more than anything, but he hasn't got an ounce of power in him. With no chance of ever getting into the prestigious U.A. High School for budding heroes, his life is looking more and more like a dead end. Then an encounter with All Might, the greatest hero of them all, gives him a chance to change his destiny... While preparing for a big villian attack, Eraser Head and Present Mic pay a visit to Tartarus prison, while Midoriya, Bakugo, and Todoroki begin training under Endeavor in order to become fighters who can stand on their own."--Provided by publisher.

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No known address

No known address

Barwin, Steven, author
2020

Teen homelessness is not always connected to poverty and crime. Sometimes there's more to the story. No Known Address follows a teen named Tyler from a privileged family in Victoria, British Columbia, who is kicked out of his home by his abusive dad after being blamed for bringing prescription narcotics to a party. This novel brings to light the serious nature of verbal and emotional abuse and how difficult it is to be understood and access support in such circumstances.

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The queen of nothing

The queen of nothing

Black, Holly, author
2019

"As the exiled Queen of Faerie, Jude must travel back to Elfhame to help her twin sister, Taryn, and uncover how to break a dark curse threatening the whole Faerie world"-- Provided by publisher.

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The unbeatable Squirrel Girl. 12, To all the squirrels I've loved before

The unbeatable Squirrel Girl. 12, To all the squirrels I've loved before

North, Ryan, 1980- author
2020

"As the series kicks off its final story, Brain Drain is missing! And the hitherto invincible Doreen Green will have to face certain defeat to save him! It's the nuttiest Squirrel Girl story ever as lives hang in the balance, narrative threads are resolved, shocking reveals are, um, revealed--and the greatest villains in Marvel history team up to take out the one thing that's stood in their way: Doreen! We're talking big bads like Doctor Doom here, people! Will Squirrel Girl survive? Friendship, explosions and friendships forged during explosions--it all comes down to this!"--Back cover.

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You don't have to die in the end :  a novel

You don't have to die in the end : a novel

Daher, Anita, 1965- author
2020

Eugenia Grimm is a tough girl living in a tough town at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. She drinks and fights and pushes against expectations. She is also hurting. After her father died by suicide on her eighth birthday, her older brothers drifted away and her mother up and left when she turned 14, Eugenia has not made the best choices. After a last-straw violent incident and faced with the possibility of incarceration, she is sentenced to time at an Intensive Support and Supervision Program located at a remote mountain ranch. There, she begins to make connections, explore difficult truths, and might even turn things around—until a series of events pull her into a dark spiral she may not have the strength to resist.

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You were never here

You were never here

Peacock, Kathleen, author
2020

Cat hasn't been to Montgomery Falls since she was twelve years old. Now, five years later, she's back and Riley has disappeared. When Noah, Riley's brother, asks for help in discovering what happened, Cat is torn between wanting to learn the truth and protecting the secret that she's been guarding. Only one choice will put her in a killer's sights...

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