New Arrivals · Teen Nonfiction

January 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Batman : shadow of the bat

January 18, 2018
Grant, Alan, 1949- author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.

Batman beyond

January 18, 2018
Jurgens, Dan, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
"This series admirably captures the tone of the beloved animated series and seems poised to potentially take things to a much darker place than its predecessor ever could."--Back cover.
v. 1. Escaping the grave (Collects Batman Beyond: Rebirth #1, Batman Beyond v. 8 #1-5) -- v. 2. Rise of the demon (Collects Batman Beyond 6-12)


January 17, 2018
Kelly, Joe, 1971-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Isn't it bromantic -- v. 2. Side pieces -- v. 3. Itsy bitsy -- v. 4. Serious business

Outrageous animal adaptations : from big-eared bats to frill-necked lizards

January 17, 2018
Rosen, Michael J., 1954- author.
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2018].
96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
A fish that walks on land, a frog that makes its own sunscreen, and an insect that can become invisible? These are just a few examples of how Earth's creatures have evolved some outrageous features and tricks to ensure survival.

The girl from the other side : siúil, a rún

January 16, 2018
Nagabe, author, artist.
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
v. 1. Once upon a time... -- v. 2. Untouchable -- v. 3. Homecoming
"In a world split between the Inside and the Outside, those living in both realms are told never to cross over to the other side, lest they be cursed. A young girl named Shiva lives on the other side, in a vacant village with a demonic guardian known only as Teacher. Although the two are forbidden to touch, they seem to share a bond that transcends their disparate appearances. But when Shiva leaves Teacher's care to seek out her grandmother, the secret behind her mysterious living arrangement comes to light."--Publisher's description.

Girls' last tour

January 16, 2018
Tsukumizu, author, artist.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"The series follows two girls, Yuuri and Chito, as they navigate the ruins of civilization after an unknown apocalypse, and as they travel in their modified Kettenkrad [a type of military motorcycle on tractor wheels], they seek food and supplies while surviving day-to-day."

World trigger

January 15, 2018
Ashihara, Daisuke, author, illustrator.
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, LLC, [2014]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.

My hero academia

January 15, 2018
Horikoshi, Kōhei, 1986- author, illustrator.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2015]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Written in the Japanese right to left format.

Three sides of a heart : stories about love triangles

January 15, 2018
434 pages ; 22 cm
Riddles in mathematics /Katie Cotugno -- Dread south /Justina Ireland -- Omega ship /Rae Carson -- La revancha del tango /René Ahdieh -- Cass, An, and Dra /Natalie C. Parker -- Lessons for beginners /Julie Murphy -- Triangle solo /Garth Nix -- Vim and vigor /Veronica Roth -- Work in progress /E.K. Johnston -- Hurdles /Brandy Colbert --The historian, the Garrison, and the cantankerous catwoman /Lamar Giles -- Waiting /Sabaa Tahir -- Vega /Brenna Yovanoff -- A hundred thousand threads /Alaya Dawn Johnson -- Before she was bloody /Tessa Gratton -- Unus, duo, tres /Bethany Hagen.
These top YA authors tackle the much-debated trope of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and romantic stories you don t want to miss.

Fandom : fic writers, vidders, gamers, artists, and cosplayers

January 15, 2018
DiPiazza, Francesca, 1961- author.
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2017.
120 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: Represent: Hamilton, an American musical -- The extraordinary world of fan writers -- Moving images: fan filmmakers and vidders -- The play's the thing: cosplay -- Picture that! Visual arts and comics -- Go make a game! Games and gamers -- People on the Internet are being mean.
Have you ever created art based on a TV show or game? Dressed up as your favorite character? If so, you've entered fandom. Tour fandom's history and meet creators who shape fan communities online and in real life.

Lighting up the brain : the science of optogenetics

January 11, 2018
Zimmer, Marc, author.
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books , [2018]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Mind games -- Brain study breakthroughs -- Reading the mind -- Mind control.
"Discover the groundbreaking field of optogenetics, a biological technique that uses light to control cells in living tissue. Optogenetics helps researchers understand biochemical processes in live organisms and may someday be used to treat blindness, neural disorders, and other diseases."--Provided by publisher.

Tying the knot : a world history of marriage

January 11, 2018
Keyser, Amber, author.
104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: Control freaks -- Why play the game -- More ways than one -- Forbidden love -- Will you marry me? -- Getting hitched -- Cutting ties -- Happily ever after.
For thousands of years, marriage was a business transaction between two families. Over the centuries, laws governing marriage have changed dramatically. Learn about the good and the bad, with people from around the world discussing the complexities of marriage.

Attack on Titan

January 10, 2018
Isayama, Hajime, 1986-, author, artist.
New York, N.Y. : Kodansha Comics, 2012-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2010 by Kodansha Ltd.
v. 1. The desperate battle begins! -- v. 2. Birth of a monster -- v. 3. Traitor -- v. 4. Humanity pushes back! -- v. 5. Can you go home again? -- v. 6. Titan on the hunt -- v. 7. Turning on their own -- v. 8. Blood on his hands -- v. 9. Humanity's worst nightmare -- v. 10. Fortress of blood -- v. 11. Do you think this world has a future? -- v. 12. The chase is on -- v. 13. No safe place left -- v. 14. Erwin's greatest gamble -- v. 15. Fugitives and prisoners -- v. 16. His father's sins -- v. 17. Escape from King Titan -- v. 18 . Ave Maria -- v. 19. Cage Match -- v. 20. Facing annihilation -- v. 21. Down to the basement -- v. 22. Pyrrhic Victory -- v. 23. The dream of freedom dies

Letting go : a girl's guide to breaking free of stress and anxiety

January 10, 2018
Fonseca, Christine, 1966- author.
x, 167 pages ; 23 cm
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Living in a stress-filled world -- Part II: Managing anxiety -- Part III: From surviving to thriving -- Final thoughts -- Recommended resources -- References -- About the author.
"Do you ever feel like you'll never be perfect? Do you worry that what you say or do or wear will be how people remember you? It's time to let go of those worries and embrace who you are. Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety has everything you need to help you understand and manage the very real pressures you're facing from life. Designed to provide strategies for managing stress and anxiety, this book is filled with practical evidence-based advice and stories from teen and young adult women like you who have found ways to manage their anxieties. Every chapter features a discussion of different types of stress and anxiety so you can understand better what you're experiencing, activities to help you remember all the things you love about yourself and to help you understand yourself better, strategies for combating both stress and anxiety, and a stories of other girls who've learned to move past their stress and love their lives and themselves to the fullest." -- Back cover.

Feminism from A to Z

January 10, 2018
Pitman, Gayle E., author.
Washington, D.C. : Magination Press, [2017]
ix, 254 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Why teens need feminism -- How this book is organized -- A is for anger - B is for brain -- C is for (non)conformity -- D is for don't -- E is for Easy-bake Oven -- F is for family life -- G is for geek -- H is for hero(ine) -- I is for intersectionality -- J is for joke -- K is for knitting -- L is for literacy -- M is for media -- N is for No! -- O is for options -- P is for privilege -- Q is for queer -- R is for radical -- S is for Supergirl -- T is for tough -- U is for uterus -- V is for violence -- W is for woman trouble -- X is for XL -- Y is for yin-yang -- Z is for zero -- 26 ways to take feminist action-- today!
An alphabetical primer on feminism examines twenty-six topics of feminist theory, from family life and intersectionality to violence and literacy, and includes call-to-action exercises in for each topic.

Home time. Book one, Under the river

January 10, 2018
Whyte, Campbell, author, illustrator.
1 volume unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Even though they're twins, Lilly and David don't agree on much - except that the last summer before high school is the perfect time for relaxing with frinds. But their plans for sleepovers, fantasy games and romance are thrown out the window when the whole gang falls into a river and wakes up in a village of fantastic creatures. Hailed as magical spirits and threatened by lizards, they must find their way home - if they don't throttle each other first.

Seraph of the end : vampire reign

January 9, 2018
Kagami, Takaya, author.
San Francisco : VIZ Media, [2014]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Reads in Japanese format from right to left.

Say I love you

January 9, 2018
Hazuki, Kanae, 1980- author, artist.
New York : Kodansha Comics, c2014-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.

So cute it hurts!!

January 9, 2018
Ikeyamada, Gō, author, illustrator.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2015]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2012 as Kobayashi ga kawaisugite tsura!!


January 9, 2018
Shimabukuro, Mitsutoshi, 1975- author, artist.
San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, 2010-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"First published in Japan in 2008 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo"--Page [2].
v. 1. Gourmet Hunter Toriko! -- v. 2. Coco! -- v. 3. The thing -- v. 4. Sunny -- v. 5. The regal plateau -- v. 7. Jewel of the jungle -- v. 8. Century soup -- v. 9. Battle below freezing -- v. 10. Wild fight! -- v. 11. Race to recovery -- v. 12. Vegetable sky -- v. 13. Deadly gourmet world!! -- v. 14. The "real" melk!! -- v. 15. Zebra!! -- v. 16. Reunion with terror!! -- v. 17. Shining gouram!! -- v. 18. Gourmet casino!! -- v. 19. Gourmet tasting!! -- v. 20. Ichiryu and Midora!!

What does consent really mean?

January 9, 2018
Wallis, Pete, author.
Philadelphia : Singing Dragon, 2018.
62 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm

Assassination classroom

January 5, 2018
Matsui, Yusei, 1981- author, illustrator.
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2012 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.

Star Wars

January 5, 2018
Aaron, Jason.
[New York] : Marvel Comics, 2015-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Skywalker strikes -- v. 2. Showdown on the smuggler's moon -- v. 3. Rebel jail -- v. 4. Last flight of the harbinger -- v. 5. Yoda's secret war -- v. 6. Out among the stars

Kamisama kiss

January 5, 2018
Suzuki, Julietta.
San Francisco, Calif. : VIZ Media, LLC, c2008-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published: Japan : Hakusensha, Inc., 2008.

Bloody mary

January 5, 2018
Samamiya, Akaza, author.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, LLC, 2015-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.

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