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Here's what's new in our libraries for August 2018 .... in our Mystery, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Graphic Novel collections.

Remember to check out the Mysteries and Science Fiction & Fantasy Recent Picks posts on our news blog for reviews and recommendations.


A baby's bones
Rebecca Alexander.
Titan Books, 2018.

Toucan keep a secret
Donna Andrews.
Minotaur Books, 2018

Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom
Nancy Atherton.
Viking, 2018

Kindred spirits
Jo Bannister.
Severn House, 2018.

First to die
Alex Caan.
Zaffre Publishing, 2018.

A gathering of secrets : A Kate Burkholder novel
Linda Castillo.
Minotaur Books, 2018

Dead man's blues : a novel
Ray Celestin.
Pegasus Crime, 2017.

Wild fire
Ann Cleeves.
Macmillan, 2018.

Day of the dead
Nicci French.
Michael Joseph, 2018.

An unfinished murder
Ann Granger.
Headline, 2018.

The mystery of three quarters : the new Hercule Poirot mystery
Sophie Hannah
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

Stick together
Sophie Hénaff
Translated from the French by Sam Gordon.
MacLehose Press, 2018.

The devil's half mile.
Paddy Hirsch.
Corvus, 2018.

In the dark
Cara Hunter.
Penguin Books, 2018.

Betty Church and the Suffolk vampire
M.R.C. Kasasian.
Head of Zeus, 2018.

A measure of darkness .
Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman.
Random House,2018

The zealot's bones
D.M. Mark
Mulholland Books, 2017.

Collected short mysteries
Ngaio Marsh
Edited by Douglas G. Greene.
Felony & Mayhem Press, 2015

Fugitive from the grave
Edward Marston.
Allison & Busby Limited, 2018.

Strange magic
Syd Moore.
Point Blank, 2017.

The breakers
Marcia Muller.
Grand Central Publishing, 2018.

Sins as scarlet
Nicolás Obregón.
Michael Joseph, 2018.

Only to sleep : a Philip Marlowe novel Lawrence Osborne.
Hogarth, 2018

Texas Ranger.
James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle.
Little Brown & Company, 2018.

Liar liar
James Patterson and Candice Fox.
Century, 2018.

Careless love
Peter Robinson.
Hodder & Stoughton, 2018.

David Rosenfelt.
Minotaur Books, 2018.

The fire court
Andrew Taylor.
HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.

Science Fiction and Fantasy

River of bones
Taylor Anderson.
ACE, 2018.

The crystal world : a novel
J.G. Ballard .
Picador, 2018. (1966)

Adrift .
Rob Boffard.
Orbit, 2018.

Record of a spaceborn few.
Becky Chambers.
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018

Kill the farm boy
Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne.
Del Rey, 2018

Dark disciple
Christie Golden.
Del Rey, 2015

The lathe of heaven : a novel
Ursula K. Le Guin.
Scribner, 2008.

Arabella the traitor of Mars.
David D. Levine.
Tor, 2018.

The inheritance and other stories.
Megan Lindholm, Robin Hobb.
Harper Voyager, 2011.

Benedict Jacka.
Orbit, 2018.

Written by Mercedes Lackey with Cody Martin, Dennis Lee & Veronica Giguere
Edited by Mercedes Lackey & Larry Dixon.
Baen, 2018

The biggerers
Amy Lilwall.
Point Blank, 2018.

A voice in the night
Jack McDevitt.
Subterranean Press, 2018.

Strife's bane
Evie Manieri.
Jo Fletcher Books, 2018.

Constance Verity saves the world
A. Lee Martinez
Saga Press, 2018.

The psychology of time travel
Kate Mascarenhas.
Head of Zeus, 2018.

Blood of the gods
David Mealing.
Orbit, 2018

Rowenna Miller.
Orbit, 2018.

The second cure
Margaret Morgan.
Vintage Books Australia, 2018.

A study in honor
Claire O'Dell.
Harper Voyager, 2018

Nnedi Okorafor.
Tom Doherty Associates, 2018

Deep blue
Jane O'Reilly.
Piatkus, 2018.

Song of blood & stone
L. Penelope.
St. Martin's Press, 2018

From darkest skies
Sam Peters.
Gollancz, 2018.

The empire of ashes
Anthony Ryan.
Ace, 2018.

Brandon Sanderson.
Gollancz, 2018.

The snail on the slope
Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
Translated by Olena Bormashenko.
Chicago Review Press Incorporated, 2018.

Translated from the Spanish by David Frye.
Restless Books, 2018.

Thrawn. Alliances
Timothy Zahn.
Del Rey, 2018

Graphic Novels

Herding cats : a "Sarah's scribbles" collection
Sarah Andersen.
Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2018

Evolution. Volume 1
Writers, James Asmus, Joseph Keatinge, Christopher Sebela, Joshua Williamson
Artist, Joe Infurnari.
Image Comics, 2018.

Hâsib & the queen of serpents : a tale of a thousand and one nights
David B.
Translation by Montana Kane.
NBM Graphic Novels, 2018

Redlands. Volume one, Sisters by blood
Writer and color artist Jordie Bellaire
Vanesa R. Del Rey, artist.
Image Comics, 2018

Jessica Jones. 3, Return of the Purple Man Writer, Brian Michael Bendis
Artist, Michael Gaydos.
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018

The pervert
Words by Michelle Perez
Art by Remy Boydell.
Image Comics, 2018

Algeria is beautiful like America
Written by Olivia Burton
Illustrated by Mahi Grand
Translation by Edward Gauvin.
Lion Forge, LLC, 2018

Lou Cameron's unsleeping dead
Edited and preface by Tillmann Courth Introduction by Steven Thompson
Produced by Clizia Gussoni
Foreword by Craig Yoe
IDW Publishing, 2018.

Chainmail bikini : the anthology of women gamers
Edited by Hazel Newlevant.

Antoine Cossé.
Breakdown Press, August 2017.

The Gravediggers Union. Vol. 1
Writer + flashback artist, Wes Craig
Artist, Toby Cypress.
Image Comics Inc., 2018.

It will all hurt
Farel Dalrymple.
Image Comics, 2018.

Death stand and other stories
Written by Jack Davis, Harvey Kurtzman, Al Feldstein, Jerry De Fuccio, and Colin Dawkins Illustrated by Jack Davis.
Fantagraphics Books, 2018.

Carpet sweeper tales
Julie Doucet.
Drawn & Quarterly, 2016.

X-Men : Domino.
Todd Dezago
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018.

Punisher : the platoon
Writer Garth Ennis,
Artist. Goran Parlov,
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018.

Preacher. Book four
Writer, Garth Ennis
Artists, Steve Dillon...[et al.]
Vertigo/DC Comics, c2011.

Ninja-K. Vol. 1, Ninja files
Writer, Christos Gage
Art, Tomás Giorello, Roberto de la Torre, Juan José́ Ryp, Ariel Olivetti.
Valiant Entertainment, LLC., 2018

Hellboy : into the silent sea : studio edition
Script by Gary Gianni and Mike Mignola
Art and commentary by Gary Gianni.
Flesk Publications, 2018.

Land of the sons
Writer/illustrator, Gipi
Translator, Jamie
Fantagraphics Books, 2018

The beauty. Volume four
Story Jeremy Haun & Jason A. Hurley,
Art Matthew Dow Smith, Thomas Nachlik,
Image Comics, 2018.

The realm. Volume 1
Jeremy Haun & Seth M. Peck.
Image Comics, Inc., 2018

Writers: Jason Henderson, Tony Salvaggio, & Izu, Artist: Jean-Baptiste Hostache,
Humanoids, Inc., 2016.

Locke & Key. Volume 5, Clockworks
Written by Joe Hill
Art by Gabriel Rodríguez.
IDW, 2012.

Coin-Op comics anthology 1997-2017
Maria and Peter Hoey.
Top Shelf Productions, 2018

Vagabond. Volume 3
Takehiko Inoue
English adaptation: Yuji Oniki
Viz Media, c2009.

Spread. Vol. 5. Damocles
Written by Justin Jordan
Art by John Bivens
Co-created by Justin Jordan and Kyle Strahm.
Image Comics, 2018.

Good news bible : the complete Deadline strips of Shaky Kane.
Shaky Kane,
Breakdown Press, 2017.

Fukushima devil fish : Katsumata Susumu's world
Susumu Katsumata
Translated by Ryan Holmberg.
Breakdown Press, 2018

Gotham City Garage. Volume 1
Writers. Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing,
DC Comics, 2018

Love that bunch
Aline Kominsky-Crumb.
Drawn & Quarterly, 2018.

Gardens of glass
Breakdown Press, 2014.

Royal City. Volume 2, Sonic youth
Jeff Lemire.
Image Comics 2018

Fresh romance. Volume 1
Written by Kate Leth
Illustrated by Arielle Jovellanos.
Rosy Press : Oni Press, 2016.

Coyotes. Volume 1
Story, Sean Lewis
Art, Caitlin Yarsky.
Image Comics, 2018.

Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Translated by Edward Gauvin.
Archaia, 2018

Lisa Maas.
Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018

Head Lopper & the crimson tower
Andrew MacLean
Image Comics, 2018

Gasolina. Volume 1, Bienvenido
Writer, Sean Mackiewicz,
Artist, Niko Walter, creator
Editor, Arielle Basich
Image Comics, Inc., 2018

Luisa now and then
Story & art, Carole Maurel
English-language adaption by Mariko Tamaki
Translation, Nanette McGuinness
Life Drawn, 2018

Joe Golem, occult detective [2] : the outer dark
Story by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden ; Art by Patric Reynolds.
Dark Horse Books, May 2018.

Hellboy omnibus. Volume 1, Seed of destruction
Mike Mignola.
Dark Horse Books, 2018.

Hit-Girl in Colombia. Vol. 1
Writer Mark Millar,
Artist. Ricardo Lopez Ortiz,
Image Comics, Inc., 2018.

Inside Moebius. Part 2
Written and illustrated by Jean "Moebius" Giraud Translation by Diana Schutz.
Dark Horse Comics, Inc., 2018.

Alack Sinner. 2, The age of disenchantment
José Muñoz & Carlos Sampayo.
EuroComics, 2018

Erin Nations.
Top Shelf Productions, 2018

Jelly vampire
Ida Eva Neverdahl.
Emet Comics, 2017

DC’s Young Animal : milk wars
Written by Steve Orlando, Gerard Way, Jody Houser [and others]
Art by ACO, Ty Templeton, Mirka Andolfo [and others].
DC Comics, 2018

Weapon X. 3, Modern warfare
Writers, Greg Pak with Fred Van Lente
Artists, Yildiray Cinar & Roland Boschi with Andrea Sorrentino.
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018

Your black friend and other strangers
Ben Passmore.
Silver Sprocket, 2018.

Ice Cream Man. Volume one, Rainbow sprinkles
Written by W. Maxwell Prince
Art by Martín Morazzo.
Image Comics, Inc., 2018

Sacred creatures. Volume one, A mixture of madness
Pablo Raimondi and Klaus Janson, writers, artists.
Image Comics, 2018.

The Weaver Festival phenomenon
Ron Regé, Jr. ; based on a story by Banana Yoshimoto.
Commonwealth Comic Book Company, 2018.

Fear Agent : final edition. Volume 1
Story, Rich Remender
Pencils, Tony Moore ; art, Jerome
Image Comics, 2018.

The new world : comics from Mauretania
Chris Reynolds
Foreword by Ed Park
Designed + edited by Seth.
New York Review of Books, 2018

The Punisher : war machine [1]
Writer Matthew Rosenberg,
Artist Guiu Vilanova,
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018

The strange
Jérôme Ruillier
Translated by Helge Dascher.
Drawn & Quarterly, 2018.

Lawrence Block's Eight million ways to die Adapted and illustrated by John K. Snyder III.
IDW Publishing, LLC, 2018

Kurt Sutter's Sisters of Sorrow
Written by Kurt Sutter & Courtney Alameda
Illustrated by Hyeonjin Kim.
BOOM! Studios, 2018.

This must be the place : a Please keep warm collection
Michael Sweater.
Silver Sprocket, 2017.

Guardians of the Louvre
Jiro Taniguchi
Translated from the Japanese by Kumar Sivasubramanian.
Louvre Éditions, 2016

Izuna. Book 2
Writer and storyboard artist Saverio Tenuta,
Artist & colorist Carita Lupattelli,
Translator. Montana Kane,
Humanoids, Inc., 2018

Carnet de voyage
Craig Thompson.
Drawn & Quarterly, 2018.

Spider-Man/Deadpool [5] : arms race
Robbie Thompson
Pencilers Chris Bachalo, Scott Hepburn, Marcus To & Matt Horak
Inkers Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Richard Friend, Wayne Faucher, Victor Olazaba, Livesay, Scott Hepburn, Chris Bachalo, Marcus To & Matt Horak,.
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018

Crossroad blues : a Nick Travers graphic novel
Story, Ace Atkins
Art, Marco Finnegan
Image Comics, 2018.

Fab4 mania : a Beatles obsession and the concert of a lifetime
Carol Tyler.
Fantagraphics Books, 2018

Suicide Squad. Vol. 5, Kill your darlings
Writer Rob Williams
Artists, Gus Vazquez, Agustin Padilla [and others],
DC Comics, 2018

Cyanide & happiness : a guide to parenting by three guys with no kids
Comics by Kris, Rob and Dave with advice by Dave McElfatrick.
Author : Kris Wilson
Boom! Box, 2018.

Wolverine : the amazing immortal man and other bloody tales (short stories)
Writers, Jeph Loeb, David Lapham, Duane Swierczynski, and 23 others.
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018

Black road : the holy north
Story, Brian Wood
Art and cover, Garry Brown.
Image Comics, Inc., 2018.

Bear's tooth. 1, Max
Script, Yann
Artwork, Alain Henriet
Translator, Mark Bence.
Cinebook Ltd, 2018.

Life between panels : the complete Tails omnibus
Ethan Young.
Dark Horse Books, 2018.

The silence of Malka
Written by Jorge Zentner
Art and colours by Rubén Pellejero
Editor, Dean Mullaney
Translated by Carlos Guzman-Verdugo.
Euro Comics, an imprint of IDW Publishing, 2018

Wayward. Volume five, Tethered soul
Story, Jim Zub
Line art, Steven Cummings
Image Comics, Inc., 2018


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