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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

February 2017


MWD: Hell Is Coming Home Written by Brian David Johnson and Jan Egleson. Illustrated by Laila Milevski and Karl Stevens. - Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction, Military, Young Adult 14+

Candlewick | 9780763657062 | Published February 14, 2017

Liz served in Iraq with her trusty military working dog, Ender, by her side. But now that her tour is over, she has to readjust to life in her small New Hampshire town. Despite being surrounded by people she’s known her whole life, Liz feels entirely alone and soon gets trapped in a downward spiral of flashbacks and blackout drinking. Things seem destined for a bad end, but when Liz’s on-again-off-again boyfriend, Ben, almost hits a stray dog while she is in the car, things start to change. Brutus might just be the only thing that can bring her back from the brink.

Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom by Judd Winick - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Friendship, Graphic Novel, Manga, Science Fiction

Random House Books for Young Readers | 9780385386203 | Published February 21, 2017

Hilo may look like an ordinary kid, but he’s DEFINITELY not! When we last saw Hilo, DJ and Gina, Gina had been sucked into a mysterious portal to who knows where! But friends don’t let friends disappear into NOWHERE! It’s up to D.J. and Hilo to follow her. he trio will have to battle bad guys and face disgusting food, an angry mom, powerful magic and more!


In The Trenches (Secondhand Heroes) by Justin LaRocca Hansen - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Superhero

Dial Books | 9780803740952 | Published February 7, 2017

When Tuck and Hudson return from their first adventure as the superheroes Stretch and Brella, they’re still reeling from the shock of their newfound powers. But there’s no time to slow down. Trench, a supervillain whose powers came from the very same garage sale where Tuck and Hudson found their magic scarves and umbrella, lives around the corner --- and he’s out to get the brother superhero duo. The brothers keep fighting the good fight, with plenty of action and adventure along the way.

Decelerate Blue by Adam Rapp and Mike Cavallaro - Fiction, Futuristic, Graphic Novel, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

First Second | 9781596431096 | Published February 14, 2017

In this new world, speed and efficiency are everything and the populace zooms along in a perpetually stimulated haze. Angela thinks she's the only person in her family --- maybe the only person on the planet --- who sees anything wrong with this picture. But the truth is she's not alone. Angela finds herself recruited into a resistance movement where the key to rebellion is taking things slow. In their secret underground hideout, they create a life unplugged from the rapid-fire culture outside. Can they free the rest of the world before the powers that be shut down their utopian experiment?
The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two, The Son of Neptune: The Graphic Novel Written by Rick Riordan adapted by Robert Venditti with illustrations by Antoine Dode and Orpheus Collar - Adventure, Children's 9-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Friendship, Graphic Novel, Mythology

Disney-Hyperion | 9781484723036 | Published February 21, 2017

Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight. Somehow Percy manages to make it to the camp for half-bloods, despite the fact that he had to continually kill monsters that, annoyingly, would not stay dead. But the camp doesn't ring any bells with him.
The Time Museum by Matthew Loux - Fantasy

First Second | 9781596438491 | Published February 21, 2017

The internship program at the Time Museum is a little unusual. For one thing, kids as young as twelve get to apply for these prestigious summer jobs. And as for the applicant pool...well, these kids come from all over history. When Delia finds herself working at the Time Museum, the last thing she expects is to be sent on time-traveling adventures with an unlikely gang of kids from across the eons. From a cave-boy to a girl from the distant future, Delia's team represents nearly all of human history! They're going to need all their skills for the challenge they've got in store...defending the Time Museum itself!

Big Nate: What's a Little Noogie Between Friends? by Lincoln Peirce - Graphic Novel

Andrews McMeel Publishing | 9781449462291 | Published February 28, 2017

Nate Wright’s a winner --- in his own mind, anyway. So when things go wrong, he’s at a loss to explain why. How does his soccer team manage to lose to a school with a sixty-game winless streak?  What’s he doing at the movies on a Friday night...with GINA? And why, oh why is one of his classmates (hint:  she’s Nate’s dream girl) suddenly moving 3,000 miles away?  It’s all enough to make a sixth-grade superstar feel...well, not so super.

Kid Beowulf: The Song of Roland by Alexis E. Fajardo - Graphic Novel

Andrews McMeel Publishing | 9781449475901 | Published February 28, 2017

Banished from their homeland, the brothers seek refuge with their Uncle Holger in far-off France, but by the time they arrive, the kingdom is in shambles: King Charlemagne is ailing; his knights have been exiled; and France's hero, Roland, needs a kick in the pants. It's up to Beowulf and Grendel to unite the country before it's taken over by an invading Saracen horde!

Science Comics: Bats: Learning to Fly by Falynn Christine Koch - Science

First Second | 9781626724082 | Published February 28, 2017

In BATS, we follow a little brown bat whose wing is injured by humans on a nature hike. He is taken to a bat rehabilitation center where he meets many different species of bats. They teach him how they fly, what they eat, and where they like to live.