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Here's what's new in our libraries for April 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.


The darkness.
Ragnar Jónasson.
Translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb.
Penguin Books, 2018.

Antique blues.
Jane K. Cleland.
Minotaur Books, 2018.

The temptation of forgiveness.
Donna Leon.
Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018.

The devil's dice.
Roz Watkins.
HQ, 2018.

The Staveley suspect.
Rebecca Tope.
Allison & Busby, 2018.

Dark tide rising.
Anne Perry.
Headline, 2018.

A Brush with death.
Quintin Jardine.
Headline, 2018.

The valley of the shadow.
Carola Dunn.
C & R Crime, 2013.

The photographer.
Craig Robertson.
Simon & Schuster, 2018.

Herring in the smoke.
L.C. Tyler.
Allison & Busby, 2018.

Class murder.
Leigh Russell.
Oldcastle Books Ltd, 2018.

The 17th suspect.
James Patterson and Maxine Paetro.
Little, Brown and Company, [2018]

The otter of death.
Betty Webb.
Poisoned Pen Press, 2018.

Money in the morgue.
Ngaio Marsh & Stella Duffy.
Collins Crime Club, 2018.

Murder lies waiting.
A Rose McQuinn mystery.
Alanna Knight.
Allison & Busby Limited, 2018.

The long silence.
Gerard O'Donovan.
Severn House, 2018.

Maigret travels.
Georges Simenon.
Translated by Howard Curtis.
Penguin Books, 2018.

Scales of justice.
Ngaio Marsh.
Felony & Mayhem Press, 2014.

Memento mori
Ruth Downie.
Bloomsbury,Publishing, 2018.

Dead if you don't
Peter James.
Macmillan, 2018.

How it happened
Michael Koryta.
Little, Brown and Company, 2018

The reckoning.
Yrsa Sigurdardóttir.
Translated from the Icelandic
by Victoria Cribb.
Hodder & Stoughton, 2018.

Into the night.
Sarah Bailey.
Grand Central Publishing, 2018.

A killing mind.
Luke Delaney.
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

Dead if you don't.
Peter James.
Macmillan, 2018.

Auntie Poldi and the fruits of the Lord.
Mario Giordano.
Translated by John Brown.
John Murray, 2018.

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Head on.
John Scalzi.
Tor, [2018]

Rendezvous with Rama.
Arthur C. Clarke.
Gollancz, 2006. ©1973

Heaven's queen.
Rachel Bach.
Orbit, 2014.

The alchemists of Loom.
Elise Kova.
Keymaster Press, [2016]

The fallen kingdom.
Elizabeth May.
Gollancz, 2017.

White Witch, Black Curse.
Harrison, Kim.
HarperVoyager 2014.

Scott Sigler.
Empty Set Entertainment, 2017

Ramez Naam.
Angry Robot, 2015.

The wolf.
Leo Carlew.
Headline Publishing Group, 2018.

Blackfish City.
Sam J. Miller.
Orbit, 2018.

The rest of the robots.
Isaac Asimov.
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018 ©1964

Before Mars.
A Planetfall novel,
Emma Newman.
Gollancz, 2018.

The hyena and the hawk
Adrian Tchaikovsky.
Pan Macmillan, 2018.

Jack Campbell.
Ace, 2018.

Kevin Hearne.
Del Rey, [2018]

Brave new world
George Orwell.
Vintage Classics, 2018.

Ready player one
Ernest Cline.
Broadway Books, [2018]

One way
S. J. Morden.
Orbit, 2018.

I, robot
Isaac Asimov.
HarperCollins, 1996.
Originally published: Gnome Press, 1950.

Matt Mountebank.
Accent Press Ltd, 2018.

Bandwidth : an analog novel.
Eliot Peper.
47North, [2018] .

The gloaming.
Kirsty Logan.
Harvill Secker, 2018.

Only human.
Sylvain Neuvel.
Michael Joseph, 2018.

Graphic Novels

The death of Stalin.
writer, Fabien Nury.
artist, Thierry Robin.
Titan Comics, 2017.

I am not okay with this.
Charles Forsman.
Fantagraphics Books, [2017]

Zombies assemble. 2
writer/artist, Yusaku Komiyama.
script, Jim Zub.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, 2018.

Jeff Steinberg : champion of Earth.
written by Joshua Hale Fialkov
and Tony Fleecs.
illustrated by Tony Fleecs.
Oni Press, Inc., 2017.

The green hand and other stories.
Nicole Claveloux with Edith Zha.
Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith.
New York Review Comics, [2017].

Orion's outcasts.
Corbeyran & Jorge Miguel.
Humanoids Inc., [2017].

Dept. H [3] : decompressed.
story and art by Matt Kindt.
Dark Horse Books, 2018.

a Commissioner Heigo Kobayashi case.
Story and art by Victor Santos.
translations by Katie LaBarbera.
Dark Horse Books, 2017.

Written by Brüno.
translation by Jeremy Melloul.
IDW Publishing, [2017]

The Wendy Project.
Written and created by Melissa Jane Osborne art, colors, and letters by Veronica Fish.
Super Genius, [2017]

The other side.
Written by Jason Aaron
art by Cameron Stewart
Image Comics, Inc., [2017]

The complete Strange growths : 1991-1997. Jenny Zervakis.
Spit and a Half, ; [2017]

story & art by Junji Ito ; translator, Naomi Kokubo.
Viz Media, LLC, [2016]

Pelé, the king of soccer.
Written by Eddy Simon .
illustrated by Vincent Brascaglia.
First Second, 2017.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.
The salmon of doubt. Volume 2.
Written by Arvind Ethan David.
art by Ilias Kyriazis.
Idea and Design Works, LLC, [2017]

Rose. Vol. 1, The last light.
Written by Meredith Finch.
pencils & inks by Ig Guara.
Image Comics, 2017.

Demon. Volume 4.
Jason Shiga.
First Second, 2017.

The walking dead. Volume 29, Lines we cross.
Robert Kirkman, creator.
Writer ; Charlie Adlard,
penciler ; Stefano Gaudiano, inker.
Image Comics, Inc., [2018]

The Hellblazer. Vol. 3, The inspiration game.
Tim Seeley, Richard Kadrey.
Writers ; Jesús Merino, Davide Fabbri, José Marzán Jr., artists.
DC Comics, [2018]

Rebel ladies who rocked the world.
Pénélope Bagieu.
English translation by Montana Kane.
Roaring Book Press, [2018].

Story by Etgar Keret ; art by Asaf Hanuka.
BOOM! Studios, 2018.

Why art?
Eleanor Davis.
Fantagraphics Books, 2018.

Savage town. Vol. 1.
Declan Shalvey wrote it.
Philip Barrett drew it.
Image Comics, [2017]

Things you shouldn't remember.
Written and lettered by Luis Roldán
Art by Mariano Eliceche.
Darby Pop Comics, [2017]

DC House of Horror 1.
Writers, Edward Lee [and 7 others]
Artists, Howard Porter [and 7 others].
DC Comics, [2017]

Bullseye : the Colombian connection.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, [2017]

Rock Candy Mountain. Volume one.
Written & drawn by Kyle Starks.
Image Comics Inc., [2017]

Rom [3] : long roads to ruin.
Plot and script by Chris Ryall & Christos Gage Art by David Messina.
Pencils by Guy Dorian, Sr.
Inks by Michele Pasta and Sal Buscema.
IDW Publishing, [2017]

Spider-Gwen [3] : long-distance.
Jason Latour, writer.
Robbi Rodriguez, artist.
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2016]

The woods. Vol. 8, The final war.
Created by James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas.
Written by James Tynion IV.
Illustrated by Michael Dialynas.
BOOM! Studios, [2017]

Moon Knight [2] : reincarnations.
Writer, Jeff Lemire.
Marc Spector artists, Greg Smallwood & Jordie Bellaire ; Stephen Grant artists, Wilfredo Torres & Michael Garland ; Jake Lockley artist, Francesco Francavilla.
The Moon Knight artist, James Stokoe.
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2017]

East of West [5].
Jonathan Hickman, writer.
Nick Dragotta, artist.
Image Comics, 2016.

Jupiter's legacy [2].
Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Image Comics, [2017]

Manifest destiny.
Volume 5, Mnemophobia & Chronophobia.
Chris Dingess, writer.
Matthew Roberts, penciller & inker.
Tony Akins, inker.
Image Comics, Inc., [2017]

Think tank. Volume 5.
Matt Hawkins, co-creator & writer.
Rahsan Ekedal, co-creator & artist.
Image Comics, Inc., [2017].

Moon Knight. Vol. 3: Birth and death.
Writer, Jeff Lemire.
Artists, Greg Smallwood & Jordie Bellaire.
Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2017].

Royal City. Volume 1, Next of kin.
Created, written, and illustrated by Jeff Lemire.
Image Comics, Inc., [2017].

The massive : ninth wave.
Story, Brian Wood.
Art, Garry Brown.
Dark Horse Books, 2017.

Kakegurui : compulsive gambler. 5.
Story: Homura Kawamoto.
Art: Toru Naomura.
Translation: Kevin Gifford.
Yen Press, 2018.

The omnivore edition. Vol. III.
Written and lettered by John Layman.
Drawn & coloured by Rob Guillory.
Image Comics, 2010-

High moon [1].
Nullet holes and bite marks.
David Gallaher, writer/co-creator.
Steve Ellis, artist/co-creator.
Papercutz], 2017.

Michael Chabon's the Escapist.
Amazing adventures.
Writers & artists, Kyle Baker,
Eduardo Barreto, Dan Brereton,
Michael Chabon [and 26 others].
Dark Horse Books, [2018]

The man from the Great North
Hugo Pratt ; translated by Dean Mullaney,
Simone Castaldi, and Ariane Levesque Looker.
Euro Comics, an imprint of IDW Publishing, [2017].

The march of the crabs [3] : the revolution of the crabs
Written and illustrated by Arthur de Pins ; translated by Edward Gauvin.
Archaia, 2018

Master race and other stories
Illustrated by Bernard Krigstein ; written by Al Feldstein, Carl Wessler, Johnny Craig, Otto Binder, and Jack Oleck with Ray Bradbury.
Fantagraphics Books, 2018.

James Kochalka.
Marietta [2018]

story & art by Junji Ito ; translator, Naomi Kokubo.
Viz Media, LLC, [2016]

Kakegurui : compulsive gambler. 3 / story, Homura Kawamoto ; art, Toru Naomura ; translation, Matthew Alberts.
Yen Press ; 2017.

Thump : the first bundred days.
Timothy Lim & Mark Pellegrini
with Brett R. Smith.
Post Hill Press, [2017]


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