March roars in like a lion…


Now that we’re back from March Break, here are some new science-fiction adventure titles to counteract the back to school blues…

Aldnoah.Zero Season One

Aldnoah.Zero Season One is the manga version of  an ongoing popular anime series.  Season one is available in four volumes.

Years after a great war was waged between the portion of humanity that migrated to Mars and those who chose to remain on Earth, a tentative peace has been struck. But not everyone is happy with the status quo. When the Princess Asseylum of Mars makes a diplomatic visit to Earth in an effort to strengthen ties, some see it as an opportunity to reignite the flames of war. Can the citizens of Earth stand against the awesome might of the Martian Kataphrakts a second time?


Haven’t yet had your fill of alien invasions?  Don’t worry–there are more  of aliens to fight right here on planet Earth!  The Orphan Army is the 1st book in a new sci-fi series by Johnathan Maberry–author of the zombie series, Rot & Ruin.

The orphan army Milo’s Louisiana bayou is overrun with alien bug invaders and magical creatures in this start to a breathtaking series from bestselling author Jonathan Maberry.

In a world filled with Bugs—monsters that ceaselessly ravage the Earth—Milo Silk has a hard time keeping his dreams separate from reality. So he keeps them locked up in his dream journal and hopes they’ll never come to pass. But too often, they do—like when his father disappeared three years ago. Lately, the Witch of the World has been haunting his dreams, saying he is destined to be the hero who saves everyone. But all Milo can think about is how he fears the Bugs will attack his own camp, and bring something even more terrible than ever before.

What Milo doesn’t know is that the Earth is already fighting back with its own natural power in the form of Nightsiders, magical creatures who prefer shadows to sunlight and who reside in trees, caves, and rivers. And the Nightsiders are ready to find an ally in Milo…


More end-of-the-world madness follows with Max Brallier’s graphic novel The Last Kids on Earth.  You can find out what happens to Jack and his friends later this summer when the second book in the series is published.  Click here to read a sample chapter.

Ever since the monster apocalypse hit town, average thirteen year old Jack Sullivan has been living in his tree house, which he’s armed to the teeth with catapults and a moat, not to mention video games and an endless supply of Oreos and Mountain Dew scavenged from abandoned stores. But Jack alone is no match for the hordes of Zombies and Winged Wretches and Vine Thingies, and especially not for the eerily intelligent monster known only as Blarg. So Jack builds a team: his dorky best friend, Quint; the reformed middle school bully, Dirk; Jack’s loyal pet monster, Rover; and Jack’s crush, June. With their help, Jack is going to slay Blarg, achieve the ultimate Feat of Apocalyptic Success, and be average no longer! Can he do it? 

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