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Win 5 Graphic Novels for Your Teen Read Week 2017 Event

Teen Read Week was established in 1998 by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) as a national adolescent literacy initiative. It is held annually in October, and it's goal is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. The 2017 event will be held from October 8-14, and this year's theme is "Unleash Your Story." 

In honor of Teen Read Week 2017, BookShelf will be giving away five graphic novels to two Twitter followers! In order to be eligible for the prize pack, be sure to be following our Twitter account here. The winners will be chosen on September 28th with the respective prize packs being sent out the following week in time for Teen Read Week.

This year's prize pack will include the following graphic novels:

Monstress Volume 2: The Blood
Image Comics
9781534300415

Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them both and make them the target of both human and otherworldly powers. In Volume 2, Maika, Kippa, and Ren journey to Thyria in search of answers to her past... and discover a new, terrible, threat.


Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 2
Oni Press
9781620104040

It's almost time for the season finale of Space Battle Lunchtime, and finalist Peony (the only Earth contestant) is nowhere to be found! That's because she's been kidnapped and taken to the set of Space Battle Lunchtime's biggest rival, Cannibal Coliseum, where chefs compete to cook... each other. Up against some of the most dangerous aliens in the galaxy, will Peony even make it to the end of the show? Stay tuned!


Faith Volume 4: The Faithless
Valiant Entertainment
9781682152195

The villains are coming! Faith’s most fearsome foes and ruthless rogues—including Chris Chriswell, Murder Mouse, Dark Star, and Sydney—have finally united, creating an unstoppable coalition of evil with one goal in mind: Destroy Faith Herbert! Together, they are The Faithless…and if Los Angeles’ greatest hero doesn’t think fast and fly even faster, they’re going to ground the sky-soaring psiot for good!


Paper Girls Volume 3
Image Comics
9781534302235

The multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and CLIFF CHIANG continues, as newspaper deliverers Erin, Mac and Tiffany finally reunite with their long-lost friend KJ in an unexpected new era, where the girls must uncover the secret origins of time travel... or risk never returning home to 1988.


Ocean of Secrets Volume 1
Tokyopop
9781427857149

Lia, a 17-year old orphan living by the Atlantic is swept away by the ocean currents during a ruthless storm. She is then saved by Moria and Albert, a duo of illegal runaways on their magical ship! Her normal, mundane life suddenly becomes a supernatural adventure as she learns about the powers of their kind and their relations to the human world. But Lia soon discovers that there is a dark secret hidden in a mysterious kingdom. Join Lia as she unlocks the truth behind an Ocean of Secrets!