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Houck, Janet

Overview
Works: 62 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 2,023 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Young adult works  History  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Juvenile works  Horror comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Adapter, Editor
Classifications: PN6790.J33, 741.5952
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Publications about Janet Houck
Publications by Janet Houck
Most widely held works by Janet Houck
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"Welcome to a world where mysticism and science collide, and supernatural powers are derived from either science or religion. At the heart of this world is Academy City, an advanced metropolis whose population is comprised mostly of students. The majority of students are enrolled in the city's 'Power Curriculum Program, ' where they must learn to master their latent psychic powers. Out of several million students, only seven are deemed powerful enough to have Level 5 status. Meet Mikoto Misaka, the third most powerful Level 5 esper in Academy City. Together with her best friend Kuroko Shirai and the other members of Judgment, a student-run law enforcement agency, Mikoto delves deep into the dark heart of the scientific sprawl she calls home, and uncovers secrets she wishes she hadn't!"--Publisher's web site
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"As word of the all-powerful 'Level Upper' begins to spread, Harumi Kiyama and her team of medical experts are called in to investigate a sudden rash of comatose patients. While the medical community refuses to believe in the existence of the 'Level Upper,' Mikoto Misaka and her friends suspect otherwise."--Amazon.com
Witch hunter by Jung-Man Cho( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
In a world where witches have declared war against humankind, an agency of professionals is formed to hunt down witches, and Tasha Godspell, known as the "Magic Marksman," is one of the best witch hunters in the world
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
When mysterious envelopes containing free cash cards begin turning up all over the Seventh School District and the people are whipped into a frenzy fighting over them, Shira and Uiharu of Judgment are forced to step in and try to resolve things. Meanwhile, Misaka takes advantage of the chaos to take to the streets herself and becomes mired in a scientific controversy
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
"In a staggering battle of electricity versus every super power imaginable, Mikoto Misaka, the third most powerful Level 5 psychic in Academy City, aka "The Railgun," has managed to hold her own against rogue scientist Kiyama Harumi. But Misaka's luck may have just run out. The Level Upper network has given birth to an "AIM Burst," and entity of imense power with one singular purpose--to absorb every last AIM Dispersion Field in Academy City so that it can grow all-powerful. To achieve this, it has set its sights on its next meal: Academy City's experimental nuclear reactor!"--P. [4] of cover
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
"Misaka Mikoto, a.k.a. the "Railgun," is left reeling from the revelation that Academy City's scientists have used the DNA she donated as a child, meant to be used for curing diseases, to create a veritable army of emotionless clones. And worse, these clones have only one purpose in life ... to die over and over at the hands of the Accelerator, so that he can achieve ultimate power..."--P. [4] of cover
Gunslinger Girl by Yu Aida( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
When Henrietta barely survives a brutal attack that killed her family, she is "rescued" by the Social Welfare Agency who repairs her body with robotic components and brainwashes her to forget her past and become a lethal cyborg assassin
Lizzie Newton. Victorian mysteries by Hey-jin Jeon( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
"Join novelist and part-time detective Lizzie Newton and her dashing suitor, the former lawyer-turned-butler, Edwin White, as they lead Inspector Grey further down the rabbit hole of mystery and intrigue! In this beautifully illustrated shoujo series, Lizzie continues to solve murders with panache and wit in a setting that's part Agatha Christie and part Jane Austen" -- from publisher's web site
Dance in the Vampire Bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
The vampire lords have dispatched their best assassins to kill off Mina's loyal lycanthrope companion Akira, in exchange for Mina's hand
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Vampire queen Mina has been attacked by an enemy using nanotechnology stolen from her own labs. As the Bund's security team struggles to deter this unseen enemy, a new terror strikes. A mysterious assassin confronts Akira and his new partner-in-arms Angie as they pursue the souce of the nanomachines. This deadly man of mystery seems to wield a power greater even than Akira's own lycanthropic abilities. As the Bund's security team pursues the enigmatic assassin and tries to ascertain his identity before he can strike again, shocking revelations come to light about the events of Akira's Ritual Ordeal-- revelations which might just create a schism between Akira and Mina that can never be healed"--P. [4] of cover
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"When Mina Tepes first welcomed the vampires of the world to jion her burgeoning island nation, she knew she would experience friction from all quarters. With the wounds still fresh from the encounter with the crazed terrorist Hysterica and her minions, the last thing Mina expected was a surprise visit from the three lords of the other vampire clans. To make matters worse, it is not war that they seek, but her hand in marriage!"--P. [4] of cover
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"The assassins are dead, but an invisible enemy still lurks in the peaceful island nation known as the Vampire bund. As the loyal lycanthrope Akira struggles to protect his queen, Mina Tepes, ruler of all vampires, fear and chaos descend upon the bund. A plague of nanomachines has taken over and no vampire is safe. Time is running out and Akira must uncover an assassination plot and the true identity of the culprit before it is too late"--P. [4] of cover
Gunslinger girl by Yu Aida( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
There is a secret counterterrorism unit for the Italian government known only as "The Social Welfare Agency." Its mission: to rescue troubled girls and turn them into heartless cyborg assassins using the latest advances in cyber-technology. The newest inductee into the Agency is a second generation cyborg called Petrushka, who may be the Agency's most powerful operative yet. Petrushka is given a formidable trial-by-fire mission, together with her handler Alessandro, to foil an assassination attempt
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Lord Ivanovic is dead. Akira and the members of Beowulf have averted all-out war with the three vampire clans and prevented the Bund's nuclear reactor from going critical and raining down radio active fallout across the entire Kantou region. The costs have been high, friends have been lost, and the blows keep coming. In response to the repeated assassination attempts on her life, Mina Tepes' policies have taken an overly hardline approach, if not erratic and unpredictable. When the truth finally comes out - that this Mina Tepes is an imposter - there will be hell to pay
Gunslinger Girl by Yu Aida( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The Social Welfare Agency: a secret counter-terrorism unit for the Italian government that rescues troubled young girls and turns them into cybernetically-enhanced ruthless killers who do the government's dirty work. Yet the child assassins are not as heartless as they were programmed to be. Henrietta struggles with her conflicted feelings towards her handler Jose, while fellow agent Triela combats her own inner demons as she strives to remember the girl she once was. Meanwhile, the clash between the Social Welfare Agency and the covert radical group known as the Five Republics continues. As the Five Republics targets one of the Agency's handlers, the Agency plans its own counter-strike that will pit Triela against the professional assassin and martial arts master known as Pinocchio in a rematch to the death
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"Betrayal by a rogue agent has rocked the Vampire Bund hard, especially Akira. Even worse, the agent has stolen the most damaging secret that Princess Mina tried hardest to conceal--namely, that Mina has the ability to transform into a full-grown woman capable of bearing children. With this news leaked to the lords of the three great vampire clans, the brazen Lord Ivanovic launches an all-out assualt on the Bund in order to claim Mina for himself. Princess Mina is left no choice but to counter-attack, as her once idyllic haven for vampires is turned into a war zone with massive casualties on both sides."--P. [4] of cover
Lizzie Newton : Victorian mysteries by Hey-jin Jeon( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"Lizzie Newton, a young upper crust lady with a budding career as a mystery writer, is expected to know her place in Victorian society. Her father has arranged for her to marry the handsome Edwin White, who has put his rising career as a lawyer on hold to prove his love to Lizzie. While the headstrong Lizzie tolerates earnest Edwin, she is not yet ready to accept him as her fiancé. Besides, Lizzie has something else on her mind: a suicide has occurred in the manor, and Lizzie suspects there is more to the case than meets the eye!" --p. [4] of cover
Dance in the Vampire Bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The queen of vampires, Mina Tepes, has been replaced by an impostor, and only Yuki, now a mute, knows the truth
Lizzie Newton : Victorian mysteries by Hey-jin Jeon( Book )
in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"Lizzie Newton, a young upper crust lady with a budding career as a mystery writer, is expected to know her place in Victorian society. Her father has arranged for her to marry the handsome Edwin White, who has put his rising career as a lawyer on hold to prove his love to Lizzie. While the headstrong Lizzie tolerates earnest Edwin, she is not yet ready to accept him as her fiancé. Besides, Lizzie has something else on her mind: a suicide has occurred in the manor, and Lizzie suspects there is more to the case than meets the eye!" --p. [4] of cover
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Welcome to a world where mysticism and science collide, and supernatural powers are derived from either science or religion. At the heart of this world is Academy City, an advanced metropolis whose population is comprised mostly of students. The majority of students are enrolled in the city's 'Power Curriculum Program, ' where they must learn to master their latent psychic powers. Out of several million students, only seven are deemed powerful enough to have Level 5 status. Meet Mikoto Misaka, the third most powerful Level 5 esper in Academy City. Together with her best friend Kuroko Shirai and the other members of Judgment, a student-run law enforcement agency, Mikoto delves deep into the dark heart of the scientific sprawl she calls home, and uncovers secrets she wishes she hadn't!"--Publisher's web site
 
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