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Houck, Janet

Overview
Works: 92 works in 164 publications in 1 language and 3,563 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction  Young adult works  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Adapter, Editor, Translator
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 )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 211 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
Lizzie Newton. Victorian mysteries by Hey-jin Jeon( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 183 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!"--Page 4 of cover
Gunslinger Girl by Yu Aida( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 146 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
Dance in the vampire bund II by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
After millennia in hiding, Mina Tepes, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires wants change. Using the vast wealth of the Tepes line, she has paid off the entire gross national debt of Japan and in so doing, gained the authority to create a special district off the coast of Japan that is to become the haven to vampires the world over!
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 135 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
Girls & panzer by Ryohichi Saitaniya( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Miho Nishizumi, a new transfer student to Ooarai All-Girls High School, would like nothing more than to enjoy a peaceful, stress-free school life. Unfortunately, her new school just revived its tankery program and enlists Miho to put together a team so that they may compete in a national tournament. As Miho struggles to overcome her turbulent past with tanks, she must first learn to tread lightly with her eccentric companions. Can Miho possibly plow through the challenges and master the art of tankery, or will she get left behind in the dust?
A certain scientific railgun by Kazuma Kamachi( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 120 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 115 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 )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 112 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 colnes. 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 ..."--Page 4 of cover
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"Akira has rescued Mina and revived her with his own blood at a terrible price: he is now at death's door himself. As Mina searches for a cure in the ancient vampire capital known as the Necropolis, Rozenmann's army lies in wait. Meanwhile, relations between the Vampire Bund and the Japanese government are starting to crumble and could lead to all-out war!"--Page 4 of cover
Magical girl apocalypse by Kentaro Sato( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
"Kogami Kii and his fellow survivors have taken shelter in an abandoned shopping mall, narrowly escaping the murderous onslaught of the 'magical girls' as they systematically destroy Tokyo. But is their sanctuary truly safe? Unbeknownst to the group, one of them is harboring a parasitic magical girl, hell-bent on accomplishing her mission of destruction. With nowhere left to run or hide, Kii and his companions must figure out a way to fight back against the magical menace! The gleefully horrific mash-up of magical girls and zombies continues!"--Back cover
Witch hunter by Jung-Man Cho( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 81 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
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 67 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"--Page 4 of cover
Gunslinger girl by Yu Aida( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 64 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 )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 61 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
The Sacred Blacksmith by Isao Miura( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"The Market Festival has come to the city of Housman, where a fabulous blade known as the 'Demon Sword' is put up for auction. Recently knighted Cecily Campbell's newest mission is to guard the sword at all costs. There's just one problem: the sword has the mysterious ability to transform into a beautiful woman knows as Aria. Still, it's all fun and games at the festival, and Cecily and Aria become fast friends-- until a huge fire demon appears! The demon will stop at nothing to steal Aria, even if it means reducing the entire city into ashes. Can Cecily and her companion Luke--the Sacred Blacksmith--save the citizens of Housman from a rampaging demon and its sinister plan?"--Page 4 of cover
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 57 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 )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Dante's Inferno. After years in exile, Giacomo Dante, the infamous mastermind of the "The Croce Incident," has returned to take his rightful place as leader of the Five Republics. His first act as new leader is to seize control of Venice's landmark St. Mark's Campanile and demand the release of fellow terrorist Aaron Cicero, along with fifty of their comrades-in-arms who are being held as political prisoners. Unable to bow to Dante's demands, the Italian government has no choice but to meet force with force, in a battle that will have dire consequences. Gunslinger Girl's explosive endgame starts here!"--Page 4 of cover
Dance in the vampire bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 53 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!"--Page 4 of cover
Dance in the Vampire Bund by Nozomu Tamaki( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The queen of vampires, Mina Tepes, has been replaced by an impostor, and only Yuki, now a mute, knows the truth
 
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