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Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250313188
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Published: Tordotcom - July 14th, 2020

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Beetle & the Hollowbones Cover Image
By Aliza Layne, Aliza Layne (Illustrator), Kristen Acampora (Colorist), Natalie Riess (Colorist)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534441545
Availability: NONE IN-STORE but we can probably order it for you
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

Adolescent goblin and witch-in-training Beetle must enlist her former best friend's help in ensuring the home of Beetle's amorphous friend Blob Ghost (whom I love very dearly) does not get demolished.


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House of Leaves: The Remastered Full-Color Edition Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780375703768
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Published: Pantheon - March 7th, 2000

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The Affair of the Mysterious Letter Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780440001331
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Published: Ace - June 18th, 2019

A reimagining of the Sherlock Holmes character and narrative archetype with playfully Lovecraftian overtones. The role of Sherlock is played by a pansexual sorceress with a very loose moral compass and the role of Watson is taken up by a trans man who is a member of a fantastical religion that mirrors the rigid moral structure of the Abrahamic faiths.


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Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385333849
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - January 12th, 1999

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Belzebubs Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781603094429
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - March 19th, 2019

A compilation of beautifully illustrated short comics chronicling the misadventures of the titular black metal band Belzebubs (who are an actual band, if you like that kind of music you should give them a listen. They’re great.) and its members.


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The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385736008
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Published: Ember - June 24th, 2008

A concise biography of major figures of the Existentialist philosophical movement, focusing mainly on Heidegger and Sartre, while also being an introduction to the basic ideas and literature of the movement as a whole.


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Nevernight: Book One of the Nevernight Chronicle Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250132130
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Published: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin - June 20th, 2017

Beautifully poetic, flowery prose juxtaposed with brutal murder and violence. An extremely snarky narrator. A beautifully sarcastic, dad-joke telling cat made of shadows. A church of fledgling assassins. Need I say more?


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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Harper Perennial Deluxe Editions) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780061120091
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - May 30th, 2006

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Red Rising (Red Rising Series #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345539809
Availability: NONE IN-STORE but we can probably order it for you
Published: Del Rey - July 15th, 2014

A much more violent Hunger Games set in a solar system spanning Romanesque society. Darrow, a Red (the lowest caste) attempts to infiltrate Gold (the highest caste) society in order to overthrow it from the inside.


Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening Cover Image
By Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda (Artist)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781632157096
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Published: Image Comics - July 19th, 2016

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Gustavo, the Shy Ghost Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536211146
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2020

A really cute picture book chronicling Gustavo’s attempts to overcome his social anxiety and break out into the world via a violin concert.


The Way Home (Owly #1) Cover Image
By Andy Runton, Andy Runton (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338300659
Availability: NONE IN-STORE but we can probably order it for you
Published: Graphix - February 4th, 2020

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies Cover Image
By Caitlin Doughty, Dianné Ruz (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393358490
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 22nd, 2020

A collection of essays penned by mortician and author Caitlin Doughty in which she answers several questions asked about death and burial practices by children.