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The Last Samurai Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780811225502
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 31st, 2016

Helen DeWitt's 2000 debut, The Last Samurai, was "destined to become a cult classic" (Miramax). The enterprising publisher sold the rights in twenty countries, so "Why not just, 'destined to become a classic?'" (Garth Risk Hallberg) And why must cultists tell the uninitiated it has nothing to do with Tom Cruise?


The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616205676
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 9th, 2016

Winner of the 2017 Newbery Award
The New York Times Bestseller

An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016
An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016
A School Library Journal Best Boo


The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth's Past #1) Cover Image
By Cixin Liu, Ken Liu (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780765382030
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Published: Tor Books - January 12th, 2016

"Wildly imaginative, really interesting." —President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogy

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.


The Dark Forest (Remembrance of Earth's Past #2) Cover Image
By Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780765386694
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Published: Tor Books - August 16th, 2016

This near-future trilogy is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple-award-winning phenomenon from Cixin Liu, China's most beloved science fiction author.


Death's End (Remembrance of Earth's Past #3) Cover Image
By Cixin Liu, Ken Liu (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780765386632
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Published: Tor Books - September 5th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling conclusion to a tour de force near-future adventure trilogy from China's bestselling and beloved science fiction writer.


East of West Volume 1: The Promise Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607067702
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Published: Image Comics - July 25th, 2017

  • This is the world. It is not the one we wanted, but it is the one we deserved. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth, signaling the End Times for humanity, and our best hope for life, lies in DEATH


Saga Volume 1 (Saga (Comic Series)) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781607066019
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Published: Image Comics - October 23rd, 2012

  • Winner of the 2013 Hugo award for Best Graphic Story
  • When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From New York Times bestselling writer Brian K.


The Prophet Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780394404288
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Published: Knopf - September 12th, 2000

Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies.


The Eye of the World: Book One of 'The Wheel of Time' Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780812511819
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Published: Tor Fantasy - November 15th, 1990

The Wheel of Time ® is a PBS Great American Read Selection! Now in development for TV!

Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.


The Great Hunt: Book Two of 'The Wheel of Time' Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780812517729
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Published: Tor Fantasy - October 15th, 1991

The Wheel of Time ® is a PBS Great American Read Selection! Now in development for TV!

Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.


The Dragon Reborn: Book Three of 'The Wheel of Time' Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780812513714
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Published: Tor Fantasy - October 15th, 1992

The Wheel of Time ® is a PBS Great American Read Selection! Now in development for TV!

Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters.


OTOMO: A Global Tribute to the Mind Behind Akira Cover Image
By Katsuhiro Otomo (Created by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781632365224
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Published: Kodansha Comics - March 28th, 2017

With the manga and anime Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo changed art and pop culture worldwide. Now some of the most admired illustrators and comics artists in the world have come together to pay tribute to this master, in a beautiful tribute art book.

New, original cover by Katsuhiro Otomo!


Anna Karenina (Oprah #5): (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translated by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143035008
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 31st, 2004

The must-have Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of one of the greatest Russian novels ever written


A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780547722023
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2012

Originally published in 1968, Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea marks the first of the six now beloved Earthsea titles. Ged was the greatest sorcerer in Earthsea, but in his youth he was the reckless Sparrowhawk. In his hunger for power and knowledge, he tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world.


The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea Cycle #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442459915
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2012

The Newbery Honor–winning second novel in the renowned Earthsea series from Ursula K. LeGuin gets a beautiful new repackage.

In this second novel in the Earthsea series, Tenar is chosen as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth, and everything is taken from her—home, family, possessions, even her name.


The Farthest Shore (Earthsea Cycle #3) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689845345
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Published: Saga Press - September 1st, 2001

Darkness threatens to overtake Earthsea. As the world and its wizards are losing their magic, Ged--powerful Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord--embarks on a sailing journey with highborn young prince, Arren. They travel far beyond the realm of death to discover the cause of these evil disturbances and to restore magic to a land desperately thirsty for it.


Germinal Cover Image
By Emile Zola, Roger Pearson (Translated by), Roger Pearson (Introduction by), Roger Pearson (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140447422
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 25th, 2004

The thirteenth novel in Émile Zola’s great Rougon-Macquart sequence, Germinal expresses outrage at the exploitation of the many by the few, but also shows humanity’s capacity for compassion and hope.

Etienne Lantier, an unemployed railway worker, is a clever but uneducated young man with a dangerous temper.


Volcano Trash (Double+) Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781927668429
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Published: Koyama Press - May 16th, 2017

Corrupt cops, hive-like henchmen, begoggled boy heroes, labyrinthine HQs, unlikely team ups, heartbreaking best friend breakups, and a liberal dose of super science, zingers and explosive action. Sound like a Double+ adventure? It is.


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Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780786838653
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 1st, 2006

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, The


Land of the Sons Cover Image
By Gipi
$29.99
ISBN: 9781683960775
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Published: Fantagraphics Books - May 22nd, 2018

Two pre-adolescent brothers scavenge a post-apocalyptic landscape for anything that might help each other and their father exist for one more day. Although their survival hangs in the balance, the boys are obsessed with only one thing--the diary their father keeps. They've never been taught to read or write, but they have a hunch that the scribbles might answer their questions.


The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250153708
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Published: First Second - July 17th, 2018

Welcome to the Adventure Zone!

SEE! The illustrated exploits of three lovable dummies set loose in a classic fantasy adventure!

READ! Their journey from small-time bodyguards to world-class artifact hunters!


Dune Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780441172719
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Published: Ace - September 1st, 1990

Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Shadow & Claw: The First Half of 'The Book of the New Sun' Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780312890179
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Published: Orb Books - October 15th, 1994

The Book of the New Sun is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe's most remarkable work, hailed as "a masterpiece of science fantasy comparable in importance to the major works of Tolkien and Lewis" by Publishers Weekly, and "one of the most ambitious works of speculative fiction in the twentieth century" by The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.


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