August 2021

Henry Builds a Cabin

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ISBN: 9780358112020
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Clarion Books - December 17th, 2019

What do a bear, a cabin, and a bean field have in common? They all help tell the tale of Henry David Thoreau's infamous decision to live at Walden Pond. A wonderful explanation of the transcendentalist's classic novel, Walden, DB Johnson's Henry Builds a Cabin walks us through (with the help of some famous literary bear friends) what it means to make your own home built on care, simplicity and love.


What Wasn't I Thinking?

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ISBN: 9781637603635
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Published: Querelle Press - June 21st, 2021

Provacative.  Moving.  At times funny and irreverent, author and playwright Sebastian Stuart's book  - What Wasn't I Thinking?  takes us back to his early life in New York, his college days in 1970's San Francisco and importantly to the relationship with his beloved cousin Tina.  A memoir, an autobiography, a chronicle of times past - this book is a triumph for its author.


No Mud, No Lotus

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ISBN: 9781937006853
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Published: Parallax Press - December 2nd, 2014

What is suffering? What is happiness? How do they relate and how do you experience them? Zen Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh, provides thoughts on how one can truly face and understand one's hurt rather than only carry its burden. Written in very beautiful, kind, and humble words, No Mud, No Lotus is a book that refreshes oneself like a rejuvenating gulp of crisp air that you didn't know you needed.


I Know What I am

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ISBN: 9781683962113
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Published: Fantagraphics - September 10th, 2019

This incredibly well researched graphic biography tells the story of my personal favorite painter, Artemisia Gentileschi. Siciliano doesn't shy away from the dark and often violent truth of Gentileschi's life as she went from her father's apprentice to a famous Renaissance painter in her own right. This book captures the humanity of such a great figure, while still giving us a view of the politics and hardships of the time --and an art lesson to round out the whole thing. Plus, just look at this cover, who wouldn't want to add such a beautiful book to their collection? CW: Sexual Assault


The Legend of Auntie Po

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ISBN: 9780525554899
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Published: Kokila - June 15th, 2021

Between her imagination, artistic skills, and storytelling capabilities, Shing Yin Khor herself is a legend. The Legend of Auntie Po is beauty; an inspiring tapestry of myth, love, and fortitude in the face of adversity and discrimination.


Like Other Girls

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ISBN: 9781368039925
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - August 3rd, 2021

After getting kicked off the basketball team for fighting, Mara must find a new sport to prove to her coach that she can be a team player. When she tries out for the (previously all-boys) football team, she begins to understand that being a girl can be so much more than being shoved into a dress and heels by her overbearing mother. Layered and feminist, with great female friendships and a super sweet queer romance. What's not to love?


Wicked Things

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By John Allison, Max Sarin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781684156061
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Published: BOOM! Box - April 20th, 2021

Giant Days has been one of my favorite comic discoveries of the last couple years and now that the creative team is back for this spin-off I can stop crying (/cry less) about it ending. Wicked Things has all the same trademark wit and aesthetic BUT WITH MORE TEEN DETECTIVES. Sold.



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