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DeadEndia

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DeadEndia: The Watcher's Test (Book 1): Book 1 Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9781910620472
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Published: Nobrow - August 7th, 2018

 

If you put the Muppets in a theme park and added the heart of Steven Universe and some paranormal energy, you'd get Deadendia. It's an awesome mixture of humor, friendship, self-discovery, and drama with flawed characters you will love as much as your best friends. Heart-warming, heartbreaking, heart-pounding, and heartfelt!

Marika


Luisa Now & Then

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$23.96
ISBN: 9781594656439
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Published: Humanoids, Inc. - June 20th, 2018

 

Luisa is visited by her teen-aged self and the resulting interactions are just as messy and complicated as you might think. Carole Maurel's gestural illustrations and limited palette captures the emotional nuance of such a meeting, while her careful pacing beautifully chronicles the shifting relationship one has with oneself. An exploration of career, sexuality, and family.

Marika


My Solo Exchange Diary

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My Solo Exchange Diary Vol. 1: The Sequel to My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626928893
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Published: Seven Seas - June 5th, 2018

 

In this follow up to My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness, the author struggles to break loose from her family's house and establish some sort of independence. Nagata's sometimes frenzied lines capture the internal stress of depression and loneliness and how they can take over your world. An important look at depression and the role of self-esteem that is both honest and accessible.

Marika


Chemistry

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Chemistry: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525432227
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

 

Smart, surprising, quirky, humorous, and deeply emotional, this story of a PhD candidate in chemistry whose life is upended will resonate with readers who’ve had their own crisis. The short, snappy sections are perfect for reading in patches of sunshine- whether on the beach or during a stolen afternoon ice cream break.  

Marika


Comics for Choice

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By Hazel Newlevant (Editor), Whit Taylor (Editor), Sophia Foster-Dimino (Contribution by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781681485980
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Published: Alternative Comics - May 1st, 2018

 

This comics anthology collections stories of the history of abortion as well as personal stories from a number of generations. Educational and deeply moving, this anthology deserves to be tucked between Our Bodies Our Selves and A People's History of the United States.

Marika


Where's Halmoni

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Where's Halmoni? Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781632170774
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Published: Little Bigfoot - October 3rd, 2017

 

When their grandmother disappears, two children venture into an alternate realm to find her. This riveting story is inspired by Korean folklore and told through the medium of comics. With colorful illustrations, engaging characters, and the right mix of tension and humor, it is certain to become a story time favorite.

Marika


Circe

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CIRCE (#1 New York Times bestseller) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

 

Miller follows up her brilliant Song of Achilles with the story of Circe, goddess, banished daughter of Helios, lover of Odysseus, and a witch. The lyrical writing and complex characters will capture you and the thousand-year span of this story will fly by. If you’re looking for a page-turning literary read, this for you.

Marika


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