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Cucumber Quest: The Doughnut Kingdom

GIGI D G · First Second
Pages: 187
Format: Paperback

A delightfully pun-filled middle grade graphic novel, adapted from the popular web comic series, about bunny siblings on a heroic journey to save their world from an evil queen. Full color.
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Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 2 - manga

Reki Kawahara · Yen Press
Pages: 175
Format: Print book

Asuna joins forces with the Sleeping Knights guild in their quest to defeat a major boss, but inwardly, she struggles with her ongoing attachment to the VRMMO game. When the time for battle arrives, will she be ready? And when Yuuki's secret is revealed, what will the consequences be?
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Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery": The Authorized Graphic Adaptation

Miles Hyman · Hill and Wang
Pages: 135
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2017 Solliès Comics Festival's Best Adult Graphic NovelThe classic short story--now in full colorShirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery" continues to thrill and unsettle readers nearly seven decades after it was first published. By turns puzzling and harrowing,...
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Archival Quality

Ivy Noelle Weir · Oni Press
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

After losing her job at the library, Cel Walden starts working at the haunting Logan Museum as an archivist. But the job may not be the second chance she was hoping for, and she finds herself confronting her mental health, her relationships, and before long, her grasp on reality as she begins...
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Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir

Amy Kurzweil · Catapult/Black Balloon
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Flying Couch, Amy Kurzweil's debut, tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother, a psychologist, and Bubbe, her grandmother, a World War II survivor...
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Spinning

TILLIE WALDEN · First Second
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know.It was the same every morning. Wake up, grab the ice skates, and head to the rink while the world was still...
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Mighty Jack

Ben Hatke · First Second Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Jack might be the only kid in the world who's dreading summer. But he's got a good reason: summer is when his single mom takes a second job and leaves him at home to watch his autistic kid sister, Maddy. It's a lot of responsibility, and it's boring, too, because Maddy doesn't talk. Ever....
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Original Fake

Kirstin Cronn-Mills · Putnam Pub Group
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In this Banksy-inspired illustrated novel, an escalating sibling rivalry train wrecks and vengeance is a street-art act of warIntrovert Frankie Neumann hates his life, and understandably so. He's got a weird, tutu-wearing sister, Lou, and even weirder parents, Bridget and Brett - Frank...
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Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary, Vol. 3

Reki Kawahara · Yen Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Cambria; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Yuuki's sudden disappearance has left Asuna bereft. It had seemed like everyone was having such a good time-what did she do wrong...? She turns to Kirito in her search...
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Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search, Part 2

Gene Luen Yang · Dark Horse; First Edition edition
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

In search of their long-lost mother, Fire Lord Zuko and his deadly and insane sister Azula have brought Avatar Aang and his friends into a mysterious forest, but what they discover within may be more than they can face. Will they too be lost in these woods forever? Perfect companion to Legend...
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The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Five

Robert Jordan · Tor Books
Format: Hardcover

The fifth volume of the authorized, New York Times bestselling graphic novel adaptation of Robert Jordan's New York Times, USA Today, and Toronto Globe and Mail bestseller, The Eye of the WorldWell-known comic book writer Chuck Dixon, working closely with the Jordan estate, continues...
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Science Comics: Bats: Learning to Fly

Falynn Christine Koch · First Second
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic -- dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth...
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Nancy Drew Diaries #7

Stefan Petrucha · Papercutz
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Two Nancy Drew mysteries - In "Doggone Town," Nancy and Ned investigate the mysterious disappearance of the entire population of a town, and Nancy finds a new pet. In "Sleight of Dan," Nancy solves the mystery of a missing magician's assistant - while avoiding the jaws...
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The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media

Brooke Gladstone · W. W. Norton & Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A visionary and opinionated work of graphic nonfiction on the media and its discontents Nearly one million weekly listeners trust NPRs Brooke Gladstone to guide them through the distortions and complexities of the modern media This brilliant radio personality now bursts onto the page as an illustrated...
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