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The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Cover Image
$125.00
ISBN: 9781449433253
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - November 13th, 2012

The perfect way to take a well-deserved break from life: getting stuck in to a big book of Calvin and Hobbes. I'd be hard pressed to think of a better gift for these cooped-up days--for someone else or yourself!  The Essential-The Authoritative-, and The Indispensable- are great collections of the first several years of the strip. The Tenth Anniversary Book includes some of the later years, as well as some interesting musings about the strip, the industry, and culture by Watterson at the start of the book. But the crown jewel, of course, would be The Complete Calvin and Hobbes, a glorious four-book box set that contains every single strip.


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The Chain Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316531269
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Published: Mulholland Books - July 9th, 2019

The main tension in this thriller comes from normal people being forced to become kidnappers. Yes, there's the typical unseen evil mastermind puppeteering it all, but the fact that the kidnappers are logistically and emotionally unprepared is what keeps the reader constantly on edge, waiting for things to go wrong.


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This Was Our Pact Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626720534
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Published: First Second - June 11th, 2019

One of the best graphic novels I've read recently. The art is beautiful, the story is magical, and the characters are engaging; what more could you want? Fans of Miyazaki movies and those who like their coming-of-age friendship stories with a dose of the supernatural will especially like this. Plus, who doesn't like a bear in a natty suit?


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Dragon Pearl Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368014748
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 7th, 2020

A mix of Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Korean Mythology, this middle-grade novel follows a shape-shifter as she hunts for the truth behind her brother's disappearance. With ghosts, intergalactic pirates, battles, mythical creatures, and an unfolding mystery, this book should appeal to a range of sci-fi and fantasy readers.