Katrina

"I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else."
--Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

 

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Hollow Kingdom Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538745823
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 6th, 2019

I absolutely adored this novel. It was thrilling, funny, and full of emotion. It made me laugh, gasp, cry, and then laugh some more- all out loud, no matter where I was reading. Besides a page-turning plot, the writing was phenomenal and the characters really struck a chord with me, despite (or maybe because of) almost all of them being animals. When all the humans in the world start succumbing to a disease that turns them into zombie-like creatures, S.T. the crow(who thinks he should have been born human) and his faithful Bloodhound must go on a quest to free the pets of the world from the confines of the houses they are locked in. S.T. is such a plucky, genuine narrator and unlike any I've read before- I loved him so much. From page 1 this book drew me in and I couldn't stop reading it or thinking about it. I want to sit down and read it all over again. 


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Magic for Liars: A Novel Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250174611
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Published: Tor Books - June 4th, 2019

Magic For Liars was a fantastic read! Full of mystery, magic, intrigue, twists, and just enough drama to keep pages turning. Oh, and there's even a Chosen One Prophecy. A strange death (murder or suicide?) at a school for mages brings P.I. Ivy Gamble to Osthorne Academy- a place where she doesn't feel like she fits in because she has no magic powers even though her sister, a teacher there, does. Ivy is a relatable and deep character, with both flaws and strengths. I absolutely loved this book and think it's perfect for readers of mystery, fantasy, and those who just want a great story. 


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Cats on Catnip Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780762463671
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Published: Running Press Adult - June 19th, 2018

You have to look at this book! I dare you not to laugh! It is so adorable!


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$16.99
ISBN: 9781250196705
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 8th, 2019

I love Coyote Sunrise! She's spunky, brave, and so relatable. Her story is important and she speaks such truths with her strong voice. Heartbreaking and heartwarming all at the same time. Don't miss this one!


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The Handmaid's Tale (Graphic Novel): A Novel Cover Image
By Margaret Atwood, Renee Nault (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780385539241
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Published: Nan A. Talese - March 26th, 2019

This is a gorgeously illustrated adaptation! If you've never read the original, it's a great place to start. If you're already a fan, you'll love seeing the story come alive in a new way.


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Friday Black Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328911247
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Published: Mariner Books - October 23rd, 2018

This is a great collection of short stories. It reminded me of the Netflix show "Black Mirror" but dealing more with issues of racism and consumerism. Very satirical, unique, and timely!


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1000 Tattoos: The Most Creative New Designs from the World's Leading and Up-And-Coming Tattoo Artists Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780789334442
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Published: Universe - October 16th, 2018

This book is so cool! Tons of different styles and artists from around the world!


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By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338298390
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - January 29th, 2019

This is a peculiar little picture book that evoked so much emotion. The art is phenomonal and the story, although seemingly sad, has a great ending. Check it out- it's a quick read but so worth it! 


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My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385544238
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Published: Doubleday - November 20th, 2018

Korede and Ayoola are sisters living in Lagos, Nigeria. Korede is a nurse who spends her days tending patients, swooning over charming doctor Tade, and cleaning up after Ayoola murders another boyfriend. It's happened three times already, and you know "Three and they label you a serial killer." When Ayoola comes to the hospital one day, she meets Tade and sets her sights on him- which does not bode well for any of them. Braithwaite does not waste words, each seems carefully chosen and fits perfectly. I could not put this thrilling book down- it's a dark little novel with short chapters that make it compulsively readable.


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ISBN: 9781566895095
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 10th, 2018

I love this poetry collection. It is lyrical and fearless, relatable yet eye-opening. 


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By Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk (Artist), Lia Miternique (Artist)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534311435
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Published: Image Comics - March 5th, 2019

This graphic novel is hilariously satirical. When young girls start turning into were-cats during puberty, chaos ensues. Unlike anything I've read- I loved it! 


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ISBN: 9780374538408
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 7th, 2019

You know the feeling you get when you read a book and it's like the author is the only one who has felt the same way you have? Well, this is that book for me. It's so compelling and made me feel deeply!


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By Jhonen Vasquez, Eric Trueheart (Illustrator), Aaron Alexovich (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620102930
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Published: Oni Press - February 9th, 2016

Okay, so I've always loved Invader Zim and these graphic novels perfectly embody the TV show from the early 2000's. I can read them with the character voices in mind. I love them. So much fun! 


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ISBN: 9781620103364
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Published: Oni Press - August 9th, 2016

Okay, so I've always loved Invader Zim and these graphic novels perfectly embody the TV show from the early 2000's. I can read them with the character voices in mind. I love them. So much fun! 


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ISBN: 9781620103715
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Published: Oni Press - December 27th, 2016

Okay, so I've always loved Invader Zim and these graphic novels perfectly embody the TV show from the early 2000's. I can read them with the character voices in mind. I love them. So much fun! 


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By Jhonen Vasquez, Aaron Alexovich (Illustrator), Warren Wucinich (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781620104286
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Published: Oni Press - August 15th, 2017

Okay, so I've always loved Invader Zim and these graphic novels perfectly embody the TV show from the early 2000's. I can read them with the character voices in mind. I love them. So much fun! 


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By Eric Trueheart, Dave Crosland, Jhonen Vasquez (Created by), Warren Wucinich (Illustrator), Dave Crosland (Illustrator), Fred C. Stresing (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620104781
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Published: Oni Press - March 6th, 2018

Okay, so I've always loved Invader Zim and these graphic novels perfectly embody the TV show from the early 2000's. I can read them with the character voices in mind. I love them. So much fun! 


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By Eric Trueheart, Sarah Graley, Sam Logan, Maddie C. (Illustrator), Mady G. (Illustrator), Fred C. Stresing (Illustrator), Sarah Graley (Illustrator), Sarah Stern (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620105368
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Published: Oni Press - September 4th, 2018

Okay, so I've always loved Invader Zim and these graphic novels perfectly embody the TV show from the early 2000's. I can read them with the character voices in mind. I love them. So much fun! 


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ISBN: 9781620105764
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Published: Oni Press - April 23rd, 2019

New Invader Zim! YAY!!!


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Dark Days: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306825095
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Published: Da Capo Press - July 12th, 2016

This memoir from the vocalist of metal band Lamb of God explains the story of how he was imprisoned in Prague following the accidental death of a fan. So well written and full of voice and character!