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The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang
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We're excited every time we get to publish a new book by Gene Luen Yang, and we're super excited to be working on this book with him and the fabulously talented Sonny Liew, whose work we've admired for years and years!

This book is also great because...more
The People Inside by Ray Fawkes
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Ray Fawkes is so good – in this book, he tackles the love story. Twelve love stories, to be precise – and they all start at the same place (falling in love) and end completely differently, each unfolding a panel a page throughout this whole graphic n...more
Clariel by Garth Nix
Clariel (Abhorsen, #4)
by Garth Nix (Goodreads Author)
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Garth Nix wrote a new Abhorsen book! And not only that, there’s going to be yet another new Abhorsen book after this one! How exciting is that?

One of the things I really liked about the book was the portrayal of the main character’s sexuality. People...more
Poking a Dead Frog by Mike Sacks
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Winger by Andrew  Smith
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It’s so good, you guys.
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Shackleton by Nick Bertozzi
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My favorite scene in this is the one on page 75 where the ice is creaking and shifting and everyone's uneasy. Then there's an image of all these fantastical creatures who are swimming around under it.

Obviously, the fantastical creatures are just that...more
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Sleep Tight, Anna Banana! by Dominique Roques
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This book is for all of you who don't want to go to bed because you just can't put down that amazing, wonderful, entrancing book.

Also, it's adorable!
All Star by Jesse Lonergan
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Just finished All-Star by Jesse Lonergan which I really loved.
Fic by Anne Jamison
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This book has the best-ever summary of literary history.

(Also it is both informative and interesting.)
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