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Check, Please! by Ngozi Ukazu
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I got the first volume of this at SPX this weekend and read it on the subway in to the office this morning -- and I'm having to exercise restraint to do work right now instead of starting to read part two online!
Hellboy, Vol. 3 by Mike Mignola
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Read this weekend most of HELLBOY: THE CHAINED COFFIN AND OTHERS, and adored it. It's embarrassing how late I am to loving Hellboy.
Half the World by Joe Abercrombie
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I loved that this was a Viking-era novel featuring a girl . . . who’s one of the warriors. It was a wonderful, violent, exciting read!
Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley
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I finally read SECONDS this weekend, and I really enjoyed it. I love the cartooning style O'Malley used in this book, and I thought the coloring was very beautiful. And the concept of house spirits -- and the world-building around them -- was fresh a ...more
A Girl and Her Greens by April Bloomfield
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There were lots of excellent vegetables in this book, which is a thing I enjoy! And the watercolor illustrations were also charming.
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Little Robot by Ben Hatke
Little Robot
by Ben Hatke (Goodreads Author)
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I think that Ben Hatke is just marvelous, and this is his best book yet!

I love that Ben gives us a story with this book about a girl who is an engineer. Bookish, dreaming protagonists are great, but it's also awesome to have stories about girls who
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
Every Heart a Doorway
by Seanan McGuire (Goodreads Author)
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The difficulty of picking up with your life after coming back from fairyland is the subject of this amazing novella. It’s so good – I can’t wait for everyone to read this when it comes out next year.
Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
by Svetlana Chmakova (Goodreads Author)
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Gina says:

One of the things I really liked about this book was how diverse it was.

It wasn’t just that the main character was diverse (though she is), but that the background characters represent a good mix of genders, ethnicities, and abilities – bo
Hilo Book 1 by Judd Winick
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It’s like the return of Barry Ween! Aw.

I’m so glad that Judd Winick is back doing kids comics.
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