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Sex Criminals, Volume 1 by Matt Fraction
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember by Annalee Newitz
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All the most fun parts of mass extinctions throughout history – dinosaurs! volcanos! Neanderthals! – combined with the fun parts of what we can do to survive them in the future (the living biological cities are a favorite of mine).

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The Property by Rutu Modan
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The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer
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I am now sufficiently fascinated by Medieval England that if you’ve seen me in the past week, I’ve talked about it to you.

That's the sign of an excellent nonfiction book!
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Hidden by Loïc Dauvillier
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'A book about the Holocaust for kids as young as six!' you may say. 'That's just nuts!'

But, here's the thing: kids need to know about the Holocaust -- even small kids. They don't need to know about gas chambers and torture, but telling them 'this imp...more
The Encyclopedia of Early Earth by Isabel Greenberg
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The Rook by Daniel O'Malley
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This book has the fascinating plot device of having an amnesiac narrator in a Hellboy-esque supernatural problem-solving organization.

It turns out that having an amnesiac narrator is kind of the best, because instead of everyone having to take ridicu...more
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The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff
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Sometimes, when I read graphic novels, I get to the end and am like, 'that was a little short.'

This is a perpetual problem of the graphic novel form, because it turns out that images can take so much less time to read than prose! And if you're looki...more
Saga #3 by Brian K. Vaughan
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