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Fox, Porter

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Summary: "America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries--much of the early history of the United States took place there--and to the tens of millions who live and work near the line, the region even has its own name: the northland. Travel writer Porter Fox spent three years...

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2018

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Gray, John

Summary: For a generation now, public debate has been corroded by a narrow derision of religion in the name of an often very vaguely understood 'science'. John Gray's stimulating and extremely enjoyable new book describes the rich, complex world of the atheist tradition, a tradition which he sees as in many ways as rich as that of religion itself, as well as being deeply intertwined with what is so...

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen Lane an imprint of Penguin Books 2018

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Recchioni, Roberto

Summary: "A devastating energy beam strikes the Earth, instantly killing a sixth ofthe world population. Deemed to be a premeditated attack by aliens from a distant planet, a Serbian scientist named Jsana Juric and a Japanese army colonel named Takeshi Nakamura gather a group of orphaned children who survived the disaster to become lethal soldiers trained to invade the hostile planet in hopes of...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Lion Forge, LLC 2018

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Snyder, John K.

Summary: Matthew Scudder is dying, one bottle at a time. A young prostitute named Kim Dakkinen is dying too, her life measured out in tricks. She wanted out, had asked for Scudder's help, but suddenly she wasn't dying anymore, she was just dead. The former cop turned P.I. promised to protect her, but he failed. Now his atonement is to find her killer. But the secrets in the dead hooker's past are...

Publisher / Publication Date: IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC 2018

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Cannon, Zander

Summary: Ah, Kaijumax Prison, that cesspool of corruption in the South Pacific. Stomp once again into this toxic holding facility for giant monsters and get to know its most fearsome--and most pathetic--inmates! A seething undercurrent of species hatred now grips the pound, and the gangs are vying for ultimate control of the uranium trade. The claws and flame-breath come out as a knock-down,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

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Black, Sue M.

Summary: "Sue Black confronts death every day. As Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster. In All That Remains she reveals the many faces of death she has come to know, using key cases to explore how...

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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Alvarado, Anthony

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Summary: "Like its predecessor, the effervescent, self-published phenom D.I.Y Magic, which dared to invite its readers into a brave new world of artistic expression and magical thinking, D.I.Y. Resistance focuses its attention on you, on us, and what we can do to survive and thrive as leaders of our own nascent resistance movement during these years of government antagonism and the fracturing of our...

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2018

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Ross, John F.

Summary: "When John Wesley Powell became the first person to navigate the entire Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon, he completed what Lewis and Clark had begun nearly 70 years earlier--the final exploration of continental America. The son of an abolitionist preacher, a Civil War hero (who lost an arm at Shiloh), and a passionate naturalist and geologist, in 1869 Powell tackled the vast and...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Aron, Jules

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Summary: "Beautiful radiance is more than skin deep. What we eat directly affects the appearance of our complexion and determines how we age. Diets rich in protein, healthy fats, and good carbohydrates, such as fresh fruit and vegetables, not only yield beautiful skin, but also have protective and preventative qualities that slow the aging process. With guidance from holistic health coach Jules Aron,...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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Sanger, David E

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Summary: "In 2015, Russian hackers tunneled deep into the computer systems of the Democratic National Committee, and the subsequent leaks of the emails they stole may have changed the course of American democracy. But to see the DNC hacks as Trump-centric is to miss the bigger, more important story: Within that same year, the Russians not only had broken into networks at the White House, the State...

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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Frank, Thomas

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Summary: "What does a middle-class democracy look like when it comes apart? When, after forty years of economic triumph, America's winners presuade themselves that they owe nothing to the rest of the country? In this collection of interlocking essays, Thomas Frank takes us on a wide-ranging tour through present-day America, showing us a society in the late stages of disintegration and describing the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2018

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Philipps, Roland

Summary: "Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era, a member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring. Yet little is known of this shrewd, secretive man. The full extent of his betrayal has never been documented--until now. Drawing on the recent release of previously classified files, A Spy Named Orphan meticulously documents the extraordinary story of a man leading a...

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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DeFelice, Jim

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Summary: In the spring of 1860 on the eve of a civil war that threatened to tear the country apart, two Americans conceived of an audacious plan for linking the nation's two coasts, thereby joining its present with its future. This book traces the development of the Pony Express and follows it from its start in St. Joseph, Missouri 1,500 miles west to Sacramento

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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McElroy, Clint

Summary: "Join Taako the elf wizard, Merle the dwarf cleric, and Magnus the human warrior for an adventure they are poorly equipped to handle AT BEST, guided ("guided") by their snarky DM, in a graphic novel that, like the smash-hit podcast it's based on, will tickle your funny bone, tug your heartstrings, and probably pants you if you give it half a chance." --

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Bablet, Mathieu

Summary: The end of the world has happened ... and the insects won. When humanity came face to face with insectoid aliens from outer space intent on taking over the earth, it never occurred to anyone that they would come out the other side of the battle that followed the losers. But they did. Now, with what remains of the human race in tatters, a small band of misfits scraping a living in the remains of...

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Comics 2018

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Summary: As the Black Panther and an Avenger, T'Challa has had to save the world time and again - but those duties pale in comparison to his responsibilities as king of Wakanda.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Hoey, Maria

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Summary: This first-ever collection by the award-winning team of siblings Peter and Maria Hoey encompasses the very best of their inventive and mysterious comics. The compilation ranges from the Hoeys' early comics in Blab! Magazine to their groundbreaking newest series, Coin-Op. All in all, it's more than twenty short stories and vignettes about music and film, the comic and the absurd, the past and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2018

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B., David

Summary: Heir to the wise Daniel, Hâsib is a young woodcutter promised to a great future. When his greedy companions abandon him in the middle of the forest, he meets the Queen of Serpents. She then tells her story, a fabulous adventure filled with gods and demons, princes and prophets. From Kabul to Cairo, journeys intertwine with intrigues and spiritual quests while the fabulous nights follow one...

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Graphic Novels 2018

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Semahn, Jacob

Summary: "Her social media, strong. Her variety show segments, a hit. Nash Huang is at the top of her game. But when the iRis Shutter contact lens hits the market, Nash's personal life is invaded. The latest leap forward in "technological progress," these contacts not only play video or augment reality...they record footage. Fighting to keep her life together after a sex tape goes viral, a clingy...

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2018

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Gibbons, Dave

Summary: Includes 32 pages of never-before-seen development art, process pieces, and behind the scenes extras--all annotated by Gibbons. In a retro-futuristic city of industrial gray where hover scooters, music and drugs rule the street, The Originals are the toughest, most stylish gang around. For two childhood friends, nothing is more important than being one of them. But being part of the crowd will...

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2018

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Bongiovanni, Archie

Summary: Archie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not understanding gender neutral pronouns. Tristan, a cisgender dude, is looking for an easy way to introduce gender neutral pronouns to his increasingly diverse workplace. They team up in this comic guide that explains what pronouns are, why they matter, and how to use them. They also include what to do if you make a mistake, and some...

Publisher / Publication Date: Limerence Press 2018

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O'Sullivan, Ryan

Summary: The story of Ana and Gabe, the last two humans left alive in the galaxy. They're low on fuel, they're low on food, and they're low on psychedelic space froot, but they're still determined to make it to the promised land: hippy-paradise super-planet Euphoria. This is the story of their journey, the friends and enemies they made along the way, and how the universe responded to those who dared to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics Inc. 2018

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Palmer, Daniel D. (Daniel Dooley)

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Summary: Michigan’s ferns and lycophytes are among the state’s most fascinating plants. The species in these groups exhibit incredibly diverse life cycles and an amazing array of morphology. Some species such as the Bracken fern are widespread and aggressive, dominating forest understories throughout much of northern Michigan, while other species are exceedingly rare and adapted to life solely in harsh...

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2018

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Hett, Benjamin Carter

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Summary: "A riveting account of how the Nazi Party came to power and how the failures of the Weimar Republic and the shortsightedness of German politicians allowed it to happen. Why did democracy fall apart so quickly and completely in Germany in the 1930s? How did a democratic government allow Adolf Hitler to seize power? In [this book], Benjamin Carter Hett answers these questions, and the story he...

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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