Series: Death MasksPaperbackEd Greenwood9780786966165$9.99FICTION May 02, 2017
Ed Greenwood, who is synonymous with the Forgotten Realms, leads readers through a story that combines the rollicking fantasy adventure for which he is famous with a murder mystery-thriller. THAT’S WHAT, FOUR LORDS DEAD?Revealed in death to have been Masked Lords, three more citizens had been murdered over the preceding day and night: the Sembian wine-seller and collector Oszbur Malankar; the half-elf sorceress and artisan Dathanscza Meiril; and the moneylender, landlord, and investor Ammasker Gwelt.All of Waterdeep now knew someone was kil... + Read More
Now a DC Universe Animated Film!Back in the eighties, THE NEW TEEN TITANS became DC’s most popular title and a huge sales success. The series reached its greatest heights with the Judas Contract storyline—a multipart epic that played on comics readers’ expectations and offered shocking revelations and surprising twists at every turn. From the retirement of Robin and Kid Flash, to the birth of Nightwing and the introduction of Jericho, to the ultimate betrayal of a Titan, “The Judas Contract” kept readers positively riveted during its initial ru... + Read More
Poets on the march: 50 crucial poems written in response to the current political climate, selected and introduced by the Ohio Poet Laureate—and son of immigrants—Amit Majmudar. In a political atmosphere where language and even meaning itself are continually under threat, poetry has a critical role to play. And our poets have been responding—in the streets and at their desks, demanding a full accounting from themselves and from their nation. Majmudar’s elegant introduction to these vital poems reminds us that “false stories take a lot of killin... + Read More
Series: PussyA NovelPaperbackHoward Jacobson9781787330207$27.99FICTION May 23, 2017
Pussy is the story of Prince Fracassus, heir presumptive to the Duchy of Origen, famed for its golden-gated skyscrapers and casinos, who passes his boyhood watching reality shows on TV, imagining himself to be the Roman Emperor Nero, and fantasizing about hookers. He is idle, boastful, thin-skinned and egotistic; has no manners, no curiosity, no knowledge, no idea and no words in which to express them. Could he, in that case, be the very leader to make the country great again?
’Bill Bryson on two wheels’ Independent Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike. Asking for trouble and getting it, he sets off from the northernmost Norwegian-Russian border at the Arctic winter’s brutal height, bullying his plucky MIFA 900 through the endless and massively sub-zero desolation of snowbound Finland. Sleeping in bank vaults, imperial palaces and unreconstructed Soviet youth hostels, battling vodka-breathed Ru... + Read More
Series: Bit RotPaperbackDouglas Coupland9780345812155$21.00FICTION Jun 27, 2017
Douglas Coupland’s latest collection, Bit Rot, is a gem of the digital age, exploring the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix…you can’t stop with just one.“Bit rot” is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes, “Bit rot also describes the way my brain has been feeling since 2000, as I shed older and weaker neurons and connections and enhance new and unexpected ones.” Bit Rot... + Read More
Madeleine Thien’s internationally acclaimed, Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning novel now available in a beautiful trade paperback. Madeleine Thien’s new novel is breathtaking in scope and ambition. With the ease and skill of a master storyteller, Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations—those who lived through Mao’s Cultural Revolution in the mid-twentieth century; and the children of the survivors, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square in 1989, in one of the most impor... + Read More
Get to know the Pokémon found in Alola in this Big Golden Book! This Big Golden Book is packed with Pokémon from all types and regions currently known to Pokémon Trainers! Pokémon fans will learn everything they need to know about Pokémon from Fire-Type to Ice-Type, from the largest in the Pokédex to the smallest, from the Kanto region to Alola. Featuring colorful illustrations and fun facts, this book is perfect for Pokémon fans of all ages!Series Overview: The Pokémon universe comprises a unique group of more than 700 creatures that player... + Read More
A prequel to the upcoming Battlefront II video game, this novel connects the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to the formation of the game’s elite team: Inferno Squad.After the humiliating theft of the Death Star plans and the resulting destruction of the battle station, the Empire is on the defensive. In response to this stunning defeat, the Imperial Navy has authorized the formation of an elite team of soldiers, known as Inferno Squad. Their mission: infiltrate and eliminate the remnants of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans. Following the death o... + Read More
Meet the Pokémon found in Alola with Pikachu in this deluxe 2-in-1 flip-it picture book—with a bonus poster! Ash and Pikachu introduce Pokémon—both new and classic—in this illustrated 2-in-1 flip-it storybook, which includes a full-color wall poster and eye-catching foil on the cover! Featuring two stories in one book and starring Pokémon from the Kanto region to Alola, from the largest in the Pokédex to the smallest, from Fire-Type Pokémon to Ice-Type Pokémon—Pokémon fans of all ages will love being introduced to these exciting creatures fro... + Read More
An all-new graphic novel adapting the original story which is the basis for the first season of the Sundance TV series. A rip-roaring, high-octane, Texas-sized thriller, featuring two friends, one vixen, a crew of washed-up radicals, loads of money, and bloody mayhem.Hap Collins and Leonard Pine are best friends, yet they couldn’t be more different. Hap is an East Texas white boy with a weakness for all women. Leonard is a gay, black Vietnam vet. Together, they stir up more commotion than a firestorm. But that’s just the way they like it. When ... + Read More
A movie tie-in edition of the holiday classic from Les Standiford, including the full text of Charles Dickens’s original A Christmas Carol. With warmth, wit, and an infusion of Christmas cheer, Standiford whisks us back to Victorian England to tell the story behind the classic A Christmas Carol, showing how the unlikely success of the book revitalized a debt-ridden Charles Dickens’s languishing career—and breathed new life into a holiday that had fallen into disfavor.In late October 1843, Dickens sat down and began to write furiously. He had de... + Read More
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