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They Called Us Enemy
by , Steven Scott

Language

English

Pages

212

Publication Date

July 17, 2019

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George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his captivating stage presence and outspoken commitment to equal rights. But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father’s—and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future. In a stunning graphic memoir, Takei revisits his haunting childhood in American concentration camps, as one of over 100,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon—and America itself—in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.
The Combat Baker and Automaton Waitress: Volume 1
by SOW

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English

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Publication Date

September 16, 2019

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The war hero known as Silver Wolf - Lud Langart - piloted a humanoid assault weapon while dreaming of life as a baker. After the war, Lud now peacefully runs a bakery, but, thanks to his frightening scowl, he can't sell a single loaf of bread. After posting an ad for a waitress in a last-ditch effort to save his business, who should reply but a beautiful, silver-haired, red-eyed young girl. What Lud doesn't know is that this new waitress was born from Avei, his AI partner installed in the weapon he piloted during the war.<br /><br />Originally released as a Bookwalker exclusive!
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse
by Night Shade Books

Language

English

Pages

331

Publication Date

January 01, 2008

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Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon — these are our guides through the Wastelands... From the Book of Revelations to The Road Warrior; from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellers have long imagined the end of the world, weaving tales of catastrophe, chaos, and calamity. Gathering together the best post-apocalyptic literature of the last two decades from many of today’s most renowned authors of speculative fiction, including George R.R. Martin, Gene Wolfe, Orson Scott Card, Carol Emshwiller, Jonathan Lethem, Octavia E. Butler, and Stephen King, Wastelands explores the scientific, psychological, and philosophical questions of what it means to remain human in the wake of Armageddon.
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
by Thi Bui

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

March 07, 2017

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<b>National bestseller</b><br /><b>2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist<br /> ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection<br /> Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection<br /> ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection<br /><br /> An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui</b>.<br />  <br /> This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.<br />  <br /> At the heart of Bui’s story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent—the endless sacrifices, the unnoticed gestures, and the depths of unspoken love. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through. With haunting, poetic writing and breathtaking art, she examines the strength of family, the importance of identity, and the meaning of home.<br />  <br /> In what Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen calls “a book to break your heart and heal it,” <i>The Best We Could Do</i> brings to life Thi Bui’s journey of understanding, and provides inspiration to all of those who search for a better future while longing for a simpler past.
Overlord, Vol. 10 (light novel): The Ruler of Conspiracy
by Kugane Maruyama

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

May 21, 2019

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After establishing the Kingdom of Darkness, Ainz is determined to turn it into a utopia-a place where many races and creatures can all enjoy unending prosperity. His first step toward his ultimate goal is the expansion of the Adventurers Guild and training of adventurers themselves, which leads him to pay a visit to the Empire! Elsewhere, the regional leaders have been unsettled by the sudden appearance of the Kingdom of Darkness and are quickly plotting their own ways to deal with the upstart nation... Ainz's first actions as ruler of an immortal kingdom have only just begun!
The Terminal Lance Bestiary of the Marine Corps
by Maximilian Uriarte

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English

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Publication Date

August 06, 2019

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Adventurer, great peril awaits you within the ranks of the United States Marine Corps. The Green Weenie's forces grow stronger every day, using his powerful magics and agents to inflict his bidding upon all that is cool and chill in the Corps. This guide, the Terminal Lance Bestiary of the Marine Corps, will prepare you for the trials ahead!<br /><br />Inside, you will find illustrated descriptions of Marine Corps character classes, levels, skills, as well as monsters and creatures! Study this guide to ensure your survival during your four years of enlistment, and obtain the coveted DD-214 of Freedom.<br /><br />Will you crush your enemies with the swordplay and fury of the Grunt? Or will you dazzle and enchant with the magics of the POG? Only you can decide your fate, but with this guide, you may just have a fighting chance to EAS in one piece.<br /><br />TERMINAL LANCE is the popular popular comic strip created by New York Times bestselling author and artist of "The White Donkey," Maximilian Uriarte. The Terminal Lance Bestiary of the Marine Corps is a brand new fully illustrated guide written and illustrated by Maximilian Uriarte for the young adventurers in the Corps.<br /><br />Because of the visual nature of this eBook, it is recommended to be read on larger color screens such as a tablet device or computer.
Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 4: Fortress Va...
by Charles Soule

Language

English

Pages

148

Publication Date

January 30, 2019

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Collects Darth Vader (2017) #19-25.<br /><br />Continuing the imperious rise of the Dark Lord! A Jedi makes a desperate deal. The Inquisitors' mission evolves. And Darth Vader discovers a theft! And when the thief faces the consequences of the crime, Emperor Palpatine rewards Vader with a gift…and a voice. Seeking the path to his destiny, Vader returns to the place of his greatest defeat. There, echoes from the past reach out to him — both his own and the dark history of the Sith! Darkness rises above Mustafar as a brutal design begins to take shape. But the planet's inhabitants will not take this desecration lightly and formulate plans of their own. Vader's fortress will stand — but at a terrible cost. The fire will come to Mustafar — and all will burn!
Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 3: The Burning...
by Charles Soule

Language

English

Pages

159

Publication Date

September 12, 2018

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Collects Darth Vader (2017) #13-18 And Darth Vader Annual #2.<br /><br />As the Empire's grip tightens on the galaxy, the stirrings of a rebellion begin in the Mon Cala system. The fearsome Darth Vader knows order must be maintained at all costs — and this time the job of snuffing out hope falls to Vader, his Inquisitors…and Wilhuff Tarkin! Bringing Mon Cala to heel means finding the surviving Jedi that foment this unrest. No tolerance for rebellion can be afforded. But how far will Vader go to complete his mission? When the Dark Lord of the Sith and his Inquisitors finally track down their targets, a resistance will crumble and the seas will weep. And when the time comes for Tarkin to repay a long-standing debt to Vader, settling what is owed will require every last bit of his cunning — and will cost more than he ever imagined!
Star Wars Vol. 11: The Scourging Of Shu-Torun (Star Wars (2015-))
by Kieron Gillen

Language

English

Pages

139

Publication Date

August 21, 2019

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Collects Star Wars (2015) #62-67.<br /><br />Kieron Gillen's run reaches its cataclysmic end! With her planet under threat, a brave royal battles to save it! No, not Princess Leia - this time it's Queen Trios of Shu-Torun, ally to Darth Vader and the Empire! And Leia is the one on the attack, with an all-star team and a plan her enemy won't see coming! But some members of Leia's squad have schemes of their own. Meanwhile, Kanchar returns with his amazing cybernetic arm. And Luke Skywalker must hold out against the overwhelming force of...his own allies?! Plus: Just when you think things couldn't get worse for the rebels, they must find a way to survive an orbital bombardment! Will anyone escape Shu-Torun alive?
The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel
by Diana Gabaldon

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

October 19, 2011

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Diana Gabaldon’s brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. Now, in her first-ever graphic novel, Gabaldon gives readers a fresh look at the events of the original Outlander: Jamie Fraser’s side of the story, gorgeously rendered by artist Hoang Nguyen.<br /> <br />After too long an absence, Jamie Fraser is coming home to Scotland—but not without great trepidation. Though his beloved godfather, Murtagh, promised Jamie’s late parents he’d watch over their brash son, making good on that vow will be no easy task. There’s already a fat bounty on the young exile’s head, courtesy of Captain Black Jack Randall, the sadistic British officer who’s crossed paths—and swords—with Jamie in the past. And in the court of the mighty MacKenzie clan, Jamie is a pawn in the power struggle between his uncles: aging chieftain Colum, who demands his nephew’s loyalty—or his life—and Dougal, war chieftain of Clan MacKenzie, who’d sooner see Jamie put to the sword than anointed Colum’s heir.<br /><br />And then there is Claire Randall—mysterious, beautiful, and strong-willed, who appears in Jamie’s life to stir his  compassion . . . and arouse his desire. <br /> <br />But even as Jamie’s heart draws him to Claire, Murtagh is certain she’s been sent by the Old Ones, and Captain Randall accuses her of being a spy. Claire clearly has something to hide, though Jamie can’t believe she could pose him any danger. Still, he knows she is torn between two choices—a life with him, and whatever it is that draws her thoughts so often elsewhere. <br />    <br />Step into the captivating, passionate, and suspenseful world of <b>The Exile</b>, and experience the storytelling magic of Diana Gabaldon as never before.<br />

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