Tag Archives: Comics & Graphic Novels

Scary Stories Treasury; Three Books to Chill Your Bones: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones

Author: Alvin Schwartz Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Product Description Schwartz’s three best-selling collections of scary folklore — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and Scary Stories 3 — are made available in one book, each one in its complete form. Reviews “A wonderful collection of tales that […]

Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise

Author: Naomi Judd Publisher: Product Description Introducing…. Gertie the Goldfish! In this delightful book from one of the most admired women in the entertainment industry, Naomi Judd speaks through a little goldfish with a unique perspective. Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise takes place in a Christmastime frenzy. All the kids at school are […]

Broken Wings (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 2)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description One Shirukan, an elite soldier of the Shirat Empire, came to Earth for Raea’s Starfire shard and failed. Aware of the possibility of another attack, Raea trains to use the shard’s power to protect it while preparing to graduate from high school. But she discovers that […]

Father Fox’s Christmas Rhymes

Author: Clyde Watson Publisher: Product Description Who is that knocking at the door? It’s old Father Fox with surprises galore! Licorice & lollipops, lemons & limes A bundle of toys & a bag full of rhymes . . .   Clyde and Wendy Watson’s Father Fox, beloved from Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes, is now decked out […]

A Fruitcake Christmas (Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends)

Author: Troy Schmidt Publisher: Product Description It’s Christmastime in the garden and Hermie and his friends are hustling and bustling to prepare for the big day. But more than anything, they all eagerly anticipate the crowning moment of the holiday season: the arrival of Grannypillar’s scrumptious fruitcake. Suddenly Christmas is hijacked when Iggy and Ziggy […]

Pokemon Tales, Volume 8: Dragonite’s Christmas (Pokémon Tales)

Author: Akihito Toda Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description Dragonite is very intelligent – a good thing when Santa needs help tracking down his lost reindeer. But Dragonite has a secret, too.

Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

Author: Patton Oswalt Publisher: Scribner Product Description Prepare yourself for a journey through the world of Patton Oswalt, one of the most creative, insightful, and hysterical voices on the entertain­ment scene today. Widely known for his roles in the films Big Fan and Ratatouille, as well as the television hit The King of Queens, Patton […]

Beowulf

Author: Publisher: Candlewick Product Description This exhilarating graphic-novel edition of an ancient classic honors the spirit of the original as it attracts modern readers. The epic tale of the great warrior Beowulf has thrilled readers through the ages — and now it is reinvented for a new generation with Gareth Hinds’s masterful illustrations. Grendel’s black […]

Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life

Author: Rachel Renee Russell Publisher: Aladdin Product Description New school. New mean girl. New crush. New diary so Nikki can spill about all of it…

Edge

Author: Jeffery Deaver Publisher: Simon & Schuster Product Description Behind the well-known U.S. security organizations— the FBI and CIA among them—lies a heavily guarded, anonymous government agency dedicated to intelligence surveillance and to a highly specialized brand of citizen protection. Shock waves of alarm ripple through the clandestine agency when Washington, D.C., police detective Ryan […]

Yu-Gi-Oh!: Millennium World, Vol. 5 (Yu-Gi-Oh! (Graphic Novels)) (v. 5)

Author: Kazuki Takahashi Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description The final saga of the Yu-Gi-Oh! epic! After many deadly duels, Yugi has collected the three Egyptian God Cards, the key to remembering his own past life as an Egyptian pharaoh. When the cards take Yugi’s soul back in time, can he defeat the villains of […]

The Sandwalk Adventures: An Adventure in Evolution Told in Five Chapters

Author: Jay Hosler Publisher: Active Synapse

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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Burn, Christmas! Burn!!

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Brian Gage Publisher: Soft Skull Press Product Description Santa’s elves are tired of being third-rate drones in his oppressive sweatshop. The labor is backbreaking and the greedy Santa and his crotchety CFO, Mrs. Claus, have worn their patience thin. They’re mad as hell and they’re not going to take it anymore. […]

Snoopy’s Christmas Tree (Schulz, Charles M. Peanuts.)

Author: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books Product Description “6 mos-4”–P. [4] of cover.

Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus

Author: Irene Smalls Publisher: Product Description Anticipating the wonderful Johnkankus parade on Christmas day, a young slave girl, Irene Jennie, is saddened that she cannot share the festivities with her parents, who have been loaned to another plantation master.

Hellsing Volume 10 (Hellsing (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kohta Hirano Publisher: Dark Horse Books/Digital Manga Publishing Product Description One of the best things about Kohta Hirano’s sexy apocalypse of warring vampires, Nazis, Catholics, werewolves, and Australian mercenaries is that all the way up to, and possibly through this final volume, we don’t know who’s going to win. The streets […]

Garfield’s Christmas Tales

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Mark Acey Publisher: Troll Communications Product Description A collection of holiday funnies finds the world’s most insatiable cat in a variety of roles that range from Santa’s hungry helper to the world’s protector against weird space aliens. Original.

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Product Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his “Ghostly little book,” Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of […]

Archie’s Classic Christmas Stories

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Archie Comics Product Description Deck the halls with smiles and laughter, fa la la la la, la la la la! Since their inception, Archie and his friends have delighted readers with scores of Yuletide tales. These stories proved so popular that in 1954 an entire series devoted to stories […]

A Christmas Carol: Original Text: The Graphic Novel (British English)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Classical Comics Product Description This is the classic novel brought to life in full colour! ‘I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future’. Classical Comics’ first Dickens title is probably […]

Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path #2: A Clan in Need

Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Ravenpaw and Barley have been driven away from their farm by a group of vicious cats. Now the two loners must turn to ThunderClan—led by Ravenpaw’s friend Firestar—for shelter. Firestar takes them in and promises to help them take back their home as soon as possible, but ThunderClan […]

The Dark-Hunters, Vol. 2 (Dark-Hunter Manga)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description In the war against vampires, mankind has only one hope: The Dark-Hunters. Ancient warriors who died of brutal betrayal, the Dark-Hunters have sworn themselves into the service of the goddess Artemis to protect us. It’s a pact with pretty good perks. Immortality, power, […]

Dark Avengers, Vol. 2: Molecule Man

Author: Brian Michael Bendis Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description The Dark Avengers are pitted against a foe they cannot defeat: A man with the power over every molecule in the world! Norman can’t talk his way out of this one as the world gets turned upside down, and no joke… someone dies! Plus, poor Marvel […]

Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 (The Twilight Saga)

Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Yen Press Book Description When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has […]

Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path #1: Shattered Peace

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Ravenpaw has settled into life on the farm, away from the forest and Tigerstar’s evil eye. He knows that leaving the warrior clans was the right choice, and he appreciates his quiet days and peaceful nights with his best friend, Barley. But when five rogue […]

The Legend of Zelda, Vol. 9: A Link to the Past

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Akira Himekawa Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description R to L (Japanese Style). In the mystical land of Hyrule, three spiritual stones hold the key to the Triforce, and whoever holds them will control the world. A boy named Link sets out on a quest to deliver the Emerald, the spiritual […]

A Very Ninja Christmas (Amelia Rules)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jimmy Gownley Publisher: Atheneum Product Description In A Very Ninja Christmas, join Amelia and the gang for holiday-themed fun. With Amelia, of course, even Christmas is anything but typical!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Rating: (128 reviews) Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description It’s summer vacation, the weather’s great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where’s Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn.   Greg, a self-confessed “indoor person,” is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and […]

Bone, Volume 4: The Dragonslayer

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Jeff Smith Publisher: GRAPHIX Product Description Fone Bone confronts a host of dangers in Book 4 of the BONE saga, The Dragonslayer. He and Gran’ma Ben and Thorn have a terrifying encounter with Kingdok, ruler of the rat creatures. The Hooded One is inciting his army to full-scale war. Someone is […]

A Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (American English, Quick Text Edition)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Classical Comics Product Description One Christmas Eve, after being particularly cruel to his employee, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley, who tells him that he will be visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, Future. Each ghost shows him things […]

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination (Published in association with The Open University)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Christopher Hart Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd Book Description Doing a Literature Review offers students from across the social sciences and humanities a practical and comprehensive guide to writing a literature review. It takes the reader through the initial states of an undergraduate dissertation or postgraduate thesis.

A Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (American English, Original Text Edition)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Classical Comics Product Description One Christmas Eve, after being particularly cruel to his employee, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley, who tells him that he will be visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, Future. Each ghost […]

Peanuts: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Start this holiday season off with a bang by celebrating with the PEANUTS gang in the timeless classic A Charlie Brown Christmas. Read along with Charlie Brown in his heartwarming quest to uncover the true meaning of Christmas with Snoopy, Linus, and […]

Walt Disney’s Christmas Classics

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carl Barks Publisher: BOOM Kids! Product Description Don’t be a Scrooge McDuck this Christmas season! It’s the perfect present! BOOM Kids! has raided the Disney publishing archives and searched every nook and cranny this Christmas season to find the best and the greatest stories from Disney’s vast comic book publishing history […]

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes

Rating: (129 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: Vertigo Product Description “Wake up, sir. We’re here.” It’s a simple enough opening line–althoughnot many would have guessed back in 1991 thatthis would lead to one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comics of the second half of the century.In Preludes and Nocturnes, Neil Gaiman weaves the […]

Heroes, Vol. 2

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: R. D. Hall Publisher: WildStorm

Dream Country (The Sandman, Vol. 3)

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman, Malcolm Jones III, Charles Vess, Steve Erickson Publisher: Vertigo Product Description The third book of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. What’s remarkable here (considering the publisher and the time that this was originally published) is that the main character of the book–the […]

Serenity, Vol. 2: Better Days

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon Publisher: Dark Horse Product Description Serenity: Better Days follows everyone’s favorite space cowboys in a thrilling, action-packed adventure, where Mal and his crew take on a heist that promises a big payoff. But when one of Serenity’s crew is taken captive and tortured, the gang must put their enduring […]

Bone Volume 5: Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border (v. 5)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Jeff Smith Publisher: GRAPHIX Product Description In this fifth volume of the BONE saga, Fone and Smiley Bone strike out into the wilderness to return a lost rat creature cub to the mountains. It doesn’t take long before they run smack into Rock Jaw, “Master of the Eastern Border,” an enormous […]

Bone Volume 3: Eyes of the Storm

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Jeff Smith Publisher: GRAPHIX Product Description In “Eyes of the Storm,” volume three of the nine-book BONE saga, Lucius, Smiley, and Phoney survive an attack by the rat creatures and return safely to Lucius’ tavern in Barrelhaven. Phoney, desperate to win a bet with Lucius, stokes the townspeople’s fear of dragons […]

Coraline Graphic Novel

Rating: (351 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description When Coraline steps through a door in her family’s new house, she finds another house, strangely similar to her own (only better). At first, things seem marvelous. The food is better than at home, and the toy box is filled with fluttering wind-up angels and […]

The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll’s House

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman, Malcolm Jones III, Mike Dringenberg, Michael Zulli, Clive Barker Publisher: Vertigo Product Description This volume of Neil Gaiman’s THE SANDMAN book series features the first appearance of Death, the Sandman’s older sister. As Clive Barker says in his Introduction, “. . . there is a wonderful willful quality to […]

Presidential Material Flipbook: Barack Obama and John McCain (Presidential Material)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Andrew Helfer, Jeff Mariotte, Stephen Thompson, Tom Morgan Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc Product Description In the vein of great biography comics from years past (Pope John Paul?II,?St. Francis of Assisi), come two biographies of the 2008 Presidential candidates. This year?s presidential primary season was historic for many reasons, and?Barack […]

Untamed: A House of Night Novel (House of Night Novels)

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: PC Cast, Kristin Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Life sucks when your friends are pissed at you. Just ask Zoey Redbird – she’s become an expert on suckiness. In one week she has gone from having three boyfriends to having none, and from having a close group of friends […]

The Dresden Files: Welcome to the Jungle

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Jim Butcher, Ardian Syaf Publisher: Del Rey/Dabel Brothers Product Description When the supernatural world spins out of control, when the police can’t handle what goes bump in the night, when monsters come screaming out of nightmares and into the mean streets, there’s just one man to call: Harry Dresden, the only […]

Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha #1: Into the Woods (Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description Sasha has everything she wants: kind housefolk who take care of her during the day and the freedom to explore the woods beyond Twolegplace at night. But when Sasha is forced to leave her home, she must forge a solitary new life in the forest. […]

Hedge Knight II: Sworn Sword Premiere HC (Hedge Knight II)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: George R. R. Martin, Ben Avery, Mike S. Miller Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description Adapting New York Times best-selling author George R. R. Martin’s The Sworn Sword The long-awaited sequel to The Hedge Knight tells the story of the adventures of Ser Duncan and his squire one year after their initial […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon, Andy Owens Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers – newly legion – have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything’s fun and firearms, as an old enemy reappears and Dawn experiences some serious growing pains. Meanwhile, […]

Astonishing X-Men Vol. 4: Unstoppable

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description Strap yourselves in, folks! It’s Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s final arc on Astonishing X-Men! After the shocking and brain-smashing events of recent issues, the X-Men are off to protect the Earth from its destruction at the hands of the Breakworld. And when it’s […]