Tag Archives: Manga

Man vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Bear Grylls Publisher: Hyperion Book Description In Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls demonstrates all manner of survival techniques when faced with nature’s extremes–from crossing piranha-infested rivers to fighting off grizzly bears. He shows us how, armed with the correct know-how and a determination to stay alive, all of us have the […]

Warriors: Warrior’s Return (Warriors)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter, Dan Jolley Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description Graystripe and Millie have finally found ThunderClan’s old territory, but Twoleg monsters have devastated the forest and Graystripe fears that all of his Clanmates have been killed or captured by Twolegs. Millie insists that they keep looking, and an old friend helps point […]

Death Note How to Read 13 (Death Note (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media, LLC Product Description An encyclopedic guide to the Death Note manga series, including character bios, storyline summaries, interviews with creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, production notes and commentaries, and bonus manga pages. Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of […]

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Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Patricia Mccormick Publisher: Hyperion

Berserk Volume 22 (Berserk (Graphic Novels))

Author: Kentaro Miura Publisher: Dark Horse Books/Digital Manga Publishing Product Description The world of Guts, the Black Swordsman, is changing in a hurry. Though a demonic maelstrom has leveled the dreaded Tower of Conviction and ended the reign of terror of its grand inquisitor, Mozgus, peace has not returned to Midland. The Tower’s fall has […]

In Odd We Trust

Author: Dean Koontz Publisher: Del Rey Book Description “The dead don’t talk. I don’t know why.” But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant. Odd Thomas thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, if possessed of a certain measure of talent at the […]

xxxHOLiC, Volume 11

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clamp Publisher: Del Rey

Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Dannah Gresh Publisher: Moody Publishers

Death Note, Volume 9

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook […]

Tsubasa 16: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE (Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clamp Publisher: Del Rey Book Description THE FRIENDSHIP BREAKS! The five dimension-hopping travelers have stuck together through all sorts of worlds and all kinds of harrowing adventures. But when the group enters the ruined city of Tokyo, two powerful fugitives set in motion a disastrous chain of events that may cause […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus, Volume 3

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Dark Horse Book Description The third volume of Dark Horse’s Buffy omnibus series follows the gang through harrowing trials and tribulations – slaying vampires, going to high school, and young love. Angel has lost his soul and found it again, Xander and Cordelia kiss and make up, and Willow […]

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, Book 1)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Book Description St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been […]

Christmas in Britain (Christmas Around the World) (Christmas Around the World Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Corinne Ross Publisher: World Book Book Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts.

All Is Well: The Miracle of Christmas in July

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Frank Peretti Publisher: Thomas Nelson Book Description When Daniel and his mom run out of money and can’t pay the rent, it looks like they’re going to have to move. To help any way he can, Daniel goes door-to-door selling whatever isn’t nailed down, including a box of Christmas ornaments. Through […]

A Very Dairy Christmas

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Sylvia Hysen Publisher: 1st Impression Publishing Product Description Books become classics when they appeal to all generations, and A Very Dairy Christmas manages to do just that in this heart-warming comedy about dysfunctional family relationships. With chapters like “There’s no place like a stranger’s home”, “You don’t need a farm to […]

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Movie Storybook

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Louise Gikow Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Here is a quirky and refreshing new take on the traditional movie storybook. It’s told from the point of view of the two slightly batty Old Biddies who lovingly raise the Grinch from the night of his arrival in Who-ville […]

American Born Chinese

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Gene Luen Yang Publisher: First Second Amazon.com Indie graphic novelist Gene Yang’s intelligent and emotionally challenging American Born Chinese is made up of three individual plotlines: the determined efforts of the Chinese folk hero Monkey King to shed his humble roots and be revered as a god; the struggles faced by […]

Spanish Now! Level 1 with CDs (Spanish Now)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Ruth Silverstein, Allen Pomerantz Ph.D., Haywood Wald Ph.D. Publisher: Barron”s Educational Series Book Description The updated 7th edition of this combination textbook and workbook is designed as an introduction to Spanish for classroom use. The emphasis is on oral proficiency—conversational speaking and listening comprehension—but the authors also present detailed instruction in […]

Death Note, Vol. 5

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects-and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook […]

The Anne of Green Gables Christmas Treasury

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Strom Collins, Christina Wyss Eriksson, L. M. Montgomery Publisher: Viking Adult Book Description The magic of Christmas in the world of Anne and her friends–whose worldwide popularity has made a tourist attraction of her fictional home of Avonlea, on Prince Edward Island–is brought vividly to life with this fascinating selection […]

Christmas in My Heart

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Joe L. Wheeler Publisher: Review & Herald Publishing Book Description Timeless stories with a message of unselfish love and personal involvement will turn thoughts to Christ and remind readers that this is really what Christmas–and life itself–is all about.

Painless Grammar (Painless Series)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Rebecca Elliott Ph.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is […]

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Running Press Miniatures)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers Amazon.com Just like It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Valentine, this illustrated read-along seeks to re-create the popular Peanuts TV show of the same name. This edition also includes a four-song sampler CD from jazz-great Vince Guaraldi’s brilliant soundtrack. […]

Berserk Volume 20 (Berserk (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Kentaro Miura Publisher: Dark Horse Books/Digital Manga Publishing Book Description The Black Swordsman Guts’ former captain and lover, Casca, has been taken by the Holy Iron Chain Knights to the “Tower of Conviction” of the fanatic torturer of the Holy See, Mozgus, who plans to treat the rumored witch to the […]

The Art of Naruto: Uzumaki

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Relish Masashi Kishimoto’s artwork in all its colorful glory in this new hardbound collection of images from the Naruto manga! Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, Kakashi and all your favorite characters appear in over a hundred pages of gorgeous full-color images. The book also includes an extensive […]

Naruto, Volume 19

Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description It’s all-out shinobi war as Naruto, Tsunade, Jiraiya and Shizune take on Orochimaru and Kabuto in battle…with the final fate of Tsunade hanging on the outcome! Will her darkest fears finally become reality?!

MY LITTLE PONY Volume 2: A Very Minty Christmas (My Little Pony (Graphic Novels))

Author: Hasbro Publisher: TokyoPop Book Description It’s Christmas in Ponyville! The ponies put a glowing candy cane atop their Christmas tree so that Santa will find them. But when the candy cane accidentally breaks, it’s up to Minty to save Christmas. She goes looking for Santa…and finds the true meaning of Christmas!

Naruto, Vol. 1

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Author Masashi Kishimoto made his debut in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999 with Naruto, which won the Hop Step Award. Naruto must pass the difficult test to enter the Ninja Academy; deal with his rival, Konohamaru; and learn to get along with his new classmates, […]

Naruto, Volume 27

Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Everything changes as Sakura, Sasuke and Naruto part ways to begin new training, each with different mentors. You’ll never believe whom they choose. Plus, take a trip back in time as we finally learn the true story of Kakashi’s greatest secret!

Tim Burton’s the Nightmare Before Christmas (Manga)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tim Burton Publisher: Disney Press Book Description Jack Skellingtons got the blues. Hes sick and tired of his hometown holiday, Halloween, and is longing for something new. But when his soul searching leads to his good-intentioned kidnapping of Santa, things start getting pretty hairy!

Easy-To-Do Holiday Crafts From Everyday Household Items!: Including Crafts for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, and Every Day of the Year!

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Boyds Mills Press

Cajun Night Before Christmas (Miniature Edition)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Trosclair Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company Book Description More than twenty-five years after its first appearance, “Cajun Night Before Christmas” has become a modern classic that has sold more than 490,000 copies and has served as the model for Pelican’s ongoing, best-selling “Night Before Christmas series.” The formula that started this success […]

Naruto, Vol. 11

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Twelve years ago, a giant fox demon with nine tails attacked the ninjya village of Konohagakure. Defeated by the Hokage, the village champion, the mighty demon’s soul was sealed into the body of an innocent orphan child, Naruto Uzumaki. Now Naruto is a […]

Miss Match: A Lauren Holbrook Novel

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Erynn Mangum Publisher: Th1nk Books

After School Nightmare Volume 5 (Afterschool Nightmare)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Setona Mizushiro Publisher: Go!Comi Book Description In Volume 5, things are heating up in both worlds! Determined to prove himself, Mashiro puts all his effort into his relationship with Kureha. But will this newfound chivalry withstand his shock when the identity of the knight is finally revealed?

Fruits Basket, Volume 18

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Natsuki Takaya Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description As rumors swirl about Machi trying to kill her little brother, Kakeru figures that the only person who can get the truth out of her is Yuki. But when the two of them visit her, they learn a shocking secret. Later, Motoko wants to tell […]

Empowered Volume 2 (Empowered)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Adam Warren Publisher: Dark Horse Book Description Empowered returns for further misadventures, as a distress-prone girl wonder struggling with life on the superheroic C-list! Clad – or unclad, as fate would too often have it – in her embarrassingly revealing and maddeningly unreliable supersuit, she fights a neverending battle against overly […]

Bleach, Volume 21

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Tite Kubo Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Ichigo and his friends return to the World of the Living, where life goes on as usual. But the arrival of a new transfer student raises disturbing questions, for outside school he carries a zanpaku-tô and wears the mask of a Hollow…

52, Vol. 2

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid Publisher: DC Comics Book Description After the INFINITE CRISIS, the DC Universe spent a yearwithout Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.A year in which those heroeswere needed more than ever as the fate of the world hung in the balance.The story of 52 continues […]

Fall 2007 Naruto Box Set, Volumes 1-27 (Naruto)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: VIZ Media Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Naruto is a ninja-in-training with a need for attention, a knack for mischief, and sealed within him, a strange, formidable power. His antics amuse his instructor Kakashi and irritate his teammates, intense Sasuke and witty Sakura, but Naruto is serious about becoming the […]

Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, Book 3)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: NAL Jam Book Description Claire Danvers’s college town may be run by vampires but a truce between the living and the dead made things relatively safe. For a while. Now people are turning up dead, a psycho is stalking her, and an ancient bloodsucker has proposed private mentoring. […]

Tsubasa 15: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE (Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Clamp Publisher: Del Rey Book Description ONCE A CITY, NOW A WASTELAND . . . Kurogane, Syaoran, Fai, Mokona, and Princess Sakura have come upon a desert of shifting sands and ruined skyscrapers. This postapocalyptic nightmare is all that remains of the booming metropolis that was Tokyo, and the survivors are […]

New Junior Cookbook (Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Better Homes and Gardens Publisher: Better Homes and Gardens Book Description All new recipes are age-appropriate, kid-tested and kid-tasted. Recipes use short ingredient lists and easy step-by-step instructions. Written and designed to appeal to 8- to 12-year-old children who are just beginning to cook on their own, as well as those […]

Manga: The Complete Guide

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jason Thompson Publisher: Del Rey Book Description • Reviews of more than 900 manga series • Ratings from 0 to 4 stars • Guidelines for age-appropriateness • Number of series volumes • Background info on series and artists THE ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR CHOOSING BETWEEN THE BEST AND THE REST! Whether you’re […]

Naruto, Volume 22

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description While Naruto and the others continue to track down the Sound Ninja Four, Sasuke comes closer than ever to fulfilling a dark destiny. Has the time come for Sasuke to take his place in Orochimaru’s ultimate master plan?

Warriors: Warrior’s Refuge

Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: TOKYOPOP

The Field and Forest Handy Book: New Ideas for Out of Doors (Nonpareil Book, 94.)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Daniel Carter Beard, David R. Godine Publisher: David R Godine Product Description This book was written by the Boy Scouts founder, Dan Beard, with his wife, Lena and daughter, Adelia. Birds of All Kinds is one of the many “edu-tainment” books that Channel Craft carries. Being an “edu-tainment” item means that […]

Claymore Vol. 10 (Claymore) (Claymore)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Norihiro Yago Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Clare and a group of Claymores are sent to the north to battle a group of Yoma that have banded together under the command of Isley, a powerful Awakened Being. When the warriors arrive, they find their new enemies to be unusually dangerous. […]

More How To Draw Manga Volume 1: The Basics Of Character Drawing (Manga Technique)

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Go Office Publisher: Graphic-Sha Book Description The foundation to drawing a character is the penciled under-drawing. An under-drawing that has somehow gone astray, once penned, ultimately results in artwork that just will not pull together or lacks balance. This volume explains in thorough detail how to handle the pencil, before the […]

Naruto, Volume 23

Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Orochimaru’s nefarious plans for Sasuke are revealed and Naruto vows to save his friend. But first he and the others must battle they mysterious Kimamaro, who has deadly past ties to The Sound Ninja Four!