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The Cursed (Vampire Huntress Legend)

L. A. Banks

The Chairman has been slaughtered, along with Hells first almost-successful attempt at creating an Anti-Christ, using Carlos Riveras body-double. Dantes son has also been vanquished. Now the evil Lilith sits on Dantes old throne, a prize won... (read more)

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Lectures on Literature

Vladimir Vl Nabokov

For two decades, first at Wellesley and then at Cornell, Nabokov introduced undergraduates to the delights of great fiction. Here, collected for the first time, are his famous lectures, which include Mansfield Park, Bleak House, and Ulysses. Edited and... (read more)

Congratulations to Natasha Trethewey, our 19th U.S. poet laureate!
Trethewey is the nation's first laureate to hail from the South since 1986, when Robert Penn Warren was named the first U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress. She is also Mississippi's top poet and will be the first person to serve simultaneously as poet laureate for a state and for the nation at large. Natasha's collection of poems Native Guard won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2007.

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Cloud Waltzer

Tory Cates

ROMANCES AS ENDURING AS THE AMERICAN WEST! The magic of ballooning. The wonder of love. Award-winning author Tory Cates sweeps us away to the open skies of New Mexico with a story that floats into our hearts. Meredith Tolliver has cast off her old gray... (read more)

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Granta: The Magazine of New Writing #119: Granta 119: Britain

John Freeman

A nation defined by tradition and built on expansion, Britain now has more languages spoken within its capital than any other city in the world. Recently, Granta has explored Chicago, Pakistan and the world of Spanish-language letters. In this bold... (read more)

Pulp Fiction
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The Tin Man

Dale Brown

The master of military adventure creates the ultimate one-man army.... New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown pits men and technology against impossible odds, in vividly realized stories. Now, in his eleventh novel, he brings aerial combat hero... (read more)

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Kiss of Fire: A Dragonfire Novel (Signet Eclipse)

Deborah Cooke

A DRAGONFIRE NOVEL For centuries, the shape-shifting dragon warriors known as the Pyr have hidden themselves from mankind, defending the earth’s treasures in secrecy. But as the final reckoning with the Slayers—who are determined to eradicate... (read more)

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Rhymes of Our Tymes for Adults & Adultresses

Fat Lloyd

Rhymes of Our Tymes for Adults and Adultresses is a collection of humorous stories and/thoughts that are presented in a 'rhyme' format. Each 'rhyme' is designed to either make you laugh at yourself or your convictions or both. There is usually a lesson... (read more)

Graphic Novels
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American Newspaper Comics: An Encyclopedic Reference Guide

Allan Holtz

From its earliest appearance in the 1890s, the newspaper comic strip has told the story of America, from the Irish ghetto of the Yellow Kid to flappers, war heroes, hippies, and today's office drones and soccer moms. American Newspaper Comics is the... (read more)

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