"I'd heard all manner of praise and complimentary comparisons for The Windup Girl, but it wasn't until I started to read the book that I began to believe, and in believing I was filled with sadness and wonder..."
Six years after the fall of the Empire in Return of the Jedi, the battle for the galaxy's freedom rages on. The Empire has been mysteriously reborn under an unknown leader, wielding a new weapon of great power. Princess Leia and Han Solo struggle to hold... (read more)
Steampunk — a grafting of Victorian aesthetic and punk rock attitude onto various forms of science-fiction culture — is a phenomenon that has come to influence film, literature, art, music, fashion, and more. The Steampunk Bible is the... (read more)
New York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore's beloved Cleric Quintet novels, now in a trade paperback. R.A. Salvatore's Cleric Quintet tells the story of the scholar-priest Cadderly, plucked from the halls of the Edificant Library to fulfill a... (read more)
The definitive comics collection of all things Buffy starts here. This first massive volume begins at the beginning - The Origin, a faithful adaptation of creator Joss Whedon's original screenplay for the film that started it all. The newly-chosen slayer'... (read more)
The paperback edition of the legendary, record-breaking, best-selling fourth Harry Potter novel. Harry Potter is midway through his training as a wizard and his coming of age. Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the... (read more)
As two of the most acclaimed fantasy artists working today, Boris and Julie have produced art for book covers, album covers, trading cards, posters, and calendars (in Boris' case) for over 30 years—and have seen 15 books published celebrating... (read more)
THE BOOK BEHIND THE THIRD SEASON OF GAME OF THRONES, AN ORIGINAL SERIES NOW ON HBO. A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: BOOK THREE Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage, as alliances are made... (read more)
Sail with L. Ron Hubbard and navigate his immense nautical legacy. View the ships’ logs chronicling his voyages, his photographic records and previously unpublished essays telling of a life at sea and a “Master of Any Vessel on Any Ocean... (read more)
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