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The Summer of Book Love. June 1st to September 4th. Showing Book Genres Love Two Weeks at a Time. Humor, Fantasy, Illustrated, Mystery, Poetry, Nonfiction, Science Fiction, Romance


June 29th to July 13th: Illustrated (Manga, Graphic Novels, Graphic Memoirs)

Wolverine: Snikt! By Tsutomu Nihei Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781974738533
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - June 27th, 2023

Tsutomu Nihei takes Wolverine to a desolate new dimension in Wolverine: Snikt!


Tsutomu Nihei's classic graphic novel Wolverine: Snikt! is back in a brand new deluxe edition, with behind the scenes material and a beautiful art gallery!

WOLVERINE is the lone hope of the last remaining humans in a ruined dimension as they fight to survive against


What Happens Next?: Science Fair Frenzy By Jess Smart Smiley Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9781250889645
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Published: First Second - June 20th, 2023

In the second volume of the What Happens Next? graphic novel series, YOU decide whether Sunbright Middle School's science fair is a success or if it all goes up in flames!


This Is Not My Story By Ryan Uytdewilligen, David Huyck (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ryan Uytdewilligen, David Huyck (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525303432
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Published: Kids Can Press - June 6th, 2023

An author and his hero embark on a genre-bending journey to find the right story.


What Happens Next?: Talent Show Troubles By Jess Smart Smiley Cover Image
$20.69
ISBN: 9781250772831
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Published: First Second - April 11th, 2023

In this first volume of the What Happens Next? graphic novel series, YOU decide if Megan will run the Sunbright Middle School’s talent show smoothly...or right into the ground!

Megan Hathaway is in charge of Sunbright Middle School’s talent show, and everything is going wrong.


PopularMMOs Presents Into the Overworld By PopularMMOs, Dani Jones (Illustrator) Cover Image
By PopularMMOs, Dani Jones (Illustrator)
$11.69
ISBN: 9780063080393
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Published: HarperAlley - March 7th, 2023

New York Times bestselling authors and YouTube sensations Pat and Jen from the beloved Minecraft-inspired channel PopularMMOs fall into a “fun-tastic” new world in their exhilarating fourth graphic novel adventure, Into the Overworld.


PrestonPlayz: The Mystery of the Super Spooky Secret House By PrestonPlayz, Dave Bardin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By PrestonPlayz, Dave Bardin (Illustrator)
$21.59
ISBN: 9780063065147
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Published: HarperAlley - February 28th, 2023

Join YouTube superstar PrestonPlayz and his friends on this thrillingly spooky middle grade graphic novel adventure where Preston and his crew have to escape a creepy amusement park’s haunted house—before it’s too late!


Officer Clawsome: Lobster Cop By Brian "Smitty" Smith, Chris Giarrusso (Illustrator) Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9780063136366
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Published: HarperAlley - January 3rd, 2023

Dog Man meets SpongeBob in Officer Clawsome: Lobster Cop, a fast-paced and funny middle grade graphic novel series about the crimefighting duo Clawsome, a lobster, and his partner Stariana, a starfish, as they fight such denizens of the deep as the Catfishburglar, Chowderhead, and the Brain Sturgeon. 


Trackers Presents: Captain Nick & The Explorer Society--Compass of Mems By Grey Allison, Tony Deis, Thomas Pitilli (Illustrator), Michelle McCann Cover Image
$13.49
ISBN: 9781506732374
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Published: Dark Horse Books - July 4th, 2023

Join the Explorer Society for an epic, globe-trotting adventure!


I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 (I Survived Graphic Novel #7) (I Survived Graphix) By Lauren Tarshis, Cassie Anderson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Cassie Anderson (Illustrator)
$9.89
ISBN: 9781338825152
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Published: Graphix - May 2nd, 2023

Could an entire city really burn to the ground? One brave boy finds out in this graphic novel adaptation of Lauren Tarshis's bestselling I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871, with text adapted by Georgia Ball and art by Cassie Anderson.

Oscar Starling never wanted to move to Chicago.


My Weird School Graphic Novel: Dorks in New York! By Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9780063229716
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Published: HarperAlley - June 27th, 2023

Graphic novel fans, it’s time to visit the Big Apple with A.J. and friends! New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman and veteran illustrator Jim Paillot have brought you a third zany My Weird School graphic novel!


Marshmallow Martians: Show and Smell: (A Graphic Novel) By Deanna Kent, Neil Hooson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deanna Kent, Neil Hooson (Illustrator)
$9.89
ISBN: 9780593566077
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Published: Random House Graphic - April 18th, 2023

Meet the Marshmallow Martians: a group of curious aliens who can’t get enough of planet Earth! This hilarious, fast-paced graphic chapter book will tickle young readers’ funny bones!


School Trip: A Graphic Novel By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$13.49
ISBN: 9780062885531
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 4th, 2023

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft is back with the newest adventures of Jordan, Drew, Liam, and all the characters that fans first met in New Kid, winner of the Newbery Award and the Coretta Scott King Author Award!


Stick and Stone on the Go By Beth Ferry, Kristen Cella (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Kristen Cella (Illustrator)
$11.69
ISBN: 9780358549383
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Published: Clarion Books - February 7th, 2023

Two stories in one graphic novel perfect for beginning readers, based on the bestselling Stick and Stone series by Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld. For fans of the Narwhal series and Baloney and Friends.


Stick and Stone Explore and More By Beth Ferry, Kristen Cella (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Kristen Cella (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780358549345
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Published: Clarion Books - January 10th, 2023

Two stories in one easy-to-read graphic novel perfect for beginning readers, based on the bestselling Stick and Stone books by Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld. Perfect for fans of the Narwhal and Pizza and Taco series.


Four Eyes: A Graphic Novel (Four Eyes #1) By Rex Ogle, Dave Valeza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rex Ogle, Dave Valeza (Illustrator)
$11.69
ISBN: 9781338574968
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Published: Graphix - May 2nd, 2023

A humorous and heartwarming middle-grade graphic memoir about fitting in, facing bullies, and finding the right pair of glasses.

Sixth grade isn't as great as Rex thought it would be. He's the only kid who hasn't had a growth spurt, and the bullies won't let him forget it. His closest friend is unreliable, at best.


Super-Serious Mysteries #1: The Untimely Passing of Nicholas Fart: A Who-Dealt-It Mystery By Josh Crute, James Rey Sanchez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Crute, James Rey Sanchez (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9780063093386
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Published: HarperAlley - May 23rd, 2023

A funny young chapter book graphic novel series, perfect for fans of Fart Squad, InvestiGators, Clue, and whodunit mysteries!

Nicholas Fart toppled from his chair, rolled across the carpet, and passed out cold on the floor after smelling something foul. It was the perfect crime. 


The Ojja-Wojja By Magdalene Visaggio, Jenn St-Onge (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Magdalene Visaggio, Jenn St-Onge (Illustrator)
$12.59
ISBN: 9780062852427
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 7th, 2023

The first in a new graphic novel series from indie comic stars Magdalene Visaggio and Jenn St-Onge is a coming-of-age story about the transformative power of friendship. And an immortal demon with the power to take over the world. But mostly the friendship thing.


MARVEL-VERSE: ROCKET & GROOT By Bill Mantlo, Marvel Various, Sal Buscema (Illustrator), Marvel Various (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bill Mantlo, Marvel Various, Sal Buscema (Illustrator), Marvel Various (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781302950729
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Published: Outreach/New Reader - April 18th, 2023

Rocket and Groot are the most lovable duo in the Marvel-Verse - and these are some of their craziest adventures! Rocket Raccoon blasts his way into action as Guardian of the Keystone Quadrant - just as the Incredible Hulk lands in his jurisdiction! But when Rocket and Groot team up, that's when the fur really flies! Can they rescue a princess with a price on her head?


The Calvin and Hobbes Portable Compendium Set 1 By Bill Watterson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524884970
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - August 29th, 2023

The first set of books collecting Bill Watterson's timeless Calvin and Hobbes comics in a compact, portable format designed to introduce the timeless adventures of a boy and his stuffed tiger to a new generation of readers.


Case Closed, Vol. 86 By Gosho Aoyama Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781974732685
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - April 11th, 2023

Can Detective Conan crack the case…while trapped in a kid’s body?

When ace high school detective Jimmy Kudo is fed a mysterious substance by a pair of nefarious men in black—poof! He is physically transformed into a first grader.


Sunshine: A Graphic Novel By Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Illustrator) Cover Image
$13.49
ISBN: 9781338356311
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Published: Graphix - April 18th, 2023

The extraordinary -- and extraordinarily powerful -- follow-up to Hey, Kiddo.

When Jarrett J. Krosoczka was in high school, he was part of a program that sent students to be counselors at a camp for seriously ill kids and their families. Going into it, Jarrett was worried: Wouldn't it be depressing, to be around kids facing such a serious struggle?


The Talk By Darrin Bell Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250805140
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 6th, 2023

“A moving portrait . . . funny and touching, intellectually and emotionally stimulating. There’s pride and prejudice, family drama, and a love story. I loved this book. You will too.”
—Victor LaValle, author of The Changeling


Snippets: 52 Weeks of Diary Comics By Rachael Smith Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781446309698
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Published: David & Charles - May 23rd, 2023

Snippets - 52 Weeks of Diary Comics teaches the basics of writing and drawing comic strips in a diary format that provides a record of your year, your growth as an artist and storyteller, and a place to experiment and explore your creativity.