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Finally, a trimmer that does everything it promises.
A broadly comic manga riff on boy/girl roles.
A young writer who found Normal Mailer’s work difficult to read, ends up leading Mailer through the author’s last years.
Why Iran's Ahmadinejad wants the bomb and how we aren't dealing with it.
A plan to turn around the UK from its current slide into debt hell.
Back at the ranch in South Dakota, not is all well for Mercy Gunderson, a strong and perhaps unique heroine
A history of Sam Ward that fascinates and enchants all the same.
An All-Ages romantic fantasy about teens with the power to project the images in their minds.
A new comics version of the durable Aladdin yarn has loads of bloodthirsty boyishness.
Live a self-sufficient, rural lifestyle in the city!
Swoopingly eccentric pop-craft from the Aussie singer/songwriter.
The three-book shojo rom-com gets reissued in a hefty economy edition.
“New punk rock that sounds like old punk rock from The Ramones and The Misfits”
Aha! moments on how to survive life as a customer service representative.
How will a young Mennonite girl maintain her faith while attending a public high school?
Asana's second telling look at 21st urban living is as solid and evocative as his first volume.
The Philly indy band’s full-length debut displays plenty of enjoyable pop quirk.
A new graphic novel tells the back story of a role-playing game character – do you care?
A good initial attempt at explaining the tea party movement. Could have been better, but it's at least accurate.
If you like novels about the battle of good vs. evil, you’ll love Justin Gustainis’ books.