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Hamilton: The Revolution Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781455539741
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 12th, 2016

The hottest Broadway musical of 2016, Hamilton has become an absolute sensation! For those of us unable to travel for the live show, this book is the next best thing! Hamilton: The Revolution contains a full script for each song, along with introductions, cast photos, annotations, and more. I've spent hours poring through this incredible book and I feel like I've barely scratched the surface. There's so much to sink into, and it’s rich with information. The perfect gift for any fan of Hamilton!


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Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780345511492
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Published: Del Rey Books - November 15th, 2016

The newest release of the Star Wars canon, Catalyst sets up the events of the new "Rogue One" film. The story follows Jyn Erso's father Galen. A brilliant scientist, Galen's research has attracted the attention of Orson Krennic, a top member of Chancellor Palpatine's Death Star project. Determined to create a superweapon before their enemies can, Krennic enlists Galen to do his bidding. Trapped under his thumb, the Ersos must escape Krennic's plans in order to save themselves and the galaxy!


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Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780062466822
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Published: Harper Design - October 25th, 2016

This in-universe book is a look at all of the Propaganda Art inspired by events of the galaxy. This book features a lot of incredible art by some great artists. Any fans of Star Wars should absolutely check this title out!

-Gary


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Star Wars: Ahsoka Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484705667
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - October 11th, 2016

After walking away from the Jedi Order and narrowly surviving Order 66, Anakin Skywalker's former padawan is just trying to keep her head down and avoid any unwanted Imperial attention. Weaponless, and on the run, she's found a home on Raada, a backwater moon good for little more than farming. When the Empire arrives, Ahsoka is forced back into action. Relying on her wits, and some inconspicuous use of the Force, she's determined to find a way to save her friends and undermine the relentless grip of the Emperor Palpatine. For fans of Clone Wars and RebelsAhsoka is like revisiting an old friend, and watching as she forges alliances to spark the Rebellion. 

-Gary


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American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062472106
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Published: William Morrow & Company - August 16th, 2016

In Neil Gaiman's universe, all of the gods are real. Deities from cultures all around the world come together in this epic fantasy spanning the crossroads of America. When the Old Gods are no longer worshipped, they'll do whatever it takes to regain relevence. Shadow Moon, freshly released from prison, finds himself entagled with a mysterious man known only as Mr. Wednesday, and is dragged across America in this wonderous tale of myth and modernism.

-Gary


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Mostly Void, Partially Stars: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Volume 1 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062468611
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2016

Mostly Void, Partially Stars is the first volume of the Welcome to Night Vale script books. Whether you're a long time listener, or you've never heard of Night Vale at all, this is the place to start. This volume contains the first year's worth of podcast episodes, illustrations by "our favorite weird artist" Jessica Hayworth, and behind the scenes introductions by the extraordinary creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor.
Night Vale is a quiet desert community where conspiracy theories are always true, and all us residents can do is tune in to the Community Radio and hope for the best. In these volumes, you'll learn about the forbidden dog park, Old Woman Josie and the angels, a foreboding glowing cloud (ALL HAIL), and a budding romance between our subversive radio host and that new scientist with his perfect hair.

-Gary


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The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Volume 2 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062468635
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2016

Mostly Void, Partially Stars and The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe are the first two volumes of the Welcome to Night Vale script books. Whether you’re a long time listener, or you’ve never heard of Night Vale at all, this is the place to start. Each volume contains a year’s worth of podcast episodes, illustrations by “our favorite weird artist” Jessica Hayworth, and behind the scenes introductions by the extraordinary creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. Night Vale is a quiet desert community where conspiracy theories are always true, and all us residents can do is tune in to the Community Radio and hope for the best. In these volumes, you’ll learn about the forbidden dog park, Old Woman Josie and the angels, a foreboding glowing cloud (ALL HAIL), and a budding romance between our subversive radio host and that new scientist with his perfect hair.

-Gary


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Saga Volume 1 Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781607066019
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Published: Image Comics - October 23rd, 2012

In a galaxy torn apart by war, two lovers from different side of the conflict run away together. In a desperate attempt to protect their newborn daughter, our heroes travel the galaxy in search of a safe place to call home. I cannot express how wonderful this series in. Volume 1 is only the first steps into the most epic space opera I've read in recent years. 

-Gary


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Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781932664089
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Published: Oni Press - April 20th, 2010

This is the first installment of the Scott Pilgrim saga. Scott is an average 20-something who only wants to find love. But first, he must battle Ramona Flower's Seven Evil Exes! Written and illustrated by Bryan Lee O'Malley, and the inspiration for Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, this series captures the heart through music, video games, and failed relationships. 

-Gary