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My Best Friend's Exorcism: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594749766
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Published: Quirk Books - July 11th, 2017

An amazing throwback to the supernatural slasher genre of the mid to late eighties, Grady Hendrix crafts a self aware story that isn't took caught up in Meta humor so that it keeps it's edge for the horror factor.

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ISBN: 9781534403048
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - October 30th, 2018

A great blend of fantasy, sci-fi, and post apocalyptic, Mage Against the Machine gives a fun plot basis for the simple idea of scifi versus fantasy wars crated into a battle to extinction with the mages attempting to hold their own against the creations of their ancestors bent on wiping out the human race that created them.

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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307408853
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Published: Broadway Books - May 2012

Larson takes one of the darkest points of history and crafts an interesting story based of of real life historical research. What was being a forgein embassador to Nazi Germany like and how much did the Nazi Party hide or try to reframe it's more overtly antisemetic acts from these foreign ambassadors?

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The Eye of the World: Book One of 'The Wheel of Time' Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812511819
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Published: Tor Fantasy - November 15th, 1990

The beginning of the Epic Wheel of Time Saga, the classic Robert Jordan series, currently being adapted by Hulu, A fantasy epic that rivals that of Tolkein. Set in a mystical realm where Time is distorted the present being both the past and the future, the world is under threat, the balance of Dark and Light is threatened and three youths must find which of them is the legendary Dragon reborn.