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Thrawn: Treason (Star Wars) (Star Wars: Thrawn #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984820983
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Published: Del Rey - July 23rd, 2019

Timothy Zahn continues to recanonize his famous creations, Thrawn as he rises through the Ranks of the Empire on his way to the rank of Grand Admiral. With intrigue and backstabbing abound he Thrawn seeks to cement himself in the Empire's upper enchelon using his TIE Defender program but with operation Stardust, the Emperor's superweapon coming into fruition he knows he's on thin ice. And then a message from an old protege puts his loyalties to his homeworld and the Empire at odds.

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Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker The Visual Dictionary: With Exclusive Cross-Sections Cover Image
By Pablo Hidalgo, Chris Terrio (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781465479037
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Published: DK Children - December 20th, 2019

Full of small details on the The Rise of The Skywalker, the Encyclopedia offers looks into the anatomy of certain species, the structure of ships, weaponry, and buildings featured in the film and all the detailed information behind them. With helpful looks into the more confusing or obscure parts of the film.

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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

Grady Hendrix weaves together the ultimate slasher supernatural horror using tropes taken directly off the old school VHS horror films of the 80's and translating them into novel form for the enjoyment. Just like back in the old days of cheap paperback horror with modern day quality only someone with a love of the genre can deliver.

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Dune: Deluxe Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593099322
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Published: Ace - October 1st, 2019

Frank Herberts first novel in his most memorable series, Dune stands out in science fiction and it's influence is still felt to this day. Reprinted in a new Deluxe edition with a beautiful double sided cover and blue tipped pages turns this classic into a beautiful collectors item.

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By Bram Stoker, Maurice Hindle (Introduction by), Maurice Hindle (Notes by), Christopher Frayling (Preface by)
ISBN: 9780141439846
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 29th, 2003

One of the classic's of The Gothic era Dracula pulls together dozens of accounts from fictional newspaper clippings to journal entries to weave together a story of a group of people warding off an ancient seductive evil that arrives on the English shores, intent on dark plans for the future.

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Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501107764
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Published: Gallery 13 - January 8th, 2019

An amazing graphic novel from Stan Lee detailing his life and his rise to the tops of Marvel comics and those who he worked with to get there. Also offering glimpses of his personal life and the struggles he went through in and out of the industry.

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Homeland: The Legend of Drizzt, Book I Cover Image
ISBN: 9780786939534
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Published: Wizards of the Coast - December 1st, 2005

The origins of one of D&D's biggest characters Homeland goes through the formative years of Drizzt's life and show how he's molded by the dark oppresive matriarchy of the Drow and their Dark Goddess Lolth. With his own moral code formed by his father he has to see through the lies he's been fed about his race's origins and hope he survives the cutthroat world of Drow politics.

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ISBN: 9780735219359
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 1st, 2019

Made in Collaboration with one of the Stoker family Dracul works as a origin for both Dracula and Bram Stoker's connection with him, trading both fiction and history of the author together to make a gothic tale of a man introduced to a world he never new existed when the sun went down.