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African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335141026
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Published: Hanover Square Press - April 30th, 2019

An amazing biography about one of Japan's most unique historical figure, the first non Japanese Samurai. An african slave that came to be known as Yazuke and became one of the most important men in Japan thanks to his close position to one of Japan's most important historical figures, Oda Nobunaga.

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Sleeping Giants (The Themis Files #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101886717
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Published: Del Rey - January 24th, 2017

An amazing Science Fiction tale about something found deep underground, a piece of technology made by no man of Earth that so many wish to know the secrets of but none seem to know the exact effect their meddling could have on the world at large. A tale of curiosity, intrigue, and man's place in the cosmos.

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We Sold Our Souls: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683691242
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Published: Quirk Books - June 25th, 2019

A rocker roadtrip tale with an added touch of satanic rituals, betrayal, and confronting those who've used you. Kris, a down on her luck ex guitarist sets out to reclaim the members of her old band to confront their former band mate, who rose to stardom on his own, mysteriously right at the time things went south for Kris. Her anger turns to righteous fury when she finds out the exact price she had to pay for his success.

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V-Wars: The Graphic Novel Collection (V-Wars Comics) Cover Image
By Jonathan Maberry, Alan Robinson (Illustrator), Marco Turini (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781684055364
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Published: IDW Publishing - May 14th, 2019

A graphic novel about politics and intruige set over the stage of a pandemic turning five percent of the worlds populations into vampires. Not just any vampires, many different variants over multipe cultures and ethnicities. A larger conspiracy grows as the president is murdered right on the day he plans to announce rights for Vampire citizens, someone doesn't want peace, and it's not clear if they stand on either side of the debate.