Kari's Picks

After a fateful trip to Vermont, inspired by a comic book, Kari decided to leave the west coast and make this state her home. One can most often find Kari reading at least six books at a time with a good mix of genres in hand. Her favorites tend to feature at least one element of magic, and she loves a good graphic novel. Give her a fresh storyline with a strong female lead and she's happy. Throw in some stunning illustrations and she's over the moon.

Authors of Note (According to Kari): Catherynne Valente, Karen Russell, Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link.
Pictorial-Authors of Note: Faith Erin Hicks, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Gail Simone, Fabio Moon& Gabriel Ba.

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A witty and delightful web comic for history buffs and wannabes alike.  Beware: You will laugh out loud.

Hark! A Vagrant Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770460607
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Published: Drawn & Quarterly - September 27th, 2011

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From the headless horseman's blog pgae to the story of Frankenstein's wedding, the verses in this volume will have your sides splitting in laughter. Great for lovers of B horror films to share with young ones.

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ISBN: 9780547850627
Availability: Backordered
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 4th, 2012

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Remember Blade Runner? Read the book that inspired the movie. Or check out A Scanner Darkly, and the short stories in We Can Remember It For You Wholesale. You'll recognize more than one of these great stories from the silver screen.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345404473
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Published: Del Rey Books - May 28th, 1996

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If you have love for comic books, you will definitely love this novel. A fictional account of writers and illustrators from the Golden Age of Comic Books that actually makes you feel like you're getting an inside look at the new industry. A must read!

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812983586
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Published: Random House Trade - June 12th, 2012