Will's Favorites of the Year

Lots of Indie Horror topped the carts this year. Plus I spent a lot of time exploring new manga. This sums up my year kind of perfectly.

Will, Jersey City

 

Queen of Teeth By Hailey Piper Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781946335418
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Published: Rooster Republic LLC - August 1st, 2021

"...one of the best horror books of 2021."-Rue Morgue


"A powerful, beautiful horror story."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Within forty-eight hours, Yaya Betancourt will go from discovering teeth between her thighs to being hunted by one of the most powerful corporations in America.



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Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes By Travis Baldree Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250886088
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Published: Tor Books - November 8th, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2022
A Library Reads Pick
An Indie Next Pick

A Goodreads Best Fantasy Choice Award Nominee

The much-beloved BookTok sensation, Travis Baldree's novel of high fantasy and low stakes.


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Man, Fuck This House By Brian Asman Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781736467725
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Published: Mutated Media - October 19th, 2021

With his "highly visual and cinematic worldbuilding" (Booklife by Publishers Weekly), Brian Asman spins a horrifying and imaginative tale of an ordinary family and their extraordinary new house...



The Ghost That Ate Us: The Tragic True Story of the Burger City Poltergeist By Daniel Kraus Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781947879553
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Raw Dog Screaming Press - July 12th, 2022

Shangri-La Frontier 1 By Ryosuke Fuji, Katarina (Created by) Cover Image
By Ryosuke Fuji, Katarina (Created by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781646514823
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Published: Kodansha Comics - September 6th, 2022

A fast-paced, irreverent adventure for fans of isekai and RPGs! High schooler Rakuro loves hunting down "trash games," but one day he decides to play a AAA VR game called Shangri-La Frontier instead. He creates a character with a bird head, skips the cutscenes and jumps right in--but what awaits him in this game is different from anything he's ever faced...


Go! Go! Loser Ranger! 1 By Negi Haruba Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781646515097
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Published: Kodansha Comics - November 8th, 2022

Attention kaiju and sentai fans! From the creator of The Quintessential Quintuplets comes a new "anti-ranger" action-comedy that'll make you root for the alien invaders! Perfect for fans of Kaiju No. 8 and Power Rangers.

WHO IS THE HERO... AND WHO IS THE VILLAIN?


CANDY AND CIGARETTES Vol. 1 By Tomonori Inoue Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781638585909
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Published: Seven Seas - October 18th, 2022

An action-packed, neo-noir revenge thriller from the creator of Coppelion!


Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear (Manga) Vol. 1 By Kumanano Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781645054443
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Published: Seven Seas - June 16th, 2020

A light-hearted manga about a girl transported to her favorite video game world with her magical bearsuit equipped--based on the original light novel series, also published by Seven Seas!


Reluctant Immortals By Gwendolyn Kiste Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982172350
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 23rd, 2022

For fans of Mexican Gothic, from three-time Bram Stoker Award–winning author Gwendolyn Kiste comes a novel inspired by the untold stories of forgotten women in classic literature—from Lucy Westnera, a victim of Stoker’s Dracula, and Bertha Mason, Mr.


If This Book Exists, You're in the Wrong Universe: A John, Dave, and Amy Novel (John Dies at the End #4) By Jason Pargin Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250195821
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 18th, 2022

New York Times bestselling author Jason Pargin’s hilarious and horrifying John Dies at the End series continues with If This Book Exists, You’re in the Wrong Universe.

"Pargin once again delights with scathing social commentary thinly disguised as an outrageous action novel...This is a feast."—Publishers Weekly