The Ancient Magus’ Bride

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The Ancient Magus’ Bride volumes 1-6 by Kore Yamazaki ✦ Translated by Adrienne Beck ✦ Published by Seven Seas, 2015-2016 ✦ ISBN: 9781626921870 (volume 1) | 9781626921924 (volume 2) | 9781626922242 (volume 3) | 9781626922556 (volume 4) | 9781626922846 (volume 5) | 9781626923508 (volume 6) Series summary: After an early life of misfortune, teenage Chise Hatori finds herself being sold to a mysterious, skull-faced man […]

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Utahime: the Songstress

Utahime: the Songstress by Aki ✦ Translated by Sachiko Sato ✦ Published by DMP, 2009 ✦ ISBN: 978-1-56970-044-0 Summary from publisher: For centuries, a far-off kingdom has been protected by the nightly singing of the Utahime. This powerful voice is passed down from one female songstress to another within the Utahime’s bloodline. Then the impossible happens…a […]

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Are You My Mother?

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Summary from the publisher: Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a second thrilling tale of filial sleuthery, this time about her mother: voracious reader, music lover, passionate amateur actor. Also a woman, unhappily married to a closeted gay man, whose artistic aspirations simmered under the surface of Bechdel’s childhood […]

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