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Adele M.'s Book Lists
Teen LGBTQ Comics! (12 titles)
Does what it says on the tin.
Classic Lit Graphic Novels (27 titles)
The comics your mom (might) let you read.
Urban Fiction Audiobooks on CD (32 titles)

Urban Teen Fiction Audiobooks on CD (7 titles)

Urban Crime and Suspense (18 titles)

Urban Romance (12 titles)

Urban Christian Fiction (12 titles)

Conmen, Hoaxers, Scams & Schemes (17 titles)
Who they said they were, what they said they were doing, what they were *really* doing, how they got caught, and sometimes, how they didn't.
The History of Magic, Mentalism & Illusion (13 titles)
Everyone knows about Houdini- he made sure of that- but he was never the only game in town (and by some accounts, he wasn't that great a magician, either). Want to know who might've been? Read on.
The Best How-To Books on Magic & Illusion... (9 titles)
...that you'll ever find at a library.

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Cover ArtTreasure Island
by Chauvel, David
Young Jim Hawkins discovers an old treasure map and sets out on a harrowing voyage to a faraway island. The violent sea is just the first of many obstacles, as Jim soon learns there are dangerous men seeking the same treasure.   posted Dec 31, 2012 at 3:08PM

Cover ArtThe Odyssey : adapted from the epic poem by Homer
by Thomas, Roy, 1940-
Odysseus, one of the great Greek warriors of the Trojan War, has not arrived home. His ship is blown off course by the vengeful sea god Poseidon, thus leading the hero into a series of awesome adventures that form a cornerstone of Western literature - the greatest voyage in all mythology!   posted Dec 31, 2012 at 3:03PM

Cover ArtThe alchemist : a graphic novel
by Ruiz, Derek, 1980-
An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles along the way. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasures found within.   posted Dec 31, 2012 at 3:03PM

Cover ArtThe metamorphosis
by Kuper, Peter, 1958-
A brilliant, darkly comic reimagining of Kafka's classic tale of family, alienation, and a giant bug.   posted Dec 31, 2012 at 3:02PM

Cover ArtThe trial : a graphic novel
by Montellier, Chantal
The Trial is a graphic adaptation of Franz Kafka's famous novel, illustrated by one of France's leading graphic artists. The darkly humorous tale follows Joseph K, who is arrested one morning for unexplained reasons and forced to struggle against an absurd judicial process.He finds himself thrown from one disorientating encounter to the next as he becomes increasingly desperate to prove his innocence in the face of unknown charges. In its stark portrayal of an authoritarian bureaucracy trampling over the lives of its estranged citizens.   posted Dec 31, 2012 at 3:02PM

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