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Books With Pictures Five-Year Anniversary Celebration & Sale!

🌟ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AND SALE!🌟 To celebrate Books with Pictures’ five years in business, we’re having our biggest sale ever, from tomorrow, June 2, through Sunday the 6th! We’ll have selected books and back issues for sale on the sidewalk for 65% off all week starting tomorrow, plus extra sales in store each day: Wednesday, June 2: Superhero graphic novels are 25% off — and Pup Tent, the awesome new florist in our lot, will be in costume as… well, it’s a surprise. Thursday, June 3: Zines and small-press comics are 50% off, and nonfiction graphic novels are 25% off. Friday, June 4: Single issue comics are 75% off. Excludes books released 5/26 and 6/2. Excludes curated $3 back issue section. Saturday, June 5: Non-superhero graphic…

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Mason Mooney: Paranormal Investigator Book Launch

Join us for a chat about the book, virtual book plate signing, and more! Bring your own refreshments. Book is great for kids 8 and up, and they’re welcome at this party, too. ABOUT MASON MOONEY: PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR Paranormal Investigator Mason Mooney is heartless, both figuratively and literally. He’s on a mission to prove to the Paranormal Society that he’s the best paranormal investigator around, but they’re not so sure. And they’re not the only ones. Join Mason as he tackles ghosts, witches and grumpy teenagers to prove once and for all who the REAL talent in the world of paranormal creatures is. If anyone can take on the ghosts in the Grimbrook’s haunted house – it’s him. And no one else. But with an…

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Virtual Book Club: Always Human

Skype with comics friends! This week, let’s talk about Always Human by Ari North! “A story about nanobots, genetic engineering, and two girls falling in love. No matter how technology changes us, we’ll always be human.” In this time of virtual access, we’re switching over to some web comics! Click here to read through to chapter 37! https://www.webtoons.com/en/romance/always-human/list?title_no=557&page=1 Join the chat at the skype link!

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Virtual Book Club: Strong Female Protagonist

https://join.skype.com/Ti23mIwRHviv Skype with comics friends! This week, let’s talk about Strong Female Protagonist by Molly Ostertag. “SFP follows the adventures of a young middle-class American with super-strength, invincibility and an overwhelming sense of social injustice.” A great read for those who like superheros, but wish they were a little less in the Marvel/DC zone. In this time of virtual access, we’re switching over to some web comics! Click here to read the first 3 issues online. https://strongfemaleprotagonist.com/issue-1/page-0/ OR check if we have any of the physical volumes by emailing bookswpictures@gmail.com with STRONG FEMALE PROTAGONIST in the subject line and we’ll work it out. NOTE: Orders may not arrive in time for book club! Join the chat at the skype link above!

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Virtual Book Club: O Human Star

https://join.skype.com/Ti23mIwRHviv Skype with comics friends! This week, let’s talk about O Human Star by Blue Delliquanti. “Alastair Sterling was the inventor who sparked the robot revolution. And because of his sudden death, he didn’t see any of it. That is, until he wakes up 16 years later in a robot body that matches his old one exactly.” Scifi, drama, and LGBT themes. What more could you want! In this time of virtual access, we’re switching over to some web comics! Click here to read Volume 1 online. http://ohumanstar.com/comic/chapter-1-title-page/ OR check if we have any of the physical volumes by emailing bookswpictures@gmail.com with O HUMAN STAR BOOK CLUB in the subject line and we’ll work it out. NOTE: Orders may not arrive in time for book…

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Virtual Book Club: Nothing Special

https://join.skype.com/Ti23mIwRHviv Skype with comics friends! This week, let’s talk about Nothing Special by Katie Cook. “Callie thinks that in the grand scheme of the worlds at large, she’s nothing special. With the unexpected addition of friendship and adventure into her life, she’s about to find out that she was very, very wrong.” In this time of virtual access, we’re switching over to some web comics! Click here to read season one of Nothing Special on webtoons. https://www.webtoons.com/en/fantasy/nothing-special/chapter-1/viewer?title_no=1188&episode_no=1 Join the chat at the skype link above!

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Virtual Book Club: The Untamed: A Sinner’s Prayer

https://join.skype.com/LVpexcyqB1Rm Skype with comics friends! This week, let’s talk about The Untamed: A Sinner’s Prayer, by Sebastian A. Jones and Peter Bergting. A cloaked Stranger slips into the rustic Town of Oasis changing things forever. Ten years it had been since he ran this town with malice and harshness. Even then there was hope for his soul. His wife and daughter were on the verge of turning him from wickedness. But they were murdered, and so was he. He is granted seven days to reap seven souls and gain a chance at revenge. Conflict arises as a young girl (Niobe Ayutami) reminds him of his murdered daughter. She acts as his conscience and become his only hope for salvation. I am taking PREORDERS for this…

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Virtual Book Club: The Tea Dragon Society

https://join.skype.com/LVpexcyqB1Rm Skype with comics friends! This Wednesday, let’s talk about The Tea Dragon Society. It’s sweet and it’s comforting and it’s queer and it’s wholesome. Need a copy? We can deliver! Email bookswpictures@gmail.com with TEA DRAGON BOOK CLUB in the subject line and we’ll work it out. Join the chat at the skype link above!

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Book Club: Witch Boy

THIS MEET-UP WILL BE ONLINE. Follow this event for a Google Hangouts Link! Named a Fall 2017 Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start and winner of the Best Mainstream Comic Prism Award, the Cybils Award, and the EBSCO SEE-IT Award, THE WITCH BOY is Molly Ostertag’s debut middle grade graphic novel. Even magic has rules . . . Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions. But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is…

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Book Club: Witch Boy

Named a Fall 2017 Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start and winner of the Best Mainstream Comic Prism Award, the Cybils Award, and the EBSCO SEE-IT Award, THE WITCH BOY is Molly Ostertag’s debut middle grade graphic novel. Even magic has rules . . . Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions. But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is Charlie, a girl from the non-magical side of town. Then, during a night…

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