One-Punch Man

Author: , ONE

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 1421567490

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 202

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Every time a promising villain appears, Saitama beats the snot out of ’em with one punch! Can he finally find an opponent who can go toe-to-toe with him and give his life some meaning? Or is he doomed to a life of superpowered boredom? -- VIZ Media
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Assassination Classroom

Author: Yusei Matsui

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 197470193X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 185

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The battle for Koro Sensei’s life against a multinational operation’s soldiers and weaponry is difficult enough, but now his creator, mad scientist Yanagisawa, and and his former protégé, Grim Reaper II, join the battle to destroy him—and they’ve both had major enhancements! But the stakes abruptly change when a 3-E student is fatally caught in the crossfire... If there’s one thing that enrages 3-E’s teacher, it’s harming—let alone killing—his students! Koro Sensei’s fury and ingenuity know no bounds, even as fate inexorably catches up to him... -- VIZ Media
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Eyeshield 21

Author: Riichiro Inagaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421536859

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 200

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Catch all the bone-crushing action and slapstick comedy of Japan's hottest football manga! Reads R to L (Japanese Style). Final Volume! Ready Set Hut In this action-packed final volume, Team USA and Team Japan face off in a bid for the title of best youth football team in the world. Rivalries within Team Japan are put aside as Hiruma and Agon execute a complicated formation. Can smart strategy overcome the sheer physical dominance of the American team? Seeing his teammates hurt, Sena bolts in and Team Japan seems set for victory. But the final five minutes of the game takes a surprising course as the earth-shattering rivalry between the two teams continues...
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Drive

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Author: Daniel H. Pink

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101524381

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people—at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others) explains in his paradigm-shattering book Drive, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today's world is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world. Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of our lives. He demonstrates that while the old-fashioned carrot-and-stick approach worked successfully in the 20th century, it's precisely the wrong way to motivate people for today's challenges. In Drive, he reveals the three elements of true motivation: *Autonomy—the desire to direct our own lives *Mastery—the urge to get better and better at something that matters *Purpose—the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves Along the way, he takes us to companies that are enlisting new approaches to motivation and introduces us to the scientists and entrepreneurs who are pointing a bold way forward. Drive is bursting with big ideas—the rare book that will change how you think and transform how you live.
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Understanding Comics

Author: Scott McCloud

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006097625X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 224

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Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
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Eustace & Clyde

Author: Marina Aizen

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1510715037

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Eustace and Clyde couldn’t be more different. Eustace likes to laze around. Clyde likes adventure. But they care about each other deeply. So when their home in the tree becomes too loud and crowded, the koalas take off to find a place of their own. None of the new homes Eustace and Clyde find are quite right. They’re too far away, or too cold (though the koalas have great hats!), or too . . . quiet. Maybe what Eustace and Clyde thought they wanted was what they actually had: peace and acceptance.
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The Master and Margarita

Author: Mikhail Bulgakov

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 0802190510

Category: Fiction

Page: 402

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I first read Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita on a balcony of the Hotel Metropole in Saigon on three summer evenings in 1971. The tropical air was heavy and full of the smells of cordite and motorcycle exhaust and rotting fish and wood-fire stoves, and the horizon flared ambiguously, perhaps from heat lightning, perhaps from bombs. Later each night, as was my custom, I would wander out into the steamy back alleys of the city, where no one ever seemed to sleep, and crouch in doorways with the people and listen to the stories of their culture and their ancestors and their ongoing lives. Bulgakov taught me to hear something in those stories that I had not yet clearly heard. One could call it, in terms that would soon thereafter gain wide currency, "magical realism". The deadpan mix of the fantastic and the realistic was at the heart of the Vietnamese mythos. It is at the heart of the present zeitgeist. And it was not invented by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as wonderful as his One Hundred Years of Solitude is. Garcia Marquez's landmark work of magical realism was predated by nearly three decades by Bulgakov's brilliant masterpiece of a novel. That summer in Saigon a vodka-swilling, talking black cat, a coven of beautiful naked witches, Pontius Pilate, and a whole cast of benighted writers of Stalinist Moscow and Satan himself all took up permanent residence in my creative unconscious. Their presence, perhaps more than anything else from the realm of literature, has helped shape the work I am most proud of. I'm often asked for a list of favorite authors. Here is my advice. Read Bulgakov. Look around you at the new century. He will show you things you need to see.
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My Hero Academia, Vol. 13

A Talk About Your Quirk

Author: Kohei Horikoshi

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 1974704211

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 183

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The students of Class 1-A have reached another milestone—the Provisional Licensing Exam. After making it through the first part of the test, they ready themselves for the next phase, which takes place in a simulated disaster area. Midoriya and his friends have to rescue as many victims as they can, and although the students of rival Shiketsu High are technically supposed to be helping, competition between them is fierce and even dangerous! As the scenario unfolds and villains arrive to shake things up, the U.A. students will have to find new ways to work with each other and make use of their Quirks. -- VIZ Media
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Death Note (All-in-One Edition)

Author: Tsugumi Ohba

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421597713

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 2400

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All 12 volumes of Death Note in one monstrously large edition! This hefty omnibus combines all 2,400 pages of the megahit thriller into a single massive tome, presented in a beautiful silver slipcase. A perfect collectible conversation piece and a must-have for Death Note fans. Also contains an epilogue chapter never before seen in English! Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he's bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal…or his life?
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My Hero Academia

Author: Kohei Horikoshi

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421599472

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 208

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Midoriya inherits the superpower of the world’s greatest hero, but greatness won’t come easy. What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called “Quirks”? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless? Summer vacation is over, and it’s back to school for the students of U.A. High! But before classes can get started, Midoriya and Bakugo need to settle a beef between them that’s been a long time coming. Even if they can get past this bump in the road on the way to becoming superheroes, the hurdles will just keep getting higher and higher—the hero work studies in the upcoming year will bring them even closer to their goal…or their destruction!
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My Hero Academia

Author: Kohei Horikoshi

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781974702558

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

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Midoriya inherits the superpower of the world’s greatest hero, but greatness won’t come easy. What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called “Quirks”? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless? The Hassaikai crime gang, led by the young boss Chisaki, has been working on a plan to distribute a Quirk-destroying drug. The key to this evil scheme is the young girl Eri, held prisoner in Chisaki’s hideout. Nighteye asks other heroes to form a team to launch a rescue attempt—and the students of Class 1-A are going into the lion’s den with them! But Nighteye, who can see the future, refuses to look at the fates of anyone going on the mission…
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Fire Punch

Author: Tatsuki Fujimoto

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 197470176X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 208

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Orphaned siblings Agni and Luna, like the Ice Witch who cursed their world, are two of the “blessed,” humans who hold special abilities. However, not all who are blessed are friendly, and after another of their kind attacks Agni and decimates the orphans' village, Agni fights to survive, vowing revenge. -- VIZ Media
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Manga! Manga!

the world of Japanese comics

Author: Frederik L. Schodt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Page: 260

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American Gods

Author: Neil Gaiman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0380789035

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident. Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a strange man in the seat next to him introduces himself. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible. He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever he the same...
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Dragon Ball Super

Author: Akira Toriyama

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421592541

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

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Goku’s adventure from the best-selling classic manga Dragon Ball continues in this new series written by Akira Toriyama himself! Ever since Goku became Earth’s greatest hero and gathered the seven Dragon Balls to defeat the evil Boo, his life on Earth has grown a little dull. But new threats loom overhead, and Goku and his friends will have to defend the planet once again in this continuation of Akira Toriyama’s best-selling series, Dragon Ball! Having defeated Boo, Goku is starting to get bored with his life on Earth. His wife, Chi-chi, wants him to get a job, but all he wants to do is train and fight stronger enemies. Elsewhere in the universe, the God of Destruction, Beerus, and his attendant Whis are traveling from planet to planet in search of food and entertainment. After blowing up some hapless victims, Beerus is reminded of a man from his dreams with the moniker “Super Saiyan God,” or something like that... The God of Destruction sets his sights on Earth to track down this mysterious man! Maybe this will give Goku something to do?
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Punch!

Author: Rie Takada

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 142156369X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 188

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It's time for Elle's boyfriend Kazuki to make his pro debut! If he wins this fight, he gets to take a shot at his rival Ruo. On the flip side, if he loses he gets kicked out of the gym. Though she's against the fight at first, Elle eventually gives in to Kazuki's pure determination. With Elle in Kazuki's corner, winning seems like it's a sure thing--that is, until the rigorous training begins to take a toll on his body. Will Elle's love be enough to get him back on his feet and on the road to victory? -- VIZ Media
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Mob Psycho 100

Author: One

Publisher: Dark Horse Manga

ISBN: 1506709877

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 200

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"A young boy with psychic abilities attempts to live a normal life."--
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Kill 6 Billion Demons

Author: Tom Parkinson-Morgan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781534300149

Category:

Page: 104

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In this collection of the first story arc of the popular webcomic KILL SIX BILLION DEMONS, sorority sister Allison Ruth must travel to Throne, the ancient city at the center of the multiverse, in an epic bid to save her boyfriend from the clutches of the seven evil kings that rule creation. Includes excerpts from in-universe religious texts, stories, and more.
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Naruto, Vol. 22

Comrades

Author: Masashi Kishimoto

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 1421544792

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 187

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When Naruto and Shikamaru take off to save Sasuke from becoming part of Orochimaru's ultimate master plan, Neji is left to fend for himself against the sinister Kidomaru! But Sasuke is still trapped in the Darkness. Will Naruto find him in time? -- VIZ Media
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