After an extremely long year, we’re ending 2021 on a high note!
For this Grab a Galley our wonderful publishing partners have pulled out all the stops. With over 200 titles covering every category and offering an astounding breath of genres, you’ll find a title for every taste.
PW’s Winter/Spring Grab a Galley really does have it all – sci-fi, true crime, rom-coms, memoirs, literary comics, YA fantasy, seek-and-find picture books, folktales, literary thrillers, story collections, graphic novels, pandemic diaries, dual-language middle grade novels and life lessons from a loveable if completely anxious golden retriever puppy.
That’s just to start. Browse through the entire collection below to see all the outstanding titles!
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Stéphane Marchetti and Cyrille Pomès
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6,000 Miles to Freedom: Two Boys and Their Flight from the Taliban
by Stéphane Marchetti and Cyrille Pomès
Graphic MundiTwo boys. One war-torn country. A world away, freedom. A composite of true stories, 6,000 Miles to Freedom is the harrowing tale of two young teenage boys who are forced to flee war-torn Afghanistan in search of what they believe will be a more stable life in England.
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Better Angels: A Kate Warne Adventure
by Jeff Jensen; illus. by George Schall
Boom! StudiosIn 1861, America’s greatest detective saved the life of Abraham Lincoln. and this is her true story. Abraham Lincoln and his family are the targets of a conspiracy to assassinate them. But there was only one detective who could save their lives. her name was Kate Warne, America’s first woman detective, who saved the life of her country’s greatest president.
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by Kelly Zekas
Legendary Comics YAInspired by a true story; in eighteenth century London, Elizabeth Wilkinson struggles to make ends meet for her and her sister Tess while facing the fiercest female bare-knuckle boxers of her day. In or out of the ring, she will do anything to become a CHAMPIONESS!
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Hakim’s Odyssey: Book 2: From Turkey to Greece
by Fabien Toulmé
Graphic MundiWhat choices would you make to reunite your family? Captivating and deeply moving, this second book of the critically acclaimed Hakim’s Odyssey follows the true story of a Syrian refugee as he tries to find his way in Turkey and then makes the perilous trek to what he hopes will be a more settled life in Europe.
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The History of Science Fiction
by Xavier Dollo; illus. by Djibril Morissette-Phan
HumanoidsJourney through time and space with this graphic novel history of the science fiction genre, from Jules Verne and Mary Shelley to William Gibson and Philip K. Dick to Ken Liu and Ted Chiang, and beyond. Follow SF through modern times and learn why key figures and inventors like Thomas Edison and Elon Musk look to science fiction to predict the future.
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by Joshua Kemble
Graphic MundiSome questions can shake even the strongest faith. This coming-of-age graphic novel follows two roommates as they seek to find their place in the world. Identity, young love, and loss combine, creating an engrossing world in which waking and sleeping dreams collide, young idealism confronts reality, and the two question whether anything is valuable without love.
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Lugosi: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s Dracula
by Koren Shadmi
HumanoidsA biography chronicling the tumultuous personal and professional life of horror icon Bela Lugosi. From a young Hungarian activist force from his homeland in 1919 to beginning his acting career and eventually landing the unforgettable role of Count Dracula. With international fame came setbacks and addictions that whittled his reputation, Lugosi details the actors fall from grace and enduring legacy today.
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Memories From Limón
by Edo Brenes
NobrowA wholesome snapshot of reconnecting with generations of one’s family history, Costa Rican illustrator Edo Brenes unearths a trove of stories in his graphic novel Memories of Limón. He recounts tales of everything from affairs to adventurous escapades, all while taking time to share a laugh over life's messier moments.
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Never Open It: The Taboo Trilogy
by Ken Niimura
Yen PressTaking inspiration from the Japanese folktales told to Ken Niimura as a child, Never Open It: The Taboo Trilogy is a collection of three stories that delves into the concept of the taboo, asking questions such as “Why are these rules meant to be followed?” A must-read graphic novel for fans of beautiful literary comics!
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Nightwing Vol. 1: Leaping into the Light
by Tom Taylor; illus. by Bruno Redondo
DC ComicsNightwing is back in Blüdhaven! It’s been a long time since Dick Grayson has been himself, but now he’s smiling again, cracking wise, sticking up for the little guy, and sticking it to the bad guys. Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo bring Nightwing out of the shadow of the Bat and into the light!
Helen Mullane, Kev Sherry & Katia Vecchio
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by Helen Mullane, Kev Sherry & Katia Vecchio
HumanoidsModel Sophie reflects on a series of events involving her and her two best friends, Michelle, and in particular Selene, when they were sixteen that ended up culminating in tragedy. Painted deals unapologetically with bullying, violence, language, drug use, death, the bonds of sisterhood, and—above all—the power of friendship.
Don Handfield and Joshua Malkin
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by Don Handfield and Joshua Malkin
Scout ComicsThe angry stallion Mae inherits isn’t just mean – he’s ugly too, with a strange bump right in the center of his forehead. But when Mae injures herself and the horse seems to heal the wound, she wonders if the old horse might be more special than she could have ever imagined.
Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith
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Wash Day Diaries
by Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith
Chronicle BooksWash Day Diaries tells the story of four best friends—Kim, Tanisha, Davene, and Cookie—through five connected short story comics that follow these young women through the ups and downs of their daily lives in the Bronx. Each short story uses hair routines as a window into these four characters' everyday lives and how they care for each other.
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