Indie Bookstore Exclusives - 2018


SKU: 9780062862785


Pete Seeger once sang that if he had a golden thread, he would use it to weave people from all
over the world to one another. Pete Seeger’s messages of universal understanding and social
and environmental justice inspired generations—and have left a lasting legacy. With dazzling,
lyrical verse in the folk revival style, and cut-paper illustrations in black and ochre that capture
the spirit of the man and his times, Colin Meloy and Nikki McClure pay tribute to a visionary
who changed the world with song.

Author: Colin Meloy Illustrator: Nikki McClure Specs: 20” x 10” silkscreen print on 100% post-consumer recycled paper & suitable
for framing Print Run Limit: 750

SKU: 9781534308213


A mysterious and bloodthirsty matriarchal force runs the town of Redlands, Florida, and in order to stay on top, sacrifices must be made. Inspired by the strange complexities of real-world politics and crime, the characters of Redlands play victim and villain, attempting to understand themselves and others through murder, magic, and mayhem. This special edition has an exclusive cover and is signed by BOTH creators!

About the creator: Jordie Bellaire is a two-time Eisner winning colorist for acclaimed projects such as Vision, They’re Not Like Us, Pretty Deadly, Injection, Autumnlands, as well as mainstream hits like Batman, Deadpool, Moon Knight, and Hawkeye. She is writer and co-creator with artist Vanesa R. Del Rey on the ongoing Image Comics series Redlands. She lives in Ireland with her famous cat, Buffy.

About the artist: Cuban artist Vanesa R. Del Rey began her career doing concept art for animation. Her work in comics has been described as dark, gritty and mysterious with great dominance of figurative work. She has illustrated Scarlet Witch, Spider-Women Alpha, and Daredevil Annual (2016) for Marvel Comics. Redlands, co-created with Jordie Bellaire is her first creatorowned series with Image Comics. She currently lives and works by the beach in Miami, FL.

SKU: 9780998449968


Every year designers at CBD Publishing create our signature “Bad Citizen” Graffiti Stencil to highlight the authors and the words that push us to think, read, and be disruptive when necessary. This year’s stencil features a timely quote from Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid’s Tale: DON’T LET THE BASTARDS GRIND YOU DOWN, the ultimate rallying cry for our time.

About the author: Margaret Atwood, whose work has been published in thirty-five countries, is the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. In addition to The Handmaid’s Tale, her novels include Cat’s Eye, short-listed for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; Oryx and Crake, short-listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize; The Year of the Flood; and MaddAddam. She lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson.

SKU: 9780998449937


Finally, a way for book clubs (or solo readers) to keep track of their reading lives! This beautifully designed journal has pages and prompts for writing your thoughts and opinions about the books you’ve read, keeping track of book club meetings, and more than 45 original, themed recommended reading lists from authors and booksellers around the country. Martin Cruz Smith gives us the “Real Russia” reading list. The booksellers at Parnassus in Nashville give us “Books narrated by non-humans.”  

Includes reading lists from David Sedaris, John Waters, Lauren Groff, Stephen King, Martin Cruz Smith and more! 

SKU: 819303006806

Everybody’s favorite preschool mouse Maisy, star of dozens of beloved books, wears her exclusive READ WITH ME t-shirt with pride! Back of t-shirt sports the IBD logo. 10" tall plush toy.

PLEASE NOTE: the artwork is not final; shirt text will be yellow for better readability.

About the author: Lucy Cousins is the creator of the beloved Maisy series. She is also the author-illustrator of the widely acclaimed Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year, as well as I’m the Best and Hooray for Fish! She lives in Hampshire, England.

SKU: 9781250304650


In her graphic novel Be Prepared, Vera Brosgol tells a witty, heartfelt story of (barely) surviving Russian summer camp. In her IBD exclusive, original print, she illustrates how reading and books can get you through a long, hot summer full of threats and turmoil; watch out for those paper cuts! Specs: 11” x 17”, full-color on excellent paper, suitable for framing.

About the author: Vera Brosgol was born in Moscow, Russia, in 1984 and moved to the United States when she was five. Her first graphic novel, Anya’s Ghost, was published in 2011 by First Second and won Eisner, Cybils, and Harvey awards. Her picture book Leave Me Alone! was a 2017 Caldecott Honor book. She was a storyboard artist at Laika for ten years, working on animated films including Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

SKU: 9780998449951


The 25 titles featured on this beautiful literary map of the UNIVERSE are an unpredictable mix of modern classics and more obscure science fiction titles recommended by booksellers. Created by 3Fish Studios, creators of Bookstore Day’s A Literary Map of California and A Literary Map of the Seas. 16” x 20”, full-color, gallery quality giclee print suitable for framing. 

Included titles: 2010: Odyssey Two by Arthur C. Clarke, A Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl, Dawn by Octavia Butler, The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett, Dune by Frank Herbert, Enchantress from the Stars by Sylvia Louise Engdahl, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Farmer in the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein, Foundation by Isaac Asimov, Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff, Interstellar Pig by William Sleator, Ringworld by Larry Niven, Salvage by Alexandra Duncan, Seveneves by Neal Stephenson, Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut, Solaris by Stanislaw Lem, Star Wars by George Lucas, The Crystal Singer by Anne McCaffrey, The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. LeGuin, The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Martian by Andy Weir, The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury, The Spaceship Under the Apple Tree by Louis Slobodkin, and The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russel.