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Hi folks! Busy busy busy, but need a break, so here's a look at what Goodreads recommends to me based on my "Martial Arts" shelf. What I put here is books that revolve around styles of personal combat, be that Eastern martial arts, boxing & wrestling or fencing. As you might guess, this includes a lot of shounen manga. But there are some surprises as well.

The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green
Agents of Atlas by Jeff Parker
All My Darling Daughters by Fumi Yoshinaga
Annihilation: Book One by Keith Giffen
Arthurian Romances by Chretien de Troyes

Basilisk: the Kouga Ninja Scrolls, Vol. 1 by Masaki Segawa
Battle Angel Alita, Volume 1: Rusty Angel by Yukito Kushiro
Ben Hur by Lew Wallace
Black and White, Vol. 1 by Taiyo Matsumoto
Blame!, Vol. 1 by Tsutomu Nihei

Cerebus by Dave Sim
Crayon Shinchan, Vol. 1 by Yoshito Usui

La Dame aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas-fils
Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis
A Drunken Dream and Other Stories by Moto Hagio

Eberron Campaign Setting by Keith Baker
Eden: It's an Endless World, Volume 1 byHiroki Endo

Finder, Vol. 01: Sin-Eater 1 by Carla Speed McNeil
The Forgotten Realms: Campaign Set by Ed Greenwood
From Far Away, Volume 1 by Kyoko Hikawa

Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1: Legacy by Dan Abnett

The Invincible Iron Man, Vol. 1: The Five Nightmares by Matt Fraction

Kare Kano: His and Her Circumstances, Vol. 1 by Masami Tsuda
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
King of Thorn 1 by Yuji Iwahara

Lady Snowblood, Vol. 1: The Deep-Seated Grudge, Part 1 by Kazuo Koike
Love Hina, Vol. 01 by Ken Akamatsu

The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo
Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery, Vol. 1 by Stan Lee
Monster Manual II by Ed Bonny

Neon Genesis Evangelion, Vol. 01 by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper

Rave Master, Vol. 1 by Hiro Mashima

Samurai Deeper Kyo, Volume 01 by Akimine Kamijyo
Samurai Executioner, Vol. 1: When the Demon Knife Weeps by Kazuo Koike
Saturn Apartments, Vol. 1 by Hisae Iwaoka
The Sea Wolf by Jack London
Secret Warriors, Vol. 1: Nick Fury, Agent of Nothing by Brian Michael Bendis
S.H.I.E.L.D.: Architects of Forever by Jonathan Hickman

Thor by Dan Jurgens & John Romita Jr. Volume 1 by Dan Jurgens
Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms by Fumio Kouno
The Twelve Chairs by Ilya Ilf
Twin Spica, Volume: 01 byKou Yaginuma

Uncanny X-Factor: Apocalypse Solution by Rick Remender

Wandering Son: Volume One by Shimura Takako
What a Wonderful World!, Volume 1 by Inio Asano

X-Factor: Madrox - Multiple Choice by Peter David


As always, let me know if you've read any of these, heard interesting buzz, or just have something to say.

Stay warm,
SKJAM!
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