Beautiful New Editions of Huckleberry Finn, Jane Eyre, and Alice in Wonderland Are Available for Pre-Order

Amazon/Thomas Nelson
Amazon/Thomas Nelson

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Jane Eyre, Persuasion, and Alice in Wonderland are staples in any collection of classic literature, and now publisher Thomas Nelson is giving readers a new reason to dive back into their old favorites with gorgeous reprintings of these timeless novels. The new releases are part of the publisher's ongoing "Seasons Edition" line that gives beloved titles a unique laser-cut book jacket and decorative layouts meant for serious collectors. This batch focuses on a summer theme, and you can pre-order your favorite title now for $35. While they won’t ship until June, there are only limited copies available for purchase, and they go fast.

Each title features a jacket made by award-winning designer Kate Armstrong and is meant to capture the mood of summer. Alongside the jacket, the exterior also features gold-foil lettering and a quote about the sunny season from the text on the back cover.

Thomas Nelson Season Edition Books
Amazon/Thomas Nelson

While the stories are printed on stark white pages, each novel has its own color theme for some added individuality. And there's a ribbon sewn into the binding of the book, so there’s no need to worry about having a bookmark on hand to keep your place. Only 10,000 of each title will be printed, and each copy will be individually numbered.

The summer editions are the second part of the "Season Edition" line, and you can still find limited-edition copies of Wuthering Heights and A Tale of Two Cities from the publisher's winter collection.

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Dominate Game Night With Godzilla-Themed Monopoly and Jenga

Usaopoly
Usaopoly

Competitive board games have a tendency to bring out players' monstrous sides, and later this year, you'll be able to embrace those destructive impulses with Jenga and Monopoly games inspired by Godzilla.

Both products featuring Japan's iconic mutant menace are a collaboration between games publisher USAopoly (also known as The Op) and entertainment company Toho International, CBR.com reports. The first one, dubbed Monopoly: Godzilla, is billed as a "city-terrorizing twist on the classic board game." The properties available for conquering include Monster Island, Goro’s Workshop, and Kitakami Lake. Instead of the classic game pieces, players use tokens of monsters like Mothra, Rodan, and Godzilla to dominate the board.

The second game pairs so perfectly with Godzilla that it may rival the classic version. In Jenga: Godzilla Extreme Edition, the block tower resembles a skyscraper taken from downtown Tokyo, and it comes with a cardboard cutout of Godzilla unleashing a beam of atomic breath. With every role of the die, Godzilla moves along the "approach track," increasing the number of blocks removed each turn and hastening the building's destruction.

Godzilla Jenga.
Usaopoly

Monopoly: Godzilla will sell for $40, and Jenga: Godzilla Extreme Edition will cost $20. You can find them in select stores when they debut in the spring.

Are You a Friends Superfan? Then You Need This Friends-Themed Cards Against Humanity

The One With All the Cards/Amazon
The One With All the Cards/Amazon

For a seemingly simple show, Friends has continued to entertain fans around the world for more than 25 years. The ’90s sitcom allowed viewers to follow the lives of six tight-knit friends and—most importantly—quote many hilarious lines and references. Now, you can mix and match some of the show's best moments with The One With All the Cards game, which looks and plays a lot like Cards Against Humanity. You can find it on Amazon for $30.

While the game isn’t a Cards Against Humanity expansion pack, it’s quite similar. There’s a set of black question cards containing classic lines like “WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO MY SISTER?” to which players respond with white cards that feature answers like, “Feeling my bicep, and maybe more.”

When you’ve established who is the best at Friends quotes, you can see who the real superfan is with The One With All the Questions. This trivia game features more than 300 quiz questions and you can find it on Amazon for $33.

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