I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

As the story progresses and the characters take shape the reader begins to question their earlier assumptions. The true magnitude of Jenna's trauma emerges, and we are joined by the Read more...

Posted by on June 27, 2017

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller

Falling prey once again to the DC comics bug after seeing Wonder Woman, I picked up Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. Opening with a Bruce Wayne seemingly at the end Read more...

Posted by on June 26, 2017

The Art of Tinkering by Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich

The Art of Tinkering is a comprehensive introduction to the practice and philosophy of making: create rather than consume, experiment fearlessly, and play with whatever you have on hand. It’s Read more...

Posted by on June 23, 2017

Death on Nantucket by Francine Matthews

With summer not far away, it’s nice to think about selecting a few good books for your “to-read pile” that you can take the time to enjoy, especially if it Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2017

Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka

Thirteen covens that Gotham thought were sleeping have woken, their criminal activity spiking. They’re after Batwoman, but no one, Kate least of all, knows why. She infiltrates one to meet Read more...

Posted by on June 6, 2017

Black Canary (New 52; Vol. 2): New Killer Star by Annie Wu, Brenden Fletcher, and Sandy Jarrell

Dinah’s left Black Canary in the hands of Bo Maeve, their new lead singer, and gone to find out the truth about her mother. She falls in with a ninja Read more...

Posted by on June 1, 2017

Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki

Little Chihiro is moving to a new city with her parents. On the way the family takes a detour, and happens upon what appears to be a run-down, out-of-business amusement Read more...

Posted by on May 29, 2017

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Come along on a journey to distant lands. From Jotunheim, the realm of the Giants, to Midgard, the realm of Man, to Asgard, the realm of the Gods of the Read more...

Posted by on May 22, 2017

Antboy by Ask Hasselbalch

Antboy is given his powers when bitten by a genetically modified ant which gives him ant-like abilities. His nemesis is the Flee, an evil scientist who must drinks blood to power Read more...

Posted by on May 19, 2017

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Dystopias and grimdark grittiness got you down? The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet is the cozy-yet-farflung, hopeful antidote to gloomy (science) fiction. Rosemary Harper is the latest addition Read more...

Posted by on May 15, 2017

The Iron Ship by K. M. McKinley

The Kressind siblings are quite the bunch. Engineer Trassan is building the world’s first iron ship, powered by both magic and technology, in order to reach the southern icelands, excavate an Read more...

Posted by on May 3, 2017

A New Way To Bake by Kitchens of Martha Stewart

With all the wonderful colors of spring outside that delight the senses, it can make us think of new things—perhaps trying a new recipe!  Martha Stewart, known for her expertise Read more...

Posted by on April 25, 2017

Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair

Phiona is a young girl of quiet charm and determination. A slum girl in Uganda, she sells her maize on the street every day to help her family. It’s a Read more...

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

  Jeremy’s job at the Video Hut in Nevada, Iowa just got a whole lot more interesting. One of the regular customers has returned complaining of weird footage in the Read more...

Posted by on April 17, 2017

March by John Lewis

March is a trilogy of graphic novels by Congressman John Lewis. The series tells the story of the freedom marches that lead to the desegregation of the south and the Read more...

Posted by on April 13, 2017