Cat Knit by Jacob Grant

Sometimes our friends change, this is a lesson that Cat and the reader explore in Grant’s work Cat Knit. Grant’s limited color palette has readers focusing on the humor of Read more...

Posted by on June 14, 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

Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracey West

Rise of the Earth Dragon has a fast-paced plot with plenty of adventure to keep a newly independent reader interested.

Posted by on May 25, 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

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Laia, a member of a prominent Scholar family, helps her grandparents earn a meager living until her brother Darin is caught and arrested as a traitor of the Empire. Not Read more...

Posted by on May 18, 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

Flashback Four #1: The Lincoln Project by Dan Gutman

Part history lesson, and part time-travel adventure story, this book could appeal to Dan Gutman fans and also to children who loved the Magic Tree House books, but are ready Read more...

Posted by on April 27, 2017

Rabbit Magic by Meg McLaren

In Rabbit Magic, Monsieur Lapin gets the surprise of his life: his assistant Houdini takes over the show! McLaren’s use of pastels allows the magic show to really pop on Read more...

Posted by on April 9, 2017

Issun Bôshi: The One-Inch Boy by Icinori

A classic Japanese fairy tale comes to life with vibrant, striking illustrations from Icinori, a duo of French illustrators and printmakers. Issun Bôshi, the one-inch boy, is born to parents Read more...

Posted by on April 6, 2017

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Medieval Russia is a place where forest spirits still roam, water spirits lurk in rivers waiting for their next victims, and benevolent house spirits crouch in fireplaces. A girl named Read more...

Posted by on March 31, 2017

Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro and Tatjana Mai-Wyss

Bunny loves books and especially enjoys outdoor storytime at the library. What will poor bunny do as winter comes and storytime moves inside? Knowing he can't possibly live without books, Read more...

Posted by on March 29, 2017

Dishonored 2 by Bethesda

In the first Dishonored the queen is assassinated and her heir princess Emily is kidnapped. It is up to her right hand man Corvo a cunning and stealthy fighter to rescue Read more...

Posted by on March 12, 2017

Shadowed Souls by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

The world is not black and white, rather it is a multitude of shades of gray. Heroes can often be found in surprising places, defying our expectations of what is Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2017