Beach Baby by Laurie Elmquist

A day at the beach comes to a close as the sun begins to set; a mother cuddles her sleepy little one, giving comfort and promises that more adventures await Read more...

Posted by on August 11, 2017

The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan

Misskaella gets her revenge for years of rejection by giving the men what they ask her for, sea-wives so beautiful that none wants a land-wife.  The results transform Rollrock Island Read more...

Posted by on August 1, 2017

Don’t Wake Up the Tiger by Britta Teckentrup

Tiger is asleep, but she is blocking the way of Frog, Fox, Turtle, Mouse, and Stork. Our animal friends will need the reader’s help to make it to their party Read more...

Posted by on August 1, 2017

The Last Mortal Bond by Brian Staveley

This is the third and final book in Brian Staveley’s series “The Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne.” The threat of war from the nomadic Urghul people draws closer to the Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2017

The Providence of Fire by Brian Staveley

Brothers Valyn and Kaden have been reunited and have now gone again in their separate ways. Kaden has gone with Triste and his teacher from the monastery Rampuri Tan through Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2017

The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley

The Emperor of the Annurian Empire has been killed, leaving the empire in turmoil and his three children separated in different sections of Annur, fighting to stay alive and save Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2017

The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born by Stephen King

Roland Deschain, better known as the Gunslinger, became that legend at the age of fourteen. He defeated his teacher and earned his guns, two years younger than his own father Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2017

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol. 1) by Alan Moore

Wilhelmina Murray has been tasked with an intriguing adventure. She is to find and recruit gentlemen of certain talents for espionage work for the British Empire, as per her superior, Read more...

Posted by on July 5, 2017

A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

When Osaron, a magical being crosses over from White London to Red London, he must be stopped before he can destroy everything in his tracks. It is up to Prince Read more...

Posted by on July 3, 2017

Red Sister (First Book of the Ancestor) by Mark Lawrence

The world Nona Grey lives in is a brutal one. The dying sun has left the whole of the world in ice, save for the Corridor: the mere miles-wide span Read more...

Posted by on June 30, 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

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