My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Abby and Gretchen are typical 80’s high school girls  preoccupied with boys, parties, make-up and rock music. Wanting to be the first “normal” people in their school to trip, they decide Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Walkaway by Cory Doctorow

If you like technology and realistic sci-fi cut with a healthy dose of political awareness, Cory Doctorow’s Walkaway will be one of the best books you’ll read all year. When Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Supergirl (Rebirth, Vol. 1): Reign of the Cyborg Supermen by Steve Orlando

Supergirl’s certainly got her work cut out for her. She needs to get Cameron Chase, the formidable director of the D.E.O., to trust her, her foster parents to hone their Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

La-La Land by Damien Chazelle

Stone and Gosling give excellent performances of characters torn between doing what they want and what logic tells them they should do.  Mia and Seb come across as sympathetic people Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Archie the Daredevil Penguin by Andy Rash

On this laugh out loud trip to Antarctica, old friends are always by your side and new friends can be found in the most unexpected places.

Posted by on August 17, 2017

The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

13 year old Jessamine can see people’s thoughts and speak to the dead. To learn about her newfound powers she is shipped off the live with a family friend, in Read more...

Posted by on August 11, 2017

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

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

After tragedy struck, Marin left San Francisco behind, along with her home and everyone she knew. Staying alone in her New York dorm over winter break, she will be forced Read more...

Posted by on August 11, 2017

Gyo: Complete Deluxe Edition by Junji Ito

The horror of this seinen manga begins when Tadashi, a young Japanese man, and Kaori, his girlfriend with an ultra-sensitive nose, begin to smell the creeping stench of death as Read more...

Posted by on August 9, 2017

Hot Books for August 2017!

Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton Sue Grafton’s 25th book in the long-running Kinsey Millhone series is one of Grafton’s darkest and most sinister novels to date. This penultimate novel Read more...

Posted by on August 2, 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

Four Nights With the Duke by Eloisa James

Four Nights With the Duke is a Regency-era romance that tries for sensuous, but doesn’t quite make it.  Mia and Evander spend so much of the book fighting their physical 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 Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant

The Birth of Venus illuminates Florentine history through the eyes of a precocious young woman who, more than anything, wishes to decide her own fate.

Posted by on July 31, 2017

The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband by Julia Quinn

The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband is a mildly sensuous romance with a plot made almost as clunky as its title by Cecilia’s deceptions, but which is entertaining enough to Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2017