Month: March 2016

A Child's Book of Poems, Gyo Fujikawa, Sterling, 2007

Picture This: Gyo Fujikawa

I picked up my first Gyo Fujikawa book as a teenager in a used bookstore, because the cute, gentle artwork caught my eye. Titled simply Mother Goose, it was a hefty book containing many traditional folk and nursery rhymes and an equally impressive number of illustrations. The pages alternated between delicate pen-and-ink spots and cheerful…

The Thursday Book Beat: Sarah Shahi Cast as Nancy Drew

Hello readers! Much like the snow that blanketed Toronto last night and delighted my puppy, there’s been a rather interesting wave of bookish news this week. Let’s get started! It is with huge sadness that we can confirm the death of our much loved author and friend, Louise Rennison. — HarperCollinsUK (@HarperCollinsUK) February 29, 2016…

Dragon Age: Magekiller #1 | Dark Horse Comics (2015) | Greg Rucka (W), Carmen Carnero (A), Sachin Teng (Cover)

Review: Dragon Age Magekiller #2

Dragon Age Magekiller #2 Greg Rucka (writer), Carmen Carnero (penciller), Terry Pallot (inker), Michael Atiyeh (colorist), Sachin Teng (cover) Dark Horse Comics January 20, 2016 Disclaimer: A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher, and this review contains spoilers. Though he’d sworn never to return to the place of his enslavement, in the first issue of this…

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Get Your Game On Wednesday

Howdy, gaming lovelies! I hope your week is going swimmingly. There’s so much going on in the gaming world right now, let’s dive right in. Weekly Women in Games Spotlight It always warms the cockles of my heart when the week is overflowing with news on women working in the games industry. This week there’s…