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Dogears: Books So Good They’re Creased

Pivot Point Kasie West HarperTeen Alternate universes and all their myriad possibilities live in Addison Coleman’s head. She’s a Divergent, a rare kind of Para-human, and the advanced development of her mind allows her to see the results of choices she faces before she makes them. As amazing as her powers might be to Norms,…

Alarming Tales! courtesy of the digital comics museum Harvey Comics Alarming Tales #1 Joe Simon and Jack Kirby 1957

Libraries v. Parents

Last week a library in Hertfordshire, England, put new restrictions on who could check out certain materials. Children under 16 can no longer check out graphic novels shelved in the adult section. A parent complained after she was able to check out graphic novels such as Fatale with her ten year old’s library card. She…

Feature Image, public domain, Mark Trail's Adventure book of nature

Spring Reading 2014

Wonderful Wizard of Oz Eric Shanower and Skottie Young Marvel Comics After a long, cold winter filled with grey skies (like the grey plains of Kansas), nothing feels better than a road trip in warm weather. Dorothy and her friends have the ultimate on-the-road adventure in the land of Oz, and anyone is invited to…

Con Diary: C2E2 Day 1

This was my second time going to C2E2. Two years ago I boarded the shuttle to McCormick Place by myself, and without plans to meet anyone there, and I had a great time. This year I brought a friend, which just made it better. We stopped by M Burger to get appropriate fuel, then headed…

panel from Mouse Guard

FCBD Review: Archaia

Archaia Presents: Mouse Guard, Labyrinth, and Other Stories Mouse Guard: The Tale of the Axe Trio by David Petersen; Rust: Day 23 by Royden Lepp; Labyrinth: Rock Solid Friendship by Adam Smith and Kyla Vanderklugt; Bolivar: The Golden Door by Sean Rubin; Will O’ the Wisp: Missy’s Night Out by Tom Hammock and Megan Hutchison;…

Staff Picks for May — Books

Since You’ve Been Gone Morgan Matson Simon & Schuster, May 6th It’s about a girl named Emily who’s best friend, Sloane, has disappeared but not without leaving behind a list of things to do (like skinny dipping and apple picking at night). I’ve had the chance to read this book and it was so much…

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