• The Super Sons Take on the PolarShield Project

    The Super Sons Take on the PolarShield Project0

    Super Sons: The PolarShield Project Book #1 Ile Gonzalez (artist), Ridley Pearson (writer) and Saida Temofonte (letterer) DC Zoom (a DC Comics imprint) April 2, 2019 In March 2015, I hosted a Gotham Academy roundtable featuring five book bloggers. We discussed their limited experience with comics, if the series was great for newbies, and if

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  • Read-Alikes: Welcome to the Fantastic Worlds of Diana Wynne Jones

    Read-Alikes: Welcome to the Fantastic Worlds of Diana Wynne Jones0

    When I was a kid, I read my paperback copy of Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones so many times that the binding fell apart. As much as I enjoyed it, I remember having a lot of questions during my rereads. For example, I can remember wondering, “Why does it seem like I am supposed to

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  • Grab a Sword and Enter the Cardboard Kingdom

    Grab a Sword and Enter the Cardboard Kingdom0

    The Cardboard Kingdom Chad Sell (creator & artist); Jay Fuller, David DeMeo, Katie Schenkel, Kris Moore, Molly Muldoon, Vid Alliger, Manuel Betancourt, Michael Cole, Cloud Jacobs, Barbara Perez Marquez (writers) Random House June 2018 Adventure roams the streets as a neighborhood of children turn their suburban homes into a mythical fairy tale world separate from

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  • Book Beat: Lumberjanes Book Cover and Title Reveal, Hillary’s Current Read, and More!

    Book Beat: Lumberjanes Book Cover and Title Reveal, Hillary’s Current Read, and More!0

    • March 9, 2017

    Helloooo readers! It’s Stephanie again! Since yesterday was International Women’s Day, this week’s Book Beat is all about female authors, characters, and influence. Hey, we are Women Write About Comics. Personally I only tweeted and retweeted female voices on Wednesday to give them a boost. Speaking of female voices, I recently borrowed Tracee de Hahn’s debut

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  • Trust, Trauma, and Family in Caela Carter’s Forever, or a Long Long Time

    Trust, Trauma, and Family in Caela Carter’s Forever, or a Long Long Time0

    Forever, or a Long Long Time Caela Carter Harper Collins March 7, 2017 Disclaimer: A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.   Trauma does not define a person, but it can cause seemingly endless aftershocks. Flora and Julian, a sister and brother who spent a considerable amount of

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  • Review: Train I Ride by Paul Mosier

    Review: Train I Ride by Paul Mosier0

    Train I Ride Paul Mosier Harper Collins January 24, 2017 Train I Ride is a middle grade novel that takes place over a days-long Amtrak ride from California to Chicago. Rydr is 12, soon to be 13, and must move to Chicago to live with her only remaining family member: a mysterious uncle who she

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