Graphic Novel
Exquisite Corpse by Penelope Bagieu

Blog Tour Review & Giveaway: EXQUISITE CORPSE by Pénélope Bagieu

  Today we are reviewing Pénélope Bagieu’s Exquisite Corpse as part of First Second’s blog tour, and giving away a copy! Review: In Exquisite Corpse, we meet Zoe, a young girl who is working as a car show mo...


Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger by Jon Scieszka

Book Review: Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger by Jon Scieszka

  Frank Einstein, his bestie Watson and his robot sidekicks Klink and Klank are all back for more science talk, cutting edge inventions and evil villain thwarting in Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger, the second in J...


Ares Bringer of War Blog Tour Review

  Today we’ve got a blog tour review for Ares: Bringer of War, book 7 in George O’Connor’s Olympians series. Luckily for me, the Olympians books are easily read as standalones, because I had not yet picke...



In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang review

Book Review: In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang

  In Real Life is a fascinating story about one girl’s quest to find friendship and acceptance through gaming. We explore a fascinating MMRP gaming world, one in which an entire sub economy has sprung up, creating a...


El Deafo by Cece Bell

Marvelous Middle Grade: El Deafo by Cece Bell

A hilarious, honest look at growing up with a difference, and learning to embrace it.


Marvelous Middle Grade: Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka

In Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor, Frank and his pal Watson are tinkering around in his Grandpa Al’s garage, trying to create their very own junkyard robot intelligence so they can win the coveted Midville Scie...



 
 
 
 
 
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Book Review: SISTERS by Raina Telgemeier

Another hilarious, honest look at growing up from Raina Telgemeier.


 
 
 
 
 
This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki

Book Review: THIS ONE SUMMER by Jillian Tamaki & Mariko Tamaki

A memorable summer coming-of-age story with gorgeous illustrations.


Book Review: Just Jake (Just Jake #1) by Jake Marcionette

Middle Grade Minis: Just Jake by Jake Marcionette, Bowling Alley Bandit by Laurie Keller & The Miniature World of Marvin and James by Elise Broach

Just Jake (Just Jake #1) by Jake Marcionette Rating: 3.5 stars Jake is moving from Florida to Maryland with his family, and he is NOT happy about it. Luckily he is “awesome” (a fact he mentions, repeatedly) so he is...