The Knife of Never Letting Go | book review

Many years ago, settlers traveled from the Old World to the New World. Prentisstown is the only settlement in the New World, and living in it is Todd, the last boy to become a man in a world of only men. There are no women in Prentisstown. There are also no secrets, as far as Todd is concerned, because of the Noise: everyone can . . .

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea | book review

It's 1866, and the world is convinced that a monster terrorizes the seas. Professor Pierre Aronnax is not entirely sure this is the case, but accepts an invitation aboard the Abraham Lincoln to track down this sea creature out of curiosity. As a professor of natural history and an expert on the subject of marine life, he felt it his duty. But when the . . ,

What Graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

By this time of year, readers are either relaxed and celebrating their accomplished reading goal, OR frantically trying to finish out the year strong by picking up a few last-minute reads. More often than not, I am a part of the latter group, so I can say with less-than-proud honesty that I have some experience in the art of last-minute . . .

The Haunting (1999) vs The Haunting of Hill House (2018) | adaptation review

In honor of Halloween this year, I read for the first time Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House. Obviously I was dying to watch the Netflix series when it came out, but I told myself I'd get around to it. After finally reading the novel this year, I discovered there are film adaptations, too. I decided to only watch the . . .