In a strange, unexplainable event, forty-seven children are born at the exact same time, all across the world, birthed by women who had previously shown no signs of pregnancy. A rich inventor named Reginald Hargreeves finds seven of these children and adopts them as his own "to save the world." From what? The . . .
That morning, Theo Decker thought his biggest worry was being suspended from school. Another big worry---that his teacher had somehow discovered what Theo and his friend sometimes got into after school. What Theo did not worry about was the impromptu visit to the art museum, where an explosion killer Theo's mother and many . . .
May and Libby were best friends from the start. They didn't need anyone else---they had each other. And one fateful day, May and Libby created Princess X using rainbow chalk. From there, they created an entire comic series for themselves: Libby drawing the illustrations, May writing the stories. But that was before the accident. Now, Libby is . . .
Auburn doesn't expect a one-night gig working a stranger's art gallery to change her life forever---she just needs the money. She recently moved to Dallas---which she hates---and hardly knows anyone there apart from her dead boyfriend's family and her new roommate. She's surprised to find herself immediately drawn to this mysterious artist, like . . .
Ari dreams of leaving his small town and quitting his job at the family bakery. He wants to move to the big city with his friends and bandmates. But in order to do that, he needs to find a replacement for the bakery. So when he meets Hector, a guy who actually went to school for baking and loves it more than anything else, Ari believes Hector is . . .
Prince Sebastian is not as concerned as his parent's are with finding him a suitable lady to marry. He's more worried his parents (and all of Paris) will discover his secret: he likes to wear dresses. During a ball thrown by the King and Queen, Sebastian notices a remarkable dress that stands out from all the rest and demands to know who's created . . .
The Scott Pilgrim series follows (duh) Scott Pilgrim, a 23-year-old nobody who lives with his gay roommate and plays in a band with his friends. When he meets Ramona, it's love at first sight. He even (kind of) dumps his high school girlfriend for her. But what Scott doesn't realize is that Ramona comes with a lot more ...
Mel Vaught and Sharon Kisses meet in art school. They are both crazy-into drawing cartoons, something looked down upon by their professors and families. But who cares? They've found inspiration in each other. They become inseparable, and eventually partners in animation. With their first full-length film release, the two . . .
*Certain books are easier to review differently than in my usual format — this is one of them. Everyone knows the story of Little Red Riding Hood -- over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house she goes...but what she discovers is much worse than simply her bedridden grandmother. The wolf has devoured the…
Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: Walker Books Publication Date: May 2011 Rating: 5 stars Patrick Ness has done it again - he has brought me to tears and left me speechless. His novel More Than This blew my mind and instantly sparked my interest in the author. At a Barnes & Noble last weekend, I…