Bloom | book review

Bloom | book review

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 . . .

The Prince and the Dressmaker | book review

The Prince and the Dressmaker | book review

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 . . .

V for Vendetta | book review

V for Vendetta | book review

Title: V for Vendetta (Complete) Author/Creator: Alan Moore Illustrator(s): David Lloyd, Steve Whitaker, Siobhan Dodds Series: V for Vendetta Publisher: DC Comics Vertigo Publication Date: March 1982 Genre(s): Graphic novel, Dystopia, Fiction Opening Line: "Good evening, London." The Synopsis Remember, remember the fifth of November… The year is 1997. Britain has fallen and been rebuilt under totalitarian rule [...]

Maus II | book review

Maus II | book review

Title: Maus II: And Here My Troubles Began Author/Creator: Art Spiegelman Illustrator: Art Spiegelman Series: Maus Publisher: Pantheon Books Publication Date: August 1991 Genre(s): Graphic novel, Memoir, Historical non-fiction Opening Line: Summer vacation. Francoise and I were staying with friends in Vermont. The Synopsis Art resumes recording his father's history as a survivor of the Holocaust, picking up [...]

Maus I | book review

Maus I | book review

Title: Maus, I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History Author/Creator: Art Spiegelman Illustrator: Art Spiegelman Series: Maus Publisher: Pantheon Books Publication Date: August 1986 Genre(s): Graphic novel, Memoir, Historical non-fiction Opening Line: It was summer, I remember. I was ten or eleven... The Synopsis Art Spiegelman's father and mother were both sent to Auschwitz in 1944 during the [...]

The Walking Dead: Book One | book review

The Walking Dead: Book One | book review

Title: The Walking Dead: Book One Author/Creator: Robert Kirkman Illustrator(s): Tony Moore, Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn Series: The Walking Dead Publisher: Image Comics, Inc. Publication Date: October 2010 Rating: 4 stars Opening Line: "This is not good." The Walking Dead has been one of my favorite TV shows ever since it aired. Unfortunately, I fell behind (way behind) [...]