Category Archives: Comics & Graphic Novels

Locke & Key, by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez: 5/5

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After their family is attacked and their father is brutally murdered, the Locke siblings, Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode, move with their mother to Keyhouse, their ancestral New England home …

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The Wolves in the Walls, by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean: 5/5

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Spooky elements: Wolves! In the walls! (and the images by Dave McKean are extremely spooky.) Good for: Kids, and Neil Gaiman and …

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The Color of Earth Series, by Kim Dong Hwa: 2.5/5

Good for: I was frequently unsettled by the strange combination of biological facts about coming of age, what seemed like very incorrect …

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Daybreak, by Brian Ralph: 4.5/5

Today’s review can be seen on the Unshelved Book Club website! The Unshelved Book Club is a great place to find books to read. Each week on Friday …

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Anya’s Ghost, by Vera Brosgol: 4/5

Good for: This is a great graphic novel for young adults. It has a lot of depth and the characters are really well crafted. I don’t think …

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The Orphan of Awkward Falls, by Keith Graves: 4/5

Good for: Middle school kids of a certain temperament should love it (you know, the ones who like gore and anything creepy, crawly …

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Zombie in Love, by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Scott Campbell: 5/5

Good for: This is a kids picture book, but the pictures are so wonderful any grown-up could be proud to own it. Completely adorable …

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie: 3.5/5

Good for:: Many people have found this book extremely compelling. It has a good story about overcoming prejudice and hardship …

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Americus, by M.K. Reed and Jonathan David Hill: 3/5

Good for: Pre-teens and up, but only those who can recognize a mean caricature when they see it. I see myself as fundamentally opposed …

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