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Adult Books 4 Teens
Inside Adult Books 4 Teens

Biographies, part two

Minecraft

Last week, Mark wondered if teens are still reading biographies — or are they less popular now than when he was a teen? It’s true that we don’t review very many biographies here. But we do review quite a few autobiographies and memoirs each year. Has the publishing landscape shifted? Are today’s teens simply more [...]

All Diamond, No Rough

Graphic Canon

from graphic novel guest blogger Francisca Goldsmith (with our second starred review of the week!): Russ Kick is not your typical comics geek, college prof, or earnest publisher who wants to show the uninitiated that sequential art is “real reading.” Instead, he does have some tendencies toward all three character types, but is an iconoclast [...]