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Review: ‘Hex Vet: Witches in Training’

Hex Vet: Witches in Training

Two apprentice veterinarians for magical creatures work to protect their patients when left in charge of the office.

Review: ‘Crush’

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This is my 17th year in middle school. Sure, I should probably graduate, but I do like the age a lot. It makes work exciting most days. When I read certain books, I just feel like the author (artist) has captured what goes on in a given day. The Berrybrook Middle School series just gets […]

Review: ‘Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass’

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The Lumberjanes go for their orienteering badges—and are kidnapped by robot butlers.

Review: ‘The City on the Other Side’

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Are you looking for an engrossing story? One that will take you to another world? Do you want to read about fantastical creatures? Wars? The imminent demise of planet Earth? That and more is all in this little graphic novel by Scott and Robinson. The City on the Other Side By Mairghread Scott. Robin Robinson […]

Review: ‘Estranged’

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Though I was never an avid fantasy reader growing up, I was well versed enough in fairy tales and mythology to know the basics about changelings: Fairies disguise their own child as human and exchange it for a human child. Why? Estranged tackles that question and offers a powerful statement on what makes a family […]

Review: ‘Marvel Rising’

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Marvel Rising Writers: Devin Grayson, Ryan North and G. Willow Wilson Artists: Georges Duarte, Irene Strychalski, Ramon Bachs and others Marvel; $9.99 Rated T for Teen Marvel Rising is a multi-media franchise featuring various newer, younger, and more diverse Marvel Comics heroes in animation, toys, and, of course, comics. Rather than a comic book spin-off […]

Review: ‘Fake Blood’

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The start of a new school year is always promising. Shiny new school supplies. New teachers. And for many, the promise of something different. For AJ it starts out the same, but soon enough his greatest wish will come true. Fake Blood By Whitney Gardner. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 2018. ISBN 9781481495561 […]

Review: ‘An Enola Holmes Mystery: The Case of the Missing Marquess’

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An Enola Holmes Mystery: The Case of the Missing Marquess By Serena Blasco, based on the novel by Nancy Springer IDW Publishing, $14.99 From 2006-2010, Nancy Springer wrote six YA mysteries about Enola Holmes, the younger sister of Sherlock. This graphic novel from IDW’s EuroComics imprint adapts the first. Enola has been living with her […]

Preview: ‘Everything’s Archie,’ vol. 1

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Here’s a blast from the past: A preview of vol. 1 of Everything’s Archie, a collection of classic comics from the 1960s and 1970s, some starring the band The Archies. There’s a new twist, though: This is the first graphic novel in the new Archie Presents series, which will bring back classic Archie comics in […]

Review: ‘Manga Classics: Romeo and Juliet’

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Today I’m happy to present a guest review by manga expert Erica Friedman, who holds an MLS from Rutgers University and writes about and reviews manga on Okazu. Romeo and Juliet Written by William Shakespeare, Adapted by Crystal S. Chan, Illustrated by Julien Choy Manga Classics Grades 9-11 “Shakespeare has to be seen to be […]