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Mao Vol. 1 | Review

Rumiko Takashashi’s latest manga series Mao, featuring a time-travelling school girl fighting supernatural threats, seems reminiscent of her own Inuyasha, but only in the broad strokes.

Lucy in the Sky | Review

Lucy in the Sky, a rewarding read, follows a young teen through a year of change, accompanied by the music of the Beatles.

Trespassers | Review

Trespassers, by Breena Bard, is a meandering mystery featuring a fancy, abandoned lake house and a group of curious kids.

Let’s Make Dumplings! | Review

Let’s Make Dumplings! is a thorough exploration of a well-loved cuisine with plenty of detail and encouragement in a comic book cookbook.

All Together Now | Review

All Together Now, the sequel to All Summer Long, tackles some big questions about creativity and relatioships.

Four-Fisted Tales: Animals in Combat | Review

Four-Fisted Tales: Animals in Combatby Ben TowleDead Reckoning, $24.95 Dead Reckoning is an imprint of the Naval Institute Press dedicated to graphic novels and focused on military history and biography. That’s specialized, but this latest release has the potential to greatly expand their readership. Who can resist stories of brave animals? Four-Fisted Tales: Animals in […]

Kayla Miller’s Clash | Review

Clashby Kayla MillerHoughton Mifflin HarcourtGrades 3-7 Olive is back and struggling with friendship in Kayla Miller’s Clash. The young woman, first seen in Click, normally makes friends with everyone. That’s why she’s happy to volunteer to show new student Nat around. Unfortunately, Nat may not have the best motives in return. She’s quick to join […]

Gender Queer: A Memoir | Creator Interview

Gender Queer is Maia Kobabe’s memoir of accepting and sharing eir deepest secret and finding growth and stronger relationships as a result.

The Secrets of Chocolate | Review

The Secrets of Chocolateby Franckie AlarconNBM Publishing, $19.99 Subtitled A Gourmand’s Trip Through a Top Chef’s Atelier, The Secrets of Chocolate is a delicious book. The author spent a year back in 2013 working with and observing chocolate chef Jacques Genin’s creations. (The chef clearly establishes early on that he is not a chocolatier, as […]

Constitution Illustrated | Review

A review of Constitution Illustrated, a comic version of the US Constitution, with each page using a different popular comic character.