Everything Handmaids wear is red: the colour of blood, which defines us. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, where women are prohibited from holding jobs, reading, and forming friendships. She serves in the household of the Commander and his wife, and under the new social order she has only one purpose: once […]Lire la suite de "****The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel by Renée Nault, Margaret Atwood"
Emma Crewe doesn’t care for books, but has the power to literally be lost in one.When Emma lands in another world following a library fire, she discovers she’s a Namesake — one with the power to open portals to other worlds via the power of their name: strange, fantasy, and fairy-tale lands we know thanks […]Lire la suite de "**** Namesake, by Isabelle Melançon and Megan Lavey-Heaton"
As our story begins, we meet Bethany, a drifter with a hero complex who finds herself in the town of Llyne in search of someone in need. She finds her mission in the name of Emory Van Craggan, a fifteen-year-old boy who went missing while fetching supplies for his family from an adjacent village. Despite […]Lire la suite de "**** Songs for the Dead #1 and #2"
A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . . CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she finds herself at the centre […]Lire la suite de "**** Cinder, by Marissa Meyer"
Almost everyone swears, or worries about not swearing, from the two year-old who has just discovered the power of potty mouth to the grandma who wonders why every other word she hears is obscene. Whether they express anger or exhilaration, are meant to insult or to commend, swear words perform a crucial role in language. […]Lire la suite de "**** Holy Sh*t, A Brief History of Swearing by Melissa Mohr"
Welcome to the Adventure Zone! SEE! The illustrated exploits of three lovable dummies set loose in a classic fantasy adventure! READ! Their journey from small-time bodyguards to world-class artifact hunters! MARVEL! At the sheer metafictional chutzpah of a graphic novel based on a story created in a podcast where three dudes and their dad play […]Lire la suite de "****The Adventure Zone, Here There be Gerblins by the McElroys and Carey Pietsch"
Monsters come in many forms, and not everyone knows a monster when they see one. After three hundred years of monstrous, feral elves plaguing the island nation of Selkirk, everyone believes they know what a monster is. Humans have learned to live with their savage neighbors, enacting a Clearing every four years to push the […]Lire la suite de "**** The Monster of Selkirk, #1 and #2, by C.E. Clayton"