Submerged [Vita Ayala & Lisa Sterle]

Okay, Submerged by Vita Ayala and Lisa Sterle was a lot darker than I was expecting. And while I'm not usually the sort of person who enjoys dark, almost horror themed novels let alone graphic novels, I really liked this one. It was darker in an exceptional way. I don't personally think I would ever buy this for…

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Book Learnin’ [John McNamee]

I wish that I'd liked Book Learnin' by John McNamee a lot more. Part of me feels like I had high expectations for this book while another part of me feels as though it simply didn't live up to a standard. You see this book and you expect it to be a clever collection of amusing comics…

Diversity is Key [Bryan Smith]

I'm really glad that books like Diversity is Key by Bryan Smith and illustrated by Lisa Griffin exist. We need more of them, plain and simple. There's far to much intolerance in the world to justify not having an ample supply of books that support diversity as well as understanding, accepting, and respecting others for their…

Can You Crack the Code [Ella Schwartz]

Can You Crack the Code? by Ella Schwartz is an amazingly fun and informative book about all the ways in which people have encrypted secret messages and codes over the course of the world's history. When I first picked this book up, I wasn't expecting it to be as lengthy or as in depth as…

#Single [Lost the Plot]

#Single by Lost the Plot is basically a collection of text conversations between people who'd met online and illustrates the awful--though, sometimes funny--side of meeting people via the internet or via an app. All text/message conversations are preceded by a little phrase or emoji to indicate what sort of conversation to expect following. The book is…