Lost Carnival

Before he met Batman, Dick Grayson discovered the power of young love–and its staggering cost–at the magical Lost Carnival. Haly’s traveling circus no longer has the allure of its glamorous past, but it still has one main attraction: the Flying Graysons, a family of trapeze artists featuring a teenage Dick Grayson. The only problem is…

Book Review: Sparks!

Sparks is a hero and man’s best friend, but nobody suspects he’s two cats!This Super Dog is the Cat’s Meow! August is a brilliant inventor who is afraid of the outside. Charlie is a crack pilot who isn’t afraid of anything. Together these pals save lives every day. They also happen to be cats who…

Book Review: The Oracle Code

The #1 New York Times bestselling author Marieke Nijkamp (This Is Where It Ends) and artist Manuel Preitano unveil a graphic novel that explores the dark corridors of Barbara Gordon’s first mystery: herself. After a gunshot leaves her paralyzed, Barbara Gordon enters the Arkham Center for Independence, where Gotham’s teens undergo physical and mental rehabilitation. Now using…

Book Review: Cub

Shop your local indie bookstore Let me begin with a general pitch for graphic novels. I was a late adapter, and now they will always be apart of both my recreational reading and the reading I assign in my home school. Today’s middle-grade graphic novels are not the comic books of your youth. (although I’ve…

Book Review: PumpkinHeads

Better than candy. Well, maybe not peanut butter cups. This short and sweet graphic novel takes place at a Pumpkin Patch, where Josie and Deja work each Halloween season. If you are trying to grab on to the last bit of Halloween magic, this is precisely the right book. Next year they’ll both be at…

Book Review: Spell on Wheels

This is another title that I chose after watching an OwlCrate Video. Those gals and I seem to have similar tastes in books. Luckily, it was available online from my library with no wait, and I was able to get immediate gratification. It’s the last of my non-Cybils reading for awhile. Anyhow, if you are looking…

ARC REVIEW: The Escape Manual For Introverts

The idea that introverts may need this guide was inspired. I can say I’m an introvert all day long, but extroverts reading this may finally get an idea of what that actually means for me in real life. The strategies are divided into five situational categories: Friends, relatives, coworkers, acquaintances, and strangers. The book even includes…