March 10, 2022 by Esther Keller
Esther reads Hilo: Gina and the Big Secret, to find out what happened after the last volume's big cliffhanger.
December 3, 2020 by Johanna
The second Max & the Midknights book, Battle of the Bodkins, brings back the young adventurers in an all-new fantasy battle with intriguing thematic undertones.
November 10, 2020 by Johanna
Max & the Midknights, by Big Nate author LIncoln Peirce, is a text-and-comic fantasy adventure isfull of twists and turns.
December 5, 2018 by Esther Keller
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 […]
December 3, 2018 by Esther Keller
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 […]
October 29, 2018 by Esther Keller
5 Worlds: The Cobalt Prince By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller, and Boya Sun Random House Graphic Grades 4 and up The story picks up where volume 1 left off. Oona is trying to escape the Toki and to find her sister. The girls are eventually reunited, but ultimately many truths are […]
July 16, 2018 by Lori Henderson
Nid, a young adult dragonewt, finds a creature that can only be a thought-to-be-extinct Muernandes, or human, seemingly hatching from an egg. Feeling responsible for the girl, Juana, he decides to try to take her to the place she calls home, a land far to the north of the dragonewt kingdoms. They start on a […]
December 13, 2017 by Esther Keller
It’s been a while since I read the first volume of Dream Jumper, but the story starts off at a fast pace. It doesn’t really fill in what happened before, so readers will benefit from a quick re-read to appreciate the nuanced details. Dream Jumper: Curse of the Harvester By Greg Grunberg. Lucas Turnbloom Graphix. […]
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