An Anthology of Hilarity With a Side of Murdermen: The Thrilling Adventure Hour by Acker & Blacker

Published: August 20th, 2013 Publisher: Archaia Entertainment, LLC Genre(s): Graphic Novel, Comedy Format: Hardcover Length: 136 pages The Thrilling Adventure Hour is a long-running stage-show and podcast with an old-fashioned radio-drama sensibility. Every episode features recurring characters and serial adventures acted out by actors and comedians in front of a live audience. Although some familiarity … Read more

Ugliness All Around: Todd, The Ugliest Kid on Earth Volume 1 by Ken Kristensen and M. K. Perker

Published: August 20, 2013 Publisher: Image Comics Genre(s): Graphic Novel Format: Trade Paperback Length: 96 pages Todd, The Ugliest Kid on Earth is an odd little series about a kid named Todd surrounded by terrible human beings. It’s not exactly surreal, but it is nonsensical in a way that is clearly meant as darkly comedic … Read more

Memory Comes in Waves: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Published: June 18th 2013 Publisher: William Morrow Books Genre(s): Fantasy Format: eBook Length: 178 pages Neil Gaiman’s most recent novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, is a study in contrasts. It’s his first book written “for adults” in many years, but the main character is a seven-year-old boy and the writing style … Read more

Stealing Hearts and Paintings: Heist Society by Ally Carter

Published: February 9th, 2010 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Genre(s): Young Adult, Crime, Thriller Format: Audiobook Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins First, a confession: I was mostly inspired to pick up this book thanks to an incredible cover re-design done for Maureen Johnson’s #coverflip challenge a few months ago. I’d seen Ally Carter’s books on the … Read more

Memories of a Ghost: The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

Published: February 26th, 2013 Publisher: Brilliance Audio, Inc. Genre(s): Young Adult, Mystery, Fantasy Format: Audiobook Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins The Name of The Star, the first book in Maureen Johnson’s Shades of London series, ends with the main character, Rory Devereaux, discovering new powers that may change everything about her relationship to the … Read more