Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan

This graphic novel follows 4 paper girls the morning after Halloween 1988. While on their route they discover that their town is under attack by otherworldly beings and giant monsters and the girls aren’t going to sit by idly and watch. This is a fun read that’s full of 80’s nostalgia reminiscent of Goonies and more […]

Read more »

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

This first in a series won the prestigious Hugo Award and Nebula Award for its intelligent and fascinating story of Breq – once an AI that controlled a massive starship and thousands of crewmembers, now stuck in one frail body. Ann Leckie doesn’t ease her readers into the story but throws them into the thick […]

Read more »

“The Devil In the White City” by Erik Larson

Erik Larson writes nonfiction books that read like fiction.  Filled with facts, they have been heavily researched but he manages to keep the writing lively and anything but a dry read.  The Devil In the White City does not disappoint readers who are familiar with his work.  Centered around Chicago’s hosting of the World’s Fair in […]

Read more »

The Regional Office is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales

A normal day at the office is anything but typical for the employees of the Regional Office. A shadowy organization whose mission is to serve as “a barrier of last resort between the survival of the Planet and the amassing forces of Darkness,” the Regional Office recruits and trains super-powered young women to combat evil. […]

Read more »

“Where’d You Go, Bernadette?” by Maria Semple

When her hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her. Bee compiles an impressive collection of documents – including private emails, journal entries, and official FBI documents – in order to track down the elusive Bernadette. It’s […]

Read more »