Category Archives: Books + Comic Books

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”

TeenBookCon Reflection: Pics, Tweets & Quotes From Our ‘lil View of the Con.

The night before the con authors and event planners gather at Blue Willow Bookshop to meet and to sign the infamous walls. Have you ever seen the walls? It’s worth a trip! Authors from every genre, age bracket and area

TeenBookCon Reflection: Pics, Tweets & Quotes From Our ‘lil View of the Con.

The night before the con authors and event planners gather at Blue Willow Bookshop to meet and to sign the infamous walls. Have you ever seen the walls? It’s worth a trip! Authors from every genre, age bracket and area

Hollywood Calling! Find Out The Hollywood Connection of these YA Author’s at TeenBookCon

I’m excited to be moderating the Hollywood Calling panel at this weekend’s TeenBookCon. At the panel you can ask the four featured authors questions, and learn more about their books and writing life.  If you stay until the end of the

Hollywood Calling! Find Out The Hollywood Connection of these YA Author’s at TeenBookCon

I’m excited to be moderating the Hollywood Calling panel at this weekend’s TeenBookCon. At the panel you can ask the four featured authors questions, and learn more about their books and writing life.  If you stay until the end of the

Radiant Author: Javaka Steptoe Shares Inspiration, Heartache and Ambition

Javaka Steptoe was all over book news in January, but new interviews and stories continue to post. One of the most interesting interviews I’ve heard with Mr. Steptoe is by Jesse Thorn, for the Bullseye program. Steptoe speaks of the impact that

Radiant Author: Javaka Steptoe Shares Inspiration, Heartache and Ambition

Javaka Steptoe was all over book news in January, but new interviews and stories continue to post. One of the most interesting interviews I’ve heard with Mr. Steptoe is by Jesse Thorn, for the Bullseye program. Steptoe speaks of the impact that