Category Archives: Reviews

“Out of Nothing” Remixes the Human Story

This graphic novel encompasses 13.84 billion years and argues that all great changes and developments of storytelling came from someone mixing two unlikely things together. The book begins by introducing us to a human chimera whose ghost-like behavior allows her

“Out of Nothing” Remixes the Human Story

This graphic novel encompasses 13.84 billion years and argues that all great changes and developments of storytelling came from someone mixing two unlikely things together. The book begins by introducing us to a human chimera whose ghost-like behavior allows her

“The Hate U Give” is Not the Movie that the Book Deserves

Angie Thomas‘ powerhouse book The Hate U Give took the publishing world by storm. It was published in February of 2017 and has sat on the New York Times Best Sellers List ever since. Thomas captures the intensity of terror

“The Hate U Give” is Not the Movie that the Book Deserves

Angie Thomas‘ powerhouse book The Hate U Give took the publishing world by storm. It was published in February of 2017 and has sat on the New York Times Best Sellers List ever since. Thomas captures the intensity of terror

“We Are Going to Be Friends” is a Stunning Picture Book for all Readers and a Particular Delight for Fans of the White Stripes

The lyrics of one of the most well-known songs by the band the White Stripes have been transformed to the text of an extraordinary children’s picture book. The lyrics tell the simple story of a boy and girl who go

“We Are Going to Be Friends” is a Stunning Picture Book for all Readers and a Particular Delight for Fans of the White Stripes

The lyrics of one of the most well-known songs by the band the White Stripes have been transformed to the text of an extraordinary children’s picture book. The lyrics tell the simple story of a boy and girl who go

“Jelly, Garbage + Toys” Teaches Kids to See Everything Around Them as Art

This interactive picture book features artist Vik Muniz speaking to the reader of the book. He introduces you to his studio and tells the story of his relationship with art, which is a fascinating one. He is perhaps best known

“Jelly, Garbage + Toys” Teaches Kids to See Everything Around Them as Art

This interactive picture book features artist Vik Muniz speaking to the reader of the book. He introduces you to his studio and tells the story of his relationship with art, which is a fascinating one. He is perhaps best known

Movie Review: “Blaze” Strolls Through Your Heart and Mind Like a Legendary Raconteur

Blaze has the look of a Coen brother’s film, the philosophical bent of a Richard Linklater film, the soul of American roots music and a pumping heart from writer, director Ethan Hawke.┬áHis obvious love, empathy, and respect for the movie’s

Movie Review: “Blaze” Strolls Through Your Heart and Mind Like a Legendary Raconteur

Blaze has the look of a Coen brother’s film, the philosophical bent of a Richard Linklater film, the soul of American roots music and a pumping heart from writer, director Ethan Hawke.┬áHis obvious love, empathy, and respect for the movie’s

Movie Review: “Hot Summer Nights” Never Finds its Footing

Visually appealing as it may be, Hot Summer Nights can’t decide what movie it wants to be and as it pings to one type of story and then pongs back to another, it loses viewer’s empathy and interest. There is

Movie Review: “Hot Summer Nights” Never Finds its Footing

Visually appealing as it may be, Hot Summer Nights can’t decide what movie it wants to be and as it pings to one type of story and then pongs back to another, it loses viewer’s empathy and interest. There is

The Yasmin Books Combine Vibrant Illustrations with a Spunky Pakistani Girl to Make a Winning New Early Reader Series

Yasmin is full of energy, imagination, and creativity. She explores her community, discovers her inner artist, builds her dream town, designs her own clothes and never gives up when she meets an obstacle. Yasmin asks herself questions when she is

The Yasmin Books Combine Vibrant Illustrations with a Spunky Pakistani Girl to Make a Winning New Early Reader Series

Yasmin is full of energy, imagination, and creativity. She explores her community, discovers her inner artist, builds her dream town, designs her own clothes and never gives up when she meets an obstacle. Yasmin asks herself questions when she is