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The protagonists are unlikable, the setting depressing and the interactions decidedly creepy. There's no blood or gore but lots of dark, psychological interplay among the characters and between author, characters and reader. Well worth t...
Fascinating graphic novel about the not well known La Nueve, a group of Spanish loyalist who fought with the French to liberate Paris. Illustrated through the narrative of Miguel Campos a soldier of this brigade, we get a full history of...
Very cute teen book. Elle's foster child dream has come true. She has been rescued by her long lost father who is a very successful businessman. Good news is, he wants her to live with him. Bad news is, she has to move to Japan. Elle has...
I learned a new word just by reading this graphic novel: Entomophagy - human consumption of insects for food. A practice common around the world but one a lot of us probably know little about! This graphic novel takes the foodie chef sto...
What an interesting, chock-full-of-details book this is. Not only are the circumstances of the 1986 fire that devoured huge swaths of LAPL's Central Library's collection detailed, the fire itself becomes a character in the book. Later th...