Romeo and/or Juliet, Ryan North Romeo and/or Juliet is brilliant. Do you remember the Choose Your Own Adventure stories of yore? Well, that’s exactly what Romeo and/or Juliet is. Only infinitely more clever and laugh-out-loud funny from start to finish. Ryan North brings together some of the
The Girl from Everywhere, Heidi Heilig 2016 has been a fantastic year for books about time travel and Heidi Heilig’s debut novel, The Girl from Everywhere, is one of the best. The Girl from Everywhere is an amalgamation of historical fiction, high fantasy, science fiction,
Everyone loves a hero. They’re benevolent, romantic, have super-human powers, and are beholden to rescue kittens from trees and damsels in distress. They can bench-press eighteen wheelers and usually have amazing hair, i.e. Wonder Woman and Captain America. Big whoop. What about the other guys?
There are contemporary authors who revel in making their readers uncomfortable. Yet very few can do so as addictively and undeniably well as Gillian Flynn. The Grownup (a 62 page novella that Universal Studios recently paid a ridiculous six figure sum for) was originally titled
The world is filled with many comic books, most of which are about superheroes and magical beings. These stories are fabulous in their own right, but there is just something so exhilarating and refreshing about comics that write their own path. That is exactly the
Prepare to have chills from start to finish while powering through this strange, wonderful, and slightly terrifying tale. Evie Wyld’s novel, All the Birds, Singing tells the story of Jake Whyte, a tough (the word callused comes to mind) and deeply troubled young woman who
Epic and saga. Those were the two words that came to mind as I was reading Joe Hill’s new novel, and possibly magnum opus, The Fireman. Hill’s story begins as a mysterious plague starts to spread across the country. The spore, draco incendia trychophyton (that’s Dragonscale
In case you missed it, although I’m sure you didn’t since the internet is positively abuzz, J.K. Rowling released a new short story on Pottermore about Ilvermorny, the American School for witchcraft and wizardry that, until Tuesday, had been shrouded (both literally and figuratively, as
Summer is the perfect time of the year to kick back and relax with a good book. Consequently, it just so happens that You Don’t Have To Like Me is the perfect book to put at the top of your TBR (to be read) pile.
On the surface, Buckaroo looks and feels a lot like every other rural, slightly dilapidated, podunk American town. Only it’s not. In fact, Buckaroo is the birthplace of 16 (!!!) of the most repulsive and terrifying serial killers in recorded history. These are men and