Tag Archives: Books

Weekend Reads: Exit West

Exit West, Mohsin Hamid Every once in a while a book comes along that genuinely surprises you. For me, Mohsin Hamid’s new novel, Exit West, was exactly that book. For the better part of a week Exit West was practically glued to my hands. I wasn’t

Weekend Reads: Disappearance at Devil’s Rock

Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, Paul Tremblay Here’s the thing about growing up in suburban Massachusetts: when someone writes an atmospheric mystery that takes place in familiar towns with familiar landmarks, your hometown becomes more sinister. I didn’t want to put Disappearance at Devil’s Rock down

Weekend Reads: The Stone Heart

The Nameless City: The Stone Heart, Faith Erin Hicks Like a lot of people, I was a huge fan of the animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender. And, like a lot of people, I was sad to see it go and constantly on the hunt for

Weekend Reads: Newsprints

Newsprints, Ru Xu Here’s the thing– I don’t usually read Manga. I’m constantly reading comics and graphic novels, but Manga as a medium for story telling has never appealed to me in the same way. That being said, when Ru Xu’s clearly Manga -inspired debut,

Weekend Reads: Violent Love #1

Violent Love #1, Frank J. Barbiere & Victor Santos The first issue of Violent Love by Frank J. Barbiere and Victor Santos, titled The Ballad of Daisy Jane, reminds me a bit of The Princess Bride. That is, if The Princess Bride took place in

Weekend Reads: Moonshine #1

Moonshine #1, Brian Azzarello & Eduardo Risso If you’re looking for a drop-dead gorgeous comic to read this weekend, then let me point you towards the first chapter of Moonshine. Set during the height of prohibition in the lawless, backwoods of Appalachia, Moonshine is a

Nerd League Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Books Edition

Here at TNL we know just how difficult and frustrating holiday gifting can be. Who has the time to spend endless hours trolling the internet or wandering aimlessly around the mall looking for the perfect gift for that special someone. Well, this year it happens that

Weekend Reads: Cannibal #1

Cannibal #1, Brian Buccellato & Jennifer Young Besides the first issue of Cannibal having a phenomenally spooky cover, it is also an atmospheric and interesting take on the zombie genre. The year is 1994, and Florida is reeling in the wake of a category five

Weekend Reads: Giant Days, Vol. 1 – Vol. 3

Giant Days Vol. 1 – Vol. 3, John Allison To say that John Allison is something of a comedic genius is, in my honest opinion, something of an understatement. I’ve read a lot of comics, and I haven’t come across one yet that has made

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