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Weekend Reads: Furiously Happy

Furiously Happy, Jenny Lawson Everyone’s favorite Space Mom, Carrie Fisher said in her memoir, Wishful Drinking, that, “living with manic depression takes a tremendous amount of balls.” If you believe this turn of phrase as much as I do, then it’s fair to say Jenny

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Island Reading: Not Your Average Beachside Relaxation

I’m assuming you’re familiar with the concept of being ‘trapped in an island.’ Whenever people think of this occurrence, they’ll populate their hypothetical islands with classic palm trees, coconuts, and some savage wilderness to legitimize their odyssey. These perilous islands are usually invoked when we

Weekend Reads: Ether #2

Ether #2, Matt Kindt & David Rubín If you were to ask me what my favorite thing about Ether has been so far, I’d have to say it’s the stark juxtaposition between Earth and what lies beyond the portal Boone travels through. While earth is

Weekend Reads: Moonshine #3

Moonshine #3, Brian Azzarello & Eduardo Risso In the third installation of Moonshine, Lou Pirlo either has horrible luck, is experiencing the worst week of his life, or should just stay as far away from the woods as possible. After being chased by the werewolf

Weekend Reads: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir, Jenny Lawson To be honest, I don’t read a lot of nonfiction. In fact, it’s pretty safe to say it’s been a while since I’ve read a memoir as hilariously poignant as it is poignant. Jenny

Weekend Reads: Peter Panzerfaust #1

Peter Panzerfaust #1, Kurtis Wiebe & Tyler Jenkins Daring to re-imagine a tale as beloved and revered by readers as J.M. Barrie’s classic children’s story, Peter Pan, can be daunting. It takes a certain kind of creative team, and Kurtis J. Wiebe and Tyler Jenkins

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: The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman People often say that it takes a village to raise a child. In the case of Nobody Owens, it takes a whole graveyard. Neil Gaiman’s wonderful, Newbery Award winning novel, The Graveyard Book, tells Bod’s harrowing and heartbreaking story. As

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