Tag Archives: Weekend Reads

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: Loose Ends #1

Loose Ends #1, Jason Latour & Chris Brunner If you need more proof that Jason Latour is king when it comes to gritty, slow-cooked southern mysteries, then Loose Ends should be at the top of your pull list. Sure, many before Latour have tried to

Weekend Reads: Rumble, Vol. 3

Rumble Vol. 3, John Arcudi & James Harren I’ve said it before and I’ll say it here again: if you like comics (more specifically, comics with monsters in them) and you’re not reading Rumble,  you’re making a mistake. John Arcudi and James Harren are an

Weekend Reads: Join the Resistance

Star Wars: Join the Resistance, Ben Acker & Ben Blacker It’s no secret that I’m a HUGE Star Wars fan. My location on twitter is listed as Bespin. It also happens that I’m wearing a Star Wars t-shirt as I write this. When I found

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: Tetris

Tetris, Box Brown Almost everyone I know grew up playing Tetris. It’s an addictive, unending puzzle that hooks you with brightly colored, geometric, stackable blocks. But not everyone knows the story of how Tetris came to be. That’s where Box Brown and his latest nonfiction

Weekend Reads: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World, Shannon Hale & Dean Hale Doreen Green is a bit… different from other fourteen-year-olds. She has super strength, enhanced senses, and a fluffy squirrel tail that she has to hide in the seat of her pants. And who runs

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: 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

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