Review: Secret Coders: Potions and Parameters

Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes Secret Coders #5 Synopsis "From graphic novel superstar (and former computer programming teacher) Gene Luen Yang, Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters is the fifth volume in a wildly entertaining series that combines logic puzzles and basic coding instruction with a page-turning mystery plot! Professor One-Zero … Continue reading Review: Secret Coders: Potions and Parameters

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Review: An Earl by Any Other Name

An Earl by Any Other Name Lauren Smith Sins and Scandals #1 Synopsis "An earl in the streets, a rogue in the sheets . . . Leopold Graham, Lord Hampton, was never a man to let propriety stand in the way of his pursuit of pleasure. Hedonism is his only desire in life---until his father's … Continue reading Review: An Earl by Any Other Name

Review: In Real Life

In Real Life Cory Doctorow, Jen Wang Synopsis "Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role-playing game where she spends most of her free time. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, and make friends. But things … Continue reading Review: In Real Life

Review: Heart and Brain

Heart and Brain: Body Language The Awkward Yeti, Nick Seluk Synopsis "From the New York Times bestselling creator of the hugely popular Awkward Yeti comics comes the third collection in his Heart and Brain series. Heart and Brain: Body Language continues the adventures of the loveably conflicted sentimental Heart and rational Brain, as well as other bodily inhabitants like Gallbladder, Muscle, and Tongue. … Continue reading Review: Heart and Brain

Review: Lady Stuff

Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a Woman Loryn Brantz Synopsis "A collection of Loryn Brantz’s vibrant and relatable Jellybean Comics about her everyday experiences as a lady  Home manicure tips, awkward seduction techniques, scoping out the snack table, and—most important—prioritizing naps: Lady Stuff reveals these womanly secrets and more. In sections like "Grooming and Habitat Maintenance," "Mating … Continue reading Review: Lady Stuff

Review: Adulthood Is a Myth

Adulthood Is a Myth Sarah Anderson Sarah's Scribbles #1 Synopsis "Are you a special snowflake? Do you enjoy networking to advance your career? Is adulthood an exciting new challenge for which you feel fully prepared? Ugh. Please go away. This book is for the rest of us. These comics document the wasting of entire beautiful … Continue reading Review: Adulthood Is a Myth

Review: Girling Up

Girling Up: How to be Strong, Smart, and Spectacular Mayim Bialik Synopsis "Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls. Growing up as a girl in today's world is no … Continue reading Review: Girling Up