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: The Prince and the Dressmaker

The Prince and the Dressmaker Jen Wang Synopsis "Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as … Continue reading Review: The Prince and the Dressmaker

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: Manga Classics: Emma

Manga Classics: Emma Stacy King, Crystal S. Chan, Po Tse, Jane Austen Synopsis "Just in time for the 200th Anniversary, Manga Classics: Emma brings Jane Austen's classic tale of youthful folly and romantic exuberance to a modern audience with this beautiful, new manga adaptation. The impulsive match-making of Emma Woodhouse delivers both humor and heartache … Continue reading Review: Manga Classics: Emma

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: The Eternal Smile

The Eternal Smile: Three Stories Gene Luen Yang & Derek Kirk Kim Synopsis "Meet Duncan. Charming and brave, he's the Princess's favorite—and he's on his way to winning the throne. But lately, the walls of reality in Duncan's kingdom are wearing a little thin... Meet Gran'pa Greenbax. Nothing seems to satisfy this greedy old frog's longing … Continue reading Review: The Eternal Smile

Review: Patience

Patience Daniel Clowes Reading Challenges: Goodreads Synopsis "Patience is a psychedelic science-fiction love story, veering with uncanny precision from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness in a way that is both quintessentially “Clowesian” and utterly unique in the author’s body of work. This 180-page, full-color original graphic novel affords Clowes the opportunity to draw some of … Continue reading Review: Patience