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This Pride Month, Griffin read as many LGBTQ+ graphic novels as possible. He asked for recommendations from other booksellers and reviewed his top six! Here they are! JUGHEAD VOL 1 by Chip Zdarsky, illustrated by Erica Henderson I have poo-pooed Archie comics for almost fifty years. The Archie Comics were not for me: mostly bland, … Continue reading Graphic Novels with Griffin
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Griffin (like the monster) shares two graphic novels he recently read, The Magic Fish and Flamer. Both titles are available now at bookpeople.com. A few years ago, my wife and I traveled through eastern Europe where I enjoyed the National Marionette troupes of both Austria and Czech Republic. Both marionette shows were in their nation’s … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
Alexey Pajitnov - Russian video game designer and inventor of Tetris Tetris - a tile-matching puzzle game, named #2 in 100 Greatest Video Games of All Time by IGN in 2007. Box Brown - American cartoonist, and author/illustrator of Tetris: The Games People Play Tetris has a bit of a legendary status in the video game … Continue reading Tetris:The Games People Play by Box Brown
Ellen's pick of the week: Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World written & illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky "From Hypatia to Maryam Mirzakhani, this is a wonderful and informative introduction to women who are left-brain thinkers (mostly) and the contributions they have made to our knowledge & understanding of the world. The author … Continue reading New Books! 7/26/16
Ollie thought of every trick he’d ever seen in every battle movie he and Billy had watched and in every book that had been read to them. “Okay!” he commanded. “Our plan is gonna be: do some Robin Hood, and some Use the Force Luke, and some Trojan Horse, and some...Yellow Submarine.” - Ollie’s Odyssey, … Continue reading Top Shelf in July: OLLIE’S ODYSSEY by William Joyce
Smoke has one of the most highly original premises of any novel I've read recently, and yet it also has elements of Dickens, Philip Pullman and Suzanne Collins, among others. Vyleta seems to pull from many ideas, but re-imagines them in a unique way. His style has much to do with it. At times his … Continue reading Top Shelf in June: SMOKE by Dan Vyleta