Ghosts

Author: Raina Telgemeier 2016           The story follows a family moving to a city on the northern coast of California, called Bahía de la Luna. Catrina is the older sister of Maya, she’s shy compared to her sister and afraid of ghosts. Maya is outgoing, but her temperament is dampened by her cystic fibrosis whichContinue reading Ghosts

Drama

Author: Raina Telgemeier Colorist: Gurihiru 2012 A large part of my youth involved participating in improv. groups and finding my way towards performance art in general. I also enjoyed being part of committees and planning activities. This has led me towards a path of planning activities and events, and ultimately towards my job as aContinue reading “Drama”

The Darwin Affair

Author: Tim Mason 2019 Charles Field, a chief detective, connects the attempted murder on Queen Victoria with the murder of a thief a few blocks away. However, the more he digs into the murder and attempted murder, the more it seems to be part of a bigger plot. Was the queen even the target? WhatContinue reading “The Darwin Affair”

The Sheik and the Bought Bride

Author: Takako Hashimoto Colorist: Susan Mallery 2013 The story is about Prince Kateb, a prince of the desert kingdom of El Deharia, who wants to punish Victoria’s father for cheating in a card game. Victoria offers herself as payment in-lieu of her father for his freedom and well-being. Victoria’s inner thoughts betray some insecurities, butContinue reading “The Sheik and the Bought Bride”

The Rithmatist

Author: Brandon Sanderson 2013 Imagine that your little stick figure drawings came to life, what would you do? What would they do? In The Rithmatist, some people have the ability to bring drawings to life. These people are called rithmatists. The rithmatists need to serve 10 years on an island using those drawings made ofContinue reading “The Rithmatist”

Tsubasa World Chronicle

Author: CLAMP Published in 2015 Tsubasa is a Manga, so a Japanese comic. The art is done by CLAMP an all girl comic book artist team, which produced many popular hits such has Cardcaptor, XXXHolic, Chobits and Blood-C, just to name a few.           The story follows Syaoran, Kurogane, Mokona and Fai. They are aContinue reading “Tsubasa World Chronicle”

Well Met

It’s your typical love story, girl meets boy, boy goes on to study in a very competitive field, such as medicine or law, and girl drops out of school to support the boy by working two jobs. Then, boy leaves girl…. Wait a minute! Sorry, let me start over again. Girl (her name is Emily)Continue reading “Well Met”

Tornado Brain

Author: Cat Patrick Publishing year: 2020 Tornado Brain is a book I read during Mental Awareness week (first week of May for those of you who’ve never heard of it) since it follows the story of Frankie, a neurodivergent kid. She has been labelled with ADHD, autism, sensory issues and more. Experiencing the perspective ofContinue reading “Tornado Brain”

The Tourist Attraction

Imagine that you were living in a small town where most everyone knows everyone, from the bartender, to the police officer, to the couple running the car rental company. Now imagine that every summer, irresponsible, uber-rich, disrespectful tourists descended on your town in drunk, selfie-snapping droves. Now you know how Graham Barnett, would-be chainsaw artist,Continue reading “The Tourist Attraction”