Month: December 2018

  • The Prince and the Dressmaker

    The Prince and the Dressmaker

    This graphic novel was beautifully drawn and had an amazing story to match. I am SO here for teen and young adult books that feature characters from different backgrounds and different lifestyles.  What I liked about this book was the level of acceptance that was shown to the Prince and the message that everyone is […]

  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    I am very torn in regards to this review.  I read Hillbilly Elegy because I wanted to practice what I preach…that is, to read and try and understand different political views from my own.  I can’t say that J.D. Vance changed my mind on anything but I can appreciate that he tried to show his […]

  • Check, Please!

    Check, Please!

    Well, this was one of the cutest comics I have ever read.  I saw this comic pop up on a few lists of “must reads” and then it was discussed in a meeting I had with other librarians so I knew I had to read it.  What I had heard was basically this: it’s about […]

  • Strange Grace

    Strange Grace

    After a bit of a slow and somewhat confusing start, I ended up really liking this book.  I wanted to read it for several reasons (sounded interesting, I like the fantasy genre, and it had good reviews) but the main reason was I heard that it featured some non-binary and polyamorous characters.  It is VERY […]

  • The Gone World

    The Gone World

    I am a huge Science-Fiction fan when it comes to television and movies but find myself not reading too many Sci-Fi books.  In an effort to familiarize myself more with this genre, I looked up the best Sci-Fi books of the year and “The Gone World” popped up on a few lists.  The premise got […]