Nicole Walker, “Quench Your Thirst with Salt” (Zone 3 Press, 2013)
What’s made you who you are? It’s a straightforward enough question, one that pops up, more or less and with more or less urgency, in most of our lives. And it’s a question for which most of us have straightforward… Read More
Ben Hatke, “Legends of Zita the Spacegirl” (First Second, 2012)
In this sequel to Zita the Spacegirl, Zita faces the perils of being a famous space hero. Ben Hatke once again combines whimsical and lovely drawings with a great sense of humor. Although I purchased Legends of Zita the Read More
Hugh C. Howey, “Wool” (Simon and Schuster, 2012)
Hugh C. Howey, author of the award-winning Molly Fyde Saga, is best known for his self-published and bestselling series Wool. This post apocalyptic tale of human survival within the infamous silos has taken the world by storm.… Read More
Erika Rae, “Devangelical” (Emergency Press, 2012)
During my first few weeks at college, I concocted one of those dumb ideas that you get when you suddenly have the freedom of an adult without the wisdom of one.  My new dorm-mates and I would go undercover, as… Read More
Barrie Jean Borich, “Body Geographic” (University of Nebraska Press, 2012)
Every time I fly into Chicago at night, I’m amazed by the grid I see out of the portal: those hundreds of thousands of almost identical lots, 25 by 125 feet, that are made visible by the city’s 250,000-odd street… Read More
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