By Terry Fleming • August 29, 2021
With movies like Suicide Squad, Birds of Prey, The Suicide Squad, and the upcoming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, some critics are saying we’re scraping the bottom of the comic book barrel. Personally, as a lifetime comic book fan, I love the more obscure and bizarre comic book characters. And it’s in that spirit that I present the following – ten titles that in some way feature the arcane, ambiguous, and/or asinine from the world of comics.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 26, 2021
Our TBR piles may already be weighing down our bedside tables, but that doesn’t stop us from browsing (and buying!) new books! Here are fifteen exciting September releases available for preorder, along with suggestions for similar books you can pick up right now.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 24, 2021
Louise Penny's rich writing and the charming cast of characters in her fictional Canadian town of Three Pines have generated an ardent following. With the release of her latest book, released on August 24, we decided to spotlight the author and her award-winning Inspector Gamache series .
By Terry Fleming • August 23, 2021
Welcome to Sold, Viewed, Playful, New, where we spotlight popular/fascinating/favorite items in four distinct categories. Sold, for used books. Viewed, for DVDs or Blu-rays. Playful, for board, card, or video games. And New, for new books. Check out our selections—we're sure you'll find something to intrigue you!
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 19, 2021
Grady Hendrix's newest novel, The Final Girl Support Group has been hitting all the bestseller lists and it's easy to see why! The horror thriller inspired by 1970s and '80s slasher films is certainly a page-turner. Described as having a style that is "equal part tender and terrifying," Hendrix is certainly one to watch.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 17, 2021
Her books may be trending on #BookTok this summer, but Colleen Hoover has been churning out best sellers for a while now. Get to know the author a bit more and pick up a few of her must-read titles.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 12, 2021
In our last post, we put together a list of the best books of the summer for kids. Now we feature books aimed at adults. These are some of our favorite books so far from Summer 2021.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 10, 2021
Summer may be winding down, but there's still plenty of time for reading. In fact, some of the youngsters we know start complaining of boredom during these so-called dog days, so it's a great time to get them hooked on books. Here's our roundup of the best new reading for kids this summer.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 08, 2021
August 9 is our day! And we're making the most of it. Here we share some of our favorite ways to celebrate National Book Lovers Day, our favorite books about bibliophiles, and fun qualities that book lovers share.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • August 05, 2021
With last year's publication of Midnight Sun and Netflix's recent release of the Twilight movies, the popularity of the Twilight Saga is resurging. Here are seven fun facts about the books and movies that may surprise you.