Book Review | The Alcoholic by Jonathan Ames


Y’all, I’ve been disappeared for a couple of weeks but I’ve been reading like a person who gets paid to read for a living (oh, right, I do!) so you’ve got oodles of reviews coming your way. Sam and I also totally went nutso on our garden and it went from an overgrown weed-infested beautiful […]

Book Review | Nimona by Noelle Stevenson


I have very limited experience with graphic novels. The Barefoot Gen series should be required reading, and I loved one of and hated one of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novels. I think I read Maus once upon a time but I couldn’t tell you much about it.  And that’s pretty much it! I tell you this because my […]

Book Review | Baby’s in Black: Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and The Beatles in Hamburg by Arne Bellstorf


Baby’s in Black: Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and The Beatles in Hamburg is a graphic novel that follows the Beatles during the very beginning of their career. It’s rendered entirely in black and white, and the sketches are quite simple. There’s definitely a romantic feel to both the dialog and the artwork. I must admit […]