If my sister owed me a dollar for each time she said “aww” while watching Wonder, she would owe me something around $50. Though I joke about my sister’s repeat “aww-ing,” Wonder really is that type of movie. In each scene you either feel very sad, or very happy. It’s a back and forth between those two emotions. Continue reading “Book vs. Movie: Wonder”
If you love books, something inspired that love along the way. Whether another person did, or a specific book did, something brought you to the point where you began to love books. And for those who had a slower descent into the love of reading, several books and people might have inspired it. For me, there was a single moment where I went from reading indifference to loving to read. Continue reading “Beginning to Love Reading”
March is Women’s History Month. All month long, we celebrate our heroines and the amazing women in our lives. Traditionally, comics has been seen as the purview of men, but women have always contributed in a variety of ways from creating to writing to editing to drawing to inking to everything in-between. The women of comics should not be underestimated. Enjoy the creators and characters with these titles:
Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Indian River Library from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm. Join us for free comic books, panels, activities, and more!
2016 brought the announcement of the DC Icons series, a new young adult series focusing on famed DC comic characters, penned by best-selling YA authors. The topic alone was not enough to enthuse me–I don’t read many comics, nor novels based on comics–but the authors starting out the series did.
The authors include Leigh Bardugo (Grishaverse) on a Wonder Woman title, Marie Lu (Legend, Young Elites) on a Batman title, Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, A Court of Thorns and Roses) on Catwoman and Matt de la Peña (Last Stop on Market Street) on Superman. Continue reading “DC Icons Series”
Did you know Feb. 9 is National Pizza Day? In honor of this esteemed holiday, I pulled together a list of books for pizza-lovers of all ages. Picture books, juvenile fiction and adult fiction are included below. Share any other pizza books you know in the comments! Continue reading “Books to Read If You Love Pizza”