Book Reviews

Listed alphabetically by title.  Series by the same title are arranged in order by volume.  Click the title to read the review:


The Absolute Death by Neil Gaiman

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Amazing Screw-On Head by Mike Mignola

Amulet: The Stonekeeper (Volume One) by Kazu Kibuishi

Amulet: The Stonekeeper’s Curse (Volume Two) by Kazu Kibuishi

Amulet: The Cloud Searchers (Volume Three) by Kazu Kibuishi

Around the World by Matt Phelan

The Arrival by Shaun Tan

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

Auschwitz by Pascal Croci


Blankets by Craig Thompson

Bone: Tall Tales by Jeff Smith

The Book Thief by Mark Zusak

B.P.R.D: The Hollow Earth and Other Stories (Volume One) by Mike Mignola

B.P.R.D: The Soul of Venice and Other Stories (Volume Two) by Mike Mignola


Captain Swing and the Electrical Pirates of Cindery Island (Volume One) by Warren Ellis

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Chew: Taster’s Choice (Volume One) by John Layman & Rob Guillory

Chew: International Flavor (Volume Two) by John Layman & Rob Guillory

Chew: Just Desserts (Volume Three) by John Layman & Rob Guillory

Cirque Du Freak: Living Nightmare (Volume One) by Darren Shan

Clementine by Sara Pennypacker


The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan

Daybreak by Brian Ralph

Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba

Dead High Yearbook by Ivan Velez

The Dead Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan

Death: The High Cost of Living by Neil Gaiman

The Dopple Ganger Chronicles: The First Escape by G. P. Taylor


The Eternal Smile by Gene Luen Yang

Ex Machina: The First Hundred Days (Volume One) by Brian Vaughan

Ex Machina: Tag (Volume Two) by Brian Vaughan

Extra Credit by Andrew Clements


Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall by Bill Willingham

Fables: Legends in Exile (Volume One) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Animal Farm (Volume Two) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Storybook Love (Volume Three) by Bill Willingham

Fables: March of the Wooden Soliders (Volume Four) by Bill Willingham

Fables: The Mean Seasons (Volume Five) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Homelands (Volume Six) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Arabian Nights and Days (Volume Seven) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Wolves (Volume Eight) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Son of the Empire (Volume Nine) by Bill Willingham

Fables: The Good Prince (Volume Ten) by Bill Willingham

Fables: War and Pieces (Volume Eleven) by Bill Willingham

Fables: The Dark Ages (Volume Twelve) by Bill Willingham

Fables: The Great Fables Crossover (Volume Thirteen) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Witches (Volume Fourteen) by Bill Willingham

Fables: Rose Red (Volume Fifteen) by Bill Willingham

Flight: Volume One by Kazu Kibuishi

Flight: Volume Two by Kazu Kibuishi

Flight: Volume Three by Kazu Kibuishi

Flight: Volume Four by Kazu Kibuishi

Foiled (Volume One) by Jane Yolen

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan


The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall by Mary Downing Hahn

Ghost World by Daniel Clowes

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins


Half Dead by Barb Lien-Cooper

Hellboy: Seed of Destruction (Volume One) by Mike Mignola

Hellboy: Wake the Devil (Volume Two) by Mike Mignola

Hellboy: The Chained Coffin and Others (Volume Three) by Mike Mignola

Hellboy: The Right Hand of Doom (Volume Four) by Mike Mignola

Hellboy: Conqueror Worm (Volume Five) by Mike Mignola

Hellboy: Strange Places (Volume Six) by Mike Mignola

Hellboy: Weird Tales (Volume One) by Mike Mignola

Hellboy: Weird Tales (Volume Two) by Mike Mignola

Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch

Houdini: The Handcuff King by Jason Lutes

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


Inkspell by Cornelia Funke

iZombie: Dead to the World (Volume One) by Chris Roberson


Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation by Matt Myklusch



The Last Words of Will Wolfkin by Steven Knight

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson #1) by Rick Riordan

The Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce

Looking For Alaska by John Green


Maus: Volume One by Art Spiegelman

Mercury by Hope Larson

Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Mush!: Sled Dogs With Attitudes by Glenn Eichler


The Never Weres by Fiona Smyth

The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger


Orvis by H. M. Hoover


Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge

Pedro and Me by Judd Winick

Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

Preacher: Gone To Texas (Volume One) by Garth Ennis

The Professor’s Daughter by Joann Sfar and Emmanuel Guibert




Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes (Volume One) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: The Doll’s House (Volume Two) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: Dream Country (Volume Three) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: Season of Mists (Volume Four) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: A Game of You (Volume Five) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: Fables and Reflections (Volume Six) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: Brief Lives (Volume Seven) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: World’s End (Volume Eight) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: The Kindly Ones (Volume Nine) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: The Wake (Volume Ten) by Neil Gaiman

Sandman: Endless Nights by Neil Gaiman

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson #2) by Rick Riordan

Shabanu by Suzanna Fisher Staples

Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner

The Stranded by Mike Carey

The Stuff of Legend: The Dark (Book One) by Mike Raicht

The Stuff of Legend: The Jungle (Book Two) by Mike Raicht


30 Days of Night (Volume One) by Steve Niles

30 Days of Night: Dark Days (Volume Two) by Steve Niles

30 Days of Night: Return to Barrow (Volume Three) by Steve Niles

30 Days of Night: Bloodsucker Tales (Volume Four) by Steve Niles

Tellos: Reluctant Heroes (Volume One) by Todd Dezago

To Dance: A Ballerina’s Graphic Novel by Siena Cherson Siegel


The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite (Volume One) by Gerard Way

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas (Volume Two) by Gerard Way

The Unsinkable Walter Bean (Volume One) by Aaron Renier

The Unwritten: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity (Volume One) by Mike Carey

The Unwritten: Inside Man (Volume Two) by Mike Carey

The Unwritten: Dead Man’s Knock (Volume Three) by Mike Carey


The Victorian Undead: Sherlock Holmes VS Zombies by Ian Edginton


The Walking Dead: Too Far Gone (Volume Thirteen) by Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead: No Way Out (Volume Fourteen) by Robert Kirkman

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

The Wikkeling by Steven Arntson

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick



Y: The Last Man (all volumes) by Brian Vaughan

Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri


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