Bitch Planet (Vol. 1 & 2) by Kelly Sue DeConnick

I LOVE BITCH PLANET. Bitch Planet is a comic book series from my girl Kelly Sue DeConnick, of the amazing Captain Marvel fame, all about a frightening future in which women are routinely and systematically oppressed and jailed for not following the status quo.  Our heroines are all prisoners on the so named Bitch Planet,... Continue Reading →

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The Dry by Jane Harper

“Death rarely changes how we feel about someone. Heightens it, more often than not.” This was a great atmospheric mystery and a start to a series that I can't wait to pursue.  Set in an Australian small town beset by drought, you can feel the dust emanating from the pages.  The people in this book... Continue Reading →

The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero

“If you can, I implore you to watch this scene. It’s seven seconds long. Three hours. Thirty-two takes. And it was only the second day of filming.” I have never watched The Room.  For some people, this is like admitting that you've never seen Citizen Kane.  Which I have also never seen.  I know, I... Continue Reading →

OMG Shakespeare series by Various

Emojis, textspeak, and a dose of teen drama- that's what Shakespeare needed.  And truly, these slim volumes are a delight to read.  Similar in a lot of ways to other teen adaptations of Shakespeare's greatest (I'm looking at you, 10 Things I Hate About You and She's the Man), these books reinvent the Bard's characters... Continue Reading →

The Necklace by Claire McMillan

I adore books like these, with secret family mysteries and dual timelines and INTRIGUE AND DRAMA.  It's the soap opera fan in me.  I start reading one of these tomes and all of a sudden there's mention of a family member nobody talks about or an upper crust family with SECRETS, the all caps kind,... Continue Reading →

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