Author: Jonathan Hennessey, Jack McGowan Publisher: Ten Speed Press Publication Date: 3. October 2017 Rating: 3./5. Stars Summary: A complete, illustrated history of video games–highlighting the machines, games, and people who have made gaming a worldwide, billion dollar industry/artform–told in a graphic novel format. This book provides readers with everything they need to know about… Continue reading The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution
Editor: Trysh Thompson Publisher: World Weaver Press Publication Date: 3. October 2017 Rating: 1./5. Stars TW: homophobia, rape by deception Summary: No one is perfect—not even a witch. Witches have amazing power at their fingertips to do unbelievable things. That magic can come in really handy sometimes too. They can make someone fall in love, poison… Continue reading SonofaWitch!
Author: Roger Zelazny Publisher: Harper & Row Publication Date: Marc 1976 Rating: 1./5. Stars Summary: Humanity is not alone in the cosmos. The aliens have given a precious relic to the people of Earth: star-stone. The harmony of the galaxy is at stake when they discover the disappearance of their star-stone. Likeable Fred Cassidy is an… Continue reading Doorways in the Sand
Author: Stephen King Publisher: Viking Publication Date: September 1986 Rating: 3./5. Stars Diversity: PoC (black), Religious (Jewish Character) TW: ableist slurs, animal abuse, anti semitism, bullying, child abuse, child sexual abuse, domestic abuse, homophobia and homophobic slurs, misogyny, murder, pedophilia, racism and racist slurs, suicide, violence Summary: To the children, the town was their whole world. To… Continue reading It
Author: Stephen Davis Publisher: Charlesbridge Teen Publication Date: 19. September 2017 Rating: 3./5. Stars Diversity: PoC (black Muslims from Mali) TW: terrorism, violence, sexism, death Summary: When Ali and Kadi meet, it’s hate at first sight. Kadi is the daughter of a librarian in modern-day Timbuktu. A lover of music and literature, she will one… Continue reading Blood and Ink
Author: Sheri Lewis Wohl Publisher: Bold Stroke Books Publication Date: 1. September 2017 Rating: 1./5. Stars Diversity: LGBT Characters (lesbian MC, lesbian SC), PoC (Native American SC) TW: murder, colonialism Summary: Molly Williams is a powerful hereditary witch who manages to keep her powers under control as she tries to be normal. Most of the time,… Continue reading Walking Through Shadows
Editor: Lisa Charleyboy, Mary Beth Leatherdale Publisher: Annick Press Publication Date: 12. September 2017 Rating: 5./5. Stars Diversity: PoC (Native American) TW: abuse, rape, alcoholism, forced sterilization, suicide, domestic violence, depression, genocide, colonization, kidnapping, racism Summary: Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North… Continue reading #NotYourPrincess