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April 4, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the second book of the Nameless City series by Faith Erin Hicks, The Stone Heart! This thrilling continuation of the series is jam-packed with adventure! Kaidu and Rat now have to deal with conflicts within the Dao nation and a possible war. To make matters worse, Kaidu finds a formula for a Read the Rest…

March 21, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the funny and upbeat Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence. Being the ‘new kid’ is tough. Especially when you are a girl like Avani who’d rather go on an adventure instead of doing makeovers and talking about boys. But all is well when Avani gets abducted by aliens and finally finds the one Read the Rest…

March 7, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the newest book from Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes’ awesome Secret Coders series, Secrets & Sequences! In this third volume, Secrets & Sequences, the gang continues trying to unravel their school’s mysterious past. And when they thought all they needed to worry about was Principle Dean, it turns out he doesn’t compare to their true enemy: Professor Read the Rest…

March 7, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to California Dreamin’ by Pénélope Bagieu! Dive into this beautifully drawn graphic novel about an unlikely candidate for stardom, the folk scene in NYC’s village, and one of the most bizarre and dysfunctional groups of people to ever come together to make music. It’s Mama Cass as you’ve never known her, in Read the Rest…

February 28, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Science Comics: Bats by Falynn Koch! In this ultrasonic volume, Falynn Koch introduces us to a remarkable but misunderstood flying mammal: the bat! This is the  fourth of the Science Comics, an action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers. Make sure to pick it up!

February 21, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to the fun and beautifully drawn The Time Museum by Matthew Loux! Make sure to pick up this book to follow Delia in her summer internship where she  is to be sent on time-traveling missions with an unlikely gang of kids from across the eons. A thrilling, history packed middle-grade adventure!

February 14, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to Decelerate Blue by Adam Rapp and Mike Cavallaro! Follows one girl’s quest for peace and stillness on a not-too-distant future world where life has accelerated beyond control. A perfect read for the rebellious mind, romance lovers, and those who want a story filled with a edgy, complex, and poignant dystopian story.

February 7, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to the second book in the grotesque and wonderful Demon series, Demon Volume 2 by Jason Shiga. Reminder:  Jason’s four-volume epic is NOT for kids. SERIOUSLY. Demon follows Jimmy Yee, a man who cannot die, no matter how hard he tries. Although he’s seemingly immortal, Jimmy’s real super power is his brain. He’s a highly Read the Rest…

January 31, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy book birthday to George O’Connor’s latest Olympians graphic novel, Artemis: Wild Goddess of the Hunt! This series is up to nine volumes, and all of them are delightful! If you haven’t checked out these graphic novels yet, make sure to pick them up!

January 24, 2017
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy book birthday to yet another  wonderful Adventures in Cartooning picture book comic, Hocus Focus, by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost. We started publishing the Adventures in Cartooning graphic novels back in 2009, with the eponymously-titled Adventures in Cartooning, a wonderful story of knights, dragons, and ice cream adventures.  (It’s awesome — if Read the Rest…