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Reading time: 2 – 4 minutes Title: We the Children (Benjamin Pratt & The Keepers of the School vol. 1) Author: Andrew Clements ISBN: 1416938869 Pages: 160 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) Benjamin Pratt’s harbor-side school is going to be bulldozed to make room for an amusement park. It sounds like a dream […]

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Title: Horrid Henry’s Underpants Author: Francesca Simon ISBN: 1402238258 Pages: 112 [Rating:3.5] Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Horrid Henry makes a deal with his parents in return for eating his veggies; accidentally wears girls’ underwear to school; tries to prove he is sicker than his brother; and writes the meanest thank-you cards ever (and…

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Hot Gimmick (3in1) Vol. 1 Author: Miki Aihara ISBN: 1421523485 Pages: 552 Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon) In company-owned rabbit-hutch apartments live tenants who can’t afford to live anywhere else, and the apartment complex in which high-school girl Hatsumi Narita lives is ruled over by the rumor mongering,…

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Title: Emma Vol. 1 Author: Kaoru Mori ISBN: 1401211321 Pages: 192 ★★★★★ Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) An upstairs gentleman and a downstairs servant share a secret love. The saga begins. In Victorian England, a young girl named Emma is rescued from a life of destitution and raised to become a proper British maid. […]

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Title: Blankets Author: Craig Thompson ISBN: 1891830430 Pages: 592 ★★★★★ Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first. Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the…

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: Graceling Author: Kristin Cashore ISBN: 0547258305 Pages: 480 Rating: Synopsis: (Taken from Amazon.com) Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight—she’s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. As niece of the […]

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Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes Title: A Circle of Souls Author: Preetham Grandhi ISBN: 1599552353 Pages: 339 Synopsis: (Taken from back of book) The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town’s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent […]

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