I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime by Joe Kenda

I should start by mentioning that I’m a total Investigation ID and Joe Kenda fan. I couldn’t get enough of this book! And I don’t get to say that often. There are currently over 600 reviews reflecting a 4.9 out of 5 star rating on Amazon. Working in publishing, I can tell you that you can’t ask for better ratings. You’ll never make everyone happy, … Continue reading I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime by Joe Kenda

Pen & Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide by Alphonso Dunn

My personal copy of this book finally came in the mail yesterday! I found Alphonso Dunn through YouTube while looking for drawing tutorials. After watching a few of his videos, I saw that he was such a brilliant instructor and I put his book, Pen & Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide, on my wish list. You can check out his YouTube channel here if you’re … Continue reading Pen & Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide by Alphonso Dunn

Seeking: Dad 2.0 by Gwendoline Raisson, illustrated by Magali Le Huche

I found this book on Netgalley and was drawn by the cover. The illustrations in this book are beautiful and the story is sweet, but this is definitely not for everyone. If you don’t enjoy feminist reads, this won’t interest you. The subject of this book is more about bringing social realities to the forefront, and less about developing a compelling story. Dad 2.0 focuses … Continue reading Seeking: Dad 2.0 by Gwendoline Raisson, illustrated by Magali Le Huche

From the bottom of my being by Mihai G. Paulet

“And I discovered something incredibly therapeutic [when writing]: I saw that the more I released what was inside, the more I felt rejuvenated and light like a feather.​” -Mihai G. Paulet, From the bottom of my being Let’s start with a disclaimer. Disclaimer: poetry is art in words, so you’ll either “get it” or you won’t. And it’s impossible to say that someone’s poetry is wrong … Continue reading From the bottom of my being by Mihai G. Paulet

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll & a Blip About ShortBox

 Through the Woods was a random recommendation from Barnes and Noble, and the book that inadvertently made me a fan of ShortBox.  (Where’s the connection? I stumbled on the ShortBox website looking for more of Emily Carroll’s work after finishing Through the Woods.) ShortBox has such a great collection of work. I’m really looking forward to their next quartlery pre-order box coming out. Pre-orders only … Continue reading Through the Woods by Emily Carroll & a Blip About ShortBox

The Book of Onions by Jake Thompson

“Ranging from the relatable to the utterly nonsensical and bizarre, the comics within The Book of Onions explore themes of loneliness, desperation, and perverted talking fruit.” -From, The Book of Onions Note: I received a digital ARC to review this book. The Book of Onions won’t actually be available to buy until this October. I’ll start by saying that I love this book cover! I … Continue reading The Book of Onions by Jake Thompson