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…

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…

Dull Margaret by Jim Broadbent & Dix

I recently hopped on the Dull Margaret bandwagon, then catapulted myself right off.  Whoever wrote the back synopsis deserves an award because after reading it inside Barnes and Noble, I was pretty excited about buying this book. Unfortunately, after I took it home and read the entire thing, I couldn’t figure out why Dull Margaret…

Review of The Sea Was a Fair Master by Calvin Demmer

I was offered a digital copy of The Sea Was a Fair Master for review and it’s a collection worth reading. I don’t publicly review every book I’m offered, so pay attention. The Sea Was a Fair Master is currently on pre-order for just under $3, a generous price you can afford. Anyway, you can’t…

Review on The Art of Fully Living by Tal Gur

Tal Gur gave me a copy of his book, The Art of Fully Living, recently to review. I think his work speaks for itself; it has a near-perfect 5-star rating on Amazon. Maybe it can do something for you, too. I’m sure this comes as no surprise to say but, I’ll say it anyway: life is…

Review on “The Secret Apartment” by Natalie Fast

  I decided to read The Secret Apartment over the last few days because lately, I’ve been really needing book therapy! My love for books started when I was just a kid and The Secret Apartment is exactly the type of book I would’ve enveloped my brain around when I was younger. These days, I…