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Unshelved comic strip for 7/31/2015

Book Reviews

Unshelved Book Club

This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about a boy who witnessed a kidnapping, twin girls who invent a third sister they pretend to be, prostitution, earthquakes, a brave hamster princess, and a young woman who becomes a famous author's muse.

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Book Reviews

Unshelved Book Club

This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about a bullied boy who joins a spy club, how eyes and toilets work, a French lit professor who finds out she has a bullet in her neck, John Waters's adventure hitchhiking across America, grim twins who love heavy metal, a little girl who shares her joy, and a teen who takes a gun to campus.

Graphic Novel Reviews

Unshelved Book Club

This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about a restless princess, Central Asia, a girl gamer, a middle-aged woman trying to connect to a man she's known most of her life, a loser who buys a dump, chaperoning aging grandparents on a cruise, a team of superheroes in hiding, and an all-star comics anthology for young readers.

Summer Vacation

I spent the last month writing a whole new website, so I'm going to take a vacation! This week please enjoy classic strips from about eleven years ago (Friday's Unshelved Book Club will be new). See you back here on Monday!

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