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Fist Stick Knife Gun A Personal History of Violence by Geoffrey Canada, Jamar Nicholas (2010)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 13, 2012 tagged biography • coming of age
Omaha Beach on D-Day by Robert Capa, Jean-David Morvan, Séverine Tréfouël. Dominique Bertail, Bernard Lebrun, Edward Gauvin (2015)
Reviewed by geneambaum on February 26, 2016 tagged graphic novel • history
Tommy Taylor and the Ship That Sank Twice (The Unwritten) by Mike Carey, Peter Gross (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on May 16, 2014 tagged fantasy • graphic novel
An author forges a connection between his son and his character of the same name, an orphan studying magic.
At The End Of A Dull Day by Massimo Carlotto, Anthony Shugaar (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 26, 2014 tagged mystery
A restaurateur with a criminal past must return to his former, violent way of doing things when he’s betrayed.
Through the Woods stories by Emily Carroll (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 12, 2014 tagged graphic novel • horror • short stories
Creepy, short comics that would be great to read around the campfire.
Leo Geo and His Miraculous Journey Through the Center of the Earth by Jon Chad (2012)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on May 25, 2012 tagged graphic novel • science • science fiction
The Sign of the Black Rock (Three Thieves Book Two) by Scott Chantler (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on February 17, 2012 tagged coming of age • fantasy • graphic novel
Can't we talk about something more PLEASANT? A Memoir by Roz Chast (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 5, 2014 tagged graphic novel • nonfiction
Cartoonist Roz Chast tries to deal with her proudly codependent parents as they age into their nineties.
Shoplifter by Michael Cho (2014)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on November 21, 2014 tagged coming of age • graphic novel
Corrina wanted to be a writer, but for five years she’s written only ad copy. She shoplifts to feel alive.
Solar System A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons, and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun by Marcus Chown (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on May 25, 2012 tagged coffee table book • science
Sheltered A Pre-Apocalyptic Tale by Johnnie Christmas, Ed Brisson (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of age • graphic novel
In a survivalist camp, teens get the message: the apocalypse is just around the corner and they’re not ready.
Atomic Robo and the Dogs of War (Atomic Robo Volume 2) by Brian Clevinger, Scott Wegener, Ronda Pattison (2009)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 1, 2011 tagged graphic novel • historical fiction • science fiction
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on January 17, 2014 tagged fantasy • graphic novel • historical fiction
Daring adventurer Delilah Dirk saved Selim's life because he makes the finest tea in Europe. Now he is in her debt.
Ex-Purgatory A Novel by Peter Clines (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 11, 2014 tagged horror • superhero
George’s dreams of having superpowers and fighting undead monsters start invading his waking life.
The Summer Is Ended And We Are Not Yet Saved by Joey Comeau (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on November 29, 2013 tagged coming of age • horror
Bible camp turns into real-life horror movie when Father Tony starts killing campers and counselors.
Bandette Volume One Presto! by Colleen Coover, Paul Tobin (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on May 23, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • mystery • superhero
The world’s most talented, carefree thief steals from bad guys and occasionally helps the police.
Leviathan Wakes (Expanse Book 1) by James S.A. Corey (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 18, 2014 tagged science fiction
After an ice mining spaceship is destroyed, tensions between Mars and those who live in the asteroid belt escalate.
Honor Among Thieves (Star Wars: Empire and Rebellion) by James S.A. Corey (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 4, 2014 tagged science fiction
Just after the Battle of Yavin, Han and Chewie go to the heart of the Empire to retrieve a rebel spy.
Through the Walls by Jean-Luc Cornette, Stéphane Oiry, Samantha Demers (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 3, 2014 tagged graphic novel • literary • science fiction
Slice-of-life short stories about people with the ability to walk through walls.
Extreme Birds The World’s Most Extraordinary and Bizarre Birds by Dominic Couzens (2008)
Reviewed by geneambaum on August 6, 2010 tagged coffee table book • science