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The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present by Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, Hans Ulrich Obrist (2015)
Reviewed by wally on July 31, 2015 tagged nonfiction
Silk Road to Ruin: Why Central Asia Is the Next Middle East by Ted Rall (2014)
Reviewed by wally on July 17, 2015 tagged graphic novel • nonfiction
If... A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers by David J. Smith, Steve Adams (2014)
Reviewed by wally on June 12, 2015 tagged picture book • science
Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge and Donald Duck "The Son of the Sun" (The Don Rosa Library Volume One) by Don Rosa (2014)
Reviewed by wally on February 27, 2015 tagged graphic novel • humor
Hawthorn & Child by Keith Ridgway (2012)
Reviewed by wally on December 5, 2014 tagged literary • mystery
Two London detectives wrestle with strange, unsolvable mysteries where nothing adds up completely.
The Living by Matt de la Peña (2013)
Reviewed by wally on November 21, 2014 tagged coming of age • thriller
Shy fails to stop a man from throwing himself off the cruise ship where he works. Things get weird.
Alexandro Jodorowsky's Screaming Planet by Alexandro Jodorowsky, Adi Granov, Axel Medellin, Carlos Meglia, Christian Højgaard, Pascal Alixe, Igor Baranko, Jerome Opeña, JH Williams III, Marc Riou, Mark Vigouroux, Ciruelo, Ladrönn, Justin Kelly, Kirk Anderson, Sasha Watson, Natacha Ruck, Ken Grobe (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 31, 2014 tagged graphic novel • horror • science fiction • short stories
Eleven short horror stories involving a rogue planet that flies too close to other worlds, bringing infinite sorrow.
The No World Concerto by A.G. Porta, Darren Koolman, Rhett McNeil (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 24, 2014 tagged literary
An aging professor returns to screenwriting. A young pianist is hypnotized into believing she’s a novelist.
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 10, 2014 tagged chapter book • humor
Dad goes to the store to get milk and comes back much later with an excuse involving aliens, pirates, and a dinosaur.
Paperboy by Vince Vawter (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 3, 2014 tagged coming of age • historical fiction
A boy with a severe stutter takes over a friend’s paper route in Memphis in the summer of 1959.
The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith (2014)
Reviewed by wally on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of age • romance
Lucy and Owen are stuck in an elevator during a blackout. After that magical night they try to stay in touch.
The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan (2012)
Reviewed by wally on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of age • science fiction
Anais is sent to a futuristic prison for troubled Scottish teens after beating a policewoman.
Memorial by Chris Roberson, Rich Ellis (2012)
Reviewed by wally on September 12, 2014 tagged fantasy • graphic novel
Em has no memory of who she is. In a curiosity shop she finds a key which leads to a new world and her destiny.
Infinite City A San Francisco Atlas by Rebecca Solnit (2010)
Reviewed by wally on September 5, 2014 tagged art • essays • nonfiction
Cartographers, artists, and writers show views of San Francisco through unique maps and essays.
The Hotel on Place Vendome Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris by Tilar J. Mazzeo (2014)
Reviewed by wally on August 22, 2014 tagged nonfiction
Everyone who is anyone stayed at the Hotel Ritz in Paris in the first half of the 20th century.
Voice of America by E.C. Osondu (2010)
Reviewed by wally on August 1, 2014 tagged short stories
Stories on the tension between Africans and Americans, traditional and modern values, young and old, rich and poor.
A Bag of Marbles by Joseph Joffo, Kris, Vincent Bailly (2013)
Reviewed by wally on July 18, 2014 tagged coming of age • graphic novel • historical fiction
Two Jewish boys in occupied Paris live by their wits during WW II.
Networked: Carabella on the Run by Gerard Jones, Mark Badger (2010)
Reviewed by wally on July 18, 2014 tagged graphic novel • science fiction
Socially networked shoes and intelligent hair extensions combine to threaten the world.
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon (2009)
Reviewed by wally on July 11, 2014 tagged literary • mystery
Doc Sportello investigates a plot against his ex-girlfriend’s current boyfriend, a real estate mogul.