A House Divided: The Lost Daughter by Haiko Hörnig

The Lost Daughter is the final book in the A House Divided graphic novel series by Haiko Hörnig, and it does not disappoint. Spoiler-free review: Henrietta inherited a massive tower home once owned by a wizard. The local townspeople feared and hated the wizard and everything about the house… until … Read more

The Ghoul Next Door by Cullen Bunn

The Ghoul Next Door, written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Cat Farris, is a fantastic graphic novel that explores how far kids will go to be friends. The story begins one morning as Grey and Marshall are walking to school. Grey’s history presentation, a near-scale model of the Artimage … Read more

Mr. Penguin and the Lost Treasure by Alex T. Smith

Smith hit a home run with this one! Mr. Penguin, a penguin from the South now living in the Northern city of Cityville, loved reading adventure stories and one day decided to invest everything he had in becoming an adventurer. He had the office, the hat, the faithful partner, but … Read more

Skateboard Sibby by Clare O’Connor

O’Connor landed a backside bluntslide with this one! Sibby is living with her grandparents after her parents sold their house. Change is hard, but is made even harder when you don’t talk about your feelings. On her first day of school, she meets Freddie, who became a bully over the … Read more

We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey

Rodkey’s book starts out on Mars. Humans have mucked up Earth so bad, survivors are huddled together in a failing Mars station. Life in the station is rough for Lan and Ila. If wearing holey trade-in clothes wasn’t bad enough, the food riots caused by their father’s Chow convinced many … Read more