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Peanut
3.25
When Sadie moves to a new town for her sophomore year of high school, she thinks she's come up with a good way to make friends - faking a deadly peanu...more
Oct 2012
Oct 01, 2012
 
Harley Quinn: Preludes and Knock-Knock Jokes
4.00
I don't know why I keep thinking if a comic has a girl as the main character, it won't be sexist. You'd think I'd have learned by now.
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
Princeless Book Two: Get Over Yourself
4.13
In volume one of Princeless, Princess Adrienne, newly imprisoned in a tower by her father, decides she won't wait around for a man to save her. Instea...more
Apr 19, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
 
Will & Whit
3.64
Will is an old-beyond-her-years teenager who makes lamps out of discarded antiques to cope with her fear of the dark, but when Hurricane Whitney knock...more
May 13, 2014
May 13, 2014
 
The Hope Virus
2.17
Ummm, ok. So a typical emo boy keeps a livejournal, and for some reason people really take it to heart and it becomes a gospel and eventually leads to...more
Dec 13, 2010
Dec 13, 2010
 
Anya's Ghost
3.84
Anya really, really wants to fit in at her high school. Although she lost her Russian accent years ago, avoids her mother's fattening Russian food, an...more
Dec 10, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
Princeless
4.51
3.5

Everyone knows princeses are supposed to be 'good and pure,' so that when they are inevitably locked up in a tower guarded by a vicious beast, only...more
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
Sex Criminals, Vol. 1: One Weird Trick
4.25
4.5

Suzie is a librarian who loves her job, but hates the bank that is foreclosing on her library. Jon hates his job at the bank but loves Suzie. They...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
 
Tune: Vanishing Point (Tune, #1)
3.65
Andy Go's an art school dropout. When he decided to leave school, he assumed he'd immediately land an awesome job illustrating the cover of Time magaz...more
Dec 09, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
 
Friends with Boys
3.81
3.5

After being homeschooled her whole life, Maggie is going to attend a real high school. Her three older brothers already go there, but she quickly r...more
Mar 08, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
 
Misty Circus Volume 1
3.60
1.5

I feel like the illustration style in this book is a bit overdone these days, but Frances does a beautiful job anyway. However, the writing is drea...more
Aug 10, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
 
Heart Transplant
4.05
An overweight outcast is bullied by his mother, his stepfather, and the kids at school until an old man steps in and helps him gain self-worth.

While...more
Mar 04, 2011
Mar 04, 2011
 
Robot Dreams
3.91
4.5
A dog builds himself a robot friend, but after the robot gets rusty during a day at the beach, the dog has to leave him behind...

Younger kids will...more
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
 
My Friend Dahmer
3.82
My Friend Dahmer does a good job of portraying the portrait of a serial killer as a young man, and I think it would definitely appeal to older teen bo...more
Feb 11, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
 
Habibi
4.01
2 stars because the artwork was amazing. The story though? Not so much.

On its most basic level, Habibi is about two escaped slaves, Dodola and Zam, wh...more
Dec 17, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
 
Hark! A Vagrant
4.32
Hit or miss and occasionally too impressed with its own intelligence, but since the funniest part of this book for me was when Kepler responded to "Wh...more
Feb 29, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
The Joker: Death of the Family
4.04
3.5

I guess I was supposed to read the Batman Death of the Family first, but it was still relatively easy to follow what was going on. The different st...more
Nov 13, 2013
Nov 08, 2013
 
Spider-Man Fights Substance Abuse
2.80
Campy and hilarious, especially the earlier stuff. I genuinely couldn't tell if some of this was meant to be tongue-in-cheek or not. For example, smok...more
Apr 14, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
I Love Him to Pieces (My Boyfriend Is a Monster, #1)
3.69
2.5

When baseball star Dicey and science nerd Jack are paired up for a school assignment, they fall for each other despite their many differences. Then...more
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 10: Whys and Wherefores (Y: The Last Man, #10)
4.35
**spoiler alert** I'm really glad I didn't read this at work because a certain scene had me crying my eyes out.

In spite of all the bleakness (and the...more
Nov 29, 2009
Nov 29, 2009
 
Same Difference
3.72
Great artwork and an honest, absorbing story.

The characters have the same conversations every 20-something eventually has with their friends, and the...more
Jan 05, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
Vampire Slayer (Nancy Drew: The New Case Files, #1)
3.55
3.5

Vampire movies are all the rage with Nancy's friends, but when a pale new guy arrives in town, the gang has to figure out if he might be a real vam...more
Oct 04, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
Science Dog, Volume 1
3.58
I caught several mistakes that should have been fixed in editing (you're/your, most/must), and didn't like the backstory monologue that the villain ga...more
Mar 06, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
 
Sisters
4.41
4.5

Sticky sibling relationships, the challenges of staying sane when you're part of a big family in a tiny apartment, and a two-week road trip make up...more
Jul 02, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
 
The Arrival
4.33
4.5

A man leaves his wife and daughter behind to start a life for them in a new land. Told entirely through sepia drawings, this depiction of the immig...more
Mar 24, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
 
Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary
3.67
Some of the art could have been a little more detailed (ex: it was sometimes hard to see who was meant to be Indian and who wasn't...), but this was a...more
Feb 03, 2012
Feb 03, 2012
 
Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends #1
3.73
A group of outcasts including a dour girl who only talks to her 'air friend,' a boy who everyone thinks is a thug, and a girl who is too perfect for a...more
Dec 2012
Dec 01, 2012
 
Runaways, Vol. 5: Escape to New York (Runaways, #5)
4.12
I think that if I was an avid comic book reader, I'd have loved this.
Unfortunately, I don't know my Avengers from my Justice League, so I probably did...more
Jan 08, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
Binky the Space Cat
4.09
Cute graphic novel about a cat who thinks it's his duty as a space cat to protect his humans from "aliens". Good for kids or tweens who want a silly,...more
Mar 27, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
 
Saga, Volume 1
4.37
I liked the story, but I really wish my friend Brian K. didn't always have to have so much gratuitous nudity and such a weirdly crass way of having hi...more
Mar 04, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
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