Library administrator who wishes he would make more time to read. Enjoys contemporary literary fiction, speculative fiction, science fiction and fantasy. Long time reader of comic books and superheroine advocate.
"David Wiesner and Donna Jo Napoli have created a lovely and gorgeous graphic novel suitable for younger children. It's a story about a young mermaid who lives in an aquarium that fills an entire three-story house. Ruled over by Neptune, God of the..."
"Fish Girl, a young mermaid living in a boardwalk aquarium, has never interacted with anyone beyond the walls of her tank until a chance encounter with an ordinary girl, Livia. Their growing friendship inspires Fish Girl's longing for...
"The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Essun -- once Damaya, once Syenite, now avenger -- has found shelter, but not her daughter. Instead there is Alabaster Tenring, destroyer of the world, with a...
"When I picked up volume 1 of Angel Catbird at the bookstore, I thought, this is going to be amazing. Margaret Atwood, master of dark, feminist tales, writing a superhero comic? So I bought it. Of course, it's been a couple of years and now I've fi..."