BOOK REVIEW: Europe in Autumn by Dave Hutchinson

Europe in Autumn by Dave Hutchinson is WOWWWIE! It’s a complex tale of a kind of alternative secret service. A story that becomes both darker and more ridiculous by the page. A journey through Europe in the near future, but not a Europe as we really know it. More like the undercurrent of Europe in…

COMIC REVIEW: Barefoot Gen Vol. 1 by Keiji Nakazawa

Barefoot Gen Vol. 1 by Keiji Nakazawa is … well, it isn’t often that a book or movie turns my emotional belly inside out, but this 300-page comic really packs the full five fingers. It’s an uplifting and devastating tale of the backdrop of war; the realities of life in Hiroshima during the weeks that…

BOOK REVIEW: Celeste: The Unseen Book 2

Celeste by Johnny Worthen will rock you across the dancefloor of the Prom and ravage your body with the bullets of ignorant hatred, fear, and greed. No joke. It sucks you into what appears to be a better ride for Eleanor Anders, the young girl with a primeval secret locked in her cells, but the…

BOOK REVIEW: Nobody Wakes Up Pretty, by Diane Lefer

Nobody Wakes Up Pretty by Diane Lefer is a book that takes you on a trip through racist 1990s New York. It’s punchy, gritty, has a few patches of seriously real and squelchy sex, and its message is more than relevant in today’s civil rights climate. In essence Diane Lefer feeds you through a blender…