Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Review)
reviews / October 31, 2014

Last year, I taught this book to some of my higher-level ESL students in Abu Dhabi. Lots of them had seen the movie, but almost none of them had known it was a book first.

V for Vendetta (Review)
reviews / November 24, 2010

While I don’t know that I would call this a graphic or literary masterpiece, I definitely think it is worthy of being considered part of the canon of our time.

Embroideries (Review)
reviews / October 28, 2010

Just as I have been each time that I’ve read Persepolis, I was impressed yet again by Satrapi’s storytelling ability. In Embroideries, she introduces the reader to a variety of women all in one room together. The reader gets to see not only the individual personalities of these women, but also the ways in which they interact.

Chicagoland Detective Agency: The Drained Brains Caper (Review)
reviews / September 22, 2010

A few months back, I was perusing the new titles available on NetGalley, and spotted The Drained Brains Caper. The description looked interesting, and I’ve been wanting to read some lower-grade graphic fiction, so I thought I’d give it a go.

I wasn’t all that impressed with this volume, though.