{comic} nothing could possibly have gone better

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong  Prudence Shen & Faith Erin Hicks 01: First Second, 2013.  started: online.  Reasons I picked this up despite my general disinterest in ever entering High School in any form ever again: Faith Erin Hicks, First Second books, there is a rumor it is really funny. Having read it now, I’veContinue reading “{comic} nothing could possibly have gone better”

friends with boys (1)

in full disclosure: my ability to get my hands on the latest Faith Erin Hicks comic (advanced reader’s copy) was thanks to NetGalley and First Second. What follows is a free and honest review. Being homeschooled and raised with three brothers had its problems, but Maggie’s life is about to get a lot more complicatedContinue reading “friends with boys (1)”

the war at ellsmere

The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks SLG Publishing, 2008. tradepaper, 144 pages. Middle School Fiction. (Juvenile, YA) Jun is the newest scholarship student at the prestigious Ellsmere girls’ boarding school – but to a lot of the privileged rich girls, “scholarship student” is just a code for “charity case.” Fortunately, Jun has anContinue reading “the war at ellsmere”

brain camp

Brain Camp Written by Susan Kim & Laurence Klavan Art by Faith Erin Hicks First Second Books, 2010 TradePaper, 151 pages. pulled this off the Teen Section: Graphic Novels shelf at the Library. This review is a bit of an attempt not to dismiss Brain Camp out of hand because I didn’t enjoy the read all thatContinue reading “brain camp”