Category Archives: Published in 2016

Every Line Tells It’s Own Story

Think back to when you were in high school. What type of kid were you? A nerd? A jock? A kamikaze girl? Were you quiet and invisible? Or were you the captain of your school’s pep squad? Maybe, perhaps, you … Continue reading

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Curse of the Black Widow

Here in Margaret Stohl’s terrific second Black Widow novel, our favorite red-haired superspy was still suffering from a lingering existential crisis. Was the Black Widow a person? Was she a brand? Was she a secret weapon? The last hope of … Continue reading

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Every First Day Is a Weird Day

Even though Charlie Conti grew up surrounded by supervillains and mad scientists, she had no interest in taking over the world or challenging the Celestial Knights to a battle royale. All the 14-year-old girl wanted was to have a normal … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings

Iron Man has been around since 1963, but he didn’t have an ounce of cultural vibrancy until he burst onto movie screens in 2008. Now of course he’s a big deal. Tony Stark, the quip-y billionaire with a mecha suit … Continue reading

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DC Super Hero Girls: Hits and Misses

Lion-Mane is causing trouble in Metropolis at the beginning of Hits and Myths, the latest graphic novel by Shea Fontana and Yancey Labat. But DC’s Super Hero Girls are on a tight schedule. “We don’t have time for your silly games,” … Continue reading

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The League of Incredible Nerds with Nearly Useless Powers

Most people would be thrilled to discover they had superpowers. Who wouldn’t want to be Barry Allen or Sue Richards? Being able to run fast and turn invisible would be extraordinary. But not all superpowers were created equal. Just ask … Continue reading

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The Dirty Half-Dozen

Can we talk about the Suicide Squad movie for a moment? Critical reception was pretty harsh back in August when it debuted in theaters. But was it really so terrible? Didn’t we all enjoy seeing Harley Quinn on the big … Continue reading

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