Category: Teens



What do you get when you mix Kurosawa’s samurai films & anthropomorphic animals?

December 5, 2017 |
You get Stan Sakai’s legendary anthropomorphic rabbit character, Usagi Yojimbo (兎用心棒 Usagi Yōjinbō, literally Japanese for “rabbit bodyguard”). Based upon the real life legendary 17th century samurai, Miyamoto Musashi, this deliciously rambling and expansive period fantasy Keep Reading »

Tired of the Same Old Fantasy Role Playing Games?

November 24, 2017 |
Take your game night to 2nd century China, 5th century Scandinavia, and feudal Japan with Qin, Yggdrasill, & Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Games. Qin: The Warring States Qin is set in Ancient China, Keep Reading »

Schadenfreude, A Love Story

September 11, 2017 |
The subtitle tells it all: me, the Germans, and 20 years of attempted transformations, unfortunate miscommunications, and humiliating situations that only they have words for. “You know that feeling you get watching a pompous jerk whine Keep Reading »

Imagine if sunlight burned you alive!

August 21, 2017 |
Eclipse by Zack Kaplan Imagine if sunlight burned you alive.  In the near future, a mysterious solar event has transformed the sun’s light into deadly immolating rays. The world of Eclipse takes place 10 years after Keep Reading »

Are you safe in the Metro?

August 9, 2017 |
Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky It’s 2033 and the human race has obliterated itself. A few thousand survivors managed to get underground into the Moscow metro to escape the radiation, and there is no way Keep Reading »

5-Gallon Bucket Book

July 6, 2017 |
I’m not normally a big DIY kind of person, but this title piqued my attention. I suppose that is because I am now in possession of several empty five gallon buckets after a home improvement Keep Reading »

Dorothy Must Die

July 5, 2017 |
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige Dirt-poor “Salvation Amy” Gumm lives in a trailer park, effectively parenting her alcoholic mom (her dad ran off years ago), who seems to care more about her pet rat, Keep Reading »

Growing Up Transgender

Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews VOYA Reviews 2014 October The pictures that open the early chapters show a friendly, pretty girl smiling open-heartedly at the camera. But in easy, conversational style, Andrews recounts his Keep Reading »

Norse Mythology

June 15, 2017 |
Dive into Norse Mythology by clicking this sentence.   Most of us only have a vague knowledge of the stories found in mythology. For the most part we only know the names of the gods Keep Reading »

Still Jonesing for True Blood? Meet Midnight, Texas.

May 22, 2017 |
Still jonesing after Sookie Stackhouse since the book series ended in 2013 and the TV tie-in ended in 2014? Well, Charlaine Harris is back with with a new series featuring Francois Arnaud in the starring role as Keep Reading »