The Enemy by Charlie Higson

The Enemy is a unique twist on the zombie survival story. In this version, only people over the age of 14 are infected, leaving children as the survivors of the new world. Set in present-day London, the story focuses on a group of children known as the Waitroses, surviving in a supermarket. When the children learn […]

Zombies vs. Unicorns, edited by Justine Larbalestier and Holly Black

It began as an Internet debate on the blogs of YA authors Justine Larbalestier and Holly Black. Which one is cooler-zombies or unicorns? Justine announced that she was pro-zombie and anti-unicorn, and Holly stood up for the awesomeness of unicorns versus the nastiness of zombies.  The discussion grew animated enough that Holly and Justine recruited […]

Angel # 2: First Night

It’s here that the major flaw in switching a TV series to a comic series becomes evident; while I’ve greatly enjoyed the writing, art and story lines so far the second volume of the Angel series is a series of short reflections back to the night when Wolfram & Hart flung LA into Hell. It’s […]

Angel: After the Fall #1

Buffy took season eight to the pages of the comic book world and now Angel’s done the same. The pluses—well lets face it both Angel and Spike have faces made for being drawn. In the last televised episode of Angel the broody vampire with a soul managed to kill the inner circle of demons at […]

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

I doubt there is anything that makes me fall for a book faster than a damaged main character. Is Katniss damaged after her win at The Hunger Games? Oh, absolutely. The willingness to kill to survive doesn’t make it easier, especially when said survival is a farce, a forced situation so twisted that people celebrate […]

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

I’m late to the bandwagon so I’ll jump to the point—The Hunger Games is one of the scariest books I’ve read. It’s not just twenty four 12 to 17 year olds battling to the death for the entertainment of the populace. It’s them being forced to do it, putting their names in the lottery extra […]

March 2014 Releases

The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain Haden Lord, the disgraced prince of the Underrealm, has been sent to the mortal world to entice a girl into returning with him to the land of the dead. Posing as a student at Olympus Hills High—a haven for children of the rich and famous—Haden must single out the […]