Author Archive for Emma Weiler

The Monkey King, vol. 1-3

The Monkey King is a retelling of the epic Chinese folktale “The Journey to the West.” This classic tale tells how the monk Xuan Zang journeyed to the west to retrieve sacred Buddhist texts and brought them back to China.…

Chico and Rita

Chico and Rita aims to be an epic love story across the ages, but it falls a little flat for me.  Chico is a gifted musician in Havana, 1948. He is a bit of a player – he likes that…

The Drops of God, vol. 1-4

Drops of God

Although Shizuku Kanzaki has been trained up by his father, a famous wine critic, to be a wine connoisseur, he has never tasted wine. His training involved tasting and smelling and building vocabulary. But he rebelliously turned away from the…

Asterix Omnibus series

What could be better than reading one Asterix? Reading them all! The Asterix Omnibus series collects all 33 of Asterix’s adventures in this comprehensive, multivolume set. Wait. What’s that you say? You have never heard of Asterix? Well, settle in…

Marathon

Marathon

490 BCE – The Athenians have just pulled off the impossible and out-flanked the Persians in a battle on the fields of Marathon. But it was not a defeat. The Persians retreated to their ships and set sail for Athens.…

Yes, Yes, Yaul! a hip hop book

Hip (a turtle) and Hop (a rabbit) are having fun, rapping wherever they go. “We’re climbing up high and still looking fly” “We’re holding our breath while still looking def”. And then they meet Yaul the porcupine. Yaul doesn’t like…

X-Men: Prelude To Schism

Scott Summers, leader of the x-man has a choice: stay on the newly founded Utopia Island and rally the last mutants left in the world to fight for their new home and possibly die, or flee and give up their…