Author Archive for Emma Weiler

The Sons of Liberty, Book 1

Dateline 1776: Masked men with amazing fighting skills face off against a platoon of Redcoats. The Redcoats have never seen anything like it. Who are these mysterious fighters and where did they come from? Dateline 1760: Lewis, a slave, is…

The Night Bookmobile

Night Bookmobile

Audrey, Audrey, Audrey. What goes on in that head of yours? In this 2010 adult picture book, our heroine, Lexi, is taking a late night walk through the streets of Chicago, trying to clear her head after fighting with her…

Jinx

Jinx

Jinx is worried. She’s having the classic fourteen-year-old dilemma – what to wear on the first day of high school!? Nothing too young, nothing too old, nothing too studious. Hopefully her day will get better from here. This beginning sets…

The Amulet of Samarkand

Amulet of Samarkand

Nathaniel has plans.  In a London where magicians have all the power and control parliament, Nathaniel, an apprentice magician, has just secretly summoned the djini Bartimeus.  He tasks the djini to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the magician Simon…

Zig & Wikki in The Cow

Zig and Wikki in The Cow

In this sequel to Zig and Wikki in Something Ate my Homework, Zig is concerned about the pet fly he acquired in the last book. It won’t eat or fly. Wikki feels that Zig should pay more attention to him…

Soulless: the Manga, vol. 1

Soulless, book one of the Parasol Protectorate series, is a great mash up of steampunk, whodunit, bodice-ripper, and the supernatural. Think Arthur Conan Doyle meets Jane Austen meets Charlaine Harris. Set in Victorian London, Soulless follows our heroine, Alexia Tarrabotti,…

Inanna’s Tears

Innana's Tears

Entika is a handmaiden of the goddess Inanna, working faithfully in her temple, serving the En, the goddess’ human consort. Our story opens as the old En is dying. He names Entika to be the next En, going against all…

Macbeth

Upon the Scottish moor, three witches are stirring up trouble. Macbeth and Banquo, two Scottish nobles are on their way home from a victorious battle which has suppressed a rebellion against the king. As the two parties meet, the witches…

Black Butler: Season 1, Part 2

Part two of Black Butler sees the series hurtling towards a resolution for Ciel and Sebastian. Bound together by a dark ritual (hinted at but never shown), Sebastian must serve Ciel until they find who murdered Ciel’s parents and get…

Atlas

For too long The Glutton has been overlooked. Shunned and reviled, people turned away from him in disgust – even other superheroes. If he can’t he a hero, he will be a villain! Just because he has a black hole…

Amulet, vol. 4: The Last Council

Through a portal to another world lies the realm of the Stonekeepers. Emily, a young Stonekeeper, has been traveling through this world, first to find her mother then to discover why she was chosen to become a Stonekeeper and all…

My Bride is a Mermaid

I was immediately interested to watch this anime because it has such a fun premise. Nagasumi, on vacation with his family, is saved from drowning by Sun, a mermaid. Mermaid law says the secret of mermaid existence cannot be revealed.…