The Squirrel Mother

This book is a collection of short stories, mostly with female protagonists. The title story, ‘The Squirrel Mother,’ is about a young girl whose mother sacrifices her own time to make a dress for her daughter. This story is told…

Closer

When Serena Cumberland receives a mysterious invitation–addressed to her dead mother–to a dinner party on an isolated, craggy island, she doesn’t think twice about packing up her rat and heading off to see what it’s about. She quickly learns that…

The Summer of Love

Lily’s family has moved to a new town, and she expects to hate it–especially after a really cute guy, Steve, sees her dancing in the woods, and, she feels, generally making a fool out of herself. To top that off,…

DVD, vol. 1

Deciding their house has too much yang (or masculine energy), punk rocker DD and pretty boy Venu figure the best way to find a woman to live with them is to leave a message attached to the tag of a…

I Never Liked You

I Never Liked You is the story of Chester Brown as a teenager: a gawky adolescent who enjoys drawing but has trouble with girls. This book is a series of connected short narratives that have been collected into a longer…

Top 10: The Forty-Niners

Top 10: The Forty-Niners is the prequel to Alan Moore’s previous two Top 10 books. This book is set at the time when Neopolis is just being established, and people are just getting used to the presence of science-heroes, robots,…

Owly, vol. 3: Flying Lessons

In Owly, vol. 3: Flying Lessons, the third volume of the captivating Owly series, Owly and his friend Wormy see a mysterious animal soaring through the trees. Owly thinks that it looks like a squirrel, but Wormy thinks that it…