In this book McGuire elegantly captures the awe and wonder of the fantasy world and how we all secretly yearn to have an adventure in one.
Shaun Tan is an amazing artist and master storyteller. In his graphic novel "The Arrival", Tan wordlessly depicts the emotional journey his main character goes through when immigrating to a strange new land in hopes of building a better life for himself and his family.
A Humorous tale of a bear looking for his missing hat. This is the first book in Klassen's Hat Trilogy.
If you are looking for a good high-fantasy series to read, look no further! Age of Myth, the first in the "Legend of the First Empire" series, is an incredibly magical and fast paced read. The world, Sullivan creates is vast and the characters unique. Once you pick up this title, you won't be able to put it down.
Are you a fan of cosmic horror, Lovecraftian tales and Cold War thrillers? If so, then make sure you don't miss this creative and fantastically bizarre story by Ruthanna Emrys. In this story we follow Aphra Marsh, a former native of Insmouth, and her life in the aftermath of Lovecraft's "The Shadow Over Insmouth".
A Team of four women, a biologist, anthropologist, surveyor and psychiatrist, are sent to explore Area X (a bizarre expanse of land quarantined by the military and kept secret from the public). Their mission is to explore and document the anomalies of Area X and report back their findings.
This book, while not downright horror, plays on the edge of the birzarre and uncanny. It will unnerve you and leave you wondering what Area X really is.
This graphic novel is a MUST HAVE for any young child navigating difficult friendships and learning how to be confident in who they are as a person. I wish I had had a chance to read this when I was a young girl.
If you enjoyed the animated series Avatar: The Last Air Bender then you will enjoy this book! The plot is fast paced, wild, adventurous and even violent. Adeyemi makes her characters and their choices relatable and keeps you on the edge of your seat!
I love the unique characters and the epic plot!
A beautifully written and illustrated story that warms the heart. I recommend this picture book to anyone who has experienced depression themselves or has a loved one dealing with depression.
A gripping horror story that makes you want to turn all the lights on and board the windows. It's fast paced and the characters are relatable. I couldn't put it down!
Dive in this anthology of quirky stories and enchanting illustrations. These tales encourage you to stop and notice the small things in life and to enjoy them while they last.
When a dark fairytale haunts you and dogs your every step, make sure you are prepared for anything.
Something from the Nightside introduces you to a certain part of the world where anything can happen and creatures of all kinds pass eachother on the sidewalk. Simon R. Green is a genius when combining dark, spooky, and comedic elements. If you're looking for a scifi/fantasy/horror series, then give this a try!
What happens when a book bites, scratches or even stings you? What do you do when you find out that the book is actually a spell book trying to get your attention? This is a wonderful series for middle grade and up! I personally love the mathematical and scientific approach the main characters take when casting spells.