Cosplay: A History: The Builders, Fans, and Makers Who Bring Your Favorite Stories To Life By:
June 28, 2022
(All reviews are our own, honest opinions.)
Andrew Liptak’s newest work is an incredibly comprehensive, momentous celebration and history of cosplay. Cosplay: A History: The Builders, Fans, and Makers Who Bring Your Favorite Stories to Life is a beautifully realized history of cosplay, largely from the gaze of the science fiction community in the US.
I don’t remember visiting a bookstore before moving to northern New Jersey. Fond memories abound of my parents bringing me to the local library, but I can’t remember going to a bookstore, not once. It was only after moving north and out of a place filled with more farms than fast-food franchises that I remember going to a bookstore.
Moonstruck Vol. 1: Magic to Brew By:
Grace Ellis, Shae Beagle
Caitlin Quirk, Clayton Cowles Release Date:
February 14, 2018
Moonstruck (Volume 1) Rating:
Graphic novel series Moonstruck is a young adult series that
combines fantasy and mystery with an LGBTQ+ cast. Written by Grace Ellis and
Shae Beagle and illustrated by Caitlin Quirk and Clayton Cowles, this is a
series that has graced many “best of” and “you need to read this” lists on
professional and fan sites for several years.
The Haunted Forest Tour By:
James A. Moore and Jeff Strand
October 1, 2007
Horror novel The Haunted Forest Tour was co-written by James A. Moore and Jeff Strand, two authors with significant writing skill and a plethora of novels to each of their names. Moore is an award-winning author of more than forty novels. Strand has also written upwards of forty novels and has been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award ten times. Here, the pair come together for a creature feature of epic proportions.
The Red Menace: How Lipstick Changed the Face of American History By:
Ilise S. Carter
November 15, 2021
Ilise S. Carter, freelance cosmetics and beauty writer, examines how lipstick in particular and cosmetics at large have influences the changing tides of American history in The Red Menace: How Lipstick Changed the Face of American History.