BookClique

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El Deafo by Cece Bell

When Cece was four, she became very sick. She had meningitis, which meant her brain was sick, too. Cece got better and was able to go home, but her hearing was affected; Cece had to wear hearing aids in order to hear, and even those did not work well all the time. She really didn’t [...]

Gogo Monster by Taiyo Matsumoto

I liked Gogo Monster a LOT!  It is the story of Yuki, a nine-year-old, third grade boy in Japan who hears monsters. It’s in traditional Manga format, reading right to left. I expected the format to drive me crazy, but it was surprisingly easy to adapt to. The layout expertly leads you from one panel [...]

The Watchmen by Alan Moore

I am almost embarrassed that it has taken me this long to get around to this classic comic series. I had of course heard about it for years, but it took the amazing trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation to prompt me to pick it up. For those of you unfamiliar with it, the Watchmen is [...]

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