Reviews of Lynda LaPlante’s Prime Suspect #1, Michael Schofield’s January First, and Rod Stewart’s Rod: The Autobiography, plus a full list of audio reviews in the Mar. 15 issue.
Tarzan Complete Strips, TMNT Micro Series, Weasley Turns Superhero, BTTF Delorean Restoration, Audies Nominations | Geeky Friday
The Oscars will be presented this Sunday with the usual craptacular pomp and nonsense. Woopty doo. Once the Academy began nominating more than five titles for Best Film without also nominating the respective directors it was the last nail in the coffin and proved that ticket sales and TV ratings are more important to the [...]
Douglas Brinkley’s Cronkite, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Chester Himes’s A Rage in Harlem, L. Ron Hubbard’s Trouble on His Wings, and Elton John’s Love Is the Cure are among the diverse range of 142 audiobooks contending for the 2013 Audie Awards® in 28 categories, which the Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced February 19. “It is always [...]
Carol Tilley: Librarian Superhero, DC Releasing Batman: City of Owls/Earth 2, New Harry Potter Covers | Geeky Friday
Look up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a librarian! The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) posted a terrific story on Carol Tilley, a library science professor at the University of Illinois, whose research shows that child psychologist Frederic Wertham falsified data for his 1954 volume Seduction of the Innocent, [...]
In addition to Beautiful Creatures, which received a less-than-stellar reception from film critics, and the next installation in the Hunger Games series, Hollywood is turning to additional YA print properties in an attempt to fill the gap left by the conclusion of the Twilight franchise. Entertainment Weekly reports that Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments: City [...]