Booklist on Networked

August 16, 2010 by  
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“This cautionary tale—a project of PrivacyActivism, a group dedicated to online privacy education—outstrips simple purposefulness to provide a rip-roaring good story. Offers much for casual readers as well as book groups and curriculum designers.” Booklist On Networked, Carabella on the Run, at your store now, and from us.

2 for Mr Easter: Midwest Book Review and VOYA

August 13, 2010 by  
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“Allen‘s quirky book with its unconventional heroine may not be for everyone, but any teen who has rooted for the underdog, likes fantasy, and doesn’t need a heroine who is shapely and beautiful, will enjoy it a lot.” Kat Kan in VOYA, both of which are influential amongst libraries. “Vivid and action-packed, keeps the story […]

Mr. Easter and On Odd Hours reviewed

August 10, 2010 by  
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In a round-up that appeared on Sunday, The Miami Herald praised two of our books (out of a total of 6 only): “A Home for Mr. Easter” and “On the Odd Hours“. For Mr. Easter, by Brooke A. Allen, an exciting new talent, reviewer Richard Pachter said: “Astonishingly, Allen is still a student at Savannah […]

Newsarama and G4 review Geary

August 9, 2010 by  
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  “Terrific book by a modern comics master” says Newsarama on Geary’s Axe-Man of New Orleans at your store now. And G4 just posted a video review: “Great story-telling and absolutely captivating!”

A rain of reviews for Axe-Man

August 5, 2010 by  
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Comics Book Resources highly recommends Ricker Geary’s latest Axe-Man of New Orleans and provides a number of pages previews. “AXE-MAN is proof of Geary’s obvious talent for resurrecting cold cases and presenting them in an easy to read package. With each page the reader is absorbed further and further into a tragic scene long gone but never […]

Tony Isabella on Axe-Man: full 5 Tonys

August 4, 2010 by  
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“The Terrible Axe-Man of New Orleans is the latest book in Rick Geary’s “A Treasury of XXth Century Murder” series.  While it’s unquestionably ghastly of me to revel in these histories of murder most foul, I do find them irresistibly inviting and even charming. Geary’s style lends itself perfectly to this shocking tale of unsolved killings […]

Moresukine on BoingBoing

August 3, 2010 by  
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A great review just popped up on BoingBoing of Moresukine with plenty of funny comments posted after, prompted by the page preview they have with author Schwieger’s Japanese, um, toilet incident.

“Bizarre to a level that normal instruments cannot accurately register it.”

August 3, 2010 by  
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“Houston draws like the deranged love child of Ralph Steadman and Kevin O’Neill and writes like Bob Burden after a particularly substance-filled long weekend with Hunter S. Thompson; Elephant Man will be published by NBM, and there’s no way that anything stranger will be on your local shelves at that point.” Andrew Wheeler, Antick Musings

Ain’t It Cool News on the Beast of Chicago

August 3, 2010 by  
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“You will kick yourself for not discovering Geary’s work sooner and race out to get more after finishing this hell of a read.” Ain’t It Cool News on Rick Geary’s Beast of Chicago (scroll down). Been out for a while but hey, better late than never.

Publishers Weekly on Geary’s Axe-Man

August 3, 2010 by  
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“Present(ed) with his signature appealing art style and expected well-researched text, including a fun and evocative history of New Orleans. Will appeal to true crime buffs and armchair detectives as well as Geary’s already loyal audience.” Publishers Weekly in their Aug. 2nd issue about Geary’s new The Terrible Axe-man of New Orleans available at your […]