The Frontman ~ Ron Bahar

Rating: 3/5 This is a fictionalized account of Ron Bahar growing up as a very insecure Nebraskan teen, doing his best to impress his family of Israeli immigrants. His family is also Jewish, which is a huge plot point, as the girl of his dreams is not Jewish, and he desires a forbidden (by his … Continue reading The Frontman ~ Ron Bahar


Pax ~ Sara Pennypacker

Rating: 4.5/5 Five alarm snot bomb, this book is so good and so sad. Pax, a sweet fox, grew up with his boy Peter, who found him in his den after his mother died and raised him. They were inseparable, until one day Peter's father joins the war and sends Peter to live with his … Continue reading Pax ~ Sara Pennypacker

Black History in its Own Words ~ Ronald Wimberly

History and art are the perfect companions, as demonstrated by this collection of illustrations. Wimberly began this with just 8 illustrations for a publication during Black History Month in 2015, and continued the series over the next few years. He's created this compilation in this lovely printed and bound book, and the effect is stunning. … Continue reading Black History in its Own Words ~ Ronald Wimberly