Woman Rebel: Review Haiku

If all you know
about Sanger is the Pill, you
don't know anything.

Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story by Peter Bagge. Drawn & Quarterly, 2013, 104 pages.


The Interrupted Tale: Review Haiku

Back-room dealings at
Swanburne! Pirates! And the world's
first fernibuster!

The Interrupted Tale (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place #4) by Maryrose Wood. Balzer + Bray, 2014, 400 pages.


Lord & Lady Bunny: Almost Royalty: Review Haiku

Celebrate Shakespeare's
birthday in dramatic bunny
fashion. Pop-Tarts!

Lord & Lady Bunny: Almost Royalty! by Polly Horvath, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. Schwartz & Wade, 2014, 304 pages.


Just One Year: Review Haiku

Oh, Willem -- you're like
a Manic Pixie Dream Boy
in five languages.

Just One Year by Gayle Forman. Dutton, 2014, 352 pages.


The Imaginary Veterinary: Review Haiku

Coolest internship
ever. But watch out for those
Welcome Wagon-eers!

The Imaginary Veterinary #1: The Sasquatch Escape and The Imaginary Veterinary #2: The Lonely Lake Monster by Suzanne Selfors, illustrated by Dan Santat. Little Brown, 2013, 240 pages.


Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy: Review Haiku

A few obvious
plot points, perhaps, but still,
a marvelous story.

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee. Knopf, 2014, 240 pages.


We Were Liars: Review Haiku

yes, it's just as
good as you hoped.

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. Delacorte, 2014, 240 pages.


TEN: Birthday Haiku

How in heck can I
have a double-digit child?


Wanderville: Review Haiku

Sweetly old-fashioned,
like a Mickey Rooney/
Judy Garland movie.

Wanderville by Wendy McClure. Razorbill, 2014, 211 pages.


Operation Bunny: Review Haiku

It doesn't always
make sense, but you'll still enjoy
the ride. (Love Fidget!)

Operation Bunny (Wings & Co. Book #1) by Sally Gardner, illustrated by David Roberts. Square Fish, 2014, 192 pages.


Five, Six, Seven, Nate!: Review Haiku

Dammit, I should LOVE
these books, but I just . . . well . . .
kinda . . . don't. Merrily!

Five, Six, Seven, Nate! by Tim Federle. S&S, 2014, 304 pages.


Bad Houses: Review Haiku

Love among the ruins:
estate sales and hoarding,
graphically told.

Bad Houses by Sara Ryan, illustrated by Carla Speed McNeill. Dark Horse Comics, 2013, 160 pages.


City of God: Review Haiku

Four weeks late to post,
but a warm and challenging
look at Ash Wednesday.

City of God: Faith in the Streets by Sara Miles. Jericho Books, 2014, 224 pages.