Brad B.'s Blog
Daredevil by Mark Waid. Vol. 1 is, in a word, fun. It's everything old school comics used to be: An underdog hero (come on, he's blind) who cleverly outwits his opponents, impossible situations to overcome, and funny one-liners. Plus, bright, inventive art. Try reading this book without grinning. There's a reason why it was named by Comic Book Resources as the #1 comic of 2011.
The lock artist by Steve Hamilton — is about a teen (Mike) who's famous for 2 things: 1) He can pick almost any lock. 2) He doesn’t talk. Ever. Not since something happened to him as a child (it’s even worse than you think). Rolling from one break-in to the next, and a life he desperately wants to escape, this book reads like a mafia movie and a heist movie all rolled into one. It's the romance with the girl, however, and the secret Mike carries, that gives it an emotional punch. A powerful underdog story if there ever was one. A fantastic book for older teens or adults.
- Book club kits for kids are now located on the far back wall of the Tween Scene (where books on cd used to be)
- Books on cd for kids are now on the east side of shelf 22 (where holiday books used to be)
- Holiday books for kids are now on the shelf where the book club kits used to be
- Video games for kids now face out towards the depatment on the purple wall between parenting and the purple room door
[Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP]