The Five-Eyed Bookworm

Eclectic Reader. Lover of beautiful book covers.


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The Isle of Youth by Laura van den Berg

The Isle of Youth by Laura van den Berg
Title: The Isle of Youth
Author: Laura van den Berg
Genre: Short Stories
Setting: Argentina • France • Cuba • USA
Design by Abby Kagan
Publisher: FSG Originals (November 5, 2013)
Literary Awards: Amazon Best Book of the Month (November 2013) | Won the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters (others)
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Mind MGMT, Vol. 1: The Manager by Matt Kindt

Mind MGMT, Vol. 1: The Manager Book Review

Mind MGMT, Volume 1: The Manager
Writer/ Artist/ Cover Artist: Matt Kindt
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels • Science Fiction • Action & Adventure
Setting: USA • Mexico • China • Baghdad, Iraq • Tanzania
Published April 2013 by Dark Horse | Collects MIND MGMT #1-#6
iBooks Best of 2013 (accomplished graphic novels) • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens (Top Ten) (2014)
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Blankets by Craig Thompson

Blankets by Craig Thompson Book Review
Blankets
Author/Illustrator: Craig Thompson
Published by Top Shelf Productions
Setting: Wisconsin, United States
Genre: Graphic novel, Memoir/Autobiography
Literary Awards: Harvey Award for Best Artist (2004) | Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for Best Graphic Album–New (2004) | #1 in Time Magazine’s 2003 Best Comics list | #8 in Time Magazine’s Best Comics of the Decade | 2004 Harvey Award for Best Artist, Best Cartoonist, and Best Graphic Album of Original Work | 2004 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album and Best Writer/Artist | 2004 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist and Graphic Novel or Collection

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Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo Book Review
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Illustrated by: K.G. Campbell
Genre: Children’s Books > Middle Grade
Published September 24th 2013 by Candlewick Press
Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal
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