Blog Tour: The Rise of Aurora West by Paul Pope, J. T. Petty, David Rubin (illustrations)

The Book Wars was lucky enough to be provided original art by David Rubin reproduced below for your viewing pleasure: Paperback, 160 pages Expected publication: September 30th 2014 by First Second Source: Publisher I’ve had a very late introduction to the world of comics and as such, tropes that are …

The Cover Wars

Where we judge the books by their covers and back copy – it’s tough but also a tried and true method for book selection! Join us in the comments and on twitter! Scheduled for release in spring 2015. Wendy Lamb will edit the novel, a work of modern folklore set in …

The other magical boarding school

Let’s talk about the other magical boarding school. Not Hogwarts. Not Greenlaw College. Not Wyvery College. Chrestomanci Castle. The world was first introduced to Chrestomanci Castle in 1977, when Charmed Life, Diana Wynne Jones’s first Chrestomanci book, was published. Cat (Eric) Chant and his sister, Gwendolen, are orphaned when an old paddle …