LuLu Anew by Etienne Davodeau
One of 2015’s best graphic novels for adults. The antithesis to the usual line up of steroid pumped heroes, hardened zombies, and soft porn. This is the window into a woman’s life at a most critical juncture, a metaphysical breakdown. Lulu leaves her family one day for a job interview in another town and does not return. Instead she wanders the beach, aimlessly, and without purpose. What is motivating her, what she finds, who she impacts, and the twist of a resolution makes for a refreshing unexpected tale of middle age.
Picked by Karen
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Staff Pick – Karen
This book has many elements in common with ‘The Martian’ by Andy Weir. It is about survival, it is about one man against the elements, and it is a fast paced heart pounding read with a very likeable hero. What is different is that it takes place in the American West during the expansion of the Fur trade. Continue reading Review: The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge
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