My Favorite Thing is Monsters

Title : My Favorite Thing is Monsters
Author : Emil Ferris
Publisher : Fantagraphics Books
ISBN 13 : 9781606999592
Date : 2017-02-15

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Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.

My Favorite Thing is Monsters

Title : My Favorite Thing is Monsters
Author : Emil Ferris
Publisher : Fantagraphics Books
ISBN 13 : 9781683960195
Date : 2017-10-11

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Can Karen solve Anka’s murder? Why did Karen’s brother Deeze shoot their brother Victor? Did Anka strike a deal with the devil by saving children from the Nazis by prostituting them? Did Karen’s brother Deeze commit fratricide in Vietnam? Taking place in tumultuous and violent Chicago in the summer of 1968, young Karen attends the Yippie-organized Festival of Life in Grant Park and finds herself swept up in a police stomping. Privately, she continues to investigate her neighbor’s recent death and discovers one last cassette tape that sheds light upon Anka’s heroic activities in Nazi Germany. She wrestles with her own sexual identity and tells her good friend Sam Silverberg, that the best birthday present she could receive is to “feel like there is someone in the history of the world who has been like me.” The cast of characters introduced in volume 1 of Emil Ferris’s critically acclaimed masterwork My Favorite Thing is Monsters experience revelations and epiphanies that both resolve and deepen the mysteries earlier visited upon them. Visually, the story is told in Ferris’s trademarked style of a breathtakingly seamless combination of panel sequences and cartoon montages.

A Monster Calls

Title : A Monster Calls
Author : Patrick Ness
Publisher : Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH
ISBN 13 : 9783125781559
Date : 2014

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Patrick Ness has been writing in one form or another for most of his life. You can find so many inspiration from A Monster Calls also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Monster Calls book for free.


Title : Monsters
Author : Ken Dahl
Publisher : Secret Acres
ISBN 13 : 9780979960949
Date : 2009

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Focuses both on the physical symptoms and the traumatic emotional damage of a sexually transmitted disease that rarely affects two people the same way.

My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes

Title : My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes
Author : Emil Ferris
Publisher :
ISBN 13 : OCLC:656573449
Date : 2010

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Emil Ferris has been writing in one form or another for most of his life. You can find so many inspiration from My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Karen Reyes book for free.

The Gold Coast and the Slum

Title : The Gold Coast and the Slum
Author : Harvey Warren Zorbaugh
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
ISBN 13 : 0226989453
Date : 1983-07-15

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"This is a book about Chicago. It is also, and for that very reason, a book about every other American city which has lived long enough and grown large enough to experience the transformation of neighborhoods and the contact of cultures and the tension between different types of individual and community behavior. . . . Here is a type of sociological investigation which is equally marked by human interest and scientific method."—Christian Century

Love Is My Favorite Thing

Title : Love Is My Favorite Thing
Author : Emma Chichester Clark
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN 13 : 9780698196087
Date : 2015-11-24

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Starring an enthusiastic pooch whose joy, optimism and love know no bounds, this lively picture book is based on Emma Chichester Clark’s own dog, and joyfully celebrates unconditional love. Plum has lots of favorite things—catching sticks, her bear, her bed—but really, LOVE is her absolute favorite thing. She loves her family and all the things they do together. Sometimes, however, Plum’s exuberance causes trouble, and she just can’t help being naughty. But fortunately, love is such a great thing that even when she makes mistakes, Plum’s family still adores her.

Black Hammer

Title : Black Hammer
Author : Jeff Lemire
Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
ISBN 13 : 9781616557867
Date : 2017

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"This volume collects issues #1-#6 of the Dark Horse Comics series Black Hammer"--Title page verso.

I Need My Monster

Title : I Need My Monster
Author : Amanda Noll
Publisher : Flashlight Press
ISBN 13 : 9781936261161
Date : 2009-04-01

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A unique monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers, this picture book relies on the power of humor over fear, appeals to a child’s love for creatures both alarming and absurd, and glorifies the scope of a child’s imagination. One night, when Ethan checks under his bed for his monster, Gabe, he finds a note from him instead: "Gone fishing. Back in a week." Ethan knows that without Gabe’s familiar nightly scares he doesn't stand a chance of getting to sleep, so Ethan interviews potential substitutes to see if they've got the right equipment for the job—pointy teeth, sharp claws, and a long tail—but none of them proves scary enough for Ethan. When Gabe returns sooner than expected from his fishing trip, Ethan is thrilled. It turns out that Gabe didn't enjoy fishing because the fish scared too easily.

Pretending Is Lying

Title : Pretending Is Lying
Author : Dominique Goblet
Publisher : New York Review of Books
ISBN 13 : 9781681370477
Date : 2017-02-07

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"Pretending Is Lying is a memoir unlike any other. The first book to appear in English by the acclaimed Belgian artist Dominique Goblet, it is at once an intimate account of love and familial dysfunction and an audacious experiment in graphic storytelling. In a series of dazzling fragments--skipping through time, and from raw, slashing color to delicate black and white--Goblet examines the most important relationships in her life: with her partner, Guy-Marc; with her daughter, Nikita; with her alcoholic, well-meaning father; and with her abusive mother. More than a decade in the making, the result is an unnerving comedy of paternal dysfunction, an achingly ambivalent love story (with asides on the Beach Boys), and a searing account of childhood trauma--a dizzying, unforgettable view of a life in progress and a tour de force of the art of comics"--