• Fred Patten Reviews Wordplay Author: Ivan Brunetti Publisher: TOON Books ISBN-10: 1-9431-4517-2 ISBN-13: 978-1-9431-4517-1 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. Ivan Brunetti is an award-winning artist on the faculty […] Fred Patten No responses February 7, 2017
  • Fred Patten Reviews Adele in Sand Land Author: Claude Ponti Publisher: TOON Book ISBN-10: 1-9431- 4516-4 ISBN-13: 978-1- 9431-4516- 4 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This delightful 38-page small […] Fred Patten No responses February 4, 2017
  • Wick Wick Author: Matt Doyle Publisher: Matt Doyle Media.com ISBN:  B011SG7TY0 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. “Wick”, The Spark Form Chronicles Book 1, begins a thousand […] Fred Patten No responses May 8, 2016
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Definitive Betty Boop: The Classic Comic Strip Collection Authors: Max Fleischer, Brian Walker Publisher: Titan Comics ISBN-10: 1-8485-6707-3 ISBN-13: 978-1-8485-6707-8 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade […] Fred Patten No responses January 29, 2016
  • The Water Museum & The Tijuana Book of the Dead There is a reason I have a whole shelf in my personal library dedicated to the works of Luis Alberto Urrea. The man is a alchemist of words. In each new book, I uncover new facets, new mastery of language and fall down that reading rabbit hole of wonder one only finds with true masters […] Gina Ruiz No responses April 11, 2015
  • 15 Book Holiday Sweepstakes from Simon & Schuster Our friends at Simon & Schuster are having a FANTASTIC holiday giveaway! 15 books will go to two lucky people. Click the link here to enter. Happy holidays! Nothing is better than book gifts. Books in the giveaway: Mistletoe Promise by Richard Paul Evans, MONEY Master the Game by Tony Robbins, Innovators by Walter Isaacson, Map […] Gina Ruiz No responses November 25, 2014
  • Random House Children’s Books & 42 Entertainment Creatives Announce Multi-Platform Middle Grade Book Series & Immersive Gaming Experience Six book series by six bestselling authors be published in 2015 New York, NY (September 9, 2014)—Random House Children’s Books will launch a multi-platform six-part book series and gaming experience beginning in 2015, written by six bestselling authors, it was announced today by Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher, Random House Children’s Books and Susan Bonds, […] Gina Ruiz No responses September 9, 2014
  • Be A Cybils 2014 Judge! In 2006, I signed up for a “little” project with a group of intrepid book bloggers thinking it was a small thing to do and I wanted to help. The little project was the Cybils. At the time, I believed wholeheartedly that it was important and wonderful, but wouldn’t be much work. I was both […] Gina Ruiz No responses August 27, 2014
  • Once Upon a Care Leading to and during the recently passed FIFA World Cup, Johnson & Johnson was inspired to make the world a more caring place through their unique “Care Inspires Care” program, which shines a spotlight on community members who do extraordinary acts of care for others like donating blood to help save lives.  Help us celebrate the spirit […] Gina Ruiz No responses July 27, 2014
  • Irish Animation Studio at SDCC   IRISH ANIMATION STUDIO CARTOON SALOON TO PRESENT AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON “DESIGNING THE SECRET OF KELLS” BOOK LAUNCH PLUS EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF SELECTED SCENES FROM UPCOMING “SONG OF THE SEA”       New York, NY – July 10, 2014 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announces […] Gina Ruiz No responses July 10, 2014
  • First Second: Authors and Awards at San Diego Comic-Con First Second, the book industry’s premier publisher of graphic novels, is excited to announce an excellent line-up for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con – including a show debut, four Eisner Nominated graphic novels and two convention Guests of Honor! First Second will be exhibiting at SDCC 2013 at booth #1323. ONE SHOW DEBUT The Shadow […] Gina Ruiz No responses July 8, 2014
  • Eulogy for a Bookstore Brand Bookshop is closing after 29 years. Did you hear that sound? It was the sound of my heart breaking, shattering and falling on the floor as I clutched onto a bookshelf to steady myself in my apartment after hearing the news. I don’t remember the first time I went to a bookstore, but my […] Gina Ruiz No responses June 28, 2014