Great comic book movies aren’t about superheroes

When someone hears the term cartoons A book movie, they usually assume it means a superhero movie. After all, superheroes grew up in comic books. The two are forever linked in the minds of many, and some of the most successful comic book adaptations have been superhero films from various MCU films to various DC … Read more

BUSHNELL ON BOOKS: ‘Death by Chocolate Chip Cupcake’ and ‘Peaks Island and Portland Harbor’

DEATH BY CHOCOLATE CHIPS CUPCAKE Written by Sarah Graves Kensington Books, 2022; 284 pages, $26; ISBN 978-1-4967-2922-4. DEATH BY CHOCOLATE CHIPS CUPCAKE Pretzels aren’t usually killers’ favorite weapons, so readers and sweet-lovers can relax: Chocolate chip cookies aren’t used to kill anyone in Sarah Graves’ new mystery novel. With “Death by Chocolate Chip Cupcake,” bestselling … Read more

Read everything from dr. Seuss to books about war

Johnson: This might be a totally silly interview for you because I have two kids who, fortunately, want to spend time with me, which means I have a huge amount of books that I’m just starting out or have partially completed. We’re on vacation, so I started Jonathan Franzen’s novel.”CrossroadsFor the fourth time. Every time … Read more