Can I Touch Your Hair [Irene Latham & Charles Waters]

I hate to say it, but I feel genuinely underwhelmed by Irene Latham and Charles Waters' Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship. The book is illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, though the only image I really ever saw was the cover since I got this book in audio…

Tom and Jerry Grouchy Cat [Christopher Harbo & Scott Jeralds]

I never thought I'd see the day where Tom and Jerry entered a meme contest. If you're anything like me, you probably grew up on Tom and Jerry. It's not really all that surprising for people to latch onto nostalgic pieces of their childhood. Thus, the wordless graphic novel Tom and Jerry Grouchy Cat was…

Fullmetal Alchemist; Fullmetal Edition Volume 5 [Hiromu Arakawa]

This sucks. Why do dogs have to be so loyal? Gosh, this was always one of the strangest parts of the series for me. I think, throughout every rewatch and every reread I've ever done of this series, I'm always surprised by how much I love Greed and his gang. They're not exactly on the…

The Polar Express [Chris Van Allsburg]

"Seeing is believing." It genuinely took me a while to figure out just what it was that I couldn't stand about Chris Van Allsburg's The Polar Express. And in truth, it wasn't the fact that this doesn't really work as an engaging children's book--though that was annoying--nor is it the complete uselessness of the main…