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Author Archives: Gina Ruiz

Book Review – Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat edited by Nikki Giovanni

A marvelous book and CD set. Read More »

Dark Horse Comics’ Presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2008

Dark Horse Comics' presentation at Comic-Con 2008 with surprise guest Bruce Campbell. Read More »

Comic-Con: Day One

Day one at Comic-Con begins with a five-hour traffic delay - attendees and talent trapped on the freeway. Read More »

Interview: Ana Castillo

A conversation with an icon of Chicana feminist history, prolific author, and poet Ana Castillo. Read More »

Book Review: The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

This is the long-awaited first novel from one of the most original and memorable writers working today. Read More »

Book Reviews: Little Scholastic Books by Various Authors

Board books for the very young child provide entertainment, learning and help to promote a love of reading. Start them young! Read More »

Book Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie's first book for young adults tackles alcoholism, poverty in a heartbreakingly funny and well-written story. Read More »

Graphic Novel Review: The Poison Diaries by Jane, Duchess of Northumberland & Colin Stimpson

A dark and mysterious graphic novel filled with rich illustration and a very Lovecraftian story. Read More »

Book Review: My Colors, My World/Mis colores, mi mundo by Maya Christina Gonzalez

Little Maya longs to find brilliant, beautiful, inspiring color in her world, but it seems to be filled with nothing but sand. Read More »

Book Review: Raleigh’s Page by Alan Armstrong

Andrew's tale offers up a vivid look at the cloak and dagger politics of Elizabethan times and a genuine feel for what it must have been like to set foot on a new land. Read More »