Whispering Pines [Heidi Lang & Kati Bartkowski]

I can't sleep. I can't sleep and the blame lies entirely with Heidi Lang and Kati Bartkowski's Whispering Pines. Now, I don't generally read or enjoy books that set my heart racing like this and leave me fearful of closing my eyes. I'm much more fond of sappy heart racing novels. But I have to…

Natty [Éric Corbeyran]

I am almost positive this was not author Éric Corbeyran's intention, but I can't help comparing aspects of his graphic novel Natty--illustrated by the wonderful Melvil--to Disney's Aladdin. And, guaranteed, this is probably why I loved it so much. Of course, I won't say that the entire story follows the plot-line of Aladdin, but there…