Owl Moon Books

Owl Moon Books is the home blog of Leah Dearborn, a Boston based blogger, writer, and bookseller.

Review: Sailor Twain by Mark Siegel

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First Second, 2012

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A wonderfully paced story of Golden Age New York with some romance and myth interwoven throughout for good measure.

It did bother me a little bit that the characters’ facial features often…

Engineering the Perfect Campfire Tale

Going camping?

Mark Twain Rented Cats | Footnote to History - Yankee Magazine

3-Day Novel Contest

Just signed up for the International 3-Day Novel Contest. I’m both excited and a little bit scared. Anyone done it before, or considering it this year? Begins Aug. 30. 

Review: Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoet

So, I’m starting a tumblr of 100 word micro reviews of graphic novels. Check out the first post.

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Translated by Helge Dascher

Drawn and Quarterly, 2014

Beautiful Darkness is one of the most frightening things I have ever read. Not in the way Saw is frightening; more like the 1960 cerebral black-and-white French film, Eyes Without a Face. The delicate imagery draws you in, then…

Wowww…Awestruck by a cake.

Wowww…Awestruck by a cake.

In Battle Over E-books, 900 Writers Rally Against Amazon