Owl Moon Books

Owl Moon Books is the home blog of Leah Dearborn, a Boston based blogger, writer, and bookseller.
If you need to hire an artist of any sort, PLEASE pay him or her in more than “experience.” Experience is valuable, but it doesn’t buy gas or food.

If you need to hire an artist of any sort, PLEASE pay him or her in more than “experience.” Experience is valuable, but it doesn’t buy gas or food.

Review: Sailor Twain by Mark Siegel

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First Second, 2012

I reviewed this title on Goodreads as well. Read more reviews on my profile.

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…