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When the monsters inevitably show up in the end, you’ll realize that you’re not particularly invested in that long-neglected plotline and would rather Jacob keep getting into shenanigans with his new buddies than save the world.
Happy Wonker Book Club: Uncle Sam’s First Nazis
Carl Hiaasen's 'Dance Of The Reptiles': Like His Novels But A Little Less Fictiony
Your Small Children Will Likely Pack Up And Leave Home If You Give Them This Ted Cruz Coloring Book
Vincent Price Comics Definitely Up To The Quality Of The Great Man's Work...On Scooby Doo
Suck it, New York Times Book Snobs: Five Stars for Janet Evanovich's 'Takedown Twenty'
'I Killed Breitbart' Review: What Chris Faraone Saw at the Revolution
The 'Hyperbole And A Half' Book Is Here And We Will Guilt You Into Buying It
Malcolm Gladwell's 'David And Goliath' Will Probably Leave You Deflated Instead Of Inspired
'Enemies Within' Review: The NYPD Will Keep Those Civil Liberties Safe and Warm While You’re Not Using Them
Dave Eggers' Techno-Dystopian Novel 'The Circle' Gets Some Things Right, But Only By Accident
'Yes NFL Players Are Being Concussed To Death' Is Pretty Much All You Need To Know About 'League Of Denial'
Ordinary People: Julia Keller's Bitter River
Nothing New Under The Sun: Sue Grafton's W Is For Wasted
We Lied To You And You Should Never Trust Us Again
Predictably Good: Kathy Reichs' Bones Of The Lost
We Are All Terrible And Beautiful: Ivy Pochoda's Visitation Street
'March': John Lewis Does A Civil Rights Memoir As A Graphic Novel