Monthly Archives October 2020

Chapter 2 is Missing

Chapter 2 is Missing! by Josh Lieb An inventive picture book that’s missing chapter two. Join the narrator as he searches high and low, interviews suspects, and enlists the help of a detective. Wonderful illustrations to accompany a madcap story about stories.
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The Host

The Host Scott says, You just saw Parasite, now see Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho’s breakout with Western audiences with this monster movie that upends expectations just as much as Parasite.
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Pilu of the Woods

Pilu of the Woods by Mai K. Nguyen Willow is having a hard time at home & school and occasionally lets her emotions get the better of her. She hikes in the woods to calm down, meets a lost tree spirit and helps her return home. The journey is spiritual and physical with both girls challenging and supporting each other on her way home.
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Devolution

Devolution by Max Brooks Similar in approach to World War Z, Brooks chronicles a Sasquatch massacre immediately following the eruption of Mt. Rainier. He weaves the story together using excerpts from a journal found after the attack and interviews with zoologists, Forest Service officials & relatives who are still trying to adjust to the existence of those creatures.
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Under the Skin

Under The Skin Scott says, Scarlett Johansson is a long way from The Avengers in one of the most ominous, hallucinatory sci-fi films ever made. “Visionary” gets thrown around too much but director Jonathan Glazer qualifies.
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