Book Review: Jonathan Unleashed by Meg Rosoff

3 out of 5 Stars This novel showed up on the shelves of my local library and I had to pick it up. I've seen some good reviews for it plus the cover looked adorable. And honestly, who doesn't love a novel about dogs? The Setup National Book Award finalist and bestselling author Meg Rosoff's … Continue reading Book Review: Jonathan Unleashed by Meg Rosoff

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Sights to Check out in Rosemont, IL

I've done plenty of posts about things in and around the Chicago area, but I always seem to discover more exciting things to share. On our recent trip to Rosemont, we checked out a couple great new restaurants. The first was a crazy place known as The Sugar Factory. From the front, it looks like … Continue reading Sights to Check out in Rosemont, IL

Comic Book Review: The Five Fists of Science by Matt Fraction & Steven Sanders

2 out of 5 Stars Happy Autumnal Equinox everyone! Discovered this awesome looking comic on one of our trips to Chicago and had to pick it up. The cover art was eye-catching and the premise, crime fighting scientists and writers at the turn of the century, sounded awesome! The Blurb True story: in 1899, Mark … Continue reading Comic Book Review: The Five Fists of Science by Matt Fraction & Steven Sanders

At the Corner of Milwaukee and California- Chicago Street Art (Part 1)

Chicago is home to some awesome street artists. On our recent visit, my husband and I noticed some spectacular art along the metro blue line and had to stop to take a closer look. If you're ever in Chicago, head out to the corner of California and Milwaukee. You can't wander far without noticing some … Continue reading At the Corner of Milwaukee and California- Chicago Street Art (Part 1)

Comic Book Review: Mind the Gap #2 By Jim McCann, Rodin Esquejo, & Dan McDaid

4 out of 5 Stars I loved the first volume of McCann's Mind the Gap series, so I had to pick up the next one right away to figure out what would happen next. So many questions left unanswered! The Background New threats arise as the curtains pull back to reveal some of the most … Continue reading Comic Book Review: Mind the Gap #2 By Jim McCann, Rodin Esquejo, & Dan McDaid