If you like Catch-22

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller: Joseph Heller's masterpiece about a bomber squadron in the Second World War's Italian theater features a gallery of magnificently strange characters seething with comic energy. The malingering hero, Yossarian, is endlessly inventive in his schemes to save his skin from the horrible chances of war, and his story is studded with incidents and devices…
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The Emotionary by Eden Sher

By Kari Patrick The Emotionary, by Eden Sher, is the dictionary that no one ever knew s/he needed. It’s chock-full of words and definitions that explain everything that you constantly want but have been unable, to explain to those around you. Have you ever found yourself to be irredependent, or “unable to ask for help under…
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If you like Good Omens

The world is going to end next Saturday, but there are a few problems - the Antichrist has been misplaced, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles and the representatives from heaven and hell decide that they like the human race. Good Omens In April 2016, author Neil Gaiman announced that he was writing…
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If you like Big Nate

Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seems like an achievement.    Big Nate If you like funny, check out these middle school titles filled with laughs! When his weekly allowance just isn't cutting it anymore, lovable slacker Charlie Joe…
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If you like Captain Underpants

When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is a 2017 animated superhero comedy film based on the children's novel series of the same name by Dav Pilkey. It stars the…
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The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut

by Courtney McAllister The Sirens of Titan might be one of Kurt Vonnegut’s lesser-known novels, but it deserves just as much praise and attention as Slaughterhouse-Five or Cat’s Cradle. Vonnegut’s tendency to combine satire and existential inquiry gives Sirens an invigorating edge. It is an inventive drama, one that successfully incorporates space travel, dark humor, apathetic deities, and bleak ruminations on…
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Wonder by R.J. Palacio

by Craig Graziano "I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse." August Pullman has a face that only a mother could love, only his mother to be exact. The main character of R.J. Palacio's book Wonder has an extra large forehead. His eyes are much lower than they should be. His mouth always hangs…
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