Articles tagged "Highlight"

Highlight: Comic Books & Graphic Novels

I’ve been into comic books and graphic novels since I was a kid. My taste has changed a bit, but I will still stay up late to go to the midnight release of the Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour at Chapel Hill Comics. Today is also the first day of San Diego Comic Con, the largest event in comics, and so I wanted to give some focus to some cool indie comics on Lulu.

Wapsi Square

By Paul Taylor

A wrench has been thrown into the comfortable Minneapolis neighborhood of Wapsi Square. Monica Villarreal, a young and skeptical museum anthropologist crosses paths with an Aztec deity and all cards are thrown to the wind. More than questioning her own sanity she slowly begins to question the world around her and the very history books that she holds sacred. Helping keep Monica grounded are her friends; Amanda, a motherly but cynical professional photographer, Shelly, a tough tomboy yet girly-girl mechanic and Daren the sage bartender at the local pub. Through a blend of humor and macabre undertones, enter the world of Wapsi Square and leave the reality you know at the door.
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Focus: Spring Gardening

Spring has certainly sprung around Raleigh, NC. In fact, it’s sprung so much that everything outside is covered in a beautiful yellow coat of pollen. I’m certain that those with allergies are doing their best to keep their windows closed and stay inside, but I personally cannot spend enough time in my new garden. Because I have the opposite of a green thumb, whatever color thumb that may be, and I am certain to be the cause of any nightmares my houseplants may have (if that’s possible), I’ve decided that it would be best to get some gardening advice from my fellow Lulus. In case you are looking forward to playing in the dirt, too, I thought I’d share some of the great Gardening Books I’ve found on Lulu!

Growing Points

Growing Points
by Colorado Master Gardeners El Paso County
For many years as part of the Colorado State University Extension, Colorado Master Gardeners in El Paso County have enriched the local gardening landscape with research-based writings and stories from their personal experience. Here you will find this eclectic collection in one place, sorted by general topic, and written in tones from humorous to “no nonsense.”

Organic Gardening - A Way of Life- Inspiration and Instructions for Starting Your Own Organic GardenOrganic Gardening – A Way of Life: Inspiration and Instructions for Starting Your Own Organic Garden
by Barbara Hardy, Julia Anne Lis
Organic Gardening – A Way of Life provides instructions and inspiration for planning, growing and harvesting your own organic vegetables, fruits and herb. It also includes time tested recipes and instruction for canning and freezing the produce you raise.