Category Archives: Books

Art of the Minifigure Review

Art of the Minifigure Review

On June 14, 2022, the newest collaboration between the LEGO® Group and Chronicle books hits store shelves. The Art of the Minifigure “[celebrates] the history, evolving design, milestones, and lasting impact of the world’s favorite toy” all in one book. The hardcover retails for $58.00 in Canada. While the volume offers interesting tidbits of information, the content is none-the-less dated.

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Master Builder Notebook

Call me old fashioned, but I like books and paper. Yes, I have recently started transitioning to digital books and drawing. However, there are some things I just prefer to do on paper. I still prefer doodling on paper. I still prefer paper agendas and planning. Consequently, I was intrigued to learn of the new Master Builder Notebook from LEGO®

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The Dino Files (Book Review)

LEGO® Jurassic World is one of my favorite themes. Interestingly, I am not always a fan of the sets. I love the theme for the dinosaur figurines. Consequently, when DK Publishing put out LEGO® Jurassic World: The Dino Files, I was intrigued. The book takes a look at the characters and sets from the Jurassic World theme and is full

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Val Zod Minifigure Coming in 2022

While perusing LEGO® deals for this week’s post, I found something interesting. Indigo published a new listed for the updated DC Comics Character Encyclopedia. Back in 2016, I reviewed the first edition of this book. It was one of True North Brick’s earliest reviews. I acquired the last edition because of the exclusive Pirate Batman included with the book. In

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Secret Life of LEGO Bricks Coming 2022

In July 2020, the LEGO® Ideas platform hosted a vote. AFOLs got the chance to select the topic of the next LEGO® book. The results are now in. In 2022, fans will get the first copies of The Secret Life of LEGO® Bricks. The book is being crowd-funded through Unbound. Additionally, the site is already live. You can go order your

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Ninjago Visual Dictionary

Being 100% honest, I picked up the Ninjago Visual Dictionary for the exclusive Teen Wu Minifigure. Long-time followers of True North Bricks know that I am a sucker for these characters. Slap a new Minifigure into an over-packaged book and my wallet opens. However, I am also slowly growing to enjoy the world of Ninjago. I love the sets, and

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Deals on LEGO® Books

There are a lot of fun LEGO® Books out there, and a number of them are currently on sale at Chapters and Indigo online. Some of these books even come with buildable stuff and Minifigures. Here’s a list of some of the stuff I found today at major discounts. Each item is an affiliate link, so clicking on it will

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