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Graphic Novel Mini-Review

So lately I've read a few new (and one repeat) graphic novels. I have more in the queue, but haven't gotten to them yet, so today I'll focus on the four I've read within the last month or so: Rat Queens Vol 1: Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe & Roc Upchurch Shutter Vol… Continue reading Graphic Novel Mini-Review

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Friday Reads: Eight Million Gods

Eight Million Gods 2016 Book Challenge: a book with a number in the title by Wen Spencer (urban fantasy, mythological elements) This is a book that I have wanted to read since the first time I read the Elfhome book with the first chapter of Eight Million Gods at the back as a teaser. (I… Continue reading Friday Reads: Eight Million Gods

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Friday Reads: Every Heart a Doorway

Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children) by Seanan McGuire (fantasy, paranormal, YA?) This is an interesting book for several reasons, but (for me) largely because of the premise. Essentially, this book attempts to answer the question, "what happens to Alice when she returns home from Wonderland?" In this story, there is more than one Wonderland, and… Continue reading Friday Reads: Every Heart a Doorway

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Friday Reads: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) 2016 Book Challenge: a book that made me cry written and narrated by Felicia Day (memoir, non-fiction) I didn't expect that this book would make me cry. But... it did. Towards the end, Felicia gets very personal (okay, so all of the book is personal; I guess I mean… Continue reading Friday Reads: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

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Friday Reads ~ Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale

Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale 2016 Book Challenge: a book set in high school by Holly Black (fantasy, YA) Okay. So this isn’t exactly set in high school, but kinda. There’s a scene at a high school, the main character and all her friends are high school age, and a big fuss is made over… Continue reading Friday Reads ~ Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale

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Friday Reads: Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility 2016 Book Challenge: a classic romance by Jane Austen narrated by Wanda McCaddon (classic romance, historical fiction) So, this was my first Jane Austen novel. I had seen the movie adaptation of the book (the 1995 film with Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet) but had never… Continue reading Friday Reads: Sense and Sensibility