Blogtober Day 24, Graphic Novel Review: Fables, Vol. 3: Storybook Love

By Bill Willingham (Writer), Mark Buckingham (Artist), Steve Leialoha (Artist), Lan Medina (Artist), Bryan Talbot (Artist), Linda Medley (Artist), James Jean (Cover Artist)Publisher: VertigoRelease Date: May 1st, 2004Genre: Urban FantasyGoodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars First things first: I love when any type of series starts with a summary of previous events. Very useful, very much appreciated.Continue reading “Blogtober Day 24, Graphic Novel Review: Fables, Vol. 3: Storybook Love”

Blogtober Day 9, Review: A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

Publisher: Titan BooksFormat: PaperbackRelease Date: September 25, 2018Genre: YA – FantasyGoodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars This book feels fitting for October, with its darker take on Alice in Wonderland. Alice has a secret; since her father died, she’s been training to battle monsters, known as Nightmares, in Wonderland. But Alice still has to go to school,Continue reading “Blogtober Day 9, Review: A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

Graphic Novel Review: The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas

By Gerard Way (Writer), Gabriel Bá (Artist), Dave Stewart (Colourist), Nate Piekos (Letterer)Publisher: Dark Horse ComicsRelease Date: November 1st, 2009Genre: Sci-FiGoodreads Rating: 4/5 Stars Review Okay, Dallas takes The Umbrella Academy in a more batshit direction that volume 1, and I am totally here for it. Do not go into this expecting the Netflix series; there are a coupleContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas”

Book Blogger Hop: August 26th – September 1st

Book Blogger Hop The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, it was relaunched on February 15, 2013 by Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addict. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weeklyContinue reading “Book Blogger Hop: August 26th – September 1st”

Book Review: Fight Night by Miriam Toews

Publisher: Faber and FaberFormat: ebookRelease Date: March 8th, 2022Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars I haven’t read anything by Toews until Fight Night, but this book has definitely made me more interested in reading more from her. Swiv, nine-years-old and living in Toronto, is tasked by her grandmother to write to Swiv’s absent father. In Swiv’s voice,Continue reading “Book Review: Fight Night by Miriam Toews”

Book Review: Transitions: Our Stories of Being Trans

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley PublishersFormat: ebookRelease Date: May 17th, 2021Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Stars This is a very short collection of essays centred around the everyday experience of being trans. Considering it’s a little over 112 pages, this collection packs a lot in, running across various themes throughout and capturing a range of different voices. Books likeContinue reading “Book Review: Transitions: Our Stories of Being Trans”

January 2020 Wrap Up [Books]

This wasn’t something I did month by month last year, mainly because I was only reading a few books a month. But I managed to start the year by reading nine books in one month, so I thought a wrap up would be a good idea! And I know this is fairly late, but hopefullyContinue reading “January 2020 Wrap Up [Books]”