3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Batgirl, Volume 5: Art of the Crime – Mairghread Scott

Batgirl, Volume 5: Art of the Crime by Mairghread Scott My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars This graphic novel combines Batgirl #26-29, Batgirl Annual #2 plus an 8 page story from Batgirl #2, which means that it was pretty long (because of the Annual). The Annual storyline focuses on the familial relationship between Barbara Gordon… Continue reading Batgirl, Volume 5: Art of the Crime – Mairghread Scott

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Two Boys Kissing is a unique contemporary that blends the modern world that our main characters find themselves in with the struggles of their predecessors. Although I didn't necessarily enjoy the expositions that the 'gay men of the past' added to the story… Continue reading Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Superman – Matt de la Pena

Superman: Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Pena My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Although Superman is not one of my favourite superheroes, I did want to see how his origin story would play out. I've never read any of Matt de la Pena's books before, so I had no expectations about his writing style or… Continue reading Superman – Matt de la Pena

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Drama – Raina Telgemeier

Drama by Raina Telgemeier My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Drama by Raina Telgemeier is a bestselling graphic novel about middle school students and their upcoming theatre production. It is a Stonewall Book award winner, due to its LGBTQ+ content but that is also why it has been challenged so many times and removed from… Continue reading Drama – Raina Telgemeier

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Once and Future – Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Once and Future is a science fiction retelling (or reimagining) of the King Arthur legend by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy. I was so intrigued by this premise because King Arthur is female (and because I love the King Arthur mythology.)… Continue reading Once and Future – Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

What If It's Us by Becky Albertalli My rating: 3.5 of 5 starsWhat If Its Us is a contemporary novel about love and finding yourself co-written by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera. It was a cute, fluffy romance book set in NYC that would be a fun summer read. It revolves around the premise of… Continue reading What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Book Love – Debbie Tung (Mini Review)

Book Love by Debbie Tung My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars This was so cute, but it just lacked the je ne sais quoi that I got from her other book: Quiet Girl in a Noisy World. They were very similar in tone and nature (since her introverted character is quite into books in Quiet… Continue reading Book Love – Debbie Tung (Mini Review)