Book Review

The Shadow Threat by Claudia Gray

The Shadow Threat by Claudia GrayMy rating: 4 of 5 starsI really enjoyed the Shadow Threat, which takes readers into the world of Krypton as they struggle to recognize that despite all of their advancements - their homeworld is dying and they can't do anything to save it. This is the Krypton that Kal El… Continue reading The Shadow Threat by Claudia Gray

Book Review

Critical Role – Vox Machina

Critical Role – Vox Machina: Origins by Matthew MercerMy rating: 5 of 5 starsAs much as I love the idea of Dungeons and Dragons, I have never watched an episode of Critical Role before. It was just such a daunting prospect to undertake, hundreds of hours of storytelling, drama, and video to commit yourself to,… Continue reading Critical Role – Vox Machina

Book Review

Happily Ever After & Everything In Between – Debbie Tung

Happily Ever After & Everything In Between by Debbie TungMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsHappily Ever After & Everything In Between is a cute graphic novel about the author/illustrator's life with her husband, which is a life that is bookish, introverted, and with her best friend. I think if you're not with your best friend,… Continue reading Happily Ever After & Everything In Between – Debbie Tung

Book Review

Swamp Thing: Twin Branches – Maggie Stiefvater

Swamp Thing: Twin Branches by Maggie Stiefvater & Morgan Beem (illustrator) Happy release day to Swamp Thing: Twin Branches! Summary: From #1‑New York Times‑bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater (the Raven Cycle series) and artist Morgan Beem comes DC’s newest young adult original graphic novel, the spine-tingling saga Swamp Thing: Twin Branches. In the pages of this haunting retelling of the Swamp Thing origin story, teenage twin brothers Alec and Walker… Continue reading Swamp Thing: Twin Branches – Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review

Teen Titans: Raven – Kami Garcia

Teen Titans: Raven by Kami GarciaMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsAs I mentioned in my Beast Boy review, I didn't watch too much of the Teen Titans tv show nor did I read many of their comics. I know the characters, but not well enough to be an expert on their backstories and origins, nuances… Continue reading Teen Titans: Raven – Kami Garcia

Book Review

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor, Vol. 1: A New Beginning – Jody Houser

Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor, Vol. 1: A New Beginning by Jody HouserMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI love the show Doctor Who and I wanted to see how this graphic novel was. It is the first featuring the thirteenth doctor, so I thought it would make for a good starting point. Honestly, I was… Continue reading Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor, Vol. 1: A New Beginning – Jody Houser

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Teen Titans: Beast Boy – Kami Garcia

Teen Titans: Beast Boy by Kami GarciaMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsAs much as I love superheroes, I never really read any of the Teen Titans stuff nor did I watch more than a few episodes of the show. I honestly didn't know what to expect and wasn't sure if I would enjoy without any… Continue reading Teen Titans: Beast Boy – Kami Garcia

Book Review

Catwoman, Vol. 1: Copycats – Joelle Jones

Catwoman, Vol. 1: Copycats by Joëlle JonesMy rating: 3 of 5 starsAs much as I enjoy some iterations of Catwoman, I have not followed her storyline particularly closely so I was curious to see how well she would hold up in the first entry in this new series. One of my coworkers wanted to borrow… Continue reading Catwoman, Vol. 1: Copycats – Joelle Jones

4 Star Reads, Book Review, graphic novels

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed – Laurie Halse Anderson

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse AndersonMy rating: 4 of 5 starsWonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson is a great coming of age graphic novel that explores who Diana is before she is truly Wonder Woman. The character and story bring a lot of humanity to a superhero that, while beloved, might… Continue reading Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed – Laurie Halse Anderson

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Superman Smashes the Klan – Gene Luen Yang

Superman Smashes The Klan by Gene Luen YangMy rating: 4 of 5 starsOne reason that I like Gene Luen Yang so much as a writer is that he is both entertaining and informative. It is clear in his writing that he loves history and he can bring it to life in his graphic novels. Another… Continue reading Superman Smashes the Klan – Gene Luen Yang