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

Book Review

Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass – Mariko Tamaki

Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko TamakiMy rating: 3.5 of 5 starsWhen thinking about reluctant readers, I always gravitate towards recommending graphic novels. It is something that I do on a daily basis in the library and I feel that it is usually the most successful way to get a reluctant reader to engage with… Continue reading Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass – Mariko Tamaki

Book Review

Nancy Drew: The Palace of Wisdom – Kelly Thompson

Nancy Drew: The Palace of Wisdom by Kelly ThompsonMy rating: 4 of 5 starsNancy Drew: The Palace of Wisdom is the first Nancy Drew graphic novel (to my knowledge) and I loved the art in it. Nancy’s style was what I love black, plaid skirts, chokers, her hair, the boots, etc. so I think I… Continue reading Nancy Drew: The Palace of Wisdom – Kelly Thompson

Book Review, graphic novels

Disney Aladdin: Four Tales of Agrabah – Corinna Bechko

Disney Aladdin: Four Tales of Agrabah by Corinna Bechko My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars When reading comic books and graphic novels, the illustrations are just as important to me as the storyline. If I don't find the illustrations to be appealing then it makes it challenging to read to the story and enjoy it.… Continue reading Disney Aladdin: Four Tales of Agrabah – Corinna Bechko

4 Star Reads, Book Review, Favourites

The Steel Prince – V.E. Schwab

Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Steel Prince takes readers back into the world that author V.E. Schwab built full of magic and different Londons. It lets readers learn more about Maxim, the future King of Red London, during his years as a… Continue reading The Steel Prince – V.E. Schwab