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

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

Book Review

New Kid – Jerry Craft

New Kid by Jerry CraftMy rating: 4 of 5 starsNew Kid is an incredibly accessible graphic novel that introduces us to seventh-grader Jordan and his life as the new kid in a new school. As a black kid, he experiences daily micro aggressions in his new school. He watches other kids be stereotyped and labeled.… Continue reading New Kid – Jerry Craft

Book Review

You Brought Me the Ocean – Alex Sanchez

You Brought Me the Ocean by Alex SanchezMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI liked the premise of the book, unfortunately, this was my least favorite of the four graphic novels that DC Ink provided me for review. I felt that the writing and art were weaker than the other three. Each of these stories were… Continue reading You Brought Me the Ocean – Alex Sanchez

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

Gotham High – Blog Tour

Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz & Thomas PitilliPublisher: DC InkRelease Date: April 7th 2020 Genre: Young Adult, Graphic Novels, Sequential Art, Superheroes, Comics Synopsis: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Alex and Eliza and The Witches of East End comes a reimagining of Gotham for a new generation of readers. Before they became… Continue reading Gotham High – Blog Tour

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

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

4 1/2 Star Reads, 5 Star Reads, Book Review

Sarah’s Scribbles – Sarah Andersen

Adulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Big Mushy Happy Lump by Sarah Andersen My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Herding Cats by Sarah Andersen My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars  If you've ever wondered if you're weird and not as social as all of your peers - this… Continue reading Sarah’s Scribbles – Sarah Andersen