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

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

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

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, 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

The Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Graphic Novel by Michael Moreci

The Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Graphic Novel by Michael Moreci My rating: 4 of 5 stars Happy release day to The Lost Carnival! The Lost Carnival introduces readers to Dick Grayson, a boy who will one day become Robin (and Nightwing) the sidekick of Batman. Right now, he's just a teenaged boy trying to… Continue reading The Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Graphic Novel by Michael Moreci

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

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

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