4 Star Reads, Book Review

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imbalance (Part 1 and 2)

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imbalance, Part One by Faith Erin Hicks My rating: 4 of 5 stars Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imbalance is the newest storyline in the continuation of the Avatar series. When I began reading it, I felt like I was watching the beginnings of a very familiar storyline from the show and… Continue reading Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imbalance (Part 1 and 2)

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

Book Review

Saints – Gene Luen Yang

Saints by Gene Luen Yang My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Saints is the second book of a two-part graphic novel series by Gene Luen Yang about the Boxer Rebellion in China. Although it is historical fiction, it has a hint of fantasy to it where the reader has to suspend their disbelief in order… Continue reading Saints – Gene Luen Yang

Book Review

Boxers – Gene Luen Yang

Boxers by Gene Luen Yang My rating: 4 of 5 stars Boxers is the first of a two-part graphic novel series by Gene Luen Yang about the Boxer Rebellion in China. Although it is historical fiction, it has a hint of fantasy to it where the reader has to suspend their disbelief in order to… Continue reading Boxers – Gene Luen Yang

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Popularity Papers – Amy Ignatow

The Popularity Papers by Amy Ignatow My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Popularity Papers follow two friends, Lydia and Julie, as they try to figure out how to become popular in middle school. It can't be that difficult, right? The two girls create a journal to record their thoughts, observations, to tape their notes… Continue reading The Popularity Papers – Amy Ignatow

4 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars (Parts Two and Three)

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Part Three by Michael Dante DiMartino My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Part Three was the final book in this arc and it was so good. Turf Wars continues the story where the animated series ended and shows Korra continuing to balance her… Continue reading The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars (Parts Two and Three)

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