Book Review

Darius and Twig – Walter Dean Myers

Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers My rating: 4 of 5 stars Darius and Twig is a short contemporary novel set in Harlem. It follows two best friends, Darius and Twig, as they struggle to figure out who they are and where they want to go in life. Darius is a writer and dreams… Continue reading Darius and Twig – Walter Dean Myers

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Wayward Son – Rainbow Rowell

Wayward Son by Rainbow RowellMy rating: 4 of 5 starsWayward Son is the second book in the Simon Snow series by Rainbow Rowell. Although I enjoyed the first book in the series, it wasn't as well fleshed out as I felt that it could have been because we were thrown into a fictional world eight… Continue reading Wayward Son – Rainbow Rowell

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Criers War – Nina Varela

Crier's War by Nina VarelaMy rating: 3.5 of 5 starsCrier's War is the first book in a new science fiction series about a world in which Automae have taken over and subjugated humans. Automae are Made, designed by their "parents" to be exactly what they want their "child" to be - and Crier is no… Continue reading Criers War – Nina Varela

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The Guinevere Deception – Kiersten White

The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten WhiteMy rating: 4 of 5 starsI am a huge fan of Arthurian legend (in fact, I once wrote a research paper about it), so when I saw that Kiersten White was gifting the world with the Guinevere Deception I was intrigued. I’ve always loved the magic of Merlin, the honor… Continue reading The Guinevere Deception – Kiersten White