ARC Review: Cube Arts Vol. 1 by Tomomi Usui

Cube Arts Vol. 1 by Tomomi Usui My rating: 3 of 5 stars MIND YOUR CRAFT! High school first-year Takuto has been selected as a beta tester for the new sandbox-style video game Cube Arts, and he couldn’t be happier. As soon as he puts on the game’s VR headset, Takuto finds himself immersed in … Continue reading ARC Review: Cube Arts Vol. 1 by Tomomi Usui

ARC Review: Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith

Don't Read the Comments by Eric Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars Divya Sharma is a queen. Or she is when she’s playing Reclaim the Sun, the year’s hottest online game. Divya—better known as popular streaming gamer D1V—regularly leads her #AngstArmada on quests through the game’s vast and gorgeous virtual universe. But for Divya, … Continue reading ARC Review: Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith

ARC Review: User

User by Devin Grayson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Originally published as a groundbreaking three-part Vertigo miniseries, User explores sexual identity and online role-playing in the text-based MUDs of the nineties. Whether or not you are a gaming fan (I am not), this book is an experience to read through. Set in the 90s, … Continue reading ARC Review: User

ARC Review: The Leveller

The Leveller by Julia Durango My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nixy Bauer is a self-made Leveller. Her job? Dragging kids out of virtual reality and back to their parents in the real world. It’s normally easy cash, but Nixy’s latest mission is fraught with real danger, intrigue, and romance. Nixy Bauer is used to … Continue reading ARC Review: The Leveller