ARC Review: Laughing Under the Clouds, Volume 1 by Karakara Kemuri

Laughing Under the Clouds, Volume 1 by Karakara Kemuri My rating: 4 of 5 stars Under the curse of Orochi, the great demon serpent reborn every 300 years, Japan has been shrouded in clouds for as long as anyone can remember... The era of the samurai is at an end, and carrying swords has been outlawed. To … Continue reading ARC Review: Laughing Under the Clouds, Volume 1 by Karakara Kemuri

ARC Review: Our Not-So-Lonely Planet Travel Guide, Volume 1 by Mone Sorai

Our Not-So-Lonely Planet Travel Guide, Volume 1 by Mone Sorai My rating: 4 of 5 stars Super serious Asahi Suzumura and laidback, easygoing Mitsuki Sayama might seem like an odd couple, but they made a deal; they'll vacation around the world and when they get back to Japan, they'll get married. As they travel from … Continue reading ARC Review: Our Not-So-Lonely Planet Travel Guide, Volume 1 by Mone Sorai

ARC Review: Shadow Service Vol. 1 by Cavan Scott, Corin Howell, Trionna Farrell

Shadow Service Vol. 1 by Cavan Scott My rating: 4 of 5 stars Worried your partner is cheating? Need a missing person found? Gina Meyers is the Private Investigator for you. Sure, she’s a witch who worries that her powers make her more of a monster than the crooks she’s trying to catch, but it’s … Continue reading ARC Review: Shadow Service Vol. 1 by Cavan Scott, Corin Howell, Trionna Farrell

ARC Review: Cells at Work! Baby, Vol. 1 by Yasuhiro Fukuda & Akane Shimizu

Cells at Work! Baby, Vol. 1 by Yasuhiro Fukuda My rating: 4 of 5 stars BEING A BABY IS HARD WORK! Join these cute baby cells as they work hard within their tiny body! A mini-Red Blood Cell picks up oxygen from the helpful ladies at the Placenta, and meets a White Blood Cell for … Continue reading ARC Review: Cells at Work! Baby, Vol. 1 by Yasuhiro Fukuda & Akane Shimizu

ARC Review: Beast Complex, Vol. 1 by Paru Itagaki

Beast Complex, Vol. 1 by Paru Itagaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Seven short stories that set the scene for the best-selling BEASTARS series! In these seven stories, a menagerie of carnivores and herbivores face challenges based on their differences and try to find common ground. A tiger and a beaver who grew up … Continue reading ARC Review: Beast Complex, Vol. 1 by Paru Itagaki

ARC Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 3 by Kenjiro Hata

Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 3 by Kenjiro Hata My rating: 3 of 5 stars From the day his parents named him, Nasa Yuzaki has felt connected to outer space…whether he likes it or not. His efforts to outperform the space program veer off course when an accident introduces him to Tsukasa, a mysterious … Continue reading ARC Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 3 by Kenjiro Hata

ARC Review: The Ravens by Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige

The Ravens by Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Kappa Rho Nu isn’t your average sorority. Their parties are notorious. Their fundraisers are known for being Westerly College’s most elaborate affairs. But beneath the veil of Greek life and prestige, the sisters of Kappu Rho Nu share a secret: they’re … Continue reading ARC Review: The Ravens by Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige

ARC Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 2 by Kenjiro Hata

Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 2 by Kenjiro Hata My rating: 3 of 5 stars From the day his parents named him, Nasa Yuzaki has felt connected to outer space…whether he likes it or not. His efforts to outperform the space program veer off course when an accident introduces him to Tsukasa, a mysterious … Continue reading ARC Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 2 by Kenjiro Hata

ARC Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 1 by Kenjiro Hata

Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 1 by Kenjiro Hata My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars From the day his parents named him, Nasa Yuzaki has felt connected to outer space…whether he likes it or not. His efforts to outperform the space program veer off course when an accident introduces him to Tsukasa, a mysterious … Continue reading ARC Review: Fly Me to the Moon, Vol. 1 by Kenjiro Hata

ARC Review: Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 2 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi & Hikaru Miyoshi

Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 2 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi My rating: 4 of 5 stars The untold story of Sherlock Holmes’ greatest rival, Moriarty! Before he was Sherlock’s rival, Moriarty fought against the unfair class caste system in London by making sure corrupt nobility got their comeuppance. But even the best-intentioned plans can spin out of … Continue reading ARC Review: Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 2 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi & Hikaru Miyoshi

ARC Review: Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi & Hikaru Miyoshi

Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi My rating: 4 of 5 stars The untold story of Sherlock Holmes’ greatest rival, Moriarty! Before he was Sherlock’s rival, Moriarty fought against the unfair class caste system in London by making sure corrupt nobility got their comeuppance. But even the best-intentioned plans can spin out of … Continue reading ARC Review: Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi & Hikaru Miyoshi

ARC Review: A White Rose in Bloom, Vol. 1 by Asumiko Nakamura

A White Rose in Bloom, Vol. 1 by Asumiko Nakamura My rating: 4 of 5 stars A yuri story about romance between girls from the creator of the modern BL classic Classmates: Dou kyu sei! Ruby is a student at an elite European boarding school. Things are going pretty well for her until she finds … Continue reading ARC Review: A White Rose in Bloom, Vol. 1 by Asumiko Nakamura

ARC Review: Fae Child by Jane-Holly Meissner

Fae Child by Jane-Holly Meissner My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars When eight-year-old Abbie Brown discovers a quiet pool of water while wandering through the woods behind her Oregon home, she wades out into it and discovers she’s not alone. A wild-haired boy in green stares at her from the other side of the water. … Continue reading ARC Review: Fae Child by Jane-Holly Meissner

ARC Review: The Kingdoms of Ruin, Vol. 1 by yoruhashi

The Kingdoms of Ruin, Vol. 1 by yoruhashi My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars For ages, humanity flourished through the power of magic, a gift from witches to aid mankind. But times have changed. The scientific Gear Expansion has made both magic and witches obsolete. In order to liberate humanity from the blight of magic, … Continue reading ARC Review: The Kingdoms of Ruin, Vol. 1 by yoruhashi

ARC Review: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 by Fujiazuki & Yuka Tachibana

The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 by Fujiazuki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Unlimited Power and Infinite Mercy Living the workaholic life in her mid-20s, Sei never expected she’d be summoned to another world, let alone obtain the power of a living Saint. And she especially didn’t expect to be totally … Continue reading ARC Review: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 by Fujiazuki & Yuka Tachibana