ARC Review: Spy x Family, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Endo

Spy x Family, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Endo My rating: 5 of 5 stars An action-packed comedy about a fake family that includes a spy, an assassin and a telepath! Master spy Twilight is the best at what he does when it comes to going undercover on dangerous missions in the name of a better … Continue reading ARC Review: Spy x Family, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Endo

ARC Review: The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune

The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune My rating: 4 of 5 stars Some people are extraordinary. Some are just extra. TJ Klune's YA debut, The Extraordinaries, is a queer coming-of-age story about a fanboy with ADHD and the heroes he loves. Nick Bell? Not extraordinary. But being the most popular fanfiction writer in the Extraordinaries fandom … Continue reading ARC Review: The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune

ARC Review: My Senpai is Annoying Vol. 1 by Shiro Manta

My Senpai is Annoying Vol. 1 by Shiro Manta My rating: 3 of 5 stars Igarashi Futuba’s new job would be great if her senpai, Takeda Harumi, wasn’t so incredibly annoying! Futuba hates his laugh, she hates how big he is, and she really hates that he treats her like a little kid. Just because … Continue reading ARC Review: My Senpai is Annoying Vol. 1 by Shiro Manta

ARC Review: The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru Vol. 1 by Osamu Tezuka & Satoshi Shiki

The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru Vol. 1 by Osamu Tezuka My rating: 3 of 5 stars A modern remake of Osamu Tezuka’s legendary samurai tale about reclaiming stolen humanity–and don’t miss the stunning 2019 anime! A young swordsman travels alone through war-torn Japan, hunting demons wherever they might hide. His name: Hyakkimaru. Soon he … Continue reading ARC Review: The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru Vol. 1 by Osamu Tezuka & Satoshi Shiki

Audiobook Review: In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant & (narrated by) Jesse Vilinsky

In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nature abhors a straight line. The natural world is a place of curves and softened edges, of gentle mists and welcoming spirals. Nature remembers deviation; nature does not forgive. For Harlowe Upton-Jones, life has never been a straight line. Shipped … Continue reading Audiobook Review: In the Shadow of Spindrift House by Mira Grant & (narrated by) Jesse Vilinsky

Review: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Odd-mannered, obsessive, withdrawn, Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, as … Continue reading Review: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars Once just a single ship, now the pirate fleet of the Rebel Army numbers in its thousands. Made up of traitors from each of the three empires, the fleet, who once made the open waters of the Blood … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 3: The Rebel Army by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab, Andrea Olimpieri

Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The young and arrogant prince Maxim Maresh, having faced the terror of the Pirate Queen, now aims to capture the respect of the combative port town of Verose - by taking the impossible challenges of the Night of Knives... … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 2: Night of Knives by V.E. Schwab, Andrea Olimpieri

ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino

At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars By day, Adachi is a normal student. By night, he's a terrifying creature of many eyes and many legs who lurks in the darkness. One night, while haunting his own school, he comes across his classmate Yano Satsuki--she's been an … Continue reading ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino

Blog Tour & Review: Forest of Souls by Lori M. Lee

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Forest of Souls! Title: Forest of Souls Author: Lori M Lee Publisher: Page Street Kids Publication date: 23 June 2020 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Synopsis: Danger lurks within the roots of Forest of Souls, an epic, unrelenting tale of destiny and sisterhood, perfect for fans of … Continue reading Blog Tour & Review: Forest of Souls by Lori M. Lee

ARC Review: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Ryan North & Albert Monteys

Slaughterhouse-Five, or the Children's Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. My rating: 4 of 5 stars The first-ever graphic novel adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great anti-war books. An American classic and one of the world’s seminal antiwar books, Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five is faithfully presented in graphic novel … Continue reading ARC Review: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Ryan North & Albert Monteys

ARC Review: Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito

Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito My rating: 4 of 5 stars A "best of" collection of creepy tales from Eisner award winner and legendary horror master Junji Ito. This ultimate collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring an adaptation of Rampo Edogawa’s classic horror story "Human Chair" … Continue reading ARC Review: Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito

ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars Delve into the thrilling, epic tale of the young and arrogant prince Maxim Maresh, long before he became the king of Red London and adoptive father to Kell, the lead of A Darker Shade of Magic! The youthful … Continue reading ARC Review: Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri

Audiobook Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire

An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Changeling knight in the court of the Duke of Shadowed Hills, October "Toby" Daye has survived numerous challenges that would destroy fae and mortal alike. Now Toby must take on a nightmarish new assignment. Someone is stealing both fae and mortal children—and all … Continue reading Audiobook Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire

Audiobook Review: A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire

A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an outsider from birth. After getting burned by both sides of her heritage, Toby has denied the fae world, retreating to a "normal" life. Unfortunately for her, the Faerie world had other ideas... Now her liege, the Duke … Continue reading Audiobook Review: A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire