Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Shadow by O’Neil and Kaluta

The Shadow 1941 (Hitler’s Astrologer) is a remastered reprint of the 1988 classic.   Earnest and beautifully drawn, it doesn’t fall victim to a lot of the 1980s comics by being too wordy or too densely illustrated.  Instead, we have … Continue reading

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Skyscrapers by Judith Dupre

This is a gorgeous book that is beautifully presented and written. I love that the publisher did this in a tall book format – so appropriate for the subject. The book is laid out chronologically: the earliest skyscrapers (arguably starting … Continue reading

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Shatter Me By Tahere Mafi

Shatter Me is a dystopian romance that divided so many reviewers. Some either loved the experimental type of unique writing or were frustrated by it.  Author Tahereh Mafi used strike outs to show honest or conflicting thoughts that contradict what … Continue reading

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Her Ladyship’s Curse and His Lordship Possessed by Lynn Viehl

Her Ladyship’s Curse is the first half of the Book Disenchanted and Co. and as such, does end on a cliffhanger.  The second half of the book is titled His Lordship Possessed.  The completed book comes out in January of … Continue reading

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B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth by Mingola, Arcudi

Since this is book 6 of the series, you’ve likely read the other books and ready for the continuing story.  If you haven’t read the other books in the series, this will probably be confusing and a lot of the … Continue reading

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Horrendo’s Curse by Fienberg and Simard

Horrendo’s Curse is the most recent graphic novel adapation of Anna Fienberg’s beloved story of pirates and manners.   The story follows young villager Horrendo – who knows that he, along with the other 12 year old boys, will be … Continue reading

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The Academy: Introductions by C.L. Stone

A modern twist on Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. This short novella is first in a series of four books which will likely/hopefully be condensed into one book later.   The story follows Sang Sorenson.  She moves to a … Continue reading

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