Monthly Archives: October 2014

Spell of Desire 2 by Tomu Ohmi

I have to admit, Ohmi’s newest series isn’t keeping my attention.  A distinct lack of character and plot advancement coupled with too many genre cliches had me yawning through most of this second book.  Ohmi’s illustration work has greatly improved … Continue reading

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The Lost Stars 3: Imperfect Sword by Jack Campbell

I honestly can’t get enough of all of the Lost Stars/Fleet/Beyond the Frontier novels. While others have complained that they are too much of the ‘same old’, I enjoy every single book that comes out.  With this third book in … Continue reading

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The Book of Ivy by Amy Engel

The Book of Ivy is the type of story that others will love but admittedly did nothing for me. It is a slow burn romance with some dystopian thrown in, all burdened with world building issues/logic holes. As a romance, … Continue reading

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Bleach 63 by Tite Kubo

Bleach 63 is an excellent volume – not only do we get more Renji sass, but finally Yhwach’s powers and background are explained. Icing on the cake was to see both Renji AND Rukia’s new, fully powered up bankais. Ukitake’s … Continue reading

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Dengeki Daisy 15 by Kyousuke Motomi

In this, the penultimate volume in the series, we have a sprint to the finish as M’s Testament obsesses everyone. Author Motomi relaxes a bit from all the heavy tight panels and mystery/espionage to bring her trademark humanity back into … Continue reading

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Bleach Volume 62 by Tite Kubo

In volume 62, we have the completion of a series-long subarc full of great pathos as the back story of Captain Komamura completes. This is a great volume for those curious what Komamura looks like in human form, free of … Continue reading

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World Trigger Volume 4 by Daisuke Ashihara

World Trigger gets better and better with each volume. Contrasting the quieter moments of volume 3, this volume 4 is non stop action. author Ashihara makes great use of his cast of characters and brings them into play at interesting … Continue reading

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