Monthly Archives: December 2014

Best Green Eats Ever by Katrine van Wyk

Best Green Eats Ever is a beautifully presented full color cookbook of over 75 recipes using green vegetables in creative ways. Most recipes have lavish full color photographs and each is easy to follow and modify. It’s clear this is … Continue reading

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Healing with Raw Foods by Jenny Ross

Healing with Raw Foods is a beautifully presented source book for those interested in eating healthier through uncooked foods. Although the book is broken down by different parts of the body to heal (e.g., brain, digestion, bones) at heart it … Continue reading

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Deadman Wonderland 8 by Jinsei Kataoka, Kazuma Kondou

Deadman Wonderland 8 really brings on the action as once again Ganta must rise from the lowest of depths in order to survive and protect his friends. But we’re also given some interesting backgrounds and insights into several characters’ surprising … Continue reading

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Daomu by Colin Johnson, Kennedy Xu, Ken Chou

Daomu (“Tomb Robber”) is the graphic novel adaptation of one of China’s biggest selling novel series. Part Indiana Jones, Part Tomb Raider, and part Stephen King horror, the transition from series to illustrations is smooth though a bit wordy.  Lavish … Continue reading

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Requiem of the Rose King 1 by Aya Kanno

Requiem For The Rose King does for the English Wars of the Roses what Rose of Versailles did for the French Revolution. Genders are murky, everyone is beautiful, and historical accuracy is easily jettisoned in favor of over-the-top drama. It’s … Continue reading

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World Trigger 5 by Daisuke Ashihara

World Trigger 5 continues to defy expectations as author Ashihara cleverly puts Osamu in situations where he will unexpectedly excel, Yuma will underhandedly conquer, and Chika will surprise. Volume 5 does feel a bit like filler episodes, however, as our … Continue reading

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Surviving Middle School by Dave McGrail

Surviving Middle School is an engaging “choose your own adventure” type of book for young girls. In it, life lessons and consequences are explored through the choices girls make as they read the stories. I gave this to my 11 … Continue reading

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