Monthly Archives: June 2015

Drifter Volume 1 by Ivan Brandon (Author), Nic Klein (Illustrator)

Drifter Volume 1 (collecting comics 1-5) harkens back to the glory days of science fiction in the 1970s. Mysterious, inscrutable, metaphysical ponderings on humanity and relationships (to other humans, alien life forms, even an entire planet), with characters you may … Continue reading

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How to Make Curtains by Rebecca Yaker

I have really enjoyed the Storey Basics line of do-it-yourself books. All are concise, easy to follow, and include simple line drawings for illustrations/steps. The books are affordable and always current. With How To Make Curtains, the book breaks down … Continue reading

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Weird Space: The Baba Yaga by Una McCormack

Although listed as Book 3, this is a standalone in a universe created by coauthor Eric Brown (he has written two previous books in the universe but I do not believe they share any characters). The story is fast paced, … Continue reading

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The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker

The Witch Hunter reads very much like the Y in YA – illogical, anachronistic, kind of silly in places, complete with love triangle and soppy romance. It’s the type of book in which all the characters (especially our heroine) will … Continue reading

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Deathstroke Vol. 1: Gods of Wars (New 52) by Tony S. Daniel

Deathstroke Volume 1 collects comics 1-6 and pairs them with some line drawings and variant covers. Our eponymous antihero is given a bit of a cosmetic makeover here, throwing him off his game as he attempts to save his son … Continue reading

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Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan, Brendan Fletcher

The beautiful artwork of Gotham Academy (collecting comics 1-6) drew me in – illustrations, color, and layout are so exquisitely beautiful in this series. Adding in parts of Harry Potter, Manga, and Winx/W.I.T.C.H. makes for a winning combination perfect for … Continue reading

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The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook by Del Sroufe and LeAnne Campbell

The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook provides a large collection of recipes that are plant-based (no meat) and utilize a variety of whole foods. Although the word “China” is in the title, it’s not an Asian food cookbook. Rather, … Continue reading

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