Monthly Archives: October 2016

Timekeeper by Tara Sim

Timekeeper is a slow burn story set in an intriguing alternative universe world. Author Sim explores some interesting concepts but the book is somewhat let down by an underwritten romance and lack of impetus. But there is a nice mystery … Continue reading

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Return of the Continuums by Jennifer Brody

Return of the Continuums feels very much like a filler book, with whole parts not really adding to the story so much as giving our characters something to do. I kept wishing that the last part of book 2 had … Continue reading

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After School Charisma Volume 1 by Kumiko Suekane

After binge reading the first three volumes, I have to say that overall the series feels very unimpressive. A long-wind up to the actual plot, vapid characters, a level of implausibility that is surprising even for manga, and over-the-top silly … Continue reading

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War – Homecoming Book 3 by R. A. Salvatore

In this final installment of the Homecoming trilogy we finally leave behind the increasingly uninteresting drow and pick up the story of Regis and Wulfgar (who have been absent for the past few books). As Wulfgar quips in the early … Continue reading

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Wynonna Earp Volume 1 by Beau Smith

Enjoyment of this graphic novel will likely come down to whether or not you’ve watched the sci fi television series upon which this is based. If you have, you’re invested in the characters and so the extra stories are mindless … Continue reading

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The Amazing Toys of Marvin Glass by Joyce Grant

Author Joyce Grant has lovingly collected images/ads of toys from designer Marvin Glass, most from the 1960s and 1970s. Readers likely will not have heard of Glass before this book but Gen Xers and Baby Boomers alike will recognize many … Continue reading

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4001 AD by Matt Kindt

4001AD (Book 4 in the Rai series) started out well, featuring a beautifully drawn series of Japanese ink inspired art telling the backstories of our main character and his world. But then the plot kicked in to standard (but still … Continue reading

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