Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Complete Color Harmony by Leatrice Eiseman

As a professional photographer, color theory in my work is extremely important. I am always looking for books that can help deepen my understanding of how to create the most impact with my images. When choosing this Pantone book, my … Continue reading

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A Strange and Mystifying Story Volume 1 by Yuuta Suzuki

This first volume includes two chapters of the main story (completing a story arc) and two side stories unrelated to the main. This is pretty typical fare in this volume – there’s nothing especially new or interesting nor is the … Continue reading

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The Uncrossing by Melissa Eastlake

The Uncrossing is a decent first book that does suffer from several ‘first book’ syndrome issues. It is very overwritten, the story difficult to follow (especially in the beginning), and the characters too reactionary and not developed enough. Most fatally … Continue reading

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Geis II by Alexis Deacon

There is something very brilliant about Geis – we have a story with character stereotypes in the fantasy genre that feel like they should go one way but the story keeps us continually guessing as it goes a completely unexpected … Continue reading

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The Empty Grave By Jonathan Stroud

I have enjoyed few series as much and Lockwood & Co – brilliant writing, fast-paced action, interesting characters, and a wonderful series-long mystery. For me, this does for ghost stories what Harry Potter did for wizards – created a very … Continue reading

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Abounding Might by Melissa McShane

I am greatly enjoying The Extraordinaries and book three continues the story of strong, talented women who overcome adversity with intelligence and will – and learn something more about their abilities in the process. With Abounding Might, we follow Daphne … Continue reading

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Bleach 71 by Tite Kubo

By Volume 71 and in the final story, Kubo is using these these minor arcs to give us more backstory of the main characters. Completing the Kurotsuchi and Nemo story as they continue their battle and then on to former … Continue reading

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