Monthly Archives: March 2018

Make Anything Happen by Carrie Lindsey

I am guessing that the author has built up her admirably large group of followers on her blog due to people being interested in her life. From what she feeds her family, to her vacations, to how she plans things … Continue reading

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A Strange and Mystifying Story Volume 3 by Tsuta Suzuki

I think this will have to be the last volume I read in this series. It feels all over the place – a collection of loosely connected stories that don’t really tie into each other thematically or aesthetically. What started … Continue reading

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Perfect World Volume 1 by Rie Aruga

Perfect World at times feels heavy handed and preachy about the challenges facing those with wheelchair disabilities; but at the same time, it’s an important reminder that Japan, unlike countries like America, does not have many laws in place to … Continue reading

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A Strange and Mystifying Story Volume 2 by Tsuta Suzuki

This volume goes into Setsu’s past, giving us an idea of how Yamane’s ancestors got the curse as well as how Setsu became entwined with the family’s fate. There is even a side story at the end that further explores … Continue reading

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The Promised Neverland Volume 2 by Kaiu Shirai, Posuka Demizu

With each volume, I can’t help but remember the oppressive claustrophobia of Hunger Games and the feeling of futility and hopelessness warring against the struggle just to survive. Of course, after three volumes we really only know about the small … Continue reading

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Fullmetal Edition Volume 1 by Hiromu Arakawa

This is likely targeted to those who love the series rather than as an introduction to newer readers. That said, this is a lovely presentation and more than suitable for both audiences. Most of the extras were not available in … Continue reading

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Requiem Of The Rose King Vol. 8 by Ayo Kanno

With Volume 8, we have moved past the death of Warwick the Kingmaker and the battle of Tewksbury. The throne of England is stable, for now, with Richard’s brother Edward IV on the throne. Kanno gets a bit fanciful in … Continue reading

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