Category Archives: ARC

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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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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City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

City of Ghosts is a very breezy urban fantasy read, suitable for middle grade to adult audiences. The plot moves briskly and the set up ensures that will be several books in the future. My hope is that this will … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Getting Married 8 by Izumi Miyazono

Volume 8 honestly feels like a filler volume – not much happens and our couple spends the entire time missing each other. Ryu’s business in Washington looks to be more long term and Asuka’s job is running into problems when … Continue reading

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Spectacle Volume 1 by Megan Rose Gedris

Spectacle is an interesting novel in that so much of it feels unique and fresh. From a nuanced and distinct art style, wide array of surprising characters, and a main protagonist who almost comes off more as a moody antihero … Continue reading

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The Shadow: Leviathan by Simon Spurrier, Dan Watters, Daniel HDR

It’s been awhile since I more than disliked a book; with The Shadow: Leviathan I actively hated this book. I got half way through before I had had enough – this is just the author soapboxing his political and social … Continue reading

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