Category Archives: Book Reviews

Tiny Fox and Great Boar 1: There by Berenika Kolomycka

This is what you would expect from a children’s illustrated book: a solid but easy to follow story, engaging characters, lots of questions for children to think about, and beautiful illustrations. The story comes in several parts and they all … Continue reading

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Onyx & Ivory by Mindee Arnett

Although I am giving this a 4 out of 5 star rating, I have to admit that I do so more because Mindee Arnett’s writing is so strong rather than that I actually enjoyed the book as much as I … Continue reading

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Game of Secrets by Kim Foster

This is likely going to be one of my most disappointing reads this year considering the premise sounded so interesting and the book began promisingly enough. But by half way through, this began to hit every trope/cliche in the YA … Continue reading

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Gangsta Cursed 4 by Kohske

Although a spin off, this is probably one of the best I’ve read. All of the horrible and terrifying pathos of the original series is fully intact here in this story of Spas/Marco Adriano and how he turned from being … Continue reading

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The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 12 by Aya Shouoto

As much as it is an overused word, the best description of this volume’s mini arc is lyrical. The illustrations are always lovely but Shouoto really shines as a storyteller. Her stories are full of pathos and each mini arc … Continue reading

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The Wormworld Saga Volume1: The Journey Begins by Daniel Lieske

The chapters for this series were released 1-2 times yearly originally and just by the first few pages alone you can see why: this is a visually stunning graphic novel with beautiful full page art to tell the story. Yet … Continue reading

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Kenka Bancho Otome by Chie Shimada

By this second volume, I had hoped for something to really distinguish this manga from similar (but much better) titles like HanaKimi. I enjoy the premise (cross dressing/pretending to be a boy at an all-boys school) but here we have … Continue reading

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