Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Ultimate History of the 80s Teen Movie by James King

The title accurately sums up what you will find here: a very thoroughly researched biography of 80s teen movies. Author King takes pains to put all the information into perspective of the era: the power players, the movements, the politics, … Continue reading

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Fix-It and Forget-It Slow Cooker Freezer Meals by Hope Comerford

Cook it and Forget It lives up to the title: a large group of recipes collected from enthusiasts around the country that are easy to prepare en masse and then store and pull out daily to thaw and then slow … Continue reading

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Skip Beat 42 by Yoshiki Nakamura

With Volume 42, Kyoko is dealing with the consequences of recognizing she has fallen for Ren – and letting it affect her audition for her new role as a ninja assassin. There are plenty of fun scenes, of course, even … Continue reading

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Candy Color Paradox by Isaku Natsume

Candy Color Paradox is one of the rare ones of its genre in that it does provide a story beyond the romance of the characters. The plot isn’t deep – it’s about investigative journalists, the cases they take on, and … Continue reading

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Slayer by Kiersten White

I think the first question most will ask about this new series is: does the book stay faithful to the Buffyverse. And the answer is a definite yes. The second question will then be: is it canon and where does … Continue reading

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Burn The Stage: The Rise of BTS and Korean Boy Bands

Make no mistake, Burn The Stage is a book written quickly but efficiently to capitalize on the current fame of the band (a glance at author Shapiro’s bibliography will attest that this is his niche). So you can expect a … Continue reading

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Fullmetal Alchemist Fullmetal Edition V0l 4 by Hiromu Arakawa

This has always been a series that really shows the potential of manga: beautiful illustration work, plenty of action, great characterizations, an overarching mystery, and just a lot of heart. This fourth volume includes a lot of what we were … Continue reading

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