Category Archives: Book Reviews

Stay Fit For Life by Joshua Kozak

This is another DK books entry and it is just as fantastic as everything they publish. Ingeniously presented to make exercise fun, friendly, and easy to do – with full photographs that beautiful illustrate workouts and routines. More than just … Continue reading

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Requiem of the Rose King 7 by Aya Kanno

Aya Kanno’s interesting take on the War of the Roses and Richard III continues as we are given the battle of Tewksbury and its aftermath. Unlike history, Richard plays a part in nearly every aspect – from the battle strategy … Continue reading

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The Wrong Stars by Tim Pratt

The Wrong Stars is an entertaining and accessible sci fi opera/romp featuring imaginative aliens, cyborgs, pirates, and space battles. The pace is quick and the story never lags or gets lost in the technology. But we also have a female … Continue reading

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Avatar The Last Airbender North and South Library Edition

It would be hard to find something to criticize about this wonderful Library Edition of the North and South arc. We have a complete story, it marks the final, five-year run of Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, and it brings … Continue reading

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Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Dread Nation is an enjoyable read – Pride, Prejudice, and Zombies but exchanging an historic for a literary inspiration. In other words, this is your typical YA alternative universe, with instalust, kickbutt heroine who is unfortunately highly unrealistic, and plenty … Continue reading

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Secret Weapons by Eric Heisserer, Raul Allen

Although Secret Weapons dumps you smack into the Valiant universe, it is at a place where it isn’t problematic. Yes, you’ll realize fairly quickly in the beginning that there is much more to the story; fortunately, the plot narrows nicely … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Getting Married by Izumi Miyazono

Miyazono continues her gentle slice of life romance with more spanners thrown into the works of our main characters’ lives. Asuka is willing to be patient with Ryu and Ryu meanwhile is dealing with the pressures of his work life. … Continue reading

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