12 Books of 2019

Although I'm working on getting a new comic book series of reviews out I figured the first post of the new year shold be a reflection of last year. In this post I'm going to be picking my favourite book of each month. The only rule is that it has to have been new to… Continue reading 12 Books of 2019

Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Michael Chabon, published in 2000. It follows two cousins, Jewish-American Sammy Claymann and Jewish-Praguer Josef Kavalier, and their experiences in the comic book industry leading up to and during America’s involvement in WWII.  As a reader of comic books, I find any… Continue reading Review: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

TBR: October/Victober

October 2019 is going to be my first October participating in Victober, a Victorian themed read-a-long through the month of October. This year it's being hosted by Lucy@LucytheReader, Kate@BooksandThings, Ange@BeyondthePages, and Kate@KateHowe. I'm sort of folowing the prompts, but will admit that I'm stretching some of them a little, and I'm not doing all of… Continue reading TBR: October/Victober

Comics Wrap-Up: II.2019

Confession time: This is a draft which I never got around to posting and so is a bit old. However, it's still three nice mini review so I figured I'd post it anyway. Some of the titles are all linked to Forbidden Planet through my affiliate link, which you are under no obligation to use.… Continue reading Comics Wrap-Up: II.2019

Review: Mad Love by Paul Dini, Pat Cardigan

Published by Titan Books, Mad Love is the novelisation of Mad Love and Other Stories, the Batman comic, an adaptation of Batman: The Animated Series (S.4, Ep.21). Essentially this is the origin story of the one, the only, the insatiable, Harley Quinn. Let's start at the very beginning... If you're going to have a prologue… Continue reading Review: Mad Love by Paul Dini, Pat Cardigan

Coffee and a Catch Up.

Hi, remember me? I kind of disappeared for a while, didn't I. Well, I'm back now. At last I think I am, so I thought we'd have a bit of a catch up before normal posting resumes. Where have I been? Mostly writing my dissertation. Not a very exciting answer I know. But I submitted… Continue reading Coffee and a Catch Up.

Captain America: Winter in America Review

Winter in America was written by Ta-Neishi Coates, pencilled by Leinil Francis Yu, inked by Gerry Alanguilan and Leinil Francis Yu. The letterers were Joe Caramagna and Cory Petit, and it collects Captain America (2018) #1-6, with material from Avengers/ Captain America Free Comic Book Day 2018.  Previously in Captain America… Marvel sums it up pretty… Continue reading Captain America: Winter in America Review

Civil War: Captain America Review

Last year I reviewed Civil War: A Marvel Comics Event, and it was my most read post (so thanks for that!), and now I'm back with a new Civil War review. **No Spoilers for CW: Captain America, but possible spoilers for CW: A Marvel Comics Event** What do I need to read before this? Civil War:… Continue reading Civil War: Captain America Review

TBR: May 2019

Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archives #2) by Brandon Sanderson After it took me so long to read The Way of Kings I knew I needed a little break between the two, and the The Priory of the Orange Tree arrived, and that break turned into a longer one. But, at long last, it's time to… Continue reading TBR: May 2019

Wrap-Up: April 2019

For some reason April was a very messy reading month for me. I didn't get to all the books on my TBR, which was a shame, but I did read enough to sat ahead of my reading challenge. These are the books that I did get to... The Raven King (All for the Game #2)… Continue reading Wrap-Up: April 2019