Month: October 2021

First Lines Fridays (28) – October 22, 2021

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the … Continue reading First Lines Fridays (28) – October 22, 2021

ARC Mini Review – The Magi Menagerie

Author: Kale Lawrence Publication Date: September 7, 2021 Print Length: 404 pages Read Date(s): October 11, 2021 - October 14, 2021 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis After the sudden death of his mother and the disappearance of his father, seventeen-year-old immigrant Ezra Newport is assigned to live at Belfast Preparatory School until graduation. The year is 1906, … Continue reading ARC Mini Review – The Magi Menagerie

Comic Book Recap & Review – Sinister War (2021)

Today's post is a recap and review of the comic Sinister War, which was released earlier this year. It definitely feels like the Amazing Spider-Man title has been building to something big. So, I'm looking forward to seeing what happens in this event and the tie-in Spider-Man issues. For simplicity sake, the recap will only … Continue reading Comic Book Recap & Review – Sinister War (2021)

Mini Review – Star Wars: Visions: Ronin

Author: Emma Mieko Candon Publication Date: October 12, 2021 Print Length: 352 pages Read Date(s): October 15, 2021 - October 18, 2021 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A mysterious former Sith wanders the galaxy in this stunning Star Wars tale, an original novel inspired by the world of The Duel from the Star Wars Visions animated anthology.The … Continue reading Mini Review – Star Wars: Visions: Ronin

Manga Monday – The Way of the House Husband Vol. 3

Author: Kousuke Oono Publication Date: June 8, 2019 Print Length: 168 pages Read Date(s): October 18, 2021 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The Immortal Dragon, once the fiercest member of the yakuza, is now a married man devoted to supporting his loving wife—as a househusband! But when the gangster-turned-homemaker needs to make some quick cash to buy … Continue reading Manga Monday – The Way of the House Husband Vol. 3

Book Review – More Happy Than Not, Deluxe Edition

Author: Adam Silvera Publication Date: September 8, 2020 (Deluxe Edition); June 2, 2015 (Original Edition) Print Length: 352 pages Read Date(s): September 17, 2021 - September 18, 2021 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Goodreads Synopsis A special Deluxe Edition of Adam Silvera’s groundbreaking debut featuring an introduction by Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U … Continue reading Book Review – More Happy Than Not, Deluxe Edition

Weekly Wrap-Up – October 16, 2021

Happy Saturday, everyone! We've reached the end of another week. Today I'm going to, once again, wrap up my week, including notes about my personal life, blog posts/book reviews, reading updates, book acquisitions (if any), and comic book acquisitions and reading progress. Personal Updates This week was a bit lopsided. The beginning of the week … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up – October 16, 2021

First Lines Fridays (27) – October 15, 2021

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the … Continue reading First Lines Fridays (27) – October 15, 2021

Mid-Month NetGalley Check-In – October 2021

This has been a busy month so far for NetGalley requests and approvals. Luckily, I've also been able to read two NetGalley eARCs since my last check-in to try to even things out a bit. Check out where I was a month ago in my last check-in post. My feedback ratio has dropped a bit … Continue reading Mid-Month NetGalley Check-In – October 2021

Mini Review – A Promise of Return

Author: Rebecca Crunden Print Length: 252 pages Publication Date: November 3, 2017 Read Date(s): October 8, 2021 - October 10, 2021 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Goodreads Synopsis: When Thom Anteros is arrested after breaking into the Building of Historical Records, he demands to be taken before the King. A laughable demand for anyone else, Thom's request is granted … Continue reading Mini Review – A Promise of Return