3.5 stars Category

Book Review: Nameless: The Darkness Comes by Mercedes M. Yardley

Nameless: The Darkness Comes by Mercedes M. Yardley (Ragnarok Publications) Genre: Horror, Paranormal Series: Book 1 of The Bone Angel Trilogy Publication Date: January 21, 2014 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Luna Masterson is an odd girl who sees demons. Reed Taylor is an odd guy who hangs around […]

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YA Weekend: Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake Genre: Young Adult Horror, Paranormal Series: Book 1 of Anna Publisher: Tor Teen Date of Publication: August 20, 2011 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars – “An intriguing young adult horror novel with perhaps a questionable romantic side plot, but otherwise a spine-chillingly […]

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Book Review: Heartwood by Freya Robertson

Heartwood by Freya Robertson Genre: Epic Fantasy Series: Elemental Wars #1 Publisher: Angry Robots Publication Date: October 2013 Author Info: www.freyarobertson.com Wendy’s Rating: 3.5 stars: The world of Anguis is a beautiful one, and I love the way the religion is bound into it and the characters so deeply and how Robertson explores that. Peace between […]

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Book Review: Letters From A Murderer by John Matthews

Letters From A Murderer by John Matthews Genre: Historical Mystery Series: Book 1 of Finley Jameson and Joseph Argenti Publisher: Exhibit A Date of Publication: September 24, 2013 Author Information: Website Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars – “Some surprises to be found amidst an exciting mix of mystery and suspense, in this novel reminiscent […]

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Book Review: Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris Genre: Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Rural Fantasy Series: Sookie Stackhouse Publisher: Ace Books Publication Date: May 2001 Author Info: www.charlaineharris.com Wendy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars – As far as strong female characters go, I’d put Sookie right up at the top with the best of them. Sooo a few years back […]

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Book Review: Heartwood by Freya Robertson

Heartwood by Freya Robertson Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Elemental Wars Publisher: Angry Robot Date of Publication: October 29, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars – “An ambitious novel that takes some time to build up, yet ultimately an impressive feat of storytelling featuring rich world-building and a […]

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Manga Review: Attack on Titan, Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama

Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin), Volume 1 by Hajime Isayama Genre: Dystopia, Horror Publisher: Kodansha Date of Publication: June 19, 2012 Author Information: Website | Twitter Tiara’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars – “It feels hopeless, and the powerlessness of the characters in that situation is very tangible to the readers. However, as human nature goes, you […]

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Book Review: The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Yeah, my summer reading is in a funny cycle right now, and my current bender has been focused on The Walking Dead. Anyhow, I pretty much have to cut this whole review for major spoilers, and it’s a little […]

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Comic Review: Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint Featuring Batman by Brian Azzarello

Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint Featuring Batman by Brian Azzarello This book is a series of mini-arcs giving a glimpse of a world where Bruce Wayne’s Batman doesn’t exist. It asks: “What kind of ripples would’ve been made in the world if Bruce had been the one to die in that alley and not his […]

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Comic Review: Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls by Scott Snyder

Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls by Scott Snyder First, I should say that, aside from Batman Vol. 1, this review also takes in account Nightwing, Vol. 1: Traps and Trapezes. I read it because I find with DC comics, when I’m interested in a crossover storyline, the supplemental comics feel necessary more than […]

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