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Graphic Novel Review: A Voice in the Dark Volume 1 by Larime Taylor

A Voice in the Dark, Volume 1 by Larime Taylor Genre: Horror, Crime Publisher: image Comics (July 2014) Author/Artist Info: http://www.larimetaylor.com Wendy’s Rating – 5 of 5 stars Taylor’s crisp lines and style–all drawn by mouth–are wonderfully detailed in their simplicity, and I love how well he brings the characters to life in both art […]

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Comic Review: Storm #1 by Greg Pak and Victor Ibanez

Storm #1 by Greg Pak and Victor Ibanez Affiliation: X-Men Publisher: Marvel Comics (July 24, 2014) Wendy’s Rating – 5 of 5 stars The fact that this Storm solo series exists at all is enough for me to give it an automatic five stars the moment it was announced, but of course, I don’t want my […]

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Audiobook Review: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence Genre: Dark Fantasy Series: The Broken Empire #1 Publisher: Voyager (August 2011) Narrator: James Clamp Author Info: mark—lawrence.blogspot.ca Wendy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars ~ Lawrence delivers knife-edge wit, crisp descriptions, swift action and reaction. There are no wasted words as he paints his dark pictures,with each and every moment evoking a raw […]

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Book Review: The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler

The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Forbidden Library Publisher: Kathy Dawson Books (April 15, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m a big fan of Django Wexler’s work. His adult epic fantasy The Thousand Names blew me away last year, […]

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Graphic Novel Review: Rat Queens Vol.1: Sass and Sorcery

Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch Genre: Fantasy, Gaming Series: Rat Queens #1-5 Publisher: Image Comics Publication Date: April 8, 2014 Wendy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars: Drop whatever pre-conceived notions you might have over RPG adventurers. These women are unapologetically perfect in their blazing imperfections. And a copy […]

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Book Review: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson

Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson Genre: Epic Fantasy Series: Book 2 of The Stormlight Archive Publisher: Tor (March 4, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars  I don’t know what was more intimidating, the size of Words of Radiance when I first beheld it, or the thought of having […]

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Book Review: Iron Night by M.L. Brennan

Iron Night by M.L. Brennan Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Book 2 of American Vampire Publisher: Roc Date of Publication: January 7, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars – “Awesome sequel that was everything I’d hoped for, bringing back all the things I loved about the first book and taking […]

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Book Review: Darkwalker by E.L. Tettensor

Darkwalker by E.L. Tettensor Genre: Paranormal Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Nicolas Lenoir Publisher: Roc Date of Publication: December 3, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars – “A new paranormal mystery series featuring an intriguing main character and rich, thorough world building; once the story takes off, it does […]

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Book Review: Drakenfeld by Mark Charan Newton

Drakenfeld by Mark Charan Newton Genre: Fantasy, Mystery Series: Book 1 of Drakenfeld Publisher: Tor UK Date of Publication: October 10, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars – “Perfect blend of fantasy and mystery with an excellent main character; its uniqueness made  this one of my best reads this year”   If you ever […]

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Comic Review: Locke & Key vol.1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez

Locke and Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill I grabbed the hardcover copies of these books the moment I saw them and warned the librarian that they would look lovely on my bookshelf. She politely reminded me that she has my address on file. I’ve heard good things about this series from […]

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