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Friday Face-Off: Graphic Novel

Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a weekly meme created by Books by Proxy! Each Friday, we will pit cover against cover while also taking the opportunity to showcase gorgeous artwork and feature some of our favorite book covers. If you want to join the fun, simply choose a book each Friday that fits that week’s predetermined […]

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Graphic Novel Review Bites

Drama by Raina Telgemeier Genre: Young Adult Publisher: GRAPHIX Tiara’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars Drama is a slice of life comic about an 8th grade girl named Callie who enjoys creating sets for her school performances. When her school puts on her favorite play, Callie is determined to make the play’s set worthy of something […]

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Teaser Tuesday & Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Fairytale Retellings I’ve Read/Want To Read

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what […]

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Tough Traveling: Disguises

The Thursday feature “Tough Traveling” is the brainchild of Nathan of Review Barn, who has come up with the excellent idea of making a new list each week based on the most common tropes in fantasy, as seen in (and inspired by) The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynn Jones. Nathan has invited anyone who is […]

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Graphic Novel Review: Fables, Vol. 2: Animal Farm by Bill Willingham

Fables, Vol. 2: Animal Farm by Bill WillinghamGenre: Urban Fantasy, Fairy tales Publisher: Vertigo Date of Publication: August 1, 2003 Author Information: Website | Twitter     Tiara’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars – This volumes adds another important struggle to the fables’ life (conformity versus nonconformity), one that I hope will be touched on continuously throughout the series and not promptly […]

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