Live Oak, with Moss by Walt Whitman – A Review

Live Oak, with Moss by Walt Whitman Illustrated by Brian Selznick Poetry | Graphic Novel | LGBTQ+ Published by Harry N. Abrams Released April 9th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’ve always been a bit intimidated by classic poetry. When we read it in high school and college, I never really got them and found myself […]

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Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe by Yumi Sakugawa – A Review

Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe by Yumi Sakugawa Nonfiction | Graphic Novel | Spirituality Published by Adams Media Released 2013 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The older I get, the more interested in spirituality I become. I’ve never been much of a religious person, not enjoying the confines of organized religion. However, I […]

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They Called Us Enemy by George Takei – A Review

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, & Steven Scott Art by Harmony Becker Non-Fiction | Graphic Novel | History | Memoir Published by Top Shelf Productions Released July 16th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: There are parts of American history that the people in power would like for you to forget, and the […]

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Review Quickies #1

Sometimes I read small books or graphic novels that might not warrant a full review. I’ll post about these books periodically in Review Quickies, starting with a few graphic novels I read while moving this past week. Super Chill: A Year of Living Anxiously by Adam Ellis Graphic Novel | Humor Published by Andrews McMeel Publishing […]

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Sheets by Brenna Thummler – A Review

Sheets by Brenna Thummler Graphic Novel Published by Lion Forge Released August 28th, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Sheets has been on my radar for a while, but reading it on Hoopla this morning was totally spur-of-the-moment. It turned out to be one of the best random decisions I’ve made recently. This middle-grade ghost story is adorable […]

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Not My Bag by Sina Grace – A Review

Not My Bag by Sina Grace Graphic Novel | Fiction | LGBT Published by Image Comics Released October 30, 2012 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Working in retail, or any type of customer service, is difficult. You have to deal with the messiest, rudest people imaginable, and the work is rarely fulfilling. I worked in retail for […]

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The Tea-Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill – A Review

The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill Graphic Novel | Fantasy Published by Oni Press Released in January 2019 Received in an Owlcrate Box Goodreads | Amazon Rating: This short graphic novel is probably one of my favorite items that I’ve ever received in a subscription box. I had never heard of Katie O’Neill before, but […]

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Skyward Volume 1 by Joe Henderson – A Review

Skyward Volume 1 by Joe Henderson Art by Lee Garbett and Antonio Fabela Comic Books | Sci-Fi Goodreads Published by Image Comics Released September 25, 2018 Purchase: Amazon Rating: I would like to preface this review by mentioning Hoopla, a website that allows you to check out all sorts of books, comics, films and television shows, […]

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Lady Killer Vol 1 by Joelle Jones & Jamie S. Rich – A Review

Lady Killer, Vol 1 by Joëlle Jones & Jamie S. Rich Graphic Novel | Thriller Published by Dark Horse Released September 15, 2015 Goodreads Purchase: Amazon | Books-a-Million Jamie S. Rich Links: Website Joëlle Jones Links: Website | Twitter | Tumblr Rating: The first book/graphic novel I finished in 2019 ended up being a re-read for me. […]

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Comic Book Releases for January 2, 2019

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase […]

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10 Short Books to Help You Get to Your Reading Goal

If you’re trying to meet your yearly Goodreads or reading goal during the final week of 2018, no worries: there are plenty of short books, novellas, and graphic novels that you can finish in under a day! Here are ten of my favorites. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway 128 pages I read […]

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Foundations of Chinese Civilization by Jing Liu – A Review

“After 17,434 disasters, 3,791 wars, 663 emperors, and 95 dynasties, the 5,000-year-old Chinese civilization marches on.” The Book Foundations of Chinese Civilization: The Yellow Emperor to the Han Dynasty (2697 BCE – 220 CE) by Jing Liu Released May 31, 2016 Published by Stone Bridge Press Goodreads Author links: Facebook Synopsis Foundations of Chinese Civilizations is the history […]

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Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson – A Review

The Book Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson, with art by Emily Carroll Published by Farrar Straus Giroux Released February 6, 2018 Goodreads Author Links: Website | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr Artist Links: Website | Twitter | Synopsis This book is the graphic novel adaptation of the novel, Speak. It’s about a […]

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Short Reviews

I’m almost always reading multiple books or comics at one time, and many of the smaller books I read are too short to warrant a long review. Therefore, I’ve gathered those books to review in one post! Note: All of these books were obtained through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Good Night, Kitty […]

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