Britannia by Peter Milligan – A Comic Review

When I initially saw the cover for Britannia–written by Peter Milligan and illustrated by Juan José Ryp–I knew that I absolutely had to read this trade paperback graphic novel. It screamed “Imperial Rome,” which is a subject that I’m immensely fascinated by. It’s actually pretty hard not to be intrigued by something that explores the Roman…

Siberia 56 by Christophe Bec – A Comic Review

Siberia 56, written by Christophe Bec and published by Insight Comics, is a graphic novel about a small group of scientists that get stranded on a planet with sub-zero temperatures. The crew was supposed to land at a designated research base, but due to malfunctions in their ship, they crash-land approximately 150 miles from their…

Meg by Steve Alten – A Book Review

Good morning, book-mates!  I’m excited to say that it’s been raining quite a lot here, and since it’s an uncommon occurrence, I decided to take advantage of it! I spent a lot of time splishing and splashing in the cool water this weekend. Hopefully I didn’t catch a cold, but even if I did, totally…

Letters From the Trenches by Jacqueline Wadsworth 

This book is very insightful about what WWI was like for the people–the soldiers who fought, the friends and family affected, etc. It takes periodicals from the era along with personal diary and journal entries to help shine light into the brutal reality of war. The aspects I enjoyed consisted of how well-researched and detailed…