BOUT-OF-BOOKS 16!!

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL OF THE FANTASTIC WOMEN WHO TOLERATE BRATS LIKE ME AND RAISE US TO BE AWESOME, BADASS PEOPLE, JUST LIKE THEM!! With that excited gesture, mostly to my mommy who is the world’s greatest mum ever, I would like to announce my participation in my third read-a-thon event for the year!!…

Review: Klaw: The First Cycle

When I first saw Klaw: The First Cycle, what immediately drew me in was the cover. While being immensely minimalistic, there was just something captivating about the sharpness of the tiger and the young man. There was a magic behind it that lured me towards its contents with great interest. When I was offered an…

Review: Paper Girls, Vol. 1

Paper Girls is another fantastically original story from the brilliant mind behind Saga, Volume 1, Mr. Brian K. Vaughan. Halloween morning has arrived. Teenagers are traipsing through town, dressed in their scary, villainous costumes. In the midst of it all, we have four teenage girls who go about their paper delivery routes. But starts off…

Review: Koko Takes a Holiday

How do I even begin a review for a book like this? I mean, seriously, there was so much…vibrancy within the three-hundred-forty some odd pages that I’m at a loss for creative introductions. While the author, Kieran Shea, claims that this is his first novel (publications in literary magazines aside) I feel the need to…

Review: Akatsuki no Yona (Manga)

I am going to start this review by blatantly stating that Akatsuki no Yona is one of the best manga serials that I have read in a long time, quite possibly ever. Fear not, the spiel as to why my love for this story is so profound will follow with bits of fangirling theatrics, but…

Review: Code Name Atlas

Code Name Atlas by Tony Evans My rating: 2 of 5 stars Code Name Atlas is a book that I desperately wanted to like. It had an interesting premise that probably could have been molded into a fantastic piece of post-apocalyptic science-fiction if it received proper editing and attention-to-detail. There are many elements to the…