A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman & Rafael Albuquerque: An Absolutely Brilliant & Beautifully Rendered Lovecraftian Graphic Novel – Comic Review

A Study in Emerald was the dark fantasy story that I didn’t realise I was craving so badly. It satisfied my love of both dark and mysterious plights, and my passion for fantasy and the obscure. As someone who positively relishes intellective writing and unique twists to literary classics, on top of everything else I’ve mentioned, the graphic novel ended up being a masterful indulgence of the best sort.

Comics I Will Be Reading in September & October

Comics are one of my favourite things to read but I haven’t had a chance to really dive into some long-awaited titles thanks to life being a bit chaotic. For the rest of September and especially for October (my pumpkin-infused spoopy month of birth) I want to dive into my backlog and reacquaint myself with this truly fantastic and incredibly underrated medium.

Sunday Chai & Chat: Adjusting Priorities in the Wake of Death and Responsibility

On July 25th, I wrote up a Mid-Morning Musings post, where I chatted about my Uncle’s passing and how it had impacted me on an emotional level, as well as what it taught me about grief, anger, and hatred. While I’m still doing relatively well given the circumstances, I have noticed that my perception on the world around me, particularly with respect to my priorities, has started to change and evolve quite a bit. Today, I wanted to briefly touch base on how things are changing and what they shall mean for the future of this blog, BiblioNyan.

Caturday Reads: Cosy Mysteries & Sci-Fi Adventure

All of the books that I had intended to read a couple weeks ago ended up falling through because I simply didn’t have the attention span or time to devote to them. While I’m saddened by it, I’m also glad that I realised I had to put reading aside to just let Life do its thing, otherwise I may have fallen into an atrocious reading rut (my second biggest nemesis after spiders). Since things have been super hefty with respect to my emotional and mental well-being, I turned to chill, cosy books to help me unwind

12 Best Books of May & June 2021!

This month I’m doing my Best of Books wrap-up a little differently. The first section includes all the books that I would recommend or highly recommend with ease. The second portion has books that I felt rather indifferent about as a whole, but feel may be a better fit for other readers’ tastes, so I didn’t want to chuck them out completely.

Library Loot: Non-Fiction & True Crime

Since I’ve been in a mood to read about serial killers and the psychology of criminality, most of the books that I snagged are nonfiction or true crime titles to do with those subjects. I did get a couple that aren’t so centred on such dreary and disturbing topics, but overall the haul is rather dark.

Mars by Fuyumi Soryō: A Dark & Mature Romance that Authentically Explores Tough Topics on Trauma – Manga Review

Mars by Fuyumi Soryō is a shōjo romance manga series with a dark story that revolves around two individuals with very fucked-up pasts that find each other during a time in their lives where they are most impressionable and dealing with some severe emotional trauma. As they begin to lean on one another, their bond grows deeper and more dangerous along the way.

Massive SFF Library Loot: Summer-time Reading Fun-time!

I got a humongous leaning tower of tomes and I’m excited to read them over the next three to four months. Joking and whining aside, the Summer heat is pretty atrocious for my physical health, so to avoid long bouts of bedrest, I figured it would be wise to hoard up on things that can help keep my ADHD occupied

Kitty Cosy Mystery Book Haul!

One of my favourite genres of books to read when my mind and heart need some comfort are cosy mysteries, especially when they have sassy little felines in them and purrfectly punny titles. When 2021 began, I anticipated another year of quarantine-living along with more heart-related treatment shindigs, so I went on a sort of cosy mystery buying quest since then.

Caturday Reads: Sci-Fi Horror, Dark Fantasy, & Batman Comics

This weekend, I’m continuing my comfort reading of one of my favourite dark fantasy, sword and sorcery serials of all-time and I’m also hoping to dive into a genre that I’ve been craving for the better part of two weeks, sci-fi horror! Additionally, I’ve got a decent stack of comics to entertain me if my ADHD with novels gets to be a bit much, of which I shared my most-anticipated pick.