Top 10 Holiday Wishlist

With Christmas 25 sleeps away, I have put together a list of my top 10 books that I am fighting every urge not to purchase! I need to spend money on other people and not my book cravings. Plus, I risk the chance of buying books that family may have bought as holiday gifts. Here is a…

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Title/Author: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Publisher/Year: March 14th 2006 by Knopf Books for Young Readers (first published 2005) Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, World War II, Holocaust Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “The Book Thief centers around the life of Liesel Meminger, a nine-year-old girl living in Germany during World War…

Book Review: The Sculptor by Scott McCloud

Book Title/Author: The Sculptor by Scott McCloud Publisher/Year: February 3rd 2015 by First Second Genre: Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Adult Fiction, Magical Realism, Romance Series: N/A Format: Hardcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “David Smith is giving his life for his art—literally. Thanks to a deal with Death, the young sculptor gets his childhood wish: to sculpt anything he…

Book Review: The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey

Book Title/Author: The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey Publisher/Year: Published June 19th 2014 by Orbit Genre: Science Fiction, Fiction, Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing…

Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

Book Title/Author: Room by Emma Donoghue Publisher/Year: September 13th 2010 by Little, Brown and Company Genre: Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Drama Series: N/A Format: Hardcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read…

Book Review: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Book Title/Author: Coraline by Neil Gaiman Publisher/Year: Published August 29th 2006 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published 2002 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Fiction, Horror, Childrens, Middle Grade Series: N/A Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “Coraline’s often wondered what’s behind the locked door in the drawing room. It reveals only a brick wall when she finally opens…

Book Review: Saga (Volume 5) by Brain K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Book Title/Author: Saga (Volume 5) by Brain K. Vaughan (Writer) & Fiona Staples (Artist) Publisher/Year: Published September 9th 2015 by Image Comics Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels Series: Compilation of single issues #25-30 Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “Multiple storylines collide in this cosmos-spanning new volume. While Gwendolyn and Lying Cat risk everything…

Book Review: Saga (Volume 4) by Brain K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Book Title/Author: Saga (Volume 4) by Brain K. Vaughan (Writer) & Fiona Staples (Artist) Publisher/Year: Published December 17th 2014 by Image Comics (first published November 25th 2014) Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels Series: Compilation of single issues #19-24 Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads The adventure continues, “the young family continues to fight to find…

Book Review: Saga (Volume 3) by Brain K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Book Title/Author: Saga (Volume 3) by Brain K. Vaughan (Writer) & Fiona Staples (Artist) Publisher/Year: Published March 25th 2014 by Image Comics (first published March 19th 2014) Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels Series: Compilation of single issues #13-18 Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting…

Book Review: Saga (Volume 2) by Brain K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Book Title/Author: Saga (Volume 2) by Brain K. Vaughan (Writer) & Fiona Staples (Artist) Publisher/Year: Volume 2 Collection Published July 2nd 2013 by Image Comics (first published June 19th 2013) Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels Series: Compilation of single issue comics #7 – 12 Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads “Saga is sweeping tale…

Book Review: Saga (Volume 1) by Brain K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Book Title/Author: Saga (Volume 1) by Brain K. Vaughan (Writer) & Fiona Staples (Artist) Publisher/Year: Volume 1 Collection Published October 10th 2012 by Image Comics Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels Series: Compilation of single issue comics #1 – 6 Format: Softcover Source: Owned View on Goodreads This first volume introduces Alana and Marko, two lovers from different…

October 2015 Wrap-up

Stardust by Neil Gaiman Read if You’re in the Mood For: adult fantasy, whimsical, adventure, a book with no loose ends See Why This is My Month’s Top Pick Coraline by Neil Gaiman Read if You’re in the Mood For: fantasy, whimsical, paranormal, creepy, middle grade, eerie children’s story,quick read,  fans of Tim Burton movies Full Review Coming…