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10 things Marvel must do in Secret Wars

Marvel recently announced that the Secret Wars beginning in May will be the end of the Marvel comics universe. Now let’s not be crazy, that’s a money train. They aren’t just going to blow it up. The real word being floated around is “reboot”. Marvels primary 616 univers... Read On

Start Wars #1

Judging a Book By It’s Cover(s): Star Wars #1

Long before Dark Horse published the Star Wars comics, Marvel published them. Now that Disney bought both Marvel and Star Wars, the property is finally home with Marvel Comics. Now usually I can say I picked it up for the cover, and this time, how could I not? Marvel produced like, twenty different ... Read On

Book Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, by Holly Black

Let the bodies hit the floor When Tana wakes up, hungover in a bathtub at a party, her whole world collapses. She is surround by the bodies of her classmates, save for her ex, Aiden. He is chained in the bedroom, bitten, and not alone.  A mysterious (and handsome) vampire by the name of Gavriel is a... Read On

On The Fence: Relateable and Endearing YA Fiction

On The Fence: Relateable and Endearing YA Fiction

Having once been addicted to John Green’s tear-jerkers and Maureen Johnson’s sweet tales of growing up, I long ago gave up my love of young adult contemporaries. Given the choice of paranormal or normal, I always go for pointy teeth and secret powers. On the Fence, however, is an exception. Read On

Rumble #1

Judging a Book By Its Cover: Rumble #1

The holiday’s usually make it slow at the comic store, but there was one new #1 that got my attention. Rumble #1 is written by John Arcudi and drawn by James Harren.  We bought it for one reason: the friggin’ cool cover. How does it read? Read On

The Duff – Reviewed

Bianca is smart, sassy, and so over high school romances.  Wesley is hot, very popular with the ladies, and has a way of getting on Bianca’s nerve. Number one way to do so? Explaining to her that she is the DUFF of her group of friends, aka the Designated Ugly Fat Friend. Read On

Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu

Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu

Legend vs Legend.  June isn’t just perfect; she is a legend. After achieving a perfect score during government testing, June is being trained to be a powerful weapon for The Republic. But she isn’t the only legend. Read On

Judging a Book By It’s Cover: Captain America and the Mighty Avengers #1

Judging a Book By It’s Cover: Captain America and the Mighty Avengers #1

Pretty busy week at the comic book store this week. But the Skottie Young cover for Captain America and the Mighty Avengers #1 caught my eye. Written by Al Ewing, art by Luke Ross. We bought it for one reason: the friggin’ cool cover. How does it read? Read On

Taylor Swift Book Tag

Taylor Swift Book Tag

In honor of Taylor Swift’s new cd, I present the Taylor Swift book tag. Read On

Judging a Book By It’s Cover – All-New Ghost Rider: Engines of Vengeance

Judging a Book By It’s Cover – All-New Ghost Rider: Engines of Vengeance

This week the book that caught my eye was a graphic novel. All-New Ghost Rider Volume 1: Engines of Vengeance from Marvel Comics. Written by Felipe Smith, with art by Tradd Moore. We bought Ghost Rider for one reason: We like the cover. So how does it read? Read On

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