Children's fiction, Comics & Graphic Novel, Historical fiction

The Mermaid in the Millpond by Lucy Strange

I do not read many fiction books that target a younger audience. At least, not in comparison to the rest of the books I do get through in any given year. Surprisingly, many of the ones I have picked up come under the historical fiction category.This is one such book. One point that struck me,… Continue reading The Mermaid in the Millpond by Lucy Strange

Comics & Graphic Novel

I Will Not Die Alone by Dera White,Joe Bennett

Its books like these that pad my number of total reads in a year. Not something I do on purpose, but a process I enjoy nevertheless.Any time I see a graphic novel with a retrospective theme and cutesy illustrations, I usually pick it up (given a chance).This is a very short volume that I did… Continue reading I Will Not Die Alone by Dera White,Joe Bennett

Comics & Graphic Novel, Historical fiction

Savior (Purple Heart, #1) by Éric Warnauts

Art by Warnauts and Raives I started and stopped this book a couple of times before I actually saw it all the way through. The first time I paused, it was because it was unexpectedly angst-ridden and seemed too heavy. Then maybe because most of the characters were a little too unlikeable. Then, after reminding… Continue reading Savior (Purple Heart, #1) by Éric Warnauts

Comics & Graphic Novel, Fantasy, Feel good

The Sprite and the Gardener by Rii Abrego, Joe Whitt

This is the kind of Graphic Novel that can be enjoyed by a younger audience and adults alike. It has gorgeous and emotive artwork while the story is complete in this installment without needing a sequel, something that is always appreciated.Anyone who has ever been a new kid on the block will empathize with Wisteria,… Continue reading The Sprite and the Gardener by Rii Abrego, Joe Whitt