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

Comics & Graphic Novel, Young Adult/Children

Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps by Srividhya Venkat, Kavita Ramchandran (Illustrator)

This book is available to request on NetGalley until August I was tempted by the cover and the title because I was very close to both of my own grandfathers (The 'thatha' in the title is how many south Indian languages refer to their grandfathers, with the derivative coming from Sanskrit, which originally refers to… Continue reading Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps by Srividhya Venkat, Kavita Ramchandran (Illustrator)

Comics & Graphic Novel, Non Fiction

Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers by Lauren Burke, Hannah K. Chapman , Kaley Bales

My reading has always been haphazard, ever since I was little. Before Goodreads, I struggled to keep track of authors, both renowned and not, since I have trouble remembering names. I hardly even sound them out. This basically means that most of the content of this book was new to me, as it would be… Continue reading Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers by Lauren Burke, Hannah K. Chapman , Kaley Bales

Comics & Graphic Novel, Non Fiction

Invisible Differences by by Julie Dachez

This is not just a novel but also a manual for anyone remotely interesting in the differences that Asperger's brings to the life of anyone wanting to live within the current society and the pressures that go with it. There is a moment when our protagonist describes her diagnosis to a friend, and she follows… Continue reading Invisible Differences by by Julie Dachez