Author: Suzanne Walker (author), Wendy Xu (artist) Publication date: October 22, 2019 Genre: graphic novel, young adult, fantasy My rating: 4 / 5 stars
Queer and quirky and oh-so-cute, Mooncakes was the quick, enchanting graphic novel I didn’t know I needed in my life. I finished almost all of it in a single night, and boy, was it a fun and heartwarming ride, complete with utterly charming magical creatures, adorable cats, and a super-sweet romance.
Author: Alan Moore (writer), Dave Gibbons (illustrator) Genre: graphic novel, drama, superhero My rating: 5/5 stars Publication date: September 8, 1987
There is so much to unpack in this book. So much happens, and so masterfully executed, that I really don’t know if I can do it justice with a simple review on this blog. I’ll do my best to keep this from turning into straight-up raving, but I have a lot to say. Sorry in advance for the length.
Hey, y’all! Hopefully everyone in the US enjoyed their long weekend for Labor Day, and hopefully everyone else enjoyed their normal weekend and subsequent Monday. Today’s post is another Top Ten Tuesday, a themed weekly post run by That Artsy Reader Girl, and the topic du jour is, as you probably gathered from this post’s title, “Top 10 Books I Enjoyed That Are Outside of My Comfort Zone.” A few of these titles are ones I read for school, but a fair number are also ones I tried out just because, so I included a little explanation with each one. As usual, the titles are in no particular order. Enjoy!