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Alex + Ada Volume Two

April 29, 2019
Alex + Ada Volume Two

I read Alex + Ada Volume Two as part of my OWLs Readathon TBR. This book fulfilled the Divination exam, to read a book set in the future. Admittedly, with this being a sequel it's difficult not to spoil it. I definitely preferred this volume to the first. I felt that there were more content and more overall story progression. I find it hard to believe this is…

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Pretty Deadly Volume One

February 3, 2019

There isn't a word or phrase that accurately conveys just quite what Pretty Deadly is, but I'm going to try. Think magical realism, feminist western narrated by a butterfly and dead rabbit. See the issue? This graphic novel is most definitely a chaotic one. I'm still not entirely sure on what the plot was, aside from there being a lot of debts owed, sacrifice and gore. Lots of…

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My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

January 17, 2019

As part of my Biannual Bibliothon TBR I had to pick a genre I wasn't a huge fan of but a format you loved. Hence, a non-fiction graphic novel. I've always had an interest in serial killer case studies. I find it both terrifying and fascinating that one person can be capable of such devastation. Jeffrey Dahmer being a prime example. I knew very little about his time…

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Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein

October 2, 2018

There was no way I wasn't going to love this. It's Frankenstein. Frankenstein with pictures. This graphic novel has everything that I loved about the book when I first read it. The mixed media element of Walton's letters was lovely however I did struggle at times to puzzle out the font. It added to the effect but made it difficult to read. Without having already read Frankenstein in…