Best of Graphic Novels, Comics, and Science Fiction 2017

The Magicians (2009) by Lev Grossman was a book that I wasn't too sure about at first, but by the time the series concluded I was crazy about these characters. A snarky Narnia meets Harry Potter, Grossman does an excellent job over time of developing these characters, and his worldbuilding is wonderful from the beginning. … Continue reading Best of Graphic Novels, Comics, and Science Fiction 2017

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Top Fiction of 2017

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund struck me as a particularly heavy read due to my upbringing in Christian Science. That being said, I found myself thinking and rethinking this story over and over again, trying to come to some conclusion about the ethical dilemmas present in this book. The characters were not some that … Continue reading Top Fiction of 2017

Everything You Came to See ~ Elizabeth Schulte Martin

  expected publication January 23, 2018 Rating: 3/5 This book takes multiple perspectives to tell a story: that of the main character, Henry, his boss, Caleb, and Caleb's wife Adrienne. The story unfolds predominantly through Henry's eyes, as told by him through his scripts for his acts, and in third person narration that gives readers … Continue reading Everything You Came to See ~ Elizabeth Schulte Martin