A Wizard of Earthsea ~ Ursula K. LeGuin

Rating: 3/5 I had a harder time reading A Wizard of Earthsea than I was expecting. I had heard a great deal about LeGuin's writing, and wanted to understand her place in the development of the fantasy genre. A Wizard of Earthsea seemed like a good place to start, as it is a young adult … Continue reading A Wizard of Earthsea ~ Ursula K. LeGuin

The Five Year Plan ~ Carla Burgess

Rating: 2/5 Orla is a young journalist, living in London at the start of her book. Aiden is a wildlife photographer/activist, and an old flame of hers. When he comes into town and they run into each other at an exhibition for some of his wildlife photography, the past gets dredged up for them both, … Continue reading The Five Year Plan ~ Carla Burgess

On a Sunbeam ~ Tillie Walden

Rating: 5/5 Walden's sophomore graphic novel blew me away. A nearly complete departure from her first graphic memoir, Spinning, On a Sunbeam is the story and reflection of Mia, a crew worker on board a spacecraft, cleaning up architectural messes intergalactically. This novel is a sweeping love story, filled with beautiful world-building, graphics, and characters. … Continue reading On a Sunbeam ~ Tillie Walden