Bookish News: Goldfinch Vol. 1 Kickstarter + 6 Fun Facts about the Series

I like to peruse Kickstarter sometimes and see if I can find anything good, and the other day I happened to stumble upon this graphic novel, Goldfinch Vol. 1. I haven't read it yet (since it's not out yet), but from what I can see, it's got a fantasy setting, gangsters, f/f romance, and gorgeous full-color art, and it looks super cute! If you're already interested, you can go support the...
 

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – Galdranorn and the Fury, iZombie Vol. 3, Sex Criminals Vol. 3

In Galdranorn and the Fury, Ceres, a snow creature, wakes up in Galdranorn's home after being poisoned and, upon realizing how terrible Galdranorn's life has been, decides to help him. In iZombie Vol. 3, zombie girl Gwen and her friends get into more supernatural trouble, and a bigger threat gets closer. In Sex Criminals Vol. 3, Jon and Suzie attempt to find others like them in order to join...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 9 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Hazel and co. are enjoying their time on a remote island while their ship recharges, Upsher and Doff offer Alana and Marko an opportunity to end their life on the run, and Sir Robot IV finds his own opportunity to start a new life with his son and newfound love. Meanwhile, shady forces are still at work, and Hazel, Alana, and Marko are still being hunted...
 

Bookish News: Bang! Bang! BOOM! Kickstarter + 5 Things Readers Might Not Know about the BOOMverse

This is the first time I've ever promoted a Kickstarter campaign, but that's because this is the first time I've ever been so excited for one! I won't talk too much about my thoughts on this incredible webcomic series because I'll review Volume 1 once I get my hands on a print copy, but what I will say is that if you like any of the following: - magic and the supernatural - lovable...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Sleepless Vol. 1 by Sarah Vaughn & Leila del Duca

Poppy is the illegitimate daughter of the late king, but now he's dead, her uncle has taken the throne, and someone at court is trying to have her assassinated. Unable to leave, she'll have to play the game of court politics and, with the help of her devoted Sleepless knight, figure out who's trying to kill her if she wants to...
 

Bookish Musings: Why I Love Graphic Novels & Comics (Sometimes Even More than Regular Books)

When I first started book blogging in 2015, reading a story in comic form never even crossed my mind as a thing to do. This is probably going to sound horribly judgmental or maybe just ignorant, but when I thought of comics, I thought of superheroes and Sunday newspapers, and that was about it. That was all I knew of. But then I started hearing the term graphic novel, which somehow sounded a...
 

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – iZombie Vol. 2, Whispers Vol. 1, Sex Criminals Vol. 2

In iZombie Vol. 2, zombie girl Gwen eats the brain of someone she used to know as a child and finds out some things she forgot about her own life while her were-terrier friend attempts to reconcile with his grandfather. In Whispers Vol. 1, a guy with OCD discovers he can travel in a ghost-like form separate from his body as he sleeps and manipulate people's thoughts. In Sex Criminals Vol. 2, Jon...