Graphic Novel Review: Letters for Lucardo Vol. 1 by Otava Heikkilä

Ed, an older scribe working for a family of immortal beings, is surprised but not displeased when one of the immortals admits to having feelings for him. Their newfound relationship doesn't lack passion, but Ed's age and mortality and the lack of acceptance from Lucardo's family make it fraught with difficulties that might tear them...
 

Graphic Novel [+ Audiobook] Review: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

When shapeshifter Nimona shows up at the lab of the land's villain, Ballister Blackheart, asking to be his sidekick, the two form a unique friendship. But upon finding out the Institution is actually up to something that could harm the kingdom, they set out to prove it everyone, which leads to a lot more danger and trouble than Blackheart thought it...
 

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...