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June Rereads: Forever

Recently, popular YA book blogger Nicole Brinkley put onto the Twitterverse that she would be doing a reread of some of her favorite books during the month of June. She encouraged bibliophiles everywhere, myself included, to join her. During the month of June, I revisited three of my favorite works: “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline, “The Devil in the...

June Rereads: The Devil in the White City

Recently, popular YA book blogger Nicole Brinkley put onto the Twitterverse that she would be doing a reread of some of her favorite books during the month of June. She encouraged bibliophiles everywhere, myself included, to join her. During the month of June, I revisited three of my favorite works: “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline, “The Devil in the...

June Rereads: Ready Player One

Recently, popular YA book blogger Nicole Brinkley put onto the Twitterverse that she would be doing a reread of some of her favorite books during the month of June. She encouraged bibliophiles everywhere, myself included, to join her. During the month of June, I revisited three of my favorite works: "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline, "The Devil in the White...

The Comic Book Virgin: Black Widow: Deadly Origins

Welcome to The Comic Book Virgin, the series where I dive headfirst into the world of comics and never look back. This week: "Black Widow: Deadly Origins" Y'all, this is the Black Widow comic that answered my prayers. Mostly because I have no idea what happened with the Black Widow. But now I do. It's rad. This comic was written by Paul...

The Comic Book Virgin: Sex Criminals

Welcome to The Comic Book Virgin, the series where I dive headfirst into the world of comics and never look back. This week:"Sex Criminals". Matt Fraction continues to rock my goddamned world. "Time" called "Sex Criminals" the "comic of the year"; "USA Today" called it the "best new series", and let me tell you, this series is definitely worth the praise.  I'm...

The Comic Book Virgin: Pretty Deadly

Welcome to this week's edition of The Comic Book Virgin, the series where I dive headfirst into the world of comics and never look back. This week: "Pretty Deadly". After hearing all about Kelly Sue DeConnick for the longest time, I finally got to read some of her work. And let me be the first to say, damn.  "Pretty Deadly" is absolutely...

The Comic Book Virgin: Young Avengers Presents

Welcome to The Comic Book Virgin, the series where I dive headfirst into the world of comics and never look back. This week: "Young Avengers Presents:". So far in my comic career, I've only heard of one group of Avengers. We all know who I'm talking about: Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, the whole gang. What I had no idea about...

The Comic Book Virgin: Marvel 1602

Welcome to The Comic Book Virgin, the series where I dive headfirst into the world of comics and never look back. This week: "Marvel 1602". I must admit, when I first took this from Bridget, I was very excited. I love Neil Gaiman; in fact, his episode "Nightmare in Silver" was the only episode of Doctor Who with Clara that I...

The Comic Book Virgin: Saga

Welcome to The Comic Book Virgin, the series where I dive headfirst into the world of comics and never look back. This week: "Saga". First things first: Wow. When I opened up Volume One of "Saga", I wasn't expecting to be so blown away. This book is so good for so many reasons; I don't even know where to start. Let's start...

The Comic Book Virgin: The Things They Say About Her

Welcome to The Comic Book Virgin, the series where I dive headfirst into the world of comics and never look back. This week: "Black Widow: The Things They Say About Her". Natalia Romanova. Natasha Romanov. The Black Widow. Resident bad ass of the Red Room, the Avengers, and S.H.I.E.L.D. Let's meet her. "The Things They Say About Her" by Richard Morgan is a...