August Reading Recap

It is officially September and time to say goodbye to August. For me, August 2016 was a pretty rough reading month for me. I was in a slump for most of the month, and I didn’t finish anything much at all. Let’s take a look at my outbox. Read August 4th, 2016 – Audiobook. Book 41 of the year. This was my first time reading a Megan Abbott novel. Many of my Book Riot colleagues loved Abbott, and she seemed right up my alley, so I decided to give her latest, July’s , a go. Also, something to note. Much of my reading experience this summer was limited by a drought of poverty due to a clusterfuck of unfortunate circumstances and events in my freelance life. I basically put my wallet on lockdown and bought virtually no books. So I decided to buy as an Audible credit—book money! This was my first time reading a Megan Abbott book, and it was also my first time listening to a book exclusively on audiobook from start to finish. Overall, I liked the audiobook experience. However, I did not like the narrator that much. I’ll get to why in a second. I got to...

Battling Boy by Paul Pope | Review

Pope, Paul. Battling Boy. New York: First Second, 2013. Genre: Graphic Novel, Superhero, Action/Adventure Intended Audience: 12 and up Personal reaction to the book… From the Eisner-award-winning author of Batman: Year 100 comes Battling Boy, a graphic novel done in an old school comic book style. Battling Boy’s hero is the teenage son of superheroes from another planet. In order to prove himself and come of age, the boy is sent to Earth, to Arcopolis, a city which is currently being destroyed by monsters of all shapes and sizes.

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