This is the prose novelization adaption of the Infinity storyline that ran in Avengers about a decade ago. I enjoyed that story so I gave this a shot in audiobook form. It's one of the more faithful adaptations of a comic story that I've experienced. It's comprehensive and preserves almost all of the original story. And it's a good story for me.
Book Review – Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries #6) by Martha Wells
I'm a bit conflicted on how to judge Fugitive Telemetry.
Most Anticipated New Comics- May 2021
Here are the new graphic novels and comics collections I'm most looking forward to that come out in May!
Most Anticipated New Books- May 2021
Here are the books I'm most looking forward to that come out in May!
Comics Review – Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death by Shaun Simon, Gerard Way, and I.N.J. Culbard
You Look Like Death worked really well for me. It's an Umbrella Academy spin-off that focuses solely on Klaus and his life away from the rest of the family.
Book Review – Earthlings by Sayaka Murata
I'm gonna go ahead and DNF this and feel like I need to give it 1 star as a result. It is a TOUGH read. The summary describes a series of "terrible events" and that is a HARD undersell. This was absolutely brutal.
Book Review – First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami
First Person Singular is a new collection of short stories by Haruki Murakami. In typical Murakami fashion, all of the stories are told in first person by narrators that are never given names. Also in typical Murakami fashion, most of what is written here blurs the line between reality and fiction.
Most Anticipated Books of 2021
I'm sure everyone is ready to turn the page to 2021 for a number of reasons related to how bad 2020 was. In addition to hope for a better year, there's a ton of books slated to come out next year that I'm looking forward to! I've picked ten of my most anticipated books below. I've added the release dates as they are today, but these things can sometimes change or get delayed so here's hoping they all hit the shelves!
Best Books of 2020
It's the end of the year, which means it's time for best-of lists! It was a bad year, but it was a good year for books. Below you can find my top ten books of the year (in no particular order), some honorable mentions, and a couple of audio-book only entries.
Bite-Size Book Review: The Burning God (The Poppy War Book 3) by R.F. Kuang
Ooooof. Like the first two books in the Poppy War trilogy, The Burning God is an absolutely gut-wrenching affair. A riveting, well-written, creative book, but nonetheless absolutely gut-wrenching.