The Weekend Reading List: Wraithborn Vol. #1

“Wraithborn Vol. #1” by Marcia Chen and Joe Benítez

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: November 8, 2016
  • Graphic novel, paranormal, fantasy
  • 2.5/5
  • WARNINGS: Unrealistic body proportions but it’s a style thing. Also graphic violence. Kiddies probably shouldn’t read.

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The Weekend Reading List: Scooby Apocalypse Volume #1

“Scooby Apocalypse Volume #1 by Keith Giffen, illustrated by Jim Lee and Howard Porter, and J.M. DeMatteis

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: February 7, 2017
  • Graphic novel, science fiction, apocalypse, talking dogs, meddling kids and their dog, hipster Shaggy, BAMF Daphne, dorky Fred, socially awkward Velma
  • 3.7/5
  • WARNINGS: If you are someone who doesn’t think a good thing should ever be touched or reinterpreted, you probably shouldn’t read this one

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The Weekend Reading List: Kindred – A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler, Illustrated by John Jennings, and Adapted by Damian Duffy

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: January 10th, 2017
  • Book turned graphic novel, science fiction, time travel, historical fiction, originally by POC author, POC main character
  • 2.5/5
  • WARNINGS: Fans of the original book might not like this adaptation. Also, the main character loses an arm (not a spoiler, you find that out very early).

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The Weekend Reading List: The Forgotten Tale

The Forgotten Tale (The Accidental Turn #2) by J.M. Frey

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: December 6, 2016
  • Previous Book: The Untold Tale (Review can be read here)
  • Fiction, fantasy, feminist fantasy, adventure, quests, LGBTQA fiction
  • 3.8/5
  • Same warning as the first book. If you can’t handle some cursing, gender and sexuality themes, and calling out of patriarchal B.S. then you probably shouldn’t read if you can’t handle that.

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The Saturday Reading: Modern Romance

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: June 16, 2015
  • Non-fiction, humor, sociology, psychology, probably other words that end with “-ology”, relationships
  • 3.4/5
  • Warnings: If you’re looking for something super scientific or the manual to getting more dates, this probably isn’t the book for you.

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