Category Archives: Visual

A Stitch in Time, by Kelley Armstrong (audio)

Bronwyn hasn’t been back to Thorne Manor since her uncle died when she was fifteen. Now, her aunt has also passed, and left the house to her. Bronwyn has to face the secrets of her past, confronting what she’s been … Continue reading

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Understanding Exposure, by Bryan Peterson

Subtitled: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera The subtitle says it all. This isn’t so much a how-to for working a camera in manual mode, but to help photographers understand more the ins and outs of doing so … Continue reading

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The Original (audio)

by Brandon Sanderson and Mary Robinette Kowal Holly wakes up in the hospital, confused and disoriented. She demands to know what happened to her, and suspects that she has died and been replicated. Except, she has no memory of the … Continue reading

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In Search of Elsewhere, by Steve McCurry

Subtitled: Unseen Images The cover of this photography book is so striking that I had to check it out from my library on the very first day I was let back inside to browse. The book is mostly made up … Continue reading

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Strange Planet, by Nathan Pyle

I think most people will recognize the cover art of this book – if not the specific picture, then the style of it. Strange Planet (the comic) has been around quite some time, though I’m not sure of specifics. All … Continue reading

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White Sand Volume 3, by Brandon Sanderson and Rik Hoskin

My thoughts on this third volume of White Sand remain very similar to previous volumes: 1 – I’m not a fan of the artwork in these graphic novels. This illustrator was different in this volume, but kept with the same … Continue reading

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Kid Gloves, by Lucy Knisley

In this graphic memoir, Knisley discusses her trials in getting pregnant, including discussion of miscarriage and fertility treatment, and then her trials during her pregnancy, labor, and delivery. It’s both a memoir on a specific topic, and a historical look … Continue reading

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Save the Date, by Morgan Matson

Charlie is the youngest of five siblings, and her life is in chaos. Her parents are selling the house she grew up in, she’s about to go to college, and all her siblings are coming home for her older sister’s … Continue reading

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The Prince and the Dressmaker, by Jen Wang

When Frances follows her client’s wishes instead of her boss’, she is both fired from her job as a seamstress and hired by a mysterious new client in the palace. She meets Sebastian, the Belgian prince, in need of her … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Visual, Young Adult | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

White Sand Volume 2, by Brandon Sanderson and Rik Hoskin

Since this is a continuation of a series, I’m not going to say more about the story, but instead direct you to my review of White Sand Volume 1. Most of what I have to say about this book is … Continue reading

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