Category Archives: Visual

Wires and Nerve, by Marissa Meyer

The events of the Lunar Chronicles series are over, but the world doesn’t just go on peacefully with perfect trust afterwards. Relations are still strained between governments, and there are consequences from former royal edicts to be dealt with. Among … Continue reading

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White Sand Volume 1, by Brandon Sanderson and Rik Hoskin

From Goodreads: On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the … Continue reading

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Something New, by Lucy Knisley

Subtitled: Tales From a Makeshift Bride As evidenced by the title and cover of this graphic novel, Lucy Knisley takes us through the year of her wedding planning and eventual ceremony. And just as with other Knisley books, I was … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Adult, Visual | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Humans of New York: Stories, by Brandon Stanton

This book really needs no introduction. Stanton photographs people in NYC (and elsewhere when traveling) and asks them questions. The last Humans of New York book I read contained mostly photos, where as this one was photos paired with the … Continue reading

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Honor Girl, by Maggie Thrash

This is a graphic memoir recounting Maggie Thrash’s time at a Christian girls’ summer camp in Kentucky. She was fifteen and had never suspected she might be a lesbian. Then an encounter with a camp counselor that summer causes infatuation … Continue reading

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Hyperbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh

Subtitled: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things that Happened Exposure and Decision: I’ve heard of Allie Brosh’s blog for a long time, and I’ve seen memes around all over the place with her drawings. For some reason, … Continue reading

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Displacement, by Lucy Knisley

When Knisley’s elderly grandparents sign up for a Caribbean cruise, her family want some one to go with them, as they require constant care. Knisley volunteers, knowing that she doesn’t have a lot of time left to spend with them. … Continue reading

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