Sunday, February 22, 2015

Week in Review (8)

Random Thoughts

February has been one of my best reading months in ages! I feel a little guilty because it is mostly comic books and manga, but, still... YAY! I have been in a reading slump for ages and lately I am excited to read. I hope that means that 2015 will be a good year, but I am trying not to put too much pressure on myself. (Playing around on Scribd has helped!)

Graphic Novel Year
I am kind of lazy, so a list instead of pictures:
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Woods: Volume 1 - The Arrow
The Woods: Issue 6
Bizenghast Volume 1
Bizenghast Volume 2
Bizenghast Volume 3
Bizenghast Volume 4
Bizenghast Volume 5
Bizenghast Volume 6
Bizenghast Volume 7
Bizenghast Volume 8
Splendour in the Snow
Alex + Ada: Volume 1
Kat & Mouse: Volume 1 - Teacher Torture
Kat & Mouse: Volume 2 - Tripped
Kat & Mouse: Volume 3 - The Ice Storm
Kat & Mouse: Volume 4 - The Knave of Diamonds
This One Summer
Rat Queens: Volume 1 - Sass & Sorcery


I am a graphic novel kick at the moment...

Currently Reading

Prosperity by Alexis Hall

Weekly Reading

(February 16, 2015) - I loved this one! The art and the writing were fantastic.

(February 16, 2015) - This, and issue 6, were a good introduction to a series I have been curious about but haven't checked out before now. Science fiction and a bit more. I look forward to more!

(February 17-18, 2015) - I really all 8 volumes of this manga over two days. I loved it! A young female that grows into its own and interesting take on ghosts.

(February 17, 2015) - I read August Moon by this author at one point so was curious about this one. Plus, we have had lots of snow and the title seemed fitting! It was cute!

(February 19, 2015) - I have heard so much good things about this series so I had to check it out. It ended just when it was getting really good and I can't wait to see what happens when the sequel comes out in March!

(February 19, 2015) - Ass-kicking women for the win!

(February 19-20, 2015) - I really like books that take place at schools for the most part, so I decided to check this one out. It was nothing amazing, but I like the series overall and read all four volumes.

(February 20, 2015) - I have read and enjoyed this author before and this was on a lot of best of lists. I am glad I read it and think it might be my favourite so far by this Canadian duo!

Weekly Posts

New Additions

I have been good!


  1. I'm going to have to check most of these out! Sadly, Alex + Ada, the one I want to read most, isn't on Scribd and my library doesn't have it, either (at least, not the last time I checked - I should probably check again). I liked This One Summer but I actually liked Skim even more.

    1. Okay, I take that back - I just checked again and my library has Alex + Ada! Yay!

  2. I really want to read This One Summer, it looks delightful. But I kind of want to wait and read it in the summer, when I finally get to make my first trip up to our family cabin.

  3. I've never heard of The Woods, but am definitely intrigued. And I didn't realize Diana Thung had any other books out; just read and enjoyed August Moon, so I'll have to look for this one too. What an awesome week of reading, Kelly!!!

  4. No need for guilt, comics are legit reading! 😊 Congratulations for a good reading month!

    1. Guess it didn't like my smiley :)

  5. Comics and manga certainly count! Glad you enjoyed them :)

  6. I am glad you are reading again, Kelly! Definitely do not feel guilty about what you are reading. Just celebrate the fact that you are reading. :-)

  7. Graphic novel kicks are the best! I hope your reading mojo stays all year long.

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  9. I read Skim by the author of This One Summer and that was a great book so I'm definitely going to look for this one. What a great reading month you've been having and don't feel any guilt. A book is a book! As long as you are enjoying your books and getting your reading mojo back that's what counts!

  10. There's nothing wrong with comic books and manga! I really want to read This One Summer.

  11. I've read both Blue is the Warmest Color and This One Summer and really enjoyed both. Alex & Ada was fun too and I'm looking forward to Volume two - I hadn't realized it was coming so soon!

  12. Damn, girl! That IS a good reading month! Why feel guilty about that? If you enjoyed them, then it makes for a perfect reading month! I can't wait to see what you finish in March!

  13. Glad you enjoyed Blue is the Color! Not heard of The Woods before, but it does look interesting. :)


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