Manga Review: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 1—Phantom Blood, Vol. 2 by Hirohiko Araki


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One thing I can say about JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – it has a ton of action. If JoJo isn’t battling his lifelong nemesis, Dio, he’s training under his new mentor, Zeppeli. JoJo fights against vampires, zombies, and giants in this volume, and ho-boy, if that isn’t exhausting, I don’t know what is.

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Manga Review: The Promised Neverland V 3 by Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu @shonenjump @vizmedia


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The tension is cranked up another notch, if that is even possible. The kids are trying to outsmart their caretakers, who are raising them to be food for the monsters in charge of the farm. When Sister Krone overhears them talking about their escape, she confronts them. She’ll give them the information they need to escape, because she can use their escape to discredit Isabella and take her place as Mom. But can she be trusted?

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Manga Review: The Promised Neverland V 2 by Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu @shonenjump @vizmedia


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This is a really unique series. I don’t even know how to categorize it. Horror for sure. Sci-fi? Dystopian? Post-apocalyptic? We have been shown a tiny part of the world that the orphans of Grace Field House reside in, and I am so curious to learn about what lies on the other side of the wall. Monsters, we know. That eat children. Maybe I don’t want to see that, after all.

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Manga Review: Highschool of the Dead V 3 by Daisuke Sato & Shouji Sato


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I love zombie stories, and a recent trip to the library netted a few volumes of Highschool of the Dead. I started reading this when it first came out, but stopped. I didn’t remember much about the plot, and once I started reading volume 3, I understood why. This is a totally forgettable story, with confusing dialog, panty shots, and enormous, deformed boobs. Maybe I shouldn’t have checked them from the library after all.

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Review: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland


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I am a sucker for zombie books, so when I heard about Dread Nation, I was all over it. This is set in an alternate America, when the dead started walking – and eating the living – during Gettysburg. That kind of put the brakes on the strife between the States, and they settled the Civil War to band together and fight the dead. Jane, the protagonist, was born just before the dead rose up, and she hasn’t known any other life than one that involves fighting the undead.

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Manga Review: The Promised Neverland V 1 by Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu @shonenjump


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This was a free read at VizMedia.com (until 2/4).  I realized the first volume was a free read the day before it expired, and I’m so glad that I made the time to read it. I didn’t know anything about the story going in, and by the end of the first chapter, I was like – whoa. This was a fast read, with horror, suspense, and fantasy elements. I’m hooked.

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Audio Review: ZOM-B Mission by Darren Shan


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I started listening to this on audio, and yet again, reached a point where I switched over to the ebook. I have been incredibly fortunate that the library has had the volumes when I needed them, and I started borrowing several volumes at a time. ZOM-B is a fun series with quick episodes, so it pays to have several of them on hand.

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Audio Review: ZOMB-B Baby by Darren Shan


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I didn’t enjoy ZOM-B Baby as much as previous volumes. It seemed really, really short, or maybe I was just getting fed up with B. She carries such a massive chip on her shoulder, it’s a wonder she is mobile at all. She has what I call a piss poor attitude, and maybe after listening to two volumes in a row of her snapping, growling, and barking at everyone around her, I was wondering why anyone is friendly with her at all.

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