Graphic Novel Review: Junior Braves of the Apocalypse V 1


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I am a big fan of zombie stories, so when I saw Junior Braves of the Apocalypse, I immediately wanted to read it. Unfortunately, I originally had a digital review copy from Netgalley, but I had trouble downloading it, then real life happened, and the file expired. So I turned to my favorite reading resource: my local library.

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Reviews by Poo Penny: Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews

Review by Poo Penny

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Kate went out with a bang! I am kind of sad we aren’t going to get to read about how this new world is going to be. At least we have some Hugh books to look forward to. I am hoping that maybe Conlan will make a debut in them because I feel like his story was not wrapped up for me.  Read more

Reviews by Poo Penny: Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews

Poo Penny has had a busy summer! She and her hubby welcomed a little bundle of joy into their lives just after moving to their new home in Texas. She hasn’t had a lot of time to read, but she did dive into Iron and Magic, by one of her favorite authors, Ilona Andrews.. Check out her review below!

Review by Poo Penny

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You will want to read this book before Kate 10. I read that somewhere.

Hey! Its been a while, between being a human cafeteria for a newborn, and all the dirty diapers, its really hard to make time to read, let alone write a review. The little guy doesn’t like to sleep for more than 30 minutes during the day.

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Review: Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews


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Oh boy, where to start. As the final book in the Kate Daniels series, Magic Triumphs is everything I hoped it would be. It ties up the main storylines satisfactorily, settles Kate’s daddy issues in a clever way, and leaves an opening for more adventures with supporting characters. I really enjoyed this, and can’t think of a better way to draw the series to an end.

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Review: Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews

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While I was excited for the release of Iron and Magic, I was extremely skeptical that Hugh could ever achieve a believable redemption. This guy has been awful for almost the entirety of the Kate Daniels series. He almost starved Christopher to death and left him in a cage of his own filth, he had a favorite character murdered, and he whisked Kate away to Mishmar, where she almost died. He cheerfully invaded cities, ordering the murder of the citizens, and did many other unsavory, non-heroic acts. How then, could this rotten to the core guy be redeemed?

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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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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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Review: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis


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This has been on my TBR list for a while, and when I saw that it was at the library, I borrowed it. I’ve read one other book by the author, Given to the Sea, and I still have mixed feelings about that one. The  world-building made for a repulsive setting, but the writing was compelling and I couldn’t put it down. Not a Drop to Drink also has a grim setting, but I enjoyed this book much better. It’s a tight, fast read, one I read in just two sittings. And the more I think about it, the more I liked it.

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