A Wrap-Up of the Books I Read in March 2021

The Other Mother by Matthew Dicks I requested this book on Netgalley and I’m so glad I did! Even though the title brings Gaiman’s Coraline to mind, this book isn’t horror. The protagonist has Capgras Syndrome and thinks his mother has been replaced by an imposter. First of all, a very unique premise and one that…

May 2020 — A Wrap-Up

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman So. Much. Fun. When I began reading this, I wanted to kick Fat Charlie in the butt because he was that spineless. And I wanted to do the same to Spider because he wasn’t. I ended up liking both characters and their only-i-get-to-hurt-my-family philosophy. P.S. If you don’t like rambling…

March 2020 — A Wrap-Up

Sabrina by Nick Drnaso I get what the comic was all about. There’s grief and how we handle it — or can’t –, loss and loneliness, and the ease of twisting of the truth to suit one’s theories. And yet, the art was unforgettable. In fact, I was only able to identify one male character out…

November 2019 — A Wrap Up

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury Ugh, this was just torture! I didn’t have any issues with the story or the characters. In fact, the author built up the suspense wonderfully. You could feel your horror grow as you realized that nobody would take these kids seriously. Or, the fact that this wasn’t the…

January 2018 — A Wrap Up

Blue Dragon by Kylie Chan This is the third and last book in the series, Dark Heavens. It has problems, I admit. All the books are in severe need of editing. For instance, the author describes the characters as stiffening at least hundred times. If they do replace the word, they go for rigid. That…