Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated

Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

Well, this is my first ever “real” graphic novel. I mean, I’ve read a couple others (Persepolis and Good Talk) but both were nonfiction/memoirs. So, while I really enjoyed them both, I feel like they didn’t full represent the medium completely. Maybe that’s a misperception on my end, but there it is. And the point… Continue reading Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Monster Portraits

I am not completely sure how/when I first heard of this collection. It’s very outside of my normal genre/style for reading, as a sort of graphic illustrated mini essay reflection memoir sort of thing. But, I am trying to branch out a bit in my reading, just a little bit at a time, and this… Continue reading Monster Portraits

Feminist · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction · Retellings · Short Stories

Rejected Princesses

If anyone follows me closely (either on the blog or on Goodreads), you’ll notice that this book has been listed under my “currently reading” since the summer. Well the reason why is a super cute story, so buckle up. I saw a few photos of pages from this book and absolutely fell in love with… Continue reading Rejected Princesses