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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Nine (Episode Thirty-Five)

  Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes. Audience Assumptions: None   Season Three Episode Nine: The Shape of This Country - ****   Part One: If it Ain't Broke... We return after an unintended hiatus! I would love… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Nine (Episode Thirty-Five)

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Figures in the Distance – Scott Pilgrim, Book Four

This is the book I've been rearing to write about. The Scott Pilgrim books are all enjoyable, but the latter half of the series raises the stakes to much more than relationship drama and magical battles. I love both of those, but now they have layers. Now the books charge ahead with all of the… Continue reading Figures in the Distance – Scott Pilgrim, Book Four

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The Times They Are A-Changin’ – Scott Pilgrim, Book Three

The culmination of tension in the past two books as to the identify and significance of Scott’s former squeeze precipitates here as we finally meet the mysterious Envy Adams. To further complicate matters, she’s here with Todd, Ramona’s third evil ex. Unlike the short fights in the previous two novels, this one extends through the… Continue reading The Times They Are A-Changin’ – Scott Pilgrim, Book Three

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Magic Isn’t Everything – Akata Witch

I’m always on the lookout for creative fantasy stories, given that so many of them feel like loose replicas of The Lord of the Rings. I feel I do a bad job of finding them much of the time. Thankfully, this YA novel by Nnedi Okorafor provides a perspective I didn’t even know I wanted,… Continue reading Magic Isn’t Everything – Akata Witch

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Meals and Mimickry – Scott Pilgrim, Book Two

Relationships are hard, what with boyfriends and girlfriends and friend-friends, some of whom have secret evil exes that attack you at random with lethal weaponry and sick finishers. It's a common problem. We rejoin Scott and company as they struggle through the difficulties of Canadian adolescence, Scott with the dual quests of breaking up with… Continue reading Meals and Mimickry – Scott Pilgrim, Book Two

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Five (Episode Thirty-One)

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season Three Episode Five: The 520 Cens Promise - **   Part One: Reconvening This episode features Mustang contemplating how spread out his underlings have become, Ed and Al… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Five (Episode Thirty-One)

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Four (Episode Thirty)

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season Three Episode Four: The Ishvalan War of Extermination - ***   Part One: Hawkeye the Alchemist In this episode, we get an in-depth look at what happened in… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Four (Episode Thirty)