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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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Real Life Looks Worse – Watchmen (film)

As may be obvious by now, I’m using November to buff up my backlog and get a bit of practice in writing reviews on a tighter deadline. I’m definitely not doing this to cheat at NaNoWriMo. Anyway, this one is going to be basic because I’ve already talked about it — or about its source… Continue reading Real Life Looks Worse – Watchmen (film)

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

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes, also minor spoiler for the older Fullmetal Alchemist anime. Audience Assumptions: None   Season Three Episode Eight: Ice Queen - ***   Part One: WALL The story continues as we get more of… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Eight (Episode Thirty-Four)

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Failures – Preacher, Season Four, Episode Nine

All right, all right, it’s high time I finished this series given the show's been over for almost a month now. I’ve been procrastinating for a few reasons, some better than others. Work and sleep schedules being off. The previous episode dampening my resolve to press forward. Popping down to Australia to talk to people… Continue reading Failures – Preacher, Season Four, Episode Nine

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

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 Seven: The Northern Wall of Briggs - ****   Part One: HOW CAN YOU PROMISE FIFTEEN-FOOT BEARS AND NOT DELIVER ANY ACTUAL BEARS?! Ed and Al… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Seven (Episode Thirty-Three)

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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)