Many manga come and go from the pages of Shonen Jump magazine. Some have decades long runs and become foundation works within the genre. Others find themselves canceled rather unceremoniously. At only 19 chapters, ne0;lation written by Tomohide Hirao and art by Mizuki Yoda is a manga that, I believe, was canceled too soon. What few reviews I’ve found on this newer addition to Shonen Jump rate it rather mediocrely – a manga that wasn’t terrible but didn’t keep their attention either.
The N.E.W.T.s Readathon is here once again. The goal of this readathon is more or less the same as last year. The prompts you read books for are based off of whatever prompts you completed in the last round of the O.W.L.s Readathon. (Or, if your me, what you read last month.)
I am a bit late on this TBR considering the Reading Rush readathon has already started, but I wanted to share what I’ll be reading over the course of the next week. Reading Rush is an annual readathon hosted by BookTubers Ariel Bissett and Raeleen Lemay. The readathon was begun in 2013 under the name “BookTubeAThon,” but changed names this year.
The summer months are my favorite time to read horror
novels. Yes, summer. I know it sounds odd. Horror novels aren’t something
usually associated with summertime. Contemporaries and romances are usually the
sort of books that pop up on any given ‘best summer reads’ list.
Here we are again with a short list of fictional podcasts that are perfect for audiobook lovers. These are podcasts that tell a fictional story, most often in a serialized format. Everything I recommend is something I’ve listened to either to completion or am fully caught up with newly released episodes.
Last year I participated in the O.W.L.s Readathon, a readathon based on the O.W.L. exams all 5th year Hogwarts students take in the Harry Potter series. It’s almost time for the 2019 O.W.L. Readathon, and I’m here today with a little information about the readathon for anyone who wants to participate along with my TBR.
I have so many arcs that I don’t even know where to start anymore. I also have more unread backlist books sitting on my shelves than I can count. This weekend I’m going to delve into some of the latter … and a few arc that aren’t exactly new anymore. Below check out a list of mostly backlist, mostly fantasy weekend.
I discovered podcasts before audiobooks. I know that might sound funny to some people, but it’s true. Everyone around me is off listening to the audiobook version of the latest hot new book release, and I’m standing in my kitchen ignoring my burning dinner staring at my Google Home as I listen to a fictionalized podcast.
We are thrilled to be a part of the blog tour for Ruin’s Wake by Patrick Edwards! Today, we are giving away two copies of this wonderful science fiction novel.
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The giveaway is open to residents of the US, Canada, the UK, and Ireland and closes at 12am on March 14, 2019.
Ruin’s Wake by Patrick Edwards
Synopsis via Goodreads: A moving and powerful science fiction novel with themes of love, revenge, and identity. A story about humanity, and the universal search to find salvation in the face of insurmountable odds.
An old soldier in exile embarks on a desperate journey to find his dying son. A young woman trapped in an abusive marriage with a government official finds hope in an illicit love. A female scientist uncovers a mysterious technology that reveals that her world is more fragile than she believed.
Unification imagines a world ruled by a totalitarian government, where history has been erased and individual identity is replaced by the machinations of the state. As the characters try to save what they hold most dear – in one case a dying son, in the other secret love – their fates converge to a shared destiny.
Jean and Jill are hosting a readathon this week called the #FemmeFanTale Readathon. The readathon runs from March 2nd to March 10th. The focus here is on reading fantasy books written by women. There are 12 prompts for those who want to do them. Prompts overlap, so if you want to participate in the prompts and don’t have a lot of time to read this week, don’t worry.