Book Review: Chronos

Chronos: An Anthology of Time Drabbles
Edited by Eric S. Fomley

My Edition:
Paperback, 105 pages
2018, Shacklebound Books
ISBN: 9781719854207

From the back of the book: “Hundred-word stories. Seventy-five authors. Ninety-eight tales of time.”

I grabbed a copy of this anthology because my friend Jacob over at Red Star Reviews happens to have a story, or drabble, within and I enjoyed my first foray into micro-fiction!

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Judging A Book By Its Cover: Four Covers

This is my weekly post where I highlight beautiful books from my collection. We all judge book covers to some extent – I created this feature to highlight and appreciate the art and design elements of some of the books I own. If covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many wonderful editions!

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Nostalgic Book Review: Sailor Moon Eternal Edition – Volume 1

Sailor Moon Eternal Edition (vol 1)
By Naoko Takeuchi

My Edition:
Paperback, 304 pages
2018, Kodansha Comics
ISBN: 9781632361523

Usagi isn’t very smart and she isn’t very athletic and her two favorite activities are sleeping and eating, yet she’s been chosen – she’s Sailor Moon, guardian and protector and she’s got a lot to learn quickly, since the enemy is already attacking the citizens of Japan.

I feel like everyone knows at least a little something about Sailor Moon, right? But maybe that’s just my undying nostalgic love for this series talking. If you don’t – strap in for a semi-spoilery ride. This is going to end up as a part review, part nostalgic ramble.

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Book Review: Trail of Lightning

Originally posted on Geek Girl Authority

Trail of Lightning
By Rebecca Roanhorse

My Edition:
Hardcover, 287 pages
2018, Saga Press
ISBN: 9781534413498

Thank you to Saga and Wunderkind for providing me with a free copy in exchange for my honest review.

Mix a watery apocalypse with monsters and supernaturally gifted humans and add a dash of Native American folklore and a smattering of gods returned to Earth and you’ve got Trail of Lightning.

This book has everything you want from a post-apocalyptic novel: a climate crisis that wiped out most of the world’s population, a mish-mash of leftover tech and survivalist tactics, hideous monsters ravaging the remaining humans, humans developing superpowers to battle those monsters and bastard gods who have returned to Earth to mess with the survivors all blended together by an own-voices author.

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Judging A Book By Its Cover: The Immortal Empire Trilogy

This is my weekly post where I highlight beautiful books from my collection. We all judge book covers to some extent – I created this feature to highlight and appreciate the art and design elements of some of the books I own. If covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many wonderful editions!

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