Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Eternal Sailor Moon (vol 1)

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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Book Review, Nostalgia Reads

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

Book Review: The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up
By Marie Kondo

My Edition:
Paperback, 186 pages
2017, Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9780399580536

Through the medium of manga, Marie Kondo gives an illustrated summary of how to change your lifestyle and your outlook by learning to tidy up your home and keep it that way. She visits the apartment of young, single Chiaki, who can’t seem to keep anything about her life in order and helps her discover how to find what brings her joy.

I don’t normally read these type of lifestyle books and a manga edition was probably the only way I was ever going to pick up this book.

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