Author Archives: amber.wu

Book Review: Blood Song by Anthony Ryan

Blood Song by Anthony Ryan began as a self-published ebook title. It quickly became a hugely popular indie title, and was subsequently picked up by a traditional publisher and re-released. If you enjoy epic fantasy and coming of age stories, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fables by Bill Willingham

Fables is a comic book series created by writer Bill Willingham and published by DC Comics’s Vertigo imprint. The series deals with various characters from fairy tales and folklore, including Snow White, Pinocchio, Red Riding Hood, Beauty and her Beast, … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang’s two-volume graphic novel series, Boxers and Saints, tells an intertwined story about two young people on opposite sides of the Boxer Rebellion in China at the beginning of the 20th century.  The first volume, Boxers, focuses on a young … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman’s first novel for adults since 2005’s Anansi Boys, is a poignant story that touches on many themes familiar to fans of the author: childhood and coming of age, identity, memory, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

The Promise of Blood is an exciting fantasy novel debut by Brian McClellan. Field Marshal Tamas has successfully organized a coup and removed a king from power, but now must learn how to lead a destabilized nation and address threats … Continue reading

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