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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturday Morning Update #42

Operation Read One Book a Week is off to a great start as I continue strong with Marie Lu's Warcross. I've heard a lot about this from other bloggers, especially Alexa Loves Books. It follows a hacker and bounty hunter named Emika Chen (yay for badass female Asian representation!) as she enters the world championships of the most popular virtual reality game of all time to search for a rogue hacker who has malicious intent for the games creator. I was soooo looking forward to this one, which means my expectations were naturally way too high. I honestly found all the real world stuff way more interesting than the virtual reality stuff. The Warcross game itself is kinda lame, and the real world stuff is a lot more intriguing as we see Emika bonding with her team and the game's creator. Luckily the Warcross segments are few and far between. We follow Emika in the real world more often and that part is awesome.

What have you been reading? What did you do this week? Halloween is coming, are you ready?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

REVIEW: Seventh Decimate

Seventh Decimate by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the advance reading copies I picked up at New York Comic Con this year. At first glance at the back of the box I got one vibe from it: Avatar: The Last Airbender meets Game of Thrones. Did the fantasy novel live up to those expectations? Find out in my full review.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Saturday Morning Update #41

This week I read a book. I picked up a big fat 300 page tome on Tuesday morning and Friday night I finished it. Very few books have been hard to put down, like Harry Potter or Ready Player one, but this wasn't that. I really just wanted to try and see if I could do it. I'm trying to get more into books and I have a huge stack of unread books, especially from New York Comic Con, so I wanted to see if I could read a big fat book in a week. I can. At 300 pages with a lot of places where paragraphs seemed unnecessarily broken, The Seventh Decimate by Stephan R. Donaldson is more of a medium sized novel. Some bigger stuff might take me longer and some middle grade stuff should be easier, but I can do it if I try. Full review of The Seventh Decimate coming soon!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

New York Comic Con 2017

This past weekend I headed up to New York City for my first ever New York Comic Con! It was so exciting and there was so much going on I knew right away I wasn't going to be able to see everything at all. Check out the whole thing with a vlog after the jump!

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Saturday Morning Update #40

New York Comic Con is half over and the past few days have been a blur of awesomeness. I have gotten to talk to some cool people and pick up some free stuff along the way. There will be a full breakdown in the coming days, but the highlight so far was meeting Peter Sudarso! Peter plays Preston the Blue Ranger on Power Rangers Ninja Steel and is brother to Dino Charge's Yoshi Sudarso. The two are super cool anime weeaboo dorks and they both watch Super Sentai and spent their time in New Zealand posting pics from the set. Peter is without a doubt one of my favorite actors to work on the show and getting to meet him, even just briefly, was magical.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

REVIEW: Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 5 "Symbiosis"

Digimon Adventure tri. has been a nostalgic trip through the Digital World so far, and it’s almost over. After the hilarious and action-packed Chapter 4, the teenaged Digi-Destined are back for their fifth and penultimate adventure. Read on to see my spoilerific review of Chapter 5, “Symbiosis.”

Monday, October 2, 2017

September 2017 Favorites

Here are my favorite books, comics, movies, and more from September 2017! This month I was saving up and getting ready for New York Comic Con! This meant I didn't have as much disposable cash to spend on stuff, but then I started working at Victory Pointe and now I have some side cash here and there to spend on some extra goodies!