Mini Reviews: Case Study of Vanitas Vol. 1 & Bride of the Water God Vol. 2

The Case Study of Vanitas is a steampunk vampire manga set in Paris. The plot revolves around a magical book that can change the essence of a vampire, cursing them to become a monster, or curing them and making them whole again. The protagonist is a vampire named Noe who encounters Vanitas, a self-proclaimed vampire doctorRead more

It’s that time again… Mini-Reviews!

Every now and then my backlog of read-but-not-reviewed starts getting ridiculous.  That’s currently the case, and I want to clean house before the weekend comes so I can cosplay as Hermione Granger while not feeling guilty over the shit I should have done on my blog (stressing over unfinished work would be totally in character forRead more

“The Awakened Kingdom” by N.K. Jemisin

the awakened kingdom

The Awakened Kingdom is a novella set in the same world as N.K. Jemisin’s Inheritance Trilogy.  The Three gods that rule the universe have been in mourning since the loss of their son Sieh, the Trickster God.  Hoping to fill the void, they give birth to a new godling who calls herself Schill.  Schill realizesRead more

The Kingdom of the Gods Readalong, Week 5

The Kingdom of the Gods

Hi everyone, and welcome to the final week discussing N.K. Jemisin’s The Kingdom of the Gods.  It’s been a wild ride, and it’s been great seeing everyone’s reactions to the book.  Thank you all for sticking around for all three books. The following questions and discussions will contain major SPOILERS.  We’ll be discussing the endRead more