Showing posts from March, 2023

MMGM and #IMWAYR: My Aunt Is a Monster, Improve, Messy Roots, and more!

I'm finishing up spring break, during which I: devoured a bajillion and a half graphic novels (hooray!) listened to good amounts of music lived in my own brain (which is as much of an experience  as ever) So yeah! Let's dive into some book reviews! Middle Grade My Aunt Is a Monster Written and illustrated by Reimena Yee Graphic novel · 2022 Add it on Goodreads · Preview the illustrations · · · The publisher says: · · · Safia thought that being blind meant she would only get to go on adventures through her audiobooks. This all changes when she goes to live with a distant and mysterious aunt, Lady Whimsy, who takes Safia on the journey of a lifetime! While the reclusive Lady Whimsy stops an old rival from uncovering the truth behind her disappearance, Safia experiences parts of the world she had only dreamed about. But when an unlikely group of chaotic agents comes after Whimsy, Safia is forced to confront the adventure head-on. For the first time in her life, Safia is the hero

MMGM and #IMWAYR: Other Ever Afters, Squished, Sylvie, and more!

Hey everyone! It's looking like I need to stop promising that I'm going to return to blogging consistently—I think I'll plan instead on being hopelessly flaky and showing up every few weeks with some books to share. I'm doing all right—life is just hectic, and there's never enough time to read! But I have been on a little bit of a reading kick in the last week, and I've got a few books to share with y'all this week—let's dive in! Finished recently: Other Ever Afters New Queer Fairy Tales Written and illustrated by Melanie Gillman Young adult (but appropriate for most ages) · Graphic novel · 2022 Add it on Goodreads  · Preview the illustrations · · · The publisher says: · · · Once upon a time . . . happily ever after turned out differently than expected. In this new, feminist, queer fairy-tale collection, you’ll find the princesses, mermaids, knights, barmaids, children, and wise old