Review: Saga series by Brian K. Vaughan

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It all began because of a war. Dividing clans and tribes and planets and time. This is all very Romeo & Juliet but lasts much longer with a much greater adventure. The “Romeo” in this story is Marko, and “Juliet” is Alana. They are of separate species. Alana was standing guard as Marko was imprisoned. Because of a book, it inspired them to run away together. And thus begins the real story.

The whole thing is narrated by their little girl, Hazel. She is a “half-breed”, and everybody is out to find her; for good or for bad reasons. It’s evident that with everything her parents know and how much they love her, they aren’t going to give her up too easily.

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Poll Time! (#1)

Hey guys! I’ve decided to start a little bookish poll at least once a month. Feel free to leave extended commentary below with an explanation – nothing needs to be completely anonymous 🙂

Also follow up!

Which was your favorite? 

Let’s have some fun 🙂

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Monthly Wrap-Up (#26)

I hadn’t realized that I had not done a wrap-up in months! It’s kind of disappointing when I can’t even do the simpler posts to keep this blog running.

So, since December I have read a few things. Nothing too exciting, but I’ll do a six month summary and hopefully you’ll bear with me 🙂

(since January) Books Reviewed

1. What I Say and How I Lied | link
2. These Shallow Graves | link
3. Delia’s Shadow | link

Currently Reading

1. Saga (series)
2. Say What You Will || link
3. A Natural History of Dragons|| link

 6-Month Stats

# Books Read: 5
# of Pages: 976
# of Hours Listening: 14
Total # of Posts: 6
Genre Most Read: tie between YA & Historical Fiction

Most Viewed: How I did in 2016
Runner Up: These Shallow Graves

Upcoming news

It is officially the half-way point of 2017, and although I had fully intended to read 50 books this year, it does not seem to want to happen. This coming weekend is Canada Day and I will be introducing my beau to the family while we camp in middle-of-nowhere, Alberta. It’s exciting, and I’m hoping to finish a book or two whilst sitting by the fire (that’ll help my numbers… right?). Ultimately, I don’t necessarily care about my stats. I do, however, care about my contribution to the book blogosphere – we still call it that, right? I am heading back to class July 4th, to do a couple of courses in hopes of getting myself back on track to finish my BA on time. That is about it… I think. I may have an idea for a conversation post, I just have to research and compile and all that jazz before I can really figure out if it’s worth publishing. I think it’ll be interesting, but some of you might not think so, and those of you who have experience in what I might be looking for in regards to information, keep an eye out on my Twitter handle, @TaintedVampyre, and maybe you’ll be a contributing asset to this piece.

How was your month?

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