ComicCon, Comics, Events

Meghan and Jo Do Comic Con

I'm returning to Comic Con International: San Diego after a two year hiatus. This year, I'm attending as press to represent the wonderful International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club. The International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club, also known as the IGGPPC, is a group of worldwide geeky friends. Founded in March 2013, the club was designed to… Continue reading Meghan and Jo Do Comic Con

Books

Reading Wednesday – Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sometimes you watch something because you read the book. Other times, you read a book because you watched something. And then there are the times where you see an adaptation is coming and it intrigues you, so you find the source material. That’s… Continue reading Reading Wednesday – Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

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Book Review – Planetfall by Emma Newman

Planetfall by Emma Newman My rating: 3 of 5 stars Plantefall is a wonderful science fiction story of humans leaving earth, guided to a new planet by a ‘chosen one’, the Pathfinder. The story begins with a colony settled on the new planet and the tale of how they got there unfolds slowly, tantalizingly so,… Continue reading Book Review – Planetfall by Emma Newman

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Book Review – The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard My rating: 3 of 5 stars The title itself intrigued me. And then I saw the cover. The image of the throne set in front of a Parisian landscape that includes the Eiffel tower and burning feathers floating down from the sky is stunning. The opening… Continue reading Book Review – The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

Fandom Friday

Five Fandom Friday – 5 Fictional Characters I Most Identify With

It’s Friday. That means another edition of Five Fandom Friday from geeky bloggers all over thanks to the genius of Super Space Chick and The Nerdy Girlie. Today’s topic: 5 Fictional Characters I Most Identify With. I actually learned a little more about myself by pulling these together. There’s definitely a particular type of character… Continue reading Five Fandom Friday – 5 Fictional Characters I Most Identify With

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Book Review – Vanishing Girls

Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver My rating: 4 of 5 stars Vanishing Girls is billed as a psychological thriller and it is that, but it isn’t new and fresh, or even that surprising. But that isn’t what pulled me into this story. First and foremost, even before I’d call it a psychological thriller, I’d call… Continue reading Book Review – Vanishing Girls

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Top Ten Tuesday – Authors I Want to Meet at RT Convention Dallas 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here by the The Broke and the Bookish.  Each week, there is a new Top Ten list that The Broke and the Bookish and other bloggers will answer. If you want to join in the book-related fun, feel free. Just be sure to link back to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Authors I Want to Meet at RT Convention Dallas 2015

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Giveaway!! Balzer + Bray Books

  As a result of conventions and other things, I've got a bunch of books piling up around my house. So, I've decided to host some giveaways.  Let's see how this goes, shall we? First up, I'm giving away three Balzer + Bray books.  A little mystery, a little intrigue, and a little supernatural.  Sound… Continue reading Giveaway!! Balzer + Bray Books

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Book Review – Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1)

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ink and Bone is from Rachel Caine (author of the Morganville Vampire Novels). At its core, Ink and Bone is about a love of books and knowledge. But it's also about power and ignorance and control. In this world, the Great Library of… Continue reading Book Review – Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1)