And I’m back with another tag, the BFF Book Tag! Shout out to Jesse Nicholas at Books at Dawn for tagging me! The tag was originally created by Chantal at CK’s Reading Corner.
Setting the Example: A pair/group of book BFFs that you love.
The girls in the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series: Lena, Bridget, Carmen, and Tibby. I love the strong bond they have and how supportive they are of each other.
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I read four graphic novels when I participated in Bout of Books 14. To read my thoughts on the first two comics I read, click here. What follows are my thoughts on Rat Queens and Saga. I’m so hooked on these series, that I had to include the second volume of both when choosing books for the readathon. My thoughts in this post will be short since it’s on the second volumes and I don’t want to give away too much. (Plus, I don’t have much to say other than they’re both great comics. Go read them!)
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This year I decided to get into comics and anime. I’ve always been intrigued by them but for some weird reason, I’ve never immersed myself in the culture or even sampled bits of it. Prior to early May when I bought these comics, the only comics I’d ever read were Archie and Sabrina when I was a little kid. As for graphic novels, there were Maus I and Maus II (both of which I hope to collect soon) and The Rime of the Modern Mariner, a modern retelling of the famous poem, which I read a few years ago and enjoyed.
So with plans to read more comics, I sidled into Fantom Comics, a comic bookshop in Dupont Circle, to look around. The sellers were friendly and quickly shared recommendations of what I should get. Even the customers were eager to offer some input. I’m not interested in the superhero comics so I ended up getting these. Upon cashing out, I learned a harsh truth—comics are FRIGGIN expensive!
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