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Who is your failure hero?

Prince, of course, has been on my mind. It’s great to have heroes who show us what is possible – who shine like a beacon blazing a supernatural path*. 624 more words


Wonder Woman Vol 1: Blood by Brian Azzarello (2012)

Rating: 4 stars

Diana, a warrior princess, daughter to the queen of the Amazons. Throughout this graphic novel, we follow Diana as she gets caught up in the politics of the gods of Olympus, not realizing the valuable role she actually plays in it all. 196 more words

Character Driven

A Thousand Nights by E. K. Johnston (2015)

Rating: 3.5 stars

The main character (a nameless teenager) sacrifices herself to marry a king with a terrible reputation (of having many previous dead wives) to save her sister. 389 more words

Character Driven

The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks (2013)

Rating: 3.8 Stars

A delightful graphic novel by Faith Hicks about a young superheroine trying to find her way in the world battling monsters and other supernatural beings. 240 more words

Character Driven

The Lives of Death (Undefined Movement | Unbeknownst Part: The Author)


To Leah Lou Minay,
thank you for urging me to indulge in my creative impulses.

To Katerina Firenze,
thank you for helping me translate the manuscripts and poetry whose excerpts now grace this book. 2,654 more words


Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (2011)

Rating: 4.6 Stars

Wade Watts uses all his spare time becoming an expert in 80s pop culture with the great hope of winning one of the biggest prizes of all time. 352 more words

Character Driven

Party Magic

They called him Raven. Half the people who called him Raven did it because of the other half did it, thinking that it was because of his jet black hair, curling ever so slightly as it fell down to his shoulders, framing a hawkish face with eyes darker than the night. 1,602 more words