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Battle Royale: Book Review

I’m totally doing this backwards, but what the hey, I’ve always been a book worm first and a movie nerd second.

I found a second hand copy of Battle Royale in my last book haul and got into it pretty quickly. 920 more words


Comic Stack 04/08/15 - 5 Manga Recommendations

I said I would be back to my #1s. This week, but I had a load of fun with my comic graphic novel recommendations that I thought I’d give you a few manga recommendations to follow up on that! 915 more words

Comics/Graphic Novels/Manga

13 Quotes from Battle Royale

When I feel like I don’t have the will to read books (either because I am so tired or no time or simply no desire to read), I always try to boost my will to read by rereading the books I love. 1,024 more words

Excessive Reader

Creativity, Hunger Games and Battle Royale

“I had never heard of that book or that author until my book was turned in. At that point, it was mentioned to me, and I asked my editor if I should read it. 395 more words

Book 10: Battle Royale (March 22)

10. Battle Royale, Koushun Takami (March 22)
I actually didn’t choose to buy this book, it was given to me. I picked it up to read after the Capote because it’s long, and I wanted to see if I could finish it before my flight to Australia on the 25th. 444 more words


Battle Royale

Battle Royale (1999)
Koushun Takami
VIZ Media, LLC
576 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-1-4215-2772-7


Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller envisions a nightmare scenario: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided arms and forced to kill until only one survivor is left standing. 409 more words


Book Loan: Diverse Book January (Graphic Novels)

I spend a lot of time thinking about books.

This probably isn’t surprising, for anyone who knows me, and I do devote a lot of time on this blog to reviewing books I’ve read and listing… 605 more words