I read Speak as a high school freshman. It’s a painful and powerful story, that has stuck with me for over ten years. Anderson is amazing, and while Speak can be difficult to read, it’s necessary. When I saw the graphic novel on the shelf at Barnes and Noble, I knew that it had to come home with me.
Alright, I know I’m late, but I made it! I finally read Simon, aka the book that inspired Love, Simon, aka a huge deal. I read a bit about this when the movie was released, and saw that prominent figures (especially in the LGBTQ+ community) were buying out whole theatres so people could watch it. So I finally got my life together enough to read the book, and wow.
Fangirls, I bought this in a whim a couple months ago, and didn’t actually get to sit down and read it until this morning before we left. I was intrigued by it because it’s Boom! Box and hey do amazing things, but also the colors are beyond gorgeous. I’m incredibly glad I finally got to crack it, though, because it seems like the beginning of something phenomenal.
Fangirls, it’s here. The comic I’ve been losing my mind over for the past couple of months, Zodiac Starforce, was released today. If you’ve been following my twitter, or instagram, or know me at all, you know that I’ve been in love with one character, Kim, since I saw her. I cosplay as her, obsess over her, all that jazz. Now I’ve been able to finally “meet” her, and it’s amazing.
Warning: this contains first issue spoilers. You should go read the issue.
I got this book at Boston Comic Con from an amazing artist named Monica Gallagher, and I was quite excited to start it. When I read it, I was astounded.
When I was in high school, Fangirls, I loved this book. I remember the discussions we had in our 11th grad AP English class about it, and how we felt about it becoming a reality. When I graduated, I bought it for myself thinking, I’m going to want to reread this someday. Well, that someday was yesterday, and I’m very glad that I did.
This book was written in the 1930’s by Aldous Huxley. They said it was too far ahead of it’s time. They may have been right.
The other day I read Paper Towns. Then I reread it. I’ve read Will Grayson Will Grayson and The Fault in Our Stars, and was a bit surprised by how different this book was. I heard that they’re making it into a movie, so I figured I may as well read it.