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Wonder Woman: Legacy

51al2xpjcjlWonder Woman: Legacy was written to help fight breast cancer and perhaps give Wonder Woman her greatest challenge. Wonder Woman has a secret — a sixteen year old daughter.

Well educated and rigorously trained by Amazon instructors and her mother, Elissa is the smallest of her people and has only a fraction of her mother’s power.

Desperate for her mother’s elusive approval, Elissa takes the garb of Wonder Woman and one of Themyscira’s most advanced jets and runs away from home to assume her mother’s role as Wonder Woman, and hopefully return home a hero and prove she is all Amazon.

However, things in Patriarch’s World are not as simple as she had hoped and an encounter with one of her mother’s most powerful enemies makes her realize how truly unprepared she is to follow in her mother’s foot...

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Ghost Board Posse #1: London Screaming

4244200When five boarders dream of winning the biggest boarding competition ever – they have no idea what horrifying adventures lie ahead! While on tour they are enticed to enter the most haunted castle in England by an internet stranger. Once inside, they embark on a journey of terrifying mysteries and vicious secrets while trying to keep it all together for their world wide tour. Join the team as they ollie and grind throught this gruesome tale!

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A couple of weeks ago, I attended MeggaCon in Jackson, Michigan and I happened to meet the artist on this series of books. It just so happens that he’s also married to the author! When he asked if I’d be interested in checking out their series of young adult books, I didn’t even consider saying no.

With everything goi...

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Four Bullets

Drake and Captain Marsden rode together with a crew of morally ambiguous men for years before a deadly falling out resulted in the death of the one Marsden and Drake held dearest.

Now, Captain Marsden prepares to end his former pupil and friend once and for all. Drake is captured and brought to the town of Matherton, where five opponents await him, all of whom desire his blood by the bucket. If Drake can find and kill these assassins before they kill him, he will be allowed to leave the town alive, with a caveat:

He only has four bullets.

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Whew! Talk about genres I don’t usually dive into! In fact, I just spent too much time trying to decide what genre I’d put it in. I’m going to go with Western but really that doesn’t begin to sum up this book.

The Good: Holy visuals...

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Time Conquers All/Rescue in Time

Time-travel romance based in the late 1500’s in the India region of the world. Epic romance with a warrior princess meeting the love of her life. Unfortunately, he’s an American soldier from the 1960’s and the king from a neighboring country. This is book one in the “time series.”

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This review is actually a review of two books at the same time. Why two? Well because the author/publisher made the decision to put the first two books of the series into one binding. That being the case, I figured if you’re going to buy it as one, it should be reviewed as one! So, let’s go, shall we?

The Good: I really enjoyed the story telling in these books. From the romance to the action, the books kept me engaged...

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The Drawing Lesson

An instructional art book in narrative graphic novel form that uses the tale of one aspiring young artist and his reluctant mentor to impart easy-to-follow lessons on the fundamentals of drawing.

With over 10 million views and growing, Mark Crilley’s YouTube drawing instruction videos have an enormous worldwide legion of fans and have been featured on sites such as Yahoo News and Reddit. In addition, Crilley is an accomplished graphic novelist. Now for the first time, he pairs both strengths resulting in a one-of-a-kind art instruction experience...

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