Author: Christa Seeley

Review: The Almost Girl

The Almost Girl Amalie Howard Strange Chemistry I received a copy of this book via the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Riven may only be seventeen but she is a trained soldier, a general. In Neospes, where she comes from, you either learn to fight or you die young. It’s not the friendliest world but it’s hers and it’s in trouble – the Prince, her best friend and leader, is sick and the only person who can save him is his long lost brother Caden. In order to save him Riven leaves her rank, position and world...

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Introducing the Twitter Comic Club

One of the best things about being a comic book fan is being able to talk about the comics you love (or hate) with other like minded people. That’s part of what drives Women Write About Comics—we love to write about the comics/books we read. But we also want to talk with you, too, to really discuss certain titles in depth. So from July onwards, the first Monday of every month will be home to the brand new Women Write About Comics Twitter Comic Book Club—which is a bit of a mouthful, so we’ll be using the hashtag #WWACComicClub....

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June Staff Picks: Comics

High Crimes #7 Christoper Sebela (W) and Ibrahim Moustafa (A) Monkeybrain Comics Finally, this Eisner-nominated digital comic has a new issue!  The series revolves around two of my favorite things: Mount Everest and crime. What may sound like a ridiculous pitch becomes a taut thrilling story with fascinating characters in an environment just as likely to kill the protagonists as the government agents after them.  There’s nothing like High Crimes on the stand, and it’s a breath of fresh air in a genre where noir-inspired comics are a dime a dozen.  Every issue so far has propelled the story...

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Staff Picks for May — Books

Since You’ve Been Gone Morgan Matson Simon & Schuster, May 6th It’s about a girl named Emily who’s best friend, Sloane, has disappeared but not without leaving behind a list of things to do (like skinny dipping and apple picking at night). I’ve had the chance to read this book and it was so much fun. It’s contemporary/realistic fiction and a fantastic book to read under the summer sun. If you’re a teen then this could be relatable to you and if not, you’ll remember what it was like. I think I enjoyed it so much because it was...

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