Author: Kristina Pino

Dogears: A Separation from a Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches Deborah Harkness Narrated by Jennifer Ikeda Penguin Books February 2011 As a teenager, I had wanted to like the Twilight series. Everyone around me seemed to be riding that train, and I always wanted to like fun; I never have. I read Stephenie Meyer’s series with increasing disdain and eventually eviscerating the books in my high school newspaper. (I received a few hate letters the following month, but it was nice to know my peers actually picked up the paper.) I had wanted to be swept up in the bloodthirsty romance of vampire and human,...

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Plus-Size Space Sheriff: 2000ad Gets Lawless

Marshal Metta Lawson has arrived to uphold the law at Badrock, a wild west-style colony where the previous marshal has gone insane after just three months on the job. With the help of her deputy, Nerys Pettifer, she gets to work, doing her best to move towards peace and harmony with as few casualties as possible. But not everything is as it seems, and Lawson has a whole lot more than a few fist fights at the saloon to worry about. This serial by Dan Abnett and Phil Winslade, which you can catch in Judge Dredd Megazine, is a...

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