Anime Review: “Grimoire of Zero”

Grimoire of Zero is licensed by Sentai Filmworks, MVM Films, animated by White Fox, and the original creator and illustrator is respectively Kakeru Kobashiri and Yoshinori Shizuma.

Yes, I’m reviewing an anime. Sue me.

And in case you’re wondering: this is not a comparison between the anime and the light novels, which I will read and review in the future. For now, I’m simply reviewing this as its own thing and not an adaptation.

Okay? Okay. Now where was I? Oh yeah, I should also mention this review contains spoilers, so go at your own risk if you haven’t seen or read Grimoire of Zero.

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Review: “The Great American Whatever” by Tim Federle

Warning: this review contains spoilers. To read them, highlight the black bars, read at your own risk, and enjoy 🙂

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To finish off LGBT Pride Month (belatedly) and celebrate American Independence Day, why not we review an LGBT young adult novel that’s recent (and is technically about American story/cinema), and what Kirkus Reviews called, “A Holden Caulfield for a new generation.” Really?

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Review: “American War” by Omar El Akkad

In this age of political tensions after a controversial election, it’s not hard to say America feels more divided than ever. Sometimes its endless banter, but other times it feels like the United States is on the verge of another civil war. However, everyone knows it won’t be like the last American Civil War, with technology more prevalent among citizens and climate change on the rise. For decades, writers have tackled the idea of a Second American Civil War on paper, with many making their fictional version unique in many ways.

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