Invincible Compendium 1 Book Review

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Invincible is a superhero comic series that has a slightly different take on the genre. The series consists of a mammoth 144 issues, running for over 15 years, from 2003 to 2018. Compendium 1 (featured in this post) covers issues 1 to 47. It is the coming of age story of teenager Mark Grayson who uses the alter ego 'Invincible' to fight crime. He is the son of Omni-Man who is not from earth and is the most powerful man on the planet. ... 

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo Book Review

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King of Scars is part of the vivid and beautiful Grishaverse created by Leigh Bardugo. She combines characters from Shadow and Bone as well as Six of Crows and the result is fantastic. The story seamlessly connects to so many existing elements established across the Grishaverse and it enhances the impact of this book so much more. Needless to say, you should read the Shadow and Bone Trilogy as well as the Six of Crows Duology before getting to King of Scars. ... 

Journey Under The Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino – Book Review

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I became an instant fan of Higashino when I read The Devotion of Suspect X on the recommendation of my neighborhood bookstore. That was a fast-paced thriller and I went through it almost in one go. Journey Under The Midnight Sun differs from Suspect X in its pace but not in its impact. Here the pace is much more balanced it does not leave your heart pounding out of your chest as you get to the big reveal. ... 

Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett – Book Review

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This was my first experience of reading the fascinating Discworld series and I had a blast. Initially, I was apprehensive because I usually enjoy Epic Fantasy with good action so It was hard to imagine a good fantasy book that was a comedy. My doubts were cleared within the first 50 pages of the book because I was laughing hard as soon as it began. The interaction between Carrot and his parents as well as the first meeting of the secret society are both hilarious sequences. ...