TO READ OR NOT TO READ #3 THE COMICS EDITION

Hey guys, I’ve decided that I really enjoy writing these posts so I will try to continue the series every month or two if you guys are into that idea. But, today I thought I would change it up a bit and go through all the comics on my tbr because I know a small group of you enjoy reading them too.

If there are any other tbr genres you’d like me to go through in this style I would love to hear your suggestions!

ON HOLD I’m still keeping it on my tbr, but I think I’ll wait to read it for a while.

NEXT UP This is going on the top of my next reads pile.

TO READ IMMEDIATELYThis will be one of the next three books I pick up.

UNDETERMINED – I’m still not sure if I’ll read this one and appreciate your guys’ opinions.

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Giant Days, Vol. 1 (Giant Days, #1)

GIANT DAYS VOLUME 1

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Susan, Esther, and Daisy started at university three weeks ago and became fast friends. Now, away from home for the first time, all three want to reinvent themselves. But in the face of handwringing boys, “personal experimentation,” influenza, mystery-mold, nu-chauvinism, and the willful, unwanted intrusion of “academia,” they may be lucky just to make it to spring alive. Going off to university is always a time of change and growth, but for Esther, Susan, and Daisy, things are about to get a little weird.

VERDICT: ON HOLD

Silver Surfer, Vol. 5: A Power Greater Than Cosmic

SILVER SURFER VOLUME 5

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The Surfer and Dawn are back out in space and back in trouble! But at the universe’s slickest space casino, Norrin Radd is going all-in – and the stakes have never been this cosmic! When our heroes are accidentally swallowed by Jumbonox the Giganormous, their only hope is a society of sentient macro-microorganisms…who, by no fault of their own, might just be the deadliest disease in the universe! And on the hauntingly beautiful world of Inkandesha, the spacefaring couple might completely lose themselves! But will they finally be torn apart by the vengeful Warrior Zero – or a certain former master? Because there’s only one reason the Silver Surfer would ever serve Galactus again…if the universe itself hung in the balance! The lives of Norrin and Dawn will never be the same!

VERDICT: NEXT UP

Nova: Resurrection

NOVA: RESURRECTION

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Richard Rider is back! And when he makes his roaring return to the Marvel Universe, it changes everything for Sam Alexander! How will the young Nova cope with his predecessor’s unfathomable homecoming? Is Earth big enough for two Nova-helmet-wearing protectors? Strap in, True Believer, you’ve never seen a Nova book like this before! Action meets romance as Sam goes on a date with the new girl in school, while Rich reconnects with an old flame: the Guardian of the Galaxy called Gamora! But all the while, the truth of Rich’s time in the Cancerverse is festering in the background — and it is dangerous! It’s the comeback you’ve all been waiting for — but will it be a happy ending, or a terrifying new beginning?

VERDICT: ON HOLD

Nova: The Human Rocket, Volume 2: Afterburn

NOVA VOLUME 2

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Nova’s father is still missing, and the only clue to his whereabouts just blasted off into space! So it’s time for Sam to follow the trail of a new mystery — one he’ll need the Avengers’ help to solve! But his place among Earth’s Mightiest will put him on the front lines of CIVIL WAR II! Iron Man is his friend and mentor — but that doesn’t mean he and Nova see eyehole-to-eyehole. Come to think of it, Sam’s no fan of Captain Marvel’s stance, either. Awkward! One of the most powerful kids in the galaxy has a lot to learn about himself. Stuck between two sides of a fight he wants no part of, Sam will be forced to make a tough choice. Can he continue as Nova, or is it time to hang up the helmet?

VERDICT: ON HOLD

I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 2: Fluff My Life

I HATE FAIRYLAND VOLUME 2

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All hail Gertrude, the new Queen of Fairyland. After thirty years of wreaking havoc across this magical world to find her way back home, she must now overcome her biggest challenge yet… ruling the place she hates most. Join Gert as she continues her never-ending quest to get the FLUFF out of Fairyland.

VERDICT: TO READ IMMEDIATELY

Hawkeye: Kate Bishop, Vol. 1: Anchor Points

HAWKEYE: KATE BISHOP VOLUME 1

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Remember Hawkeye? No, not that Hawkeye – your favourite Hawkeye, the former Young Avenger, the butt-kicking hero who had to save that other Hawkguy all the time and basically keep his life in some semblance of order. Yup, you know her, it’s the dazzling Kate Bishop – making her solo comics debut! Kate is heading back out west and returning to Los Angeles, with her bow and arrow and P.I. badge in tow. There are crimes to solve and she’s the best archer to handle ’em! The City of Angels has a new guardian angel. This is Kate Bishop like you’ve never seen her before, in a brand-new saga that really hits the mark!

VERDICT: UNDETERMINED

America, Vol. 1: The Life and Times of America Chavez

AMERICA VOLUME 1

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At last! Everyone’s favourite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, gets her own series! Critically acclaimed young-adult novelist Gabby Rivera and all-star artist Joe Quinones unite to shine a solo spotlight on America’s high-octane and hard-hitting adventures! She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe! But what’s a super-powered teenager to do when she’s looking for a little personal fulfilment? She goes to college! America just has to stop an interdimensional monster or two first and shut down a pesky alien cult that’s begun worshipping her exploits before work can begin. Then she can get on with her first assignment: a field trip to the front lines of World War II – with Captain America as her wingman!

VERDICT: ON HOLD

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TO READ OR NOT TO READ #2

Hey guys, I’m back with another To Read or Not To Read post. I really enjoyed writing my last one so I thought I would continue it as a series, much in the way Down The TBR Hole has been, though less frequently I’m sure.

Today I will be talking about a more diverse range of books than I did last month: with some YA as well as some Adult and Fem Fiction!

TERMS:

ON HOLD I’m still keeping it on my tbr, but I think I’ll wait to read it for a while.

NEXT UP This is going on the top of my next reads pile.

TO READ IMMEDIATELYThis will be one of the next three books I pick up.

UNDETERMINED – I’m still not sure if I’ll read this one and appreciate your guys’ opinions.

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The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1)

THE ROOK – DANIEL O’MALLEY

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“The body you are wearing used to be mine.” So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy must follow the instructions her former self left behind to discover her identity and track down the agents who want to destroy her.

VERDICT: NEXT UP

Unearthed (Unearthed, #1)

UNEARTHED – AMIE KAUFMAN & MEAGAN SPOONER

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When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered.

For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study… as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don’t loot everything first. Mia and Jules’ different reasons for smuggling themselves onto Gaia put them immediately at odds, but after escaping a dangerous confrontation with other scavvers, they form a fragile alliance.

VERDICT: NEXT UP

This Is Where I Leave You

THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU – JONATHON TROPPER

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A riotously funny, emotionally raw novel about love, marriage, divorce, family, and the ties that bind—whether we like it or not.

The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family—including Judd’s mother, brothers, and sister—have been together in years. Conspicuously absent: Judd’s wife, Jen, whose fourteen-month affair with Judd’s radio-shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public.

Simultaneously mourning the death of his father and the demise of his marriage, Judd joins the rest of the Foxmans as they reluctantly submit to their patriarch’s dying request: to spend the seven days following the funeral together. In the same house. Like a family.

VERDICT: ON HOLD

Meddling Kids

MEDDLING KIDS – EDGAR CANTERO

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1990. The teen detectives once known as the Blyton Summer Detective Club (of Blyton Hills, a small mining town in the Zoinx River Valley in Oregon) are all grown up and haven’t seen each other since their fateful, final case in 1977. Andy, the tomboy, is twenty-five and on the run, wanted in at least two states. Kerri, one-time kid genius and budding biologist, is bartending in New York, working on a serious drinking problem. At least she’s got Tim, an excitable Weimaraner descended from the original canine member of the team. Nate, the horror nerd, has spent the last thirteen years in and out of mental health institutions, and currently resides in an asylum in Arhkam, Massachusetts. The only friend he still sees is Peter, the handsome jock turned movie star. The problem is, Peter’s been dead for years.

The time has come to uncover the source of their nightmares and return to where it all began in 1977. This time, it better not be a man in a mask. The real monsters are waiting.

VERDICT: ON HOLD

The Power

THE POWER – NAOMI ALDERMAN

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In THE POWER, the world is a recognizable place: there’s a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family. But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with devastating effect. Teenage girls now have immense physical power–they can cause agonizing pain and even death. And, with this small twist of nature, the world drastically resets.

VERDICT: ON HOLD

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TO READ OR NOT TO READ: WHAT’S UP NEXT?

This is quite similar to the Down The Tbr Hole series that a lot of bloggers do, but for me I have a pretty solid tbr shelf that I don’t like to mess around with. So, I’m doing my own version of that series. To Read or Not To Read, where I decide with you guys when I should read some of the more exciting books on my tbr: New releases, New hauls and Arcs.

ON HOLD I’m still keeping it on my tbr, but I think I’ll wait to read it for a while.

NEXT UP This is going on the top of my next reads pile.

TO READ IMMEDIATELYThis will be one of the next three books I pick up.

UNDETERMINED – I’m still not sure if I’ll read this one and appreciate your guys’ opinions.

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Wild Beauty

WILD BEAUTY – ANNA-MARIE MCLEMORE

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Love grows such strange things.

For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, their lovers vanish. But then, after generations of vanishings, a strange boy appears in the gardens.

The boy is a mystery to Estrella, the Nomeolvides girl who finds him, and to her family, but he’s even more a mystery to himself; he knows nothing more about who he is or where he came from than his first name. As Estrella tries to help Fel piece together his unknown past, La Pradera leads them to secrets as dangerous as they are magical in this stunning exploration of love, loss, and family.

VERDICT: NEXT UP

Sleeping Beauties

SLEEPING BEAUTIES – STEPHEN KING & OWEN KING

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In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place. The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied, or is she a demon who must be slain?

VERDICT: TO READ IMMEDIATELY

The Hazel Wood

THE HAZEL WOOD – MELISSA ALBERT

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Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the strange bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate – the Hazel Wood – Alice learns how bad her luck can really get. Her mother is stolen away – by a figure who claims to come from the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother’s stories are set. Alice’s only lead is the message her mother left behind: STAY AWAY FROM THE HAZEL WOOD.

To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother’s tales began . . .

VERDICT: TO READ IMMEDIATELY

Zenith (The Androma Saga #1)

ZENITH – SASHA ALSBERG & LINDSAY CUMMINGS

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Most know Androma Racella as the Bloody Baroness, a powerful mercenary whose reign of terror stretches across the Mirabel Galaxy. To those aboard her glass starship, Marauder, however, she’s just Andi, their friend and fearless leader.
But when a routine mission goes awry, the Marauder’s all-girl crew is tested as they find themselves in a treacherous situation and at the mercy of a sadistic bounty hunter from Andi’s past.

Meanwhile, across the galaxy, a ruthless ruler waits in the shadows of the planet Xen Ptera, biding her time to exact revenge for the destruction of her people. The pieces of her deadly plan are about to fall into place, unleashing a plot that will tear Mirabel in two.

Andi and her crew embark on a dangerous, soul-testing journey that could restore order to their shipor just as easily start a war that will devour worlds. As the Marauder hurtles toward the unknown, and Mirabel hangs in the balance, the only certainty is that in a galaxy run on lies and illusion, no one can be trusted.

VERDICT: ON HOLD

Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children, #3)

BENEATH THE SUGAR SKY – SEANAN MCGUIRE

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Beneath the Sugar Sky returns to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. At this magical boarding school, children who have experienced fantasy adventures are reintroduced to the “real” world.

Sumi died years before her prophesied daughter Rini could be born. Rini was born anyway, and now she’s trying to bring her mother back from a world without magic.

VERDICT: NEXT UP

Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons, #2)

BATMAN: NIGHTWALKER

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Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy.

The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list.

One by one, the city’s elites are being executed as their mansions’ security systems turn against them, trapping them like prey. Meanwhile, Bruce is turning eighteen and about to inherit his family’s fortune, not to mention the keys to Wayne Enterprises and all the tech gadgetry his heart could ever desire. But after a run-in with the police, he’s forced to do community service at Arkham Asylum, the infamous prison that holds the city’s most brutal criminals…

VERDICT: UNDETERMINED

 

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