Tag Archives: Japan

Review: Shadows on the Moon

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Shadows on the Moon by ZoĆ« Marriott Published by Candlewick on April 24, 2012 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Historical, Romance Pages: 447 Format: eARC Source: NetGalley Goodreads […]

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Graphic Novel Review: Ichiro

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Ichiro by Ryan Inzana Published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children on March 20, 2012 Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Mythology Pages: 288 Format: eARC Source: NetGalley Goodreads ICHIRO […]

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Manga Review: Karakuri Odette

Karakuri Odette by Julietta Suzuki Published by TOKYOPOP on September 29, 2009 Genres: Humor, Romance, Science Fiction Format: Paperback Source: Library Goodreads What does it mean to be truly human?…Odette is a lovely android built by Professor Yoshizawa. Curious to find out what it’s like to be human, she convinces the Professor to enroll her […]

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Manga Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale: The Manga by Koushun Takami, Masayuki Taguchi Published by TOKYOPOP on August 1, 2003 Genres: Dystopian, Horror, Thriller Format: eBook Source: Scanlation Goodreads Battle Royale, a high-octane thriller about senseless youth violence in a dystopian world, it is one of Japan’s best-selling – and most controversial – novels. As part of a ruthless […]

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Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami Published by VIZ Media on February 26, 2013 Genres: Dystopian, Thriller Pages: 617 Format: Paperback Source: Purchased Goodreads Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller is based on an irresistible premise: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, […]

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