Category Archives: ♥♥♥½ – 3½/5

Books that have received a 3½/5 rating.

The Origin of Species

Author: Charles Darwin Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1869 Pages: 459 I have finally finished ‘The Origin of Species’, a book that is still so controversial that a movie about Darwin’s life couldn’t even find distribution in the United States. It took me … Continue reading

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30 Minute Meals: A Commonsense Guide

Publisher: Murdoch Books Date Published: 2009 Pages: 383 ’30 Minute Meals’ is the newest in the Commonsense Guide cookery line from Murdoch Books. I was a little surprised to see it on the shelf, given that they have already covered … Continue reading

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Franklin Booth: American Illustrator

Editor: Manuel Auad Publisher: Auad Publishing Date Published: 2005 Pages: 128 Franklin Booth is one of the most important and influential artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centures. He is a true master of the pen and brush and his … Continue reading

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12 Days

Author/Artist: June Kim Publisher: Tokyopop Date Published: 2006 Volume/s: 1 Only Pages: 208 When Jackie’s ex-lover Noah dies, she decides the best and quickest way to get over the love of her life is to hold a personal ritual with … Continue reading

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Orange

Author/Artist: Benjamin Publisher: Tokyopop Date Published: 2006 Pages: 144 Her name is Orange. She’s a young girl in high school, coming of age in the heart of the city. And she has decided she has nothing to live for. Not … Continue reading

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Fusion Junction 2

  Publisher: ABDOTC Publishing Date Published: 2007 Pages: 113 Size: 10.2″ by 7.4″ (Hardcover) A collection of contemporary character art ‘Fusion Junction 2’ continues the compendium of modern game, cartoon and comic character design established in ‘Fusion Junction 1‘. Four new artists are featured in … Continue reading

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Lolita

Author: Vladimir Nabokov Publisher: Penguin Dates Published: 1955 Pages: 336 ‘Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul.’ Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally … Continue reading

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