Oh it is coming up so quick! With all the ruckus about the house and the doings of usual things I nearly forgot. Dewey’s Readathon is almost here!
I’ve managed to put together a bit of a pile. Unfortunately it is largely a digital pile of e-books so no photos of towering stacks of bookish deliciousness here. Still, I think some of these covers are drool-worthy.
Well thanks to my free trial at Scribd, plenty of comics!
One of the first things I started reading was Ms Marvel by Brian Reed. I loved Ms Marvel by G Willow Wilson – confusing right? Essentially Reed’s Ms Marvel is Carol Danvers, a blondie who has Tony Starks on speed dial and has people like Captain America drop in. Her superpower is the ability to absorb energy and project it as photons. Wilson’s Ms Marvel is Kamala Khan, a teenage Pakistani American with shapeshifting abilities. Also Danvers’ costume is pretty much a very high cut swimsuit with a ridiculous red sash that doesn’t do anything. Oh and thigh high boots. Khan’s costume is far less scanty and looks more practical. Just look at the difference between those two covers. They are very different reads. Unfortunately, Kamala Khan isn’t available on Scribd so I’m still on hold for the next issue at my library!
Other comics I’ve added to my Readathon virtual stack
Everything by Jeff Lemire that’s available. Because I’ve heard good stuff and my library doesn’t have it.
Lumberjanes #4 to #7. My library’s Overdrive collection had #1 – 3 so I’m determined to read the rest
Some interesting looking graphic novels by European artists
Abelard – Renaud Dillies, Régis Hautière
An Enchantment – Christian Durieux
Then I saw Spike! I love the Buffy series – and the comics were fun to read. I never quite finished watching Angel though… one day! But Spike! Oh he is so much fun. Hopefully the comics are too.
Spike: Asylum – Brian Lynch, Franco Urru
Some new-to-me graphic novels that had interesting covers
Blue – Pat Grant
And there are still many more. Too many to list!
And because I can’t just read comics all day- ok so I really can but just in case I’m in the mood for something else, I have two fun (non-comic) reads. Also e-books, from the library. Did I mention that I really like e-books? I love visiting the library but it’s not quite so easy to browse the adult section when there’s a 4-year-old and an almost-2 in tow…!
Cress (Lunar Chronicles #3) – Marisa Meyer
Someday, Someday, Maybe – Lauren Graham
I’m guessing that is plenty, plenty, plenty.
Are you readathon-ing? What have you got on your readathon pile?
Oh hey if you’re interested in checking out Scribd, here’s a link to a free two-month trial. If you use my link to sign up, I get a free month myself. It’s a win-win!