Friday, June 30, 2017

Fan Art Friday: Daughter of Smoke and Bone


I knew I'd find a good variety of fan art for this book. The story is very vivid and demands to be illustrated.

The last one is my favorite. I love the depiction of the characters, and I love Brimstoe with the teeth necklace.

Which is your favorite?

All of these lovely pictures are linked to their source, so you can go check out more from these artists.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Vol 4-5

11930007From Goodreads:    A new group calling themselves Black Moon is after Usagi and the rest of the Sailor Guardians, wielding a new power known only as the Malefic Black Crystal. Chibi-Usa may be the key to it all, but to find the answers and rescue her kidnapped friends, Usagi will have to journey through time to the 30th century and discover what fate has in store. 

My Thoughts:

-    I didn't love the new enemy and story as much as the first one, but it was still fun.

-    There is a lot more freaking out in the volume. Get a grip Sailor Moon!

-    Usagi's relationship with Mamo-Chan has changed a little. It is really weird that she is jealous of a little girl, especially because of who she is.

-    There are SO many things I didn't know about Sailor Moon. I didn't know they time traveled.

12637556Goodreads Says:    Chibi-Usa gets sucked into the far reaches of space-time and vanishes! It’s up to Tuxedo Mask to reach her and get her back safely while Sailor Moon and the others must escape Nemesis and the evil clutches of Wiseman and his cronies. But as Tuxedo Mask travels through the space-time storm, he encounters an ominous woman claiming to be his daughter! Who is this strange woman? Is she really Chibi-Usa?!

My Thoughts:

-    It was good to see Sailor Moon gain confidence and have some character development.

-    The legs are SO long! I think the legs and hair change length from time to time.

-    I really liked Sailor Pluto. She reminds me of Heimdall. 

-    Incest!!! EW!

-    The ending to this enemy/story was fun. I liked how time travel was handled, not everyone does time travel well.

-    Does anyone else thing Tuxedo Mask is a stupid name?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Book Trivia Night

A couple weeks ago, the night after Sara's event, we went to Book Trivia Night at the library.
We made a new friend, Jess. She came by herself and joined our team.

There were 9 rounds of trivia. Each round had 10 questions, and the rounds had different bookish themes, and the questions were about ALL variety of books. There were about 6 other teams, and in the end, WE WON!! We rocked!

Our prize was awesome! We each got a $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble.

It was an exciting night, and I am still proud of us! Go team!

Monday, June 26, 2017

Sara B. Larson Author Event

A couple weeks ago, my friends and I went to an author event! It has been a long time, and it was fun to get back to doing what we love.

Sara was at the Provo Library with Erin Summerill to talk about Sara's new book.

Erin played a few rounds of Truth or Dare with Sara. It was awesome! During the truths, Sara talked about her difficult pregnancy, and how her baby and book were taking all her brain power. She also talked about how social media has changed writing for her. She wants to get back to writing for her, and not for critics and fans.

The dares were hilarious!

The first dare was to act out animals from her book. She got on the floor and made noises.

The second dare was for Sara to act out a scene in her book with her fingers. I got a video of this, but it won't upload.

During the Q & A, Erin incouraged dares, and I dared Sara to do some moves from Swan Lake, we got some Dirty Dancing instead.

 Here is Sara and Erin signing our books.

For some reason, I can't find the picture with us and the authors. Oh well!
It was fun night!

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fan Art Friday: Adam West

I have loved all the tributes to Adam West, especially the Batman signal in L.A. That was awesome! He was the best mayor of Quahog, the second best Batman, an amazing Gray Ghost, and the best pizza delivery guy! He will be missed.

What is your favorite Adam West character?

Feel free to click on the illustrations to check out more from these artists.