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Yu-Gi-Oh! Volumes 4 – 6 by Kazuki Takahashi

I have to admit, that after reading volume 3 of Yu-Gi-Oh! I was worried that the series might become somewhat formulaic (and here’s my review of the first three volumes, for reference.) To a small extent, that is true, but … Continue reading

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Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Deadpool

Not too long ago, I watched the movie Deadpool and I decided that I’d like to properly immerse myself in the Marvel Universe. As I had quite enjoyed that film, I thought that a collection of comics featuring the character … Continue reading

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How Watson Learned the Trick by Arthur Conan Doyle

How Watson Learned the Trick is a very short (and obscure) Sherlock Holmes story. It’s basically a small scene from the lives of Holmes and Watson where Watson decides to have a go at deducing things like Holmes does. But … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 3 by Yusei Matsui

This is the third volume of the fantastic Assassination Classroom manga and, in my opinion, is the installment where it goes from being “very good” to being “absolutely amazing!” So, I definitely suggest picking it up if you read the … Continue reading

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One Year by Mary McDonough

Mary McDonough is best known for her role as Erin Walton in The Waltons, which just happens to be one of my favourite TV shows. I was very fortunate, in that I was able to attend a book signing and … Continue reading

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The Strange Deaths of Batman

The Strange Deaths of Batman is a graphic novel which collects together various comics which deal with the death of Batman. As the title implies, many of these stories are actually rather weird. As somebody who is quite a fan … Continue reading

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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish is the fourth book (review of the third) in Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series and is actually my personal favourite. It’s very different to the previous three instalments in … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling

This book is (to use a cliched term) the explosive finale to the Harry Potter series of books. Don’t read this review unless you’re familiar with everything that happens up until this book, as there may be spoilers. If you’re … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 2 by Yusei Matsui

The second volume of Assassination Classroom picks up right after the end of the first, which I suggest you read before picking up this one. The opening contains many important things and is a good read, so don’t skip it! … Continue reading

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Tokyo Ghoul, Volume 2 by Sui Ishida

The second volume of Tokyo Ghoul picks up exactly where the last one left off. I would advise against starting to read the series here and I also wouldn’t advise reading this review if you haven’t read volume 1, as … Continue reading

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