I recently listened to the audiobook of Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies, and it was wonderful. First, I love Australian accents, and I could happily listen to the narrator all day. Second, the book is just so dang well written . The relationships between all the characters is just wonderfully depicted, and I love how distinct the narrators’ three voices are. After finishing this, I had to immediately go out and get more of Moriarty’s books.
In case you’re not aware, Image Comics has a bunch of amazing ish happening over there right now. Of my four reviews so far (including this one), they’ve all been graphic novels, and only one hasn’t been from Image. Those people know what they’re doing; the stories are all great and the art is phenomenal in basically every Image book you pick up. Over in my blog, I’ve reviewed the first volume of Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals, which is about a girl who stops time when she has sex. Literally. And then she meets a boy with […]
Cordelia’s honor is sci-fi with a strong female character. And not strong in that she kicks physical butt, but she is intelligent, brave and caring. She invests in the relationships of those around her and she is both a strong leader and a brilliant second in command. (Please take a second to watch this brilliant youtube video about the importance of the first follower as illustrated through drunken dance). And then Captain Cordelia Naismith finds herself stranded in an ambush on an unknown planet. She was the leader of an Astronomical Survey team from her home planet of the Beta […]