I love a lot of manga because Japan seems to open itself to plotlines that we don’t always think up and play with concepts that we take for granted. Like growing up and living full lives. Come with me today as we explore the world of Ikigami… To inspire people to full lives as productive citizens, … More SJ Reads: Ikigami
I’ve been adding to my collection of manga reviews. All can be found at ismellsheep.com, and be sure to check that site out as a whole, too, for your book and geeky culture needs. My Neighbor Seki – a student just wants to get her work done, but the boy next to her goes above … More Updates – Manga Mania!
Just when I thought zombies were over and done, I stumble on a title that gets me really excited. If you want a little optimism and fun with your zombie apoc, have I got a title for you… Yuki, Kurumi, and Yuuri make up the School Living club, where they try to live at school … More SJ Reads: School-Live!
It’s no secret that I love reading manga, and there are some amazing horror titles out there. Today I want to look at one of my favorite authors and one of his collections. This is a collection of stories by Junji Ito, all guaranteed to get under your skin. I loved Tomie and was haunted by that … More SJ Reads: Shiver by Junji Ito
Got some new links to sling about, so let’s take care of where I’ve been the past few weeks! Books By Violet YA Graphic Novel Reviews: Awkward – A fun book with a diverse cast of fully written characters. This one definitely captures what it’s like to be in middle school. Positively Izzy – An … More Doing My Thing! (news & updates)
So yeah, I’m behind. A lot of my around the web and free read pages are updated, so feel free to waste a lot of time there. I’ve had some new stuff recently, though, that I haven’t had time to add on yet (and I’ll be mean and not do it until after this post … More If You Can’t Get Enough of Me (Updates)
It’s time to see what I’ve been up to whilst I was Nano-ing last month! No matter the time of year, this is a great read that combines family and the supernatural. As always, Raina Telgemeier weaves interesting plot with relatable characters. Read my full review for Books by Violet here! Also for Books … More Free fic, reviews, and all that fun stuff
I know, I need to get caught up, though this time I do have a decent-ish excuse. Writing has taken me away a bit this month, but I’ll get to that on another post. In the meantime, here’s what I’ve been up to: This tends to be one of my stress/comfort reading series, and it’s … More New Reviews! #manga #comics
For whatever reason, I haven’t really been getting into too much that falls into the realm of horror this year, until very recently. A friend and I got talking about manga and I mentioned that I admittedly fall more into the shojo-type reader (for better or worse), and because he knew I really like horror … More SJ Reads Bonus: Tomie by Junji Ito
So, being down a week means I have more fun stuff to share with you today! My latest manga review for I Smell Sheep is up – to celebrate all that’s creepy this month, I’m taking a look at Black Butler! While it’s not without it’s problems, it does some really good things to subvert … More Creepy Reviews, get yer creepy reviews!