5 Reasons You Should Read ‘Road of Bones’

5 Reasons You Should Read ‘Road of Bones’

The worst prison on planet Earth – the Siberian Gulag of Kolyma – is merely a gateway for a much darker horror for Roman Ivanovich and his fellow escapees, who have hundreds of miles of frozen tundra between them and freedom. With the help of a mysterious figure (who may or may not be human), Roman and company must battle starvation, weather, wildlife and each other in order to survive. Here are five reasons why you should check out Road of Bones.  1. The artwork A comic is nothing without illustrations, and Road of Bones has some of the most …

Five Frigid Books for a Warm Winter

Five Frigid Books for a Warm Winter

On a personal level, I could be more broken up about it being 45 every day in NYC, but there is definitely something not in the spirit of things. Since this winter’s been so warm, get your fix of snow and frost with these books about deep winter.   Winterwood – Shea Ernshaw We have witches! We have winter choked woods! Actually, witch might be a stretch, but there’s something wrong in the Winterwood, and Nora Walker might have to find it. When a boy comes out of the woods alive after a brutal snowstorm, its secrets become too important …

The Best Reading Positions

The Best Reading Positions

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If you’re going to do a marathon reading session, you’re going to need the right technique. The right method. Is this about how it’s actually good to sit, like, for your spine? Of course not. All that matters is how long you can stay still and not leave the world of fiction. Or non fiction I guess. Live your best lives, nerds.   Embrace the Chair Image via Amino Apps Ah, many happy days binge reading the Harry Potter books and becoming one with an armchair like this. The real tragedy of growing up is that you’ll probably get a …

#SnowDay Reads to Keep You Warm

#SnowDay Reads to Keep You Warm

Sure, it’s terrible outside if you’re anywhere north of the Red Sea, but these books will take you places that are always warm. I confess, I don’t want to live in the tropics ever again (I have a dark past), but come January who doesn’t want to be on the equator? It’s a little early, but in honor of the snow AND the freezing rain, here’s some early winter escapism.   The Ten Thousand Things by Maria Dermoût After living and having a child in Holland, Felicity returns home to Indonesia. Magic, death, and time all interact, creating a strange …

Five Fiery Hunger Games Memes

Five Fiery Hunger Games Memes

Oh the Hunger Games. Truly the best of the pack from the dystopian craze, at least in my opinion. It had everything. Fire, social commentary, death, crazy outfits. More movies than you can count. It’s been a while, but I know we’re still hype, and the second Mockingjay movie came out four years ago today, so let’s open some old wounds and have some laughs.   I’m Just Saying Image via BeFunky Look. If we were married, we would live in the same place, and therefore we’d have tons of time to work on the project. Just smart thinking, right? …