Author: Matthew Cody, Yoshi Yoshitani (Illustrated by) // Published: February 18, 2020
Welcome to the magical, mystical, topsy-turvy world of the House of Secrets, where Zatanna embarks on a journey of self-discovery and adventure … all with her pet rabbit, Pocus, at her side.
Zatanna and her professional magician father live in a special house, the House of Secrets, which is full of magic, puzzles, mysterious doors, and storybook creatures–it’s the house everyone in the neighborhood talks about but avoids. Not that Zatanna cares, though, because she is perfectly content.
But at school one day, Zatanna stands up to a bully and everything changes … including her friends. Suddenly, Zatanna isn’t so sure about her place in the world, and when she returns home to tell her father, he’s gone missing, lost within their own home.
With thrilling twists from writer Matthew Cody and dazzling artwork by Yoshi Yoshitani, Zantanna and the House of Secrets will delight readers at the turn of every page–and the opening of every door!
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Harley Quinn is back!
I can’t explain how freaking excited I was to go see this movie the other day and let me tell you, I was not disappointed. This movie was fresh, colorful, and exciting while still staying true to the DC movie vibes. I can’t stop thinking and talking about this movie! I loved it so so much and I have so much to say about this movie so without further delay, lets get to that review!
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Joker released on the 4th of October last year and really caused a ruckus. You had the people who loved it and you had the people who hated it. Either way the hype was going strong for months after its release with Joker being nominated for multiple Oscars. With everyone talking about this movie I couldn’t help but be transfixed by it and last night was finally the day that I got to see it.
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I’m so excited to be sharing this with you all!
As you’ve seen from my recent post, I’ve become obsessed with the recent DC Ink releases. And this one is one I’m dying to share with you. Maggie Stiefvater (yup, you read that right) has joined forces with DC to bring us this graphic novel! Maggie is one of the most creative authors out there and I can’t wait to see what she has in store for us.
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Aladdin has always been one of the many Disney animations that I rewatched over and over again growing up. Surprisingly, the habit hasn’t changed much even now. I’ve been looking forward to watching the live action movie for so long but I only just watched it a few days ago (can you believe it?!). I’ve managed to sum up my thoughts in this little review, so keep reading!
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Author: Mariko Tamaki & Steve Pugh // Published: September 3, 2019
Harleen is a tough, outspoken, rebellious kid who lives in a ramshackle apartment above a karaoke cabaret owned by a drag queen named MAMA. Ever since Harleen’s parents split, MAMA has been her only family. When the cabaret becomes the next victim in the wave of gentrification that’s taking over the neighborhood, Harleen gets mad.
When Harleen decides to turn her anger into action, she is faced with two choices: join Ivy, who’s campaigning to make the neighborhood a better place to live, or join The Joker, who plans to take down Gotham one corporation at a time.
Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass is at once a tale of the classic Harley readers know and love, and a heartfelt story about the choices teenagers make and how they can define–or destroy–their lives. This is the first title in DC’s new line of original graphic novels for middle grade and young adult readers.
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Author: Leigh Bardugo, Kit Seaton, & Louise Simonson // Published: January 7, 2020
Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law–risking exile–to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world.
Alia just wanted to escape her overprotective brother with a semester at sea. She doesn’t know she is being hunted. When a bomb detonates aboard her ship, Alia is rescued by a mysterious girl of extraordinary strength and forced to confront a horrible truth: Alia is a Warbringer–a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery.
Together, Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies–mortal and divine–determined to either destroy or possess the Warbringer. If they have any hope of saving both their worlds, they will have to stand side by side against the tide of war.
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Author: Marie Lu, Stuart Moore, & Chris Wildgoose // Published: October 1, 2019
A ruthless new gang of criminals known only as Nightwalkers is terrorizing Gotham, and the city’s elite are being taken out one by one. On the way home from his 18th birthday party, newly minted billionaire Bruce Wayne makes an impulsive choice that puts him in their crosshairs and lands him in Arkham Asylum, the once-infamous mental hospital. There, he meets Madeleine Wallace, a brilliant killer…and Bruce’s only hope. Madeleine is the mystery Bruce must unravel, but is he convincing her to divulge her secrets, or is he feeding her the information she needs to bring Gotham City to its knees?
Adapted by Stuart Moore and illustrated by Chris Wildgoose, this graphic novel presents a thrilling new take on Batman before he donned the cape and cowl.
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Mary Poppins has been one of my favorite childhood movies for as long as I can remember. I can’t explain how happy and scared I was when I found out there would be a sequel. At first I thought this would be a remake but later found out that it would revolve around the now grown up Baxter siblings, and John’s children. Yesterday I finally watched it with my family and all I can say is you won’t be disappointed.
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Who here doesn’t love Disney? I’m sure most of us grew up watching Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast, and have probably seen each about a hundred times! I for one grew up with many of these, and I even planned a rewatch of all my favorite classics this year.
Today’s post is going to be about listing all the wonderful books you can read based on your favorite Disney animations.
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