Review: Justice League Season 1 Episode 3

Secret Origins Part 3 With Superman and Hawkgirl trapped by the aliens and Batman dead, the rest of the gang goes back into the hive to rescue their captured comrades. Since we started with Batman and Superman it’s nice to have a little time with our other heroes, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and Wonder Woman. […]

Soul Eater Part 1 Episode 9

  Legend of the Holy Sword- Kid and Black Star’s Great Adventure? While working in the library as punishment for his recent behavior Black Star runs into Death the Kid and learns of the legend of a holy, perfect sword, Excalibur. The pair go on an epic journey for this legendary sword…only to discover it […]

Book Review: Suspicion by Alexandra Monir

From ML’s Circulation Desk Delacorte Press, December 2014 ISBN: 978-0385743891 Available: hardcover and Kindle editions Hot on the heels of her two previous books (Timeless, Timekeeper), author Alexandra Monir gives us Suspicion, a tale of secrets and suspense that lurk behind the iron gates of a modern day “Downton Abbey,” the magnificent and mysterious Rockford […]

Book Review: Man Made Boy by Jon Skovron

From ML’s Circulation Desk Viking Penguin, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0670786206 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition, audiobook I don’t read a lot of YA fiction, as I tend to enjoy a harder, darker horror in general, but I have enjoyed it from time to time, and the concept of Man Made Boy intrigued me. It is indeed an […]

Review: Justice League Season 1 Episode 2

Secret Origins Part 2 With the world in danger Princess Dianna defies her mother’s orders, steals some artifacts and runs off to help Batman and Superman fight the alien invaders. As our heroes begin their battler against the alien hive, Martian Manhunter telepathically calls to Green Lantern, Hawkgirl, and Flash for help. But the entire […]

Soul Eater: Part 1 Episode 8

Medusa the Witch- The One Who Possesses a Great Evil Soul? When last we met Maka and a severely-injured Soul faced down against Crona, a meister whose weapon is his blood and whose weapon is a massive overbearing bully driving him to devour human souls. Dr. Stein and Maka’s father arrive just in time because […]

Book Review: Water Vamps by G.L. Giles

From ML’s Circulation Desk BlackWyrm Publishing, June 2013 (Second Printing) ISBN-13: 978-1-61318-147-8 Available: Paperback, Kindle Psychic vampire Setiana and her partner, a shape-shifter, stop at an inn for a good day’s sleep. While there, Setiana enters a dream state, and visits a young girl, Robyn, in Charleston, South Carolina. It is Robyn’s 11th birthday, and […]

Review: Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale by David Kudler

Kano Murakai, better known as Risuko (Squirrel) loves only one thing more than climbing—her family. But her mother has just sold her to Lady Chiyomi, a mysterious woman who runs a compound that trains women to be soldiers in Japan’s hundred year long civil war. It takes Risuko a while to figure this out, but […]

Review: Justice League Season 1 Episode 1

Secret Origins Part 1 When Superman shows up  as Batman’s staking out a space research facility things go sour. Not that Superman is incapable, but the alien infection/invasion happening is outside of both men’s prior experiences. Something at the site gives Superman strange visions that haunt him as he goes about his normal superhero life […]

Soul Eater Part 1 Episode 7

Black-blooded Terror- There’s a Weapon Inside Crona? While in Italy hunting down a serial killer with a kishin soul Soul and Maka run into a church where a corrupt meister has just devoured 60 human souls. Crona, it turns out, is a wicked-twisted meister, corrupted by a witch, his blood is his weapon, Ragnarok. He […]