Batman: Nightwalker – Marie Lu

35608692Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
First Published: January 4th, 2018
Publisher: Penguin BFYR
Recommended Age: 12+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Action, Mystery, Coming of Age


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Returning home from his lavish eighteenth birthday party, Bruce Wayne stops a criminal’s getaway – disobeying the police and crashing his car during the chase. Sentenced to community service in Gotham City’s Arkham Asylum, he encounters some of the city’s most dangerous and mentally disturbed criminals. Among these, Bruce meets the intriguing Madeleine who has ties to the Nightwalker gang that is terrorizing Gotham City. She’s a mystery Bruce has to unravel but can he trust her? The Nightwalkers target the rich, and Bruce’s name is next on their list. Continue reading

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Review: Gotham Academy Vol. 1: Welcome to Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschel

Gotham Academy Vol. 1: Welcome to Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: NetGalley
Publication Date: June 17th 2015
Publisher: DC Comics
Point of View: Feminine
Recommended Age: 11+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult/Middle Grade, Fantasy, Mystery, Superheroes, Comics

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Gotham City’s most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It’s got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping by…like that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange as the students!

Like, what’s up with Olive Silverlock? Is she crazy or what? Where did she go last summer? And what’s the deal with her creepy mom? And how come that Freshman Maps is always following her around? And is she still going out with Kyle? P.S. Did you hear the rumor about the ghost in the North Hall?!

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Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us, Vol. 1 (Injustice: Gods Among Us Year 1) by Tom Taylor (Goodreads Author), Jheremy Raapack (Illustrations), Various (Illustrations)

Injustice: Gods Among Us, Vol. 1 by Tom Taylor (Goodreads Author), Jheremy Raapack (Illustrations), Various (Illustrations)

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: bought
Publication Date: November 19th 2013
Publisher: DC Comics
Genres & Themes: Adult, Comics, Superheroes, Superman, The Joker, Batman (okay, so those are not really genres, but they ARE pretty important characters ^_^), Romance, Action

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From the makers of Mortal Kombat comes the critically acclaimed prequel comic to the smash hit fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us!

Things in the DC Universe have changed after Superman is tricked into destroying the one thing he loves the most. Now unwilling to let crime go unpunished, the heroes of our world must choose if they are with Superman or against him. But not every country will submit to his new world order and neither will Superman’s greatest threat—Batman!

Collects #1-6 of Injustice.

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