Nathanial Garrod

Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (novelization)

When I was younger, we did not have television and rarely went to the movies. This meant that if I wanted to enjoy a film a second or third time, … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Review: Unfriending My Ex by Kim Stolz

Former America’s Next Top Model candidate and MTV Video Jockey Kim Stolz recently released a book called “Unfriending my Ex and Other Things I’ll Never Do. Off the cuff, does … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Review: Graduation Day by Joelle Chabonneau

Malencia “Cia” Vale learns about the weight of leadership in Graduation Day, the explosive conclusion Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing trilogy that picks up right where Independent Study left off. This … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Review: Beowulf translated by J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien’s prose translation of Beowulf reads like too much butter spread over toast. Soft, warm and like a quick start to the day. Tolkien’s prose removes rhyming couplets, many … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Review (AND GIVEAWAY!) : The Truest Thing About You by David Lomas

It is easy to lose ourselves to the daily-ness of our own lives, between scrolling through Twitter feeds, flipping through newspapers, commuting to work or school and engaging in more … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · 22 Comments

Review: Expiration Day by William Campbell Powell

In his debut novel, Expiration Day,  William Campbell Powell seamlessly transports his readers to London fifty-plus years into the future. This is a dangerous world, denoted by colored zones for … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Comic Trade-Paperbacks – Week 1: Cap & Iron-Man

Like I mentioned in From the Comic Book Store the other day, I managed to pick up a couple comics and the titles of a couple dozen others to read.  … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a Comment

From the Comic-Book Store – Week 1

This past week, I went to Floating World comics in Northwest Portland and browsed a bit – even taking the chance to chat with the comics guy a bit. He … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Review: Star Wars: In the Shadows of Yavin by Brian Wood and Carlos D’Anda

Star Wars: In the Shadows of Yavin, by Brian Wood and Carlos D’Anda picks up, well, right where the title says it does. In the shadows of the events of … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment


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