Alice Speaks is run by a close friend of mine who reads a whole hell of a lot more than I do. Being a history major has made their eye critical, and we share a lot of the same frustrations. Check out their blog for YA reviews and thoughts on trends in the market!


Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay

The Shades of Magic series by V.E. Schwab

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

Gotham by Midnight by Ray Fawkes (writer), Ben Templesmith (artist), and Juan Ferreyra (artist)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier by Ed Brubaker (writer) and Steve Epting (artist)

Les Sirènes de Baghdad par Yasmina Khadra

The Adventure Zone

The Americans (2013-2018)

Penny Dreadful

Gravity Falls (2012-2016)

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Over the Garden Wall

Black Sails (2014-2017)

Assassin’s Creed 2, 3


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