I had grand plans of tackling numerous neglected ebooks in May but then life happened and I ended up not touching books for most of the month. However, despite that, I did read a lot of books, mostly rereads, in the first week of the month. So, while I hit my reading goal for the month of at least 10 books, the books I intended to read didn’t exactly happen. I also had a surprising number of DNFs, all of which were audiobooks. My May 2024 Reading Wrap-up goes over the books I did get to in May. The post may contain affiliate links. ThisRead More →

After going a bit heavy with book buying in April, I decided to take it easy with my May book purchases. The books I did get this month were long-standing pre-orders that I’m excited to get my hands on finally. My May 2024 book haul is here to share the books I added to my TBR this month. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. May 2024 Book Haul Yona of the Dawn Vol 41 by Mizuho Kusanagi Princess YonaRead More →

Title: Mermaid Saga Vol 2 Author: Rumiko Takahashi Series: Mermaid Saga #2 Page Count: 360 Publish Date: February 16, 2021 Publisher: Viz Media Buy Mermaid Saga Vol 2 at Amazon. Synopsis: They say that if one consumes mermaid flesh, one can attain immortality. Unfortunately, the more likely result includes becoming horribly deformed or turning into a vicious monster! Even if one were to gain eternal life, however, is such an anomaly a lucky blessing or a terrible curse? Immortals Yuta and Mana continue to come across people who are dealing with the consequences of having eaten mermaid flesh. Some are scarred, in excruciating pain orRead More →

Title: Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Vol 1 Author: Koyoharu Gotouge Series: Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba #1 Page Count: 192 Publish Date: July 3, 2018 Publisher: Viz Media Buy Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Vol 1 at Amazon. Synopsis: Tanjiro sets out on the path of the Demon Slayer to save his sister and avenge his family! In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerousRead More →

Title: Nina the Starry Bride Vol 2 Author: Rikachi Series: Nina The Starry Bride #2 Page Count: 174 Publish Date: May 11, 2021 Publisher: Kodansha Comics Buy Nina the Starry Bride Vol 2 at Amazon. Synopsis: Nina is a poor orphan with eyes the color of lapis lazuli, just like the god of the stars. But one day she comes to the attention of the second prince of Fortna, Azure Seth Fortna, because of those beautiful eyes. He wants her to serve as a double for princess-priestess Alisha, who died three months before she was to be married off to the crown prince of theRead More →

Title: Maison Ikkoku Vol 1 Author: Rumiko Takahashi Series: Maison Ikkoku #1 Page Count: 288 Publish Date: April 1, 2001 Publisher: Viz Media Buy Maison Ikkoku Vol 1 at Amazon. Synopsis: Yusaku Godai didn’t get accepted into college on the first try, so he’s studying to retake the entrance exams. But living in a dilapidated building full of eccentric and noisy tenants is making it hard for him to achieve his goals. Now that a beautiful woman has moved in to become the new resident manager, Godai is driven to distraction! Maison Ikkoku Vol 1 The post may contain affiliate links. This means that shouldRead More →

Title: Spy x Family Vol 1 Author: Tatsuya Endo Series: Spy x Family #1 Page Count: 220 Publish Date: June 2, 2020 Publisher: Viz Media Buy Spy x Family Vol 1 at Amazon. Synopsis: An action-packed comedy about a fake family that includes a spy, an assassin and a telepath! Master Spy Twilight is unparalleled when it comes to going undercover on dangerous missions for the betterment of the world. But when he receives the ultimate assignment—to get married and have a kid—he may finally be in over his head! Not one to depend on others, Twilight has his work cut out for him procuringRead More →

Title: Read or Die Vol 1 Author: Hideyuki Kurata Series: Read or Die #1 Page Count: 208 Publish Date: March 21, 2006 Publisher: Viz Media Buy Read or Die Vol 1 at Amazon. Synopsis: Yomiko Readman’s love of literature goes far beyond any run-of-the-mill bookworm! In fact, she has a supernatural ability to manipulate paper in the most amazing ways. From turning a tiny scrap into a lethal throwing dagger to making a single sheet hard enough to block bullets, she’s only limited by her imagination. She uses her phenomenal power to seek out legendary books containing secret information that, in the wrong hands, couldRead More →

Title: Ranma 1/2 Vol 1 Author: Rumiko Takahashi Series: Ranma 1/2 #1 Page Count: 304 Publish Date: May 1, 2003 Publisher: Viz Media Buy Ranma 1/2 Vol 1 at Amazon. Synopsis: Follows the adventures of half-boy, half-girl martial artist Ranma, whose transforming gender problems began at the Accursed Springs in China when he became cursed to turn into a girl when splashed with cold water, and back into a boy with hot water. Ranma 1/2 Vol 1 The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at noRead More →

Title: Magus of the Library Vol 1 Author: Mitsu Izumi Series: Magus of the Library #1 Page Count: 240 Publish Date: July 9, 2019 Publisher: Kodansha Comics Buy Magus of the Library #1 at Amazon. Synopsis: The Magic of the Written Word In the small village of Amun lives a poor boy named Theo. Theo adores books, but because of his pointed ears and impoverished life, he isn’t allowed to use the village library. As he endures the prejudice and hatred of the village, he dreams of going where such things don’t exist: Aftzaak, City of Books. But one day, Theo chances to meet a Kafna–aRead More →