Showing posts from July, 2012

The Heroine's Geeky Faves: July 2012 Comic-Con Edition

I can't believe that Comic-Con is already over. I've been going to cons for ten years now and even helped run one in Fargo. It felt like so long since we went to one, but it was worth the wait. Here are some of the highlights of our experience along with a few extras! And, before I forget, thanks to all the people that helped make the convention a fun experience!

My Highlights
The 10th Anniversary Panel of Firefly, as well as The Legend of Korra and Community 
I love the work of Joss Whedon, but there is a special place in my heart for Firefly. I even made a Kaylee costume! When I heard about the 10th anniversary panel at Comic-Con, I knew that it was going to go on my list (like many others). I was a bit nervous when I found out the other panel I really wanted, The Legend of Korra, was right before it. So, we made plans to get up really early to get in line for it. We arrived around 6am and kept watching the people streaming in.
Joey and I are into Community, the first panel of…

The Heroine's June 2012 Reads

Struck by Jennifer Bosworth
The moment I read that this book is about a lightning addict, I knew that I had to pick this one up. The Fierce Reads Tour was just a good excuse for me to pick it up right away. There is a lot trust issues in this book since Mia doesn't know who to trust, and sometimes what to believe, including in herself.

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
I've been dying for some awesome YA fantasy for a while, especially after reading Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore. I talk more about it in my Road Trip Wednesday post. I'm thinking this is definitely a contender for my favorite book of the year.

Where She Went by Gayle Forman
This is the sequel to If I Stay and is written from the perspective of Mia's boyfriend, Adam. It takes place three years after the first book.

Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard
This is one of those books that I wish I would have picked up sooner! Bria just graduated from high school and goes on a trip to Central America where she meets a brot…