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Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

* Click click click* That’s the sound of me buying everything Fredrik Backman has written. I know I’m late to the game having just read A Man Called Ove but I’m going to ask forgiveness by saying that everyone who told me to read it was right–so very right. Continue reading “Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman”

Sunday Comics: Dark Night A True Batman Story by Paul Dini with Eduardo Risso

I vaguely remember reading something, last year maybe, about Paul Dini writing a Batman story based on events that happened to him in real life. It sounded like an interesting premise and I like Paul Dini (who doesn’t) so I thought, yeah I should read that. Then, in testament to my internet overstimulated brain, I promptly forgot all about it. Until a few days ago when Jim hands me Dark Night. I took a quick look at the cover and was like “ooooh a Paul Dini Batman story? Awesome!” “Um no. It’s not that kind of book,” Jim said, “it’s the book he wrote about his mugging. You want to read this.” Continue reading “Sunday Comics: Dark Night A True Batman Story by Paul Dini with Eduardo Risso”

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