Spiraken Manga Review

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May

Spiraken Book Club: Real Friends

In this Spiraken Book Review, Xan reminisces about his childhood as he reads an autobiographic story about the trials and tribulations of making friends. Sit back and relax as he reviews "Real Friends" by Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham"

 

If you ever need someone to talk to about bullying or stresses, you can always email at xan@spiraken.com . I hope that this review and this book can bring a smile to your face .Hope you enjoy

 
11
Apr

Spiraken Book Club: The Amazing Crafty Cat

In this Spiraken Book Review, Xan gets artistic as he reviews Charise Harper's "The Amazing Crafty Cat"

 

Besides geeking out over the DIY Projects in the book, Xan talks about the art style and his favorite parts of this book. if you like our book reviews and want more, email me at xan@spiraken.com Anyway Hope you enjoy

 
21
Mar

Spiraken Book Club: Space Scouts

In this Spiraken Book Review, Xan explores his past as well as Outerspace as he reviews Mike Lawrence's stellar coming of age comic, "Space Scouts"

 

Besides talking about the awesome protagonist, Xan talks about the art style and his favorite parts of this book. if you like our book reviews and want more, email me at xan@spiraken.com Anyway Hope you enjoy

 
8
Mar

Spiraken Book Review: California Dreaming

In honor of international Women's Day, this episode of the the Spiraken Manga Review is dedicated to one of the most innovating and intriguing women in history, Cass Elliot aka Mama Cass. So sit back and relax as  Xan reviews a biographical graphic novel for the first time, "Californoa Dreamin'" by Penelope Bagieu

 

TListen to some of Xan's introspective thoughts about this novel and enjoy some of the great music by Cass in the background. Thank you First second Publishing for bringing this book into the world. Also for International Women's Day, do something nice for the women in your life.

 
Xan is still in Japan, so he will answer your emails once he gets backs. 
7
Feb

Spiraken Book Club: Demon Vol 2

In this episode of the Spiraken Book Review, Xan goes dark and crazy as he reviews the second vol of Jason Shiga's twisted story of possession and revenge. So enjoy as he reviews "Demon Vol 2" by Jason Shiga

 

Xan goes over the twisted nature of this book and Jason Shiga's sick sense of humor. if you like our book reviews and want more, email me at xan@spiraken.com Anyway Hope you enjoy

 
1
Dec

Spiraken Book Review: November 2014- The Great Gatsby

Welcome to the another installment of
THE SPIRAKEN BOOK CLUB.


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In this episode, Xan reviews an American Classic, so sit back and enjoy as we talk about F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"

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1
Nov

Spiraken Book Club: October 2014 - The Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe

Welcome to the another installment of
THE SPIRAKEN BOOK CLUB.


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In this episode, Xan covers the complete works of Celebrated author, Edgar Allen Poe

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1
Oct

Spiraken Book Review: September 2014 -Ring World

Welcome to the another installment of
THE SPIRAKEN BOOK CLUB.


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In this episode, Xan is joined by Baz as they review a classic sci fi story which has influenced many modern Science Fiction Games. So sit back and relax as they review Larry Niven's "Ringworld"

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24
Sep

Spiraken Book Review: Julia’s House For Lost Creatures

In this fantastical Book Review episode, Xan reviews an amazing Children's book brought to us by First Second Company. So sit back and relax as Xan tells a story of a most curious house that is "Julia's House For Lost Creatures" written and illustrated by Ben Hatke

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This adorable story intrigues the heart and inspires the soul. So if you have a chance, pick it up at your local book store.  Hope you enjoy

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1
Sep

Spiraken Book Review: August 2014- Fahrenheit 451

Welcome to the another installment of
THE SPIRAKEN BOOK CLUB.


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In this episode, Xan reviews a controversial book that was very influential on modern fiction. So sit back and relax as he reviews Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451"

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