Marvel-A-Thon Phase One Update

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Hello lovely bloggers….. This is probably one of those rare update/wrap-up posts that I never do, but I wanted to share with you all how my month of reading is going. It has been awesome participating in the Marvel based Readathon hosted by Jamie @ Jamishelves and I’m so happy to inform you all that I have successfully completed Phase I and this has made me feel so accomplished. This is probably the first time I’m trying to stick to a TBR and I think it’s going well. Now, let’s see what all books I have read.

Iron Man

Read the first book in a series

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This is only the second graphic novel series I have ever read and I’m still getting used to enjoying them. That being said, Monstress was an enjoyable read with absolutely stunning artwork and great detailing. I fell in love with the black and gold color being used extensively. It was also great to see a disabled female MC who is totally badass on an epic journey to find the truth about herself. In this quest, she is supported by the cutie pie fox Kippa and a cunning talking cat. There are also a whole host of creatures who are trying to kill them. The plot is a little complicated and confusing at times but it ends on a shocker and I can’t wait to read the next one.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐

Hulk

Read a book with a green cover

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This was the perfect summer romance I could have asked for featuring a fat lesbian protagonist and her latina (implied) love interest. There are also a great group of friends and lots of body positivity in this book. Click here for my detailed review.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Iron Man 2

Read a book that’s unpopular

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I had initially planned to skip the challenge but decided to read this anthology because I happen to like the love triangle trope and this featured some cool authors. This book starts off with a couple of wonderful stories, but the middle portion felt mostly uninteresting. However, the last two short stories are beautiful and made me weep and I couldn’t have asked for a better ending. My detailed review.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐

Thor

Read a book that involved myth or mythology

I had plans to read The Song of Achilles for this challenge, but have decided to skip it for now. I might decide to come back to this one, if I’m in the mood.

Captain America

Read a book set or written in World War Two

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I read the ARC of this book because I have loved the Maggie Hope series and consider her one of the smartest and most resourceful protagonists I have encountered till now. But this book was a pretty boring mystery with lots of unnecessary descriptions and conversations, a whole of new characters I couldn’t connect to and a waste of Maggie’s talents. The ending was also quite anticlimactic and I was left disappointed.

Rating: ⭐⭐

The Avengers

Read a book with multiple perspectives

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I couldn’t have chosen a better book for this challenge because the group of girls here really felt like the Avengers, fighting for their cause and standing up to the patriarchy. This is a must read book for everyone and I hope you all would love reading it too. Checkout my spoilery review post here.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Now, it’s on for Phase II. Wish me luck everyone !!!!

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  1. Congrats on finishing Phase I already! I loved reading Monstress. I’ve finished both volumes currently out and I think it might already be my favourite graphic novel series. The artwork is just breathtaking and I love how dark and complex the story is. Good luck with Phase II!!

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    1. Thank you 😊😊😊
      I finished both volumes of Monstress too… I think I’m still new to the whole graphic novel genre, so I get confused a lot but I agree, the artwork is just brilliant and stunning… and I totally looooove Kippa… 😊😊

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