How To Read Like a Billionaire

Remember when your parents would drag you to the library on Saturday mornings?  You’ve dealt with enough books at school. Why would you need to stuff your face with more?

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Your parents may be on to something. Billionaires like Warren Buffett and Oprah Winfrey carry a trait that has made them super successful: reading.

So, how do you do it?

How to Read Like a Billionaire

1. Make time to read

You may not have three hours of reading to spare, and that’s okay.  Give yourself at least 30 minutes a day to read an enriching book.

2. Read for answers

The difference between rich people who read and everybody else is the content they absorb. Most readers read for pure pleasure. Those with higher incomes read for further self-education and application.

Elon Musk’s inspiration for Space X came from rocket science books. Of course, a few sci-fi adventures made it into the list.

3. Read more

There’s no harm in reading more than required. Nobody’s stopping you. What do you want to know? The more you learn, the better.

Billionaires’ Reading Habits

Billionaires today have massive literary appetites.

Other billionaire readers include Charlie Munger, Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey, Jack Dorsey, David Rubenstein, and Mark Zuckerberg.

 21 Reading Recommendations

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Here are 21 personal recommendations to develop your billionaire mindset:

  1. The 4 Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss
  2. The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone (review)
  3. Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone (review)
  4. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
  5. Deep Work by Cal Newport (review)
  6. Hustle by Neil Patel, Jonas Koffler, and Peter Vlaskovitz (review)
  7. The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz (review)
  8. Mastery by Robert Greene (review)
  9. The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco (review)
  10. Money: Master the Game by Tony Robbins
  11. The One Thing by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan (review)
  12. Pitch Anything by Oren Klaff
  13. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (review)
  14. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki (review)
  15. The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
  16. The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles (review)
  17. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  18. Think and Grow Rich for Women by Sharon Lechter
  19. Think Like Zuck by Ekaterina Walters
  20. Warren Buffett’s Management Secrets by Mary Buffett & David Clark
  21. Your Internet Cash Machine by Joe Vitale & Jillian Coleman Wheeler (review)

Do you read like a billionaire? Which books have upgraded your life?

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150 Manga Series for Newbies


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Haven’t read any manga before? Here’s a list of 150 manga series for newbies just like you!

You may recognize some titles from their anime counterparts like Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon and Dragon Ball Z. This manga list is divided up by its target audience (shonen, shojo, etc.) and genre.

The differences between each manga demographic:

  • Josei: women ages 18 – 40
  • Seinen: men ages 18 – 40
  • Shojo: girls ages 10 – 18
  • Shonen: boys ages 10 – 18

The list includes manga I’ve either read, heard of, or placed in my to-read list.



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  1. With the Light by Keiko Tobe


  1. Ooku, the Inner Chambers by Fumi Yoshinaga


  1. Loveless by Yun Kouga
  2. Paradise Kiss by Ai Yazawa
  3. Princess Jellyfish by Akiko Higashimura


  1. Midnight Secretary by Ohmi Tomu


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  1. Afro Samurai by Takashi Okazaki
  2. Ajin: Demi-Human by Gamon Sakurai
  3. Battle Royale by Koushun Takami
  4. Lone Wolf and Cub by Kazuo Koike


  1. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures by Hirohiko Araki


  1. Chii’s Sweet Home by Kanata Konami
  2. Crayon Shin-Chan by Yoshito Usui
  3. Excel Saga by Rikdo Koshi
  4. Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto by Nami Sano
  5. Mahoromatic by Bunjuro Nakayama & Bow Ditama
  6. Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid by Coolkyoushinja
  7. Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture by Masayuki Ishikawa
  8. One Punch Man by ONE
  9. Prison School by Akira Hiramoto
  10. Saint Young Men by Hikaru Nakamura

 Dark Fantasy

  1. Berserk by Kentaro Miura
  2. Ubel Blatt by Etorouji Shiono


  1. Is It Wrong To Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? By Fujino Omori
  2. Puella Magi Madoka Magica by the Magica Quartet
  3. R.O.D. by Hideyuki Kurata
  4. Wolf’s Rain by Keiko Nobumoto

Historical/Historical Fiction

  1. Barefoot Gen by Keiji Nakazawa
  2. Buddha by Osamu Tezuka
  3. Emma by Kaoru Mori
  4. Vinland Saga by Makoto Yukimura


  1. Another by Yukito Ayatsuji
  2. Elfen Lied by Lynn Okamoto
  3. Gyo by Junji Ito
  4. I Am a Hero by Kengo Hanazawa
  5. Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki
  6. Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida
  7. Uzumaki by Junji Ito


  1. Chobits by CLAMP

 Romantic Comedy

  1. Ai Yori Aoshi by Kou Fumizuki
  2. Maison Ikkoku by Rumiko Takahashi
  3. Oh My Goddess by Kosuke Fujishima


  1. Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo
  2. Battle Angel Alita by Yukito Kishiro
  3. Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow
  4. Inuyashiki by Hiroya Oku
  5. Neon Genesis Evangelion by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto

 Slice of Life

  1. A Centaur’s Life by Kei Murayama


  1. Dance in the Vampire Bund by Nozomu Tamaki
  2. Hellsing by Kouta Hirano


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  1. Merman in My Tub by Itokichi
  2. The Wallflower by Tomoko Hayakawa


  1. Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya


  1. Limit by Keiko Suenobu


  1. Angel Sanctuary by Kaori Yuki
  2. Basara by Yumi Tamura
  3. Cardcaptor Sakura by CLAMP
  4. Ceres, Celestial Legend by Yuu Watase
  5. The Demon Prince of Momochi House by Aya Shouoto
  6. From Far Away by Kyoko Hikawa
  7. Kyo Kara MAOH! by Tomo Takabayashi
  8. Magic Knight Rayearth by CLAMP
  9. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi
  10. Revolutionary Girl Utena by Chiho Saito
  11. Wish by CLAMP


  1. Cantarella by You Higuri


  1. Petshop of Horrors by Matsuri Akino


  1. Absolute Boyfriend by Yuu Watase
  2. Backstage Prince by Kanoko Sakurakoji
  3. Black Bird by Kanoko Sakurakoji
  4. Crimson Prince by Souta Kuwuhara
  5. Demon Love Spell by Mayu Shinjo
  6. Fushigi Yugi by Yuu Watase
  7. Fushigi Yugi: Genbu Kaiden by Yuu Watase
  8. The Heiress and the Chauffer by Keiko Ishihara
  9. Honey Blood by Miko Mitsuki
  10. Kamisama Kiss by Julietta Suzuki
  11. Mars by Fuyumi Soryo
  12. Nana by Ai Yazawa
  13. Please Save My Earth by Saki Hiwatari

 Romantic Comedy

  1. Marmalade Boy by Wataru Yoshizumi
  2. My Love Story by Kazune Kawahara
  3. Ouran Host Club by Bisco Hatori
  4. Otomen by Aya Kanno

Romantic Dramedy

  1. Peach Girl by Miwa Ueda


  1. Cowboy Bebop by Hajime Yadate & Yutaka Nanten
  2. Library Wars by Hiro Arikawa


  1. Hell Girl by Miyuki Eto
  2. Vampire Knight by Matsuri Hino
  3. Vampire Princess Miyu by Toshiki Hirano

 Time Travel

  1. Red River by Chie Shinohara
  2. Yukarism by Shiomi Chika


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  1. Future Diary by Sakae Esuno
  2. Gunslinger Girl by Yu Aida

 Action Comedy

  1. Assassination Classroom by Yusei Matsui


  1. Bleach by Tite Kubo
  2. Boruto by Ukyo Kodachi & Masashi Kishimoto
  3. Slump by Akira Toriyama
  4. Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama
  5. Dragon Ball Z by Akira Toriyama
  6. Hunter X Hunter by Yoshihiro Togashi
  7. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic by Shinobu Ohtaka
  8. My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi
  9. Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
  10. One Piece by Eiichiro Oda
  11. Rurouni Kenshin by Nobuhiro Watsuki
  12. Zatch Bell by Makoto Raiku


  1. Azumanga Daioh by Kiyohiko Azuma
  2. Food Wars by Yuto Tsukada
  3. Hetalia: Axis Powers by Hidekaz Himaruya
  4. Lum Invader by Rumiko Takahashi
  5. Nichijou by Keiichi Arawi


  1. GTO by Tooru Fujisawa

 Dark Fantasy

  1. Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama
  2. Black Butler by Yana Toboso


  1. Animal Land by Makoto Raiku
  2. Black Clover by Yuki Tabata
  3. Blue Exorcist by Kazue Kato
  4. A Certain Magical Index by Kazuma Kamachi
  5. Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima
  6. Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa
  7. Inu-Yasha by Rumiko Takahashi
  8. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa
  9. Mermaid Saga by Rumiko Takahashi
  10. Negima! Master Negi Magi by Ken Akamatsu
  11. The Promised Neverland by Kaiu Shirai
  12. The Seven Deadly Sins by Nakaba Suzuki


  1. Corpse Party: Blood Covered by Makoto Kedouin
  2. Scary Book by Kazuo Umezu


  1. Case Closed by Gosho Aoyama
  2. The Kindaichi Case Files by Yozaburo Kanari & Seimaru Amagi

Romantic Comedy

  1. Horimiya by HERO
  2. Love Hina by Ken Akamatsu
  3. Ranma ½ by Rumiko Takahashi
  4. School Rumble by Jin Kobayashi
  5. Video Girl Ai by Masakazu Katsura


  1. Astro Boy by Osamu Tezuka
  2. Cells at Work by Akane Shimizu

 Slice of Life

  1. Handa-Kun by Satsuki Yoshino
  2. A Silent Voice by Yoshitoki Oima


  1. Haikyuu!! By Haruichi Furudate
  2. Slam Dunk by Takehiko Inoue
  3. Yowamushi Pedal by Wataru Watanabe


  1. The Ancient Magus Bride by Kore Yamazaki
  2. Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba
  3. Mai: The Psychic Girl by Kazuya Kudo
  4. Natsume’s Book of Friends by Yuki Midorikawa
  5. Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan by Hiroshi Shiibashi
  6. Twin Star Exorcists by Yoshiaki Sukeno
  7. Yu Yu Hakusho by Yoshihiro Togashi

Which manga series will be your first? Comment down below!

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BOOK REVIEW: “Mental Chemistry” by Charles F. Haanel

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  • Title:  Mental Chemistry (Amazon) (Goodreads)
  • Author: Charles F. Haanel
  • Publication: Wilder Publications (December 18, 2008) *orignally published in 1922*
  • Genre: Self-help, New Age/Metaphysical
  • Pages: 120
  • Format: Paperback
  • Source: Purchased
  • Rating: 5/5 stars

I’ve found Mental Chemistry at Barnes & Noble with its unusual cover. By then, I knew the book covered some deep matrix-y subjects, and it did.

The basis of Mental Chemistry: our minds reflect the Universal Mind and the Universal Mind is the source of everything. In more simple terms, our mind is the microcosm, and the Universal Mind is the macrocosm. A quote from Nikola Tesla comes to mind:

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“My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe, there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength, and inspiration.”

We can create abundance since we channel the source of everything. We are infinite beings. The ability to manifest endlessly is in our hands, but we barely use it.

Mental Chemistry reminds me so much of Wallace Wattles’ The Science of Getting Rich. Both Haanel and Wattles speak of bringing down abundance from an invisible higher source.

 I’ve written down many valuable notes from reading Mental Chemistry. Here are nine takeaways you can use in your life.

 Nine Takeaways from Mental Chemistry

  1. Those who acknowledge their thoughts are infinite have great power.

 Think about those who are always making something new: Elon Musk, the fellas behind Apple, Nintendo, and more.

Oprah Winfrey is a great example of an unlimited creator. She is an actress, philanthropist, and a former TV show host with dozens of books and magazines under her name. All Oprah has put out in the world represents the countless treasures from her mind.

  1. Thought is more valuable than all the gold in the world

If you repeatedly work on manifesting your ideas, money will follow. What’s stopping you?

  1. Every thought becomes a physical thought

Without thought, where would we be? Depending on external circumstances to give you your desire is only a disservice to yourself. Put action into your thoughts, and your desire will appear.

  1. Mental currents are real

Your thoughts are like radio signals. You get whatever you’re turned to. Whether you think of positive or negative thoughts, the people and the events will come to you.

  1. Thoughts + Action = Harmony

Manifestations come to life when your actions mirror your thoughts. For example, you must exercise and eat clean daily to lose weight. You won’t get your dream body by simply thinking about it.  You must pick up the healthy habits for your dream body to manifest.

  1. Abundance is the natural law of the universe

Abundance is everywhere. Think of all the stars in the sky, the published books, and the ideas discussed in this world. Take note you too can create your own abundant universe.

  1. What you think creates happiness

This may sound cheesy, but happiness truly comes from within, not from the Rolls-Royce or the $50 million home. Happiness comes from knowing you have an infinite mind. Therefore, you can be creating everything you want from nothing.

  1. Be creative, and you’ll be successful

Whoever claims writers, painters, and other creative people will never make money have no clue of their real power. Everybody is born with unlimited creativity. How much you tap into it determines your success.

  1. The three keys of creativity: imagination, visualization, and concentration.

Use these three traits daily, and you’ll find yourself in some wonderful places. J.K. Rowling made sure she got her little story about a young wizard was finished. Look where her imagination has taken her.


Mental Chemistry reminds readers to take control of the power that lies within their minds. Haanel wants you to realize how powerful you are. Your mind is your superpower.

Have you read Mental Chemistry or any other book from Charles F. Haanel?

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Book Review: “The Great Pyramid Hoax” by Scott Creighton

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Something’s Fishy…

According to The Great Pyramid Hoax, the cartouches bearing King Khufu’s name are fake. Author Scott Creighton claims Colonel Richard Vyse forged Khufu’s name to prove further Khufu built the pyramid.

Mainstream archaeologists believe Vyse’s discovery is authentic. However, Creighton provides evidence in his book that doesn’t add up to Vyse’s claim:

  1. Nathaniel Davison explored the great pyramid before Vyse. He found no written names inside.
  2. How did Vyse learn about King Khufu’s name? There are no sources!
  3. Vyse had hidden knowledge about Khufu’s name in his private journal. He hasn’t made any comments about it in his public reports.
  4. Humphries Brewer worked as an assistant during Vyse’s Giza expedition. He witnessed his fellow workers committing forgery in the pyramid.
  5. Evidence of paint run on the cartouches. The ancient Egyptians would’ve left no room for errors.

Lastly, Colonel Vyse carried an ill reputation. He was involved in political bribery and corruption in Giza. Would you believe this man made such a historical accomplishment?

Final Say

The Great Pyramid Hoax was tedious to me despite all of the compelling evidence. The book was engaging at first until it came to particular details about paint, hieroglyphics, and stone markings. The book might be an intriguing book for those in love with ancient architecture and archaeology, not me.

At least, I learned something new. I didn’t know such an argument about pyramids existed.

I gave this book an unusual 2.5-3 star rating. The book had several dull moments,  but I appreciated Creighton’s lengthy sources and enthusiasm for the subject.

Have you read The Great Pyramid Hoax? What did you think?

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My 90-Day Reading Challenge

I did a 90-day reading challenge from September to December 2017. Every day, I read a book up to 90 minutes.

The point of this challenge was to see how far I would go reading on a daily basis. As a book blogger, it turned out great for me! Taking time to read every day helped me brainstorm new blog post ideas.  You can’t blog about books if you haven’t read any.

In the beginning, I started reading 90 minutes a day until, you know, life happened. You know the usual: work, family stuff, and so on. To read all day, you’d want to exclude yourself in a quaint little cabin far away from civilization.

I let go of my strict 90-minute routine and went with a 30-minute minimum. If obligations seriously crunched my reading schedule, I would read at least for 15 minutes. As long I was reading, it counted!

New habits formed during the challenge:

  • I bring a book with me EVERYWHERE! I’d be bummed if I went to work or a social outing without a book.
  • If I didn’t have time to read during the day, I would use the most of my willpower to get the reading done at night.
  • I used to read one book at a time then ended up reading two per day.

Want to start the 90-day reading challenge today? Down below is a short, sweet guide to get you started!

The 90-Day Reading Challenge Guide:

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  1. Read every day during the challenge. You can set up your own rules of time whether it be 15, 30, or longer.
  2. Record your reading times and dates. 
  3. It doesn’t matter how many books you read during the challenge. The days are what counts.

Comment below if you’ve started the challenge or done something similar. 

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2018 Reading Resolutions & 2017 Review

It’s fun making resolutions, but it’s a challenge keeping them.  If you’re not a laser-focused person, your resolutions are only wishes.

Time to make the 2018 reading resolutions!

New Goals for 2018

  1. Complete my new Goodreads goal: 333 books.
  2. Read three YA novels
  3. Write 30 book reviews
  4. Catch up with Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles

Last year, I made seven reading resolutions:

  • Write over 30 book reviews
  • Complete my 2017 Goodreads challenge: 300 books
  • Read at least three Young Adult books
  • Read one fantasy book
  • Pick up one sci-fi book to read?
  • Complete my 1,000 manga volumes journey
  • Catch up with Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles

Did I write over 30 book reviews?

Nope, only 27:

  1. 365 Ways to Raise Your Frequency by Melissa Alvarez (new age)
  2. 5,000 Words Per Hour by Chris Fox (writing)
  3. Ask and It Is Given by Esther & Jerry Hicks (new age)
  4. Bashar: Blueprint for Change by Darryl Anka (new age)
  5. Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone (business/self-help)
  6. Crop Circles by Steve & Karen Alexander (aliens/new age)
  7. Deep Work by Cal Newport (productivity)
  8. Do Less, Get More by Shaa Wasmund (productivity)
  9. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben (suspense/thriller)
  10. Frequency by Penney Peirce (new age)
  11. Get Your Articles Published by Lesley Bown (writing)
  12. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, Jack Throne, and John Tiffany (fantasy)
  13. Hustle by Neil Patel, Jonas Koffler, and Peter Vlaskovitz (business/self-help)
  14. Imagining the World Into Existence by Normandi Ellis (new age)
  15. Infinite Possibilities by Mike Dooley (new age/self-help)
  16. Kryon: The End Times by Lee Carroll (new age)
  17. Lifelong Writing Habit by Chris Fox (writing)
  18. Seth Speaks by Jane Roberts (new age)
  19. Solomon’s Angels by Doreen Virtue (new age fiction)
  20. The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone (business/self-help)
  21. The Accidental Genius by Mark Levy (writing)
  22. The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach (finances)
  23. The Lost Code by Kevin Emerson (YA)
  24. The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco (business)
  25. The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles (business)
  26. The Zen of Social Media Marketing by Shama Hyder (business)
  27. Your Internet Cash Machine by Joe Vitale & Jillian Coleman Wheeler (business)

Did I complete 2017 Goodreads Challenge?

I did! I read 300 books (including comics, manga, and a few e-books).

Read at least three YA books?

Only one: The Lost Code by Kevin Emerson.

Find a fantasy book to read?

Yes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Pick up one sci-fi book to read?

The Lost Code counts as one, so yes!

Complete my 1,000 manga volumes journey?


For those who are new to this blog, this journey started way back before I even started this blog. It took me five years to finish. You can find the list here.

Catch up with Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles?

 Heck, I didn’t even start with Interview with a Vampire. 2018 is going to be a year of progress with that.

What have I learned from 2017? 

  1. Focus on my planned reading list and avoid the “shiny new book”trap.
  2. Don’t beat myself up if I haven’t reached my goals.
  3. Read every day.
  4. It’s okay to switch-up readings occasionally. If I want to read some comics, then I’ll read some comics!
  5. Smash one goal at a time!

What are your reading resolutions for 2018?

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My December 2017 Book Haul

Ever planned to read certain books and ended with a completely different list? That was me last month. Plans change, and that’s okay. At least I’ve accomplished reading 300 books as part of my 2017 Goodreads challenge.

By now, I’ve learned my biggest lesson of 2017 as an active reader: avoid the “shiny new cool book” trap.

Here’s my December 2017 book haul:

Adult Non-Fiction

1. Kabbalah by Tim Dedopulos (4/5 stars)

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Kabbalah is an easy-to-read intro to this religion. This subject has caught my interests through various esoteric studies and recurring Tree of Life images I’ve kept seeing in books and the internet.

For readers into:

  • Jewish mysticism
  • Kabbalah
  • Religious studies
2. The Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly P. Hall (5/5 stars)

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This extensive occult studies encyclopedia has taken most of the month to read. It was well worth it!

For readers into:

  • Alchemy
  • Ancient mystery cults
  • Esoteric philosophy

Comics/Graphic Novels

3. 1602: Witch Hunter Angela by Marguerite Bennett (3/5 stars)

Marvel takes their modern world back into the Elizabethan era. Instead of fighting enemies in space, Angela the assassin hunts down demons and creatures called the Witchbreed.

For readers into:

  • Leading female characters
  • Marvel
  • Alternate Marvel universes
4. The Shadow Out of Time adapted by I.N.J Culbard

The Shadow Out of Time

A college professor finds out strange beings have been using his body for research while he was unconscious. Quite uncomforting.

For readers into:

  • H.P. Lovecraft
  • Lovecraftian monsters
  • Lovecraftian lore
5. The Unsinkable Walker Bean by Aaron Reiner (4/5 stars)

The Unsinkable Walker Bean was such a surprising, fun pirate adventure story. Little Walker Bean has to return a cursed talking skull before its owners cause utter chaos on the surface world.

For readers into:

  • Adventure comics
  • Comics for middle-schoolers
  • Pirates
6. Username: Evie by Joe Sugg (3/5 stars)

Lonely teen Evie ventures into a virtual reality created by her deceased father. Her bully cousin stumbles into Evie’s world and attempts to screw it up.

Username: Evie is the first book I’ve read written by a Youtuber. Joe Sugg is known as ThatcherJoe on Youtube.

For readers into:

  • Sci-Fi
  • Virtual reality stories
  • Youtubers’ books

Comics: “Welcome to Riverdale” edition

7. Archie (volume three) by Mark Waid (4/5 stars)

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I had to return to reading Archie comics since Riverdale came out. I can see why Betty and Veronica fuss over Archie. He’s a real cutie, but the boy needs to make up his darn mind who he wants to date. No wonder Jughead gets tired of Archie’s relationship drama.

For readers into:

  • Archie Andrews
  • Archie comics
  • Riverdale

I also read: Archie (volumes 1, 2, and 4)

8. Jughead (volume two) by Chip Zdarsky (4/5 stars)

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Jughead and Sabrina make a great duo. Glad I gave this Jughead series a second chance. The first volume didn’t catch my attention much.

For readers into:

  • Jughead Jones
  • Jughead comics
  • Riverdale

I also read: Jughead (volumes 1 & 3)

Comics: “Star Wars” edition

9. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Jody Houser (3/5 stars)

I picked this up because I didn’t feel like seeing it in theatres. Warning: it’s sad.

For readers into:

  • Action comics
  • Sci-Fi
  • The Star Wars universe
10. Star Wars: Shattered Empire by Greg Rucka (3/5 stars)

What happened after The Return of the Jedi? Happiness was short-lived, I’ll tell you that much.

For readers into:

  • Action comics
  • Sci-Fi
  • The Star Wars universe

Adult Non-Fiction: “Writing” edition

11. Secrets of a Freelance Writer by Robert W. Bly (4/5 stars)

Want to make a substantial income as a freelance writer? Read this and you’ll be ready for a successful writing career.

For readers into:

  • Copywriting
  • Freelancing
  • Writing
12. Wired for Story by Lisa Cron (4/5 stars)

The key to getting a reader hooked on your story is unlocking their brain’s desires. Once you learn the tricks, you might become a master storyteller.

For readers into:

  • The art of storytelling
  • Brain studies
  • Writing

What did you read last month? Any reading plans for January 2018?

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