Jan 2, 2018
It’s time for our
Best of 2017 episode! We’ll talk about our favourite things
we read for the podcast, our favourite things we read that weren’t
for the podcast, and lots more! Please note, while many of the
titles we recommend were published in 2017, this is our list of
best of that we read in 2017, so there is some older material on the
list as well.
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In this episode
Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | Jessi Bernáldez Frostrup
Top Book Club Picks
Top Non-Book Club Picks
Matthew’s List of Top Comics he Read in 2017 that
weren’t his top picks (Anna’s recommendations were also
- Monstress vols. 1-2 by Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda
is an insanely epic (and beautiful) fantasy. You should read
No Mercy, vol. 2 (2016)
by Alex de Campi, Carla Speed McNeil, and Jenn Manley
- No, I
haven’t read volume 3 yet...
Omega Men: The End is Here (2016) by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, Toby
Cyprus, and Ig Guara
- Invincible vols. 23-24 (2017) by by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker, Ryan
Ottley, and Nathan Fairbairn
superheroes meet Dragonball Z, except much bloodier. It’s ending
with volume 25, and I’m kind of sad about that.
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock
Chye (2016) by Sonny
- Despite really liking this, I don’t think it
should have won the Eisner for “Best U.S. Edition of International
Material - Asia”
The Private Eye (2015)
by Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin, and Muntsa Vicente
much as I enjoyed this, I don’t think the hardcover is worth
4 Kids Walk Into a Bank
(2017) by Matthew Rosenberg and
- I was
supplied with a review copy by the publishers.
- Hellboy: Into the Silent Sea
(2017) by Mike Mignola and Gary
Delicious in Dungeon vol.
1 (2017) by Ryoko
Yowamushi Pedal vols. 3-4 (2016) by Wataru Watanabe
- Demon vols. 1-4 (2016-2017) by Jason Shiga
first volume is the best and, to be honest, this series is kind of
gross, so be warned...
- Order of
the Stick: How the
Paladin Got His Scar (2017) by Rich Burlew
was a reward only given to backers of the 2012 Kickstarter so you
can’t actually buy or read it, but it’s really good!
were your favourite reads of 2017?
would you recommend to us?
there a supernatural gardening book you could recommend to
is “Clean Sweep”?
curling related cozy mystery?
high school hijinx sports novel?
romance novel about a chimney sweep who is reforming himself after
his criminal past?
- Something else?
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