Comic Book Review: “Paper Girls” – Written by Brian K. Vaughan and Art by Cliff Chiang

Comic Book Review: “Paper Girls” – Written by Brian K. Vaughan and Art by Cliff Chiang

Paper Girls Volume 1 Published by Image Comics Written by Brian K. Vaughan Art by Cliff Chiang     This graphic novel revolves around make-shift friendship in adversity. It also is heavily a science fiction read. It contains elements that would also be considered shock horror at moments. The main characters are all female, so there is definitely a theme of female friendships. There is a sense of urgency throughout this book because of the science fiction elements contained within…

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Tag: Anything But Books Tag

Tag: Anything But Books Tag

After my heavier last post I wanted to do something fun! I love books, but I also love so much more! In fact, I am starting a side blog in October, so that I can actually talk about media and random stuff that doesn’t fit for my book blog, with a friend! I am so happy Olivia from Books and Big Ideas tagged me in this! If you are not following her you totally should! Q1: Name a cartoon(s) that…

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Topic Discussion: Being Transgender…

Topic Discussion: Being Transgender…

  This week I restarted my blog with the book review for “I Am Jazz.” This was partially because I wanted to engage this blog with diversity conversations immediately and it was also partially so that I can be straight forward from the first moment of this blog in stating that yes, I am transgender. I am male to female transgender. I am part of a group that I recognize is highly ostracized within the United States. We are frowned…

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Book Review: “I Am Jazz”

Book Review: “I Am Jazz”

I Am Jazz Written by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings Pictures by Shelagh McNicholas The focus of “I Am Jazz” is on presenting diversity related information to children, in a very approachable and meaningful way. The story focuses on Jazz (named after Jazz Jennings and it can be argued that this is a children’s book based on her own life) and how she is a little girl. It also discusses the fact that Jazz is different because Jazz is transgender….

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Welcome to CassieWinters.com

Welcome to CassieWinters.com

Welcome to CassieWinters.com! The home of Cassie Winters, book blogger. I used to blog at cassiewinterslibrary.blogspot.com for awhile, but I noticed by interacting with the larger book blogging community that most of them seemed to be utilizing WordPress for their blogs. I checked what all the fuss was about and decided that moving over was appropriate. At the same time, I recognized that this would give me a new, fresher outlook on my blogging and what I want to do with…

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