Book Review: Magical Girl Raising Project (Volume One)

Title: Magical Project Raising Project (Volume One)
Author: Asari Endou, Marui-no (illustrator)
Released: June 20, 2017 (Kindle)
Series: Magical Girl Raising Project
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Description: The hit smartphone game Magical Girl Raising Project is not only free, but one in tens of thousands of players will win real-life powers. In N City, sixteen of these lucky girls help the city’s citizens – until upper management announces that each week, the least productive magical girl will lose her gifts. But this is no ordinary contest, and as the rules become increasingly sadistic, the competition to keep their powers becomes a vicious battle for the girls’ very lives…

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Book Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Title: My Sister, the Serial Killer
Author: Oyinkan Braithwaite
Released: November 20, 2018 (Kindle)
Series: N/A
Rating: ★★★★☆

Description“Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer.”

Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola’s third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede’s practicality is the sisters’ saving grace. She knows the best solutions for cleaning blood, the trunk of her car is big enough for a body, and she keeps Ayoola from posting pictures of her dinner to Instagram when she should be mourning her “missing” boyfriend. Not that she gets any credit.

A kind, handsome doctor at the hospital where Korede works, is the bright spot in her life. She dreams of the day when he will realize they’re perfect for each other. But one day, Ayoola shows up to the hospital uninvited and he takes notice. When he asks Korede for Ayoola’s phone number, she must reckon with what her sister has become and what she will do about it.

Sharp as nails and full of deadpan wit, Oyinkan Braithwaite has written a deliciously deadly debut that’s as fun as it is frightening.

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Book Review: I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level (Volume One)

Title: I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level (Volume One)
Author: Kisetsu Morita, Benio (illustrator)
Released: April 24, 2018 (Paperback)
Series: I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level!
Rating: ★★★★☆

Description: After living a painful life as an office worker, Azusa ended her short life by dying from overworking. So when she found herself reincarnated as an undying, unaging witch in a new world, she vows to spend her days stress-free and as pleasantly as possible. She ekes out a living by hunting down the easiest targets – the slimes! But after centuries of doing this simple job, she’s ended up with insane powers… how will she maintain her low-key life now?!

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Book Review: Hello, I am a Witch and my Crush Wants me to Make a Love Potion! by Eiko Mutsuhana

Title: Hello, I am a Witch and my Crush Wants me to Make a Love Potion!
Author: Eiko Mutsuhana, v i e n t (illustrator), Charis Messier (Translator)
Released: June 30, 2020 (Kindle)
Series: N/A
Rating: ★★★★★

Description“I want you to make a love potion.”

The Good Witch of the Lake’s four-year crush ended in heartbreak with a single request from the object of her affections! Wanting to increase what little time she has with the Royal Knight Harij, Rose sends him on a wild-goose chase for the ingredients but gets more than she bargained for when the grumbling knight starts visiting her every day… to feed her?

This is the heartwarming story of a shut-in witch and an arrogant, straitlaced knight whose romance starts from a love potion.

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