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July 2012

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Alphabet Challenge Round 15

A is for American Virgin: Head by Steven Seagle. Activating my nerd powers while on vacation recently, I found the only comic book store in the country of Bermuda. I have mad skillz.


This is the first trade in a mini-series about Adam, a young Christian whose life was centered around the virginity movement. We see more than that going on with his various relatives from lust to greed. Adam seems to be the most pure until something comes and shakes him to his very core. Cassie, the one woman he promised himself to for life, to love her and only her, was captured and beheaded while with the Peace Corp in Africa.


This trade introduces the characters and I think this series will ask some interesting questions about Christianity and the virginity movement. The first book doesn’t answer all the questions you have but Adam faces an on-going struggle as things come to test his faith.


A - American Virgin Vol. 1: Head by Steven Seagle
B
C
D - Divergent by Veronica Roth
E - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
F - Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James
G - The Great Fables Crossover by Bill Willingham
H - How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike Brown
I
J - Jane Austen Made Me Do It edited by Laurel Ann Nattress
K
L
M - Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen
N - Naked City edited by Ellen Datlow
O - One of Our Thursdays Is Missing by Jasper Fforde
P
Q
R - Reality Bites Back by Jennifer L. Pozner
S
T
U - Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
V
W - White Girl Problems by Babe Walker
X - XVI by Julia Karr
Y - Yoga Bitch by Suzanne Morrison
Z - Zoo Story by Thomas French

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