Finding Home Vol 2: The Healer by Hari Conner
Please more of this book. I cannot wait for the third volume. I highly recommend this book for anyone who loves slow-burn romances, internal character work, nature, and/or fantasy.
Conner’s writing matches their artwork in tone and in feeling. So much feeling. So much softness and so much nature. Even when a powerful elder attacks Janek, the elder has their own horror beauty. I’d love to see Conner on a monster book. Continue reading “Finding Home Vol 2: The Healer Graphic Novel Review”
Finding Home Volume 1: The Traveller by Hari Conner
This is one of those books that I’m going to be a sucker for: a slow moving, character-driven queer romance. Yes, I’ll take that anticipating, longing, and need to connect. (Well, as long as Janek and Chepi hook up in the next volume; I’m not made of patience.)
Finding Home is both a metaphor — for Chepi — and literal — for Janek. Chepi is a dryad, who’s traveling through the world’s forests finding medicinal herbal magic, and JaneK is a human chef, who’s just trying to find his way back home.
In this magical world, there are humans and fae, and the fae are second-class citizens, and there’s mentions on an imperial empire that used to rule everything, but at least doesn’t rule everything anymore.
Most of the book focuses on the two characters, their immediate lives, and flashbacks of Chepi’s world before he met Janek. Continue reading “Finding Home Volume 1: The Traveller Graphic Novel Review”