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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

This story was excellent! Told from the point of view of 14 year old Arnold Spirit Jr. also known as Junior. Junior was born with Hydrocephalus, a diverseability that causes, seizures, a lisp, and Junior to be smaller in size. Because of his diverseability, Junior is often bullied, not only by other kids on the… Continue reading The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

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The Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King. Illustrated by Bernie Wrightson.

The Cycle of the Werewolf is a delightful illustrated short story by the master of horror himself, Stephen King. And by delightful, I don't mean happy. I mean that delicious kind of creepy that is just so thrilling. The illustrations are fantastic! The story was intriguing and easy to follow. The characters were interesting enough… Continue reading The Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King. Illustrated by Bernie Wrightson.

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Bloodlust & Bonnets by Emily McGovern

Bloodlust & Bonnets is an absolute delight! It is one of my most favourite graphic novels that I have read so far! The characters are funny and adorable, the plot is fun and quick paced, and the illustrations are well drawn! The story follows Lucy (a proper young lady seeking adventure), Lord Byron (yes THAT… Continue reading Bloodlust & Bonnets by Emily McGovern

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Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman; Illustrated by Colleen Doran

A graphic novel retelling of the classic fairytale, Snow White, Snow, Glass, Apples is told from the "evil Queen's" point of view. This graphic novel has some seriously stunning artwork that I just can NOT get over. So. stunning. My photos can't even do them justice. And the story itself is incredible. It's a story… Continue reading Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman; Illustrated by Colleen Doran

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The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes Vol. 1 by Neil Gaiman; Illustrated by Sam Keith, Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III

The first graphic novel of The Sandman series by Neil Gaiman. I read the majority of it in a day. Today. I'm still not sure what I think of it. The story was interesting. And creepy. And weird. Much like the retelling of Snow White, Snow, Glass, Apples was interesting, creepy and weird. But I… Continue reading The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes Vol. 1 by Neil Gaiman; Illustrated by Sam Keith, Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III

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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood; Illustrated by Renée Nault

This is the graphic novel adaptation of the classic novel by Margaret Atwood. The stunning artwork is done by Renée Nault. This graphic novel is everything that you want it to be. It carries forth all of the key elements of the original novel, is filled with stunning artwork. This is a must for every… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood; Illustrated by Renée Nault

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Cheshire Crossing by Andy Weir; Illustrated by Sarah Andersen

This was a totally cute graphic novel! It's a fun story centered around Alice from Alice in Wonderland, Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, and Wendy from Peter Pan. The girls are sent to a special school in England to learn more about their abilities. At this school they, of course, get into some mischief… Continue reading Cheshire Crossing by Andy Weir; Illustrated by Sarah Andersen