Blankets by Craig Thompson

A guest review of the graphic novel, Blankets... Book: Blankets Author: Craig Thompson Pages: 592 (Hardcover) Genre: Autobiography, Graphic Novel Age Recommendation: 17+ Published: 13/10/2015 Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly ISBN: 9781770462205 ★★★★★ ‘Maybe I’m sad about wanting you. I’m not too comfortable with wanting someone.’ Where do I begin? Blankets is an autobiographical-coming-of-age- graphic novel, a mouthful… Continue reading Blankets by Craig Thompson

Seconds

Book: Seconds: A Graphic Novel Author: Bryan Lee O’Malley Pages: 336 Genre: Graphic Novel Age Recommendation: 15+ Published: 14/08/2014 Publisher: SelfMadeHero ISBN: 9781906838881 ★★★★★ “Lis, it’s not that I don’t respect your adorable goblin rules … But I think I’ve been doing just fine without them.”   Katie’s life is pretty good. She is a… Continue reading Seconds

The Book of Human Insects

Book: The Book of Human Insects Author: Osamu Tezuka Pages: 368 (Paperback) Genre: Psychological/Manga Age Recommendation: 16+ Published: 01/01/2013 Publisher: Vertical Inc. ISBN: 9781935654773 ★★★★   "There are insects that look just like other insects. For example, there are horse flies that look like bees, non-poisonous moth species that mimic poisonous ones, and even a… Continue reading The Book of Human Insects