Tag Archives: Graphic Novel

The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks (2008)

Rating: 3.7 Here I continue my Faith Erin Hicks readings with The War at Ellsmere. Juniper is a new scholarship student at the prestigiously expensive Ellsmere Academy. This instantly gets her labeled as the schools latest “project” and becomes a … Continue reading

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The Runaways: The Complete Collection Volume 1 (2014)

Rating: 4 stars. Six teenagers discover that their parents are part of a secret criminal society called the “Pride”. After discovering their parent’s true nature, they head out on the run with only each other to rely on. I totally … Continue reading

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The Last of Us: American Dreams by Neil Druckmann, Faith Erin Hicks, Rachelle Rosenberg (2014)

Rating: 3.5 stars The world population was nearly decimated almost 20 years ago by a parasitic fungal outbreak. Ellie, a 13 year old girl is sent to a military boarding school for her own protection. Here, she meets Riley, who … Continue reading

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Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks (2012)

Rating: 4.3 Stars Maggie’s been homeschooled for years and is now has no choice but to enter high school since her mom is now gone. Even with her three brothers watching out for her, she realizes she’s going to have … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks (2013)

Rating: 3.8 Stars A delightful graphic novel by Faith Hicks about a young superheroine trying to find her way in the world battling monsters and other supernatural beings. I’ve now become quite a fan of Hicks after having read a … Continue reading

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Human Body Theatre By Maris Wicks (2015)

Rating: 4 Stars A non-fiction graphic novel? Yes. This is real. And it is in fact, a thing. A glorious, adorable, and delightfully factual thing. I picked this book up for the library, thinking it would be a fun addition, … Continue reading

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Teen Dog by Jake Lawrence (2011)

Rating: 3.5 Stars Teen Dog is your light high school drama book full of hilarity and ‘cool characters’. Teen Dog gets detention, rides a skateboard, loves pizza, rocking out, and hanging with his friends. Its funny, its light, and it … Continue reading

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