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Reading Club, Volume 1

2.98  ·  Rating Details ·  50 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Fear and insanity take hold in Korea's first horror comic for girls! After getting stuck with the job of cleaning her high school's long-forgotten library, a 9th grade girl stumbles across a suspicious looking book. Simply opening the book causes her to see unspeakable horrors -- does she dare read it? If she does, she could find something more terrifying than she ever ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Udon Entertainment (first published August 29th 2008)
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Saturnus
This could have been a amazing horror story, but the pictures didnt feel so real, it did go to fast and it didnt have much text.
As a book it would have been good, but as manga/graphic it wasnt so good.
Jay
Aug 09, 2016 Jay rated it liked it
Though I did pick up on the general idea of what was happening, this was sort of all over the place and got confusing. Not sure if I will finish out the series.
Danna
Aug 22, 2014 Danna rated it liked it
I'm boosting this up an extra star for that sequence with the teacher. Because, let's be honest, I almost crapped myself.

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When I first picked up this book at the library, I did so only because of the cover. It's the only horror manga I've seen stocked so why not, right? And surprisingly, the fact that this is Korea's first horror Shoujo manga did not put me off, even though I abhor Shoujo style and plotlines. Though, I was annoyed to read the 'for girls' part in the Goodreads info. I understand
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Chibineko
Oct 29, 2010 Chibineko rated it liked it
As a fan of horror & Korean manhwa, I was intrigued by the idea of a posessed book. I picked it up at a local Borders as part of a sale figuring that even if I didn't like it, it would still be a "win-win" situation as I got it cheaper than it would normally be.

The plotline partially follows a young teenager (Eun-Sae) who agrees to help volunteer to clean up a horribly neglected library with her crush Kyung-Do. As she tries her best to get him to notice her (and succeeds rather quickly), sh
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Rosa
Sep 06, 2013 Rosa rated it did not like it
Being a big fan of books I was super excited when I saw this at Midtown Comics. The idea of a horror story that revolved around a book was super appealing. Unfortunately this didn't quite live up to my expectations. I feel like I missed the first volume of the story. We didn't really get to know the characters very well. It almost felt like we jumped into the middle of the story. I felt nothing drawing me in to want to continue reading the story. The only interesting parts of the book were the ...more
Tina
Sep 04, 2012 Tina rated it liked it
I have been missing a good horror manga, but It took me a bit to get into this. The story just didn't flow smoothly early on. I finally started getting into it in the last couple of chapters. The premise is great. I like the artwork. I would like to give vol. 2 a try, but it seems that they gave up on the English version. So, I would say skip this title. Like many first volumes, this sets up what would come in later volumes. Without further publishing, this does not stand on its own as a complet ...more
Biondy
Sep 01, 2013 Biondy rated it liked it
"Fear and insanity take hold in Korea's first horror comic for girls!" LOL. Btw itu dari blurb bahasa Inggrisnya. Saya sih baca yang versi terjemahannya, cuma kayaknya belum ada entrynya dan saya juga lagi malas bikin entry. Makanya ngerate di versi yang ini :p

Jilid pertamanya ini lumayan bagus dan berhasil membuat saya penasaran. Ada misteri apa sebenarnya di balik buku misterius itu?
Kristin Fletcher-spear
it was okay. A girl horror comic which brings a romantic theme with a horror plot of a book that that is possessed and calls people to death.

at the end, I was intrigued and would probably read vol. 2 if I already had it. Will I buy it now though? Probably not.
Lynnsey Wisdom
Aug 08, 2011 Lynnsey Wisdom rated it it was amazing
Classic! Can't wait to read volume 2! I have to admit that this is a very interesting subject to mold the story around. I have to say that there is better "horror manga(manhwa)" out there, but this to me, was exceptional at the moment.
Morgan
Oct 12, 2016 Morgan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A solid manhwa horror series. The concept -- a cursed book -- seems simple on the surface, but the execution went places I didn't expect, and the art is truly chilling in places. Recommended for any horror fan.
Guguk
Sep 25, 2015 Guguk rated it did not like it
Padahal hantunya serem, tapi ceritanya ngebingungin, terutama endingnya~ ""( > <)

Ini manhwa pertama yang kubaca~
Kirsty
Jan 04, 2011 Kirsty rated it did not like it
Shelves: graphic-novels
I couldn't follow this at all. There are about 7 female characters who are not differentiated in any way.
Fitria Mayrani
Apr 11, 2013 Fitria Mayrani rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013
Komik misteri paling serem yang pernah saya baca. Suka sama ceritanya. Ini nih bener-bener cerita hantu.
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Trip
Mar 27, 2009 Trip rated it it was ok
Eh, it didn't grab me.
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Sep 05, 2014 Yovano N. rated it liked it
Volumer pertama ini lumayan bikin penasaran.
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