She prefers the fantasy world of her favourite novels: The Starling Black Adventures, in which ghosts are real and you can cast magic spells to defeat your enemies. In her real life, Briony's parents are getting divorced and her friends are preoccupied by losing weight and shagging boys. Worst of all, Briony has almost finished the last ever Sta ...more
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This is a great example of great storytelling paired with unimpressive illustrations. The book feels like something a teenager drew themselves - occasionally the drawings feel more professional, but that's more the exception than the rule.
I read this right after attempting to read ano ...more
The only negative thing I have to say is that the unflattering nudity was a bit off-putting, b ...more
Sometimes a book is more than just words and paper. She is a friend. You want to be with her. All the time. You share her secrets. She is always there when you need her. When you're with her the world is a magical place... and nothing else matters. — Briony Hatch
I am not sure what about this made me pick it up. I didn't go looking for it and other than being a graphic novel it is outside my usual reading habits. It is an odd read. Despite its brevity, I almost stopped reading more than once, p...more
Ei sillä, että reaalimaailmassa kauheasti hurraamista olisikaan: masennuskausi runtelee, aikuistuminen hermostuttaa, vanhemmat ovat eronneet, lapsuuden paras kaveri on muuttunut aivan kuin toiseksi ihmiseksi ...more
Recommended for anyone who likes whimsy, smart girls, & friendly ghosts. ...more
teenager!me would have really liked this, though. especially after the harry potter books had ended :'( ...more
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