I feel that Ghost World has a lot of lost potential, but never builds on it. Some of the panels are very well done but that doesn’t help
I felt that the book is most poignant when the characters are interacting. The sense of desperation they feel everyday is something that’s felt on every page
On a hot night, in Apartment C4, when 18-year-old Blandine exits her body, almost in the same way her name sake, Saint Blandine, did 2,000 years ago
The teens realize they are being bread to be care givers, and as parts “donors”. There is, however, a rumor of a way to live a long, happy, and healthy life.
Telling the stories, and how they differ, is a main point in this book. Retelling the same passage in either a different way, or a different perspective.
This title presents Harley and The Joker in their teenage incarnation. A strange choice for criminal characters in an abusive relationship in a YA focused book.
Chinonso is a poultry farmer living in Nigeria, when his stops the suicide attempt of Ndali, an upper class, educated woman from a rich family
The Cook by Maylis de Kerangal (translated by Sam Taylor) is a fictional biography of Mauro, a young man who dreams of working as a cook / chef.
The story is about an author named David Martin who accepts an assignment to write a book for a very rich client.
An offer too good to be true.
An elegant, poetic book which tells of a young woman coming to grip with her own history at the time Argentina comes to grip with its own past.