Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Top 5 Graphic Novels

Top 5 Wednesdays are hosted by Ginger Reads Lainey and you can find the goodreads page here

1) Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
Nimona
Until recently I had never read a graphic novel. I wanted to but none of my local shops really stock them and the ones on Amazon tend towards being more expensive than I can justify. And then Nimona happened - I had to have it, and when it arrived I devoured it. I am kind of in love with Nimona. Since this is, at the moment, the only graphic novel either Ann or I have read (Ann is currently halfway through reading it), the rest of this list is more of a "graphic novels we want to read" list.

2) Rat Queens by Kurtis J. Wiebe
Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery (Rat Queens Vol. 1: 1-5)
This just sounds so interesting to me. I have seen a lot of enthusiastic reviews (and a couple of less enthusiastic) but it definitely seems like something I would enjoy.

3) Saga by Brian K. Vaughan
Saga, Volume 1
I honestly have not seen one bad review for this. Everyone I know who has read it, loved it and that makes me really keen to read it as well!

4) Username: Evie by Joe Sugg
Username: Evie
Ann: I am being given this book by my Nan and Grandad for Christmas and cannot wait to read it. It was in my room for one night before I gave it to them and I had to fight the urge to read it.

5) Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick
Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1: The Shrike
I actually haven't really seen any reviews for this but the concept intrigues me and I really like the cover art (a good sign in a graphic novel I would hope) so I am keen to read it.

There are so many graphic novels that really appeal to me at the moment and it's definitely a genre I want to get more into so if you have any recommendations please let me know! 


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6 comments:

somethinglikelydia said...

Rat Queens is amazing, one of my favourites!

I actually wasn't overwhelmed by Saga enough to buy the second volume, but I know a lot of people who do love it.

Clare Stone said...

I really need to read Rat Queens soon because it just sounds so amazing! I have seen a lot of good reviews for Saga as well, so hopefully I will like it. Thanks for visiting

Anja Schnuffelrudel said...

I love Saga. A friend of mine read the first volume recently and said she hated it. For a few seconds I really thought about defriending her (just kidding) ^^ Nimona and Rat Queens are on my wishlist, and Pretty Deadly looks pretty beautiful.

Clare Stone said...

I hate when people read the books I love and say they hate it! Pretty Deadly does look pretty beautiful and I really want to read it! Thanks for visiting

Amber Elise said...

I've been told to read Saga, like ASAP! I have a copy of Rat Queens and will get to it...eventually! :)

Clare Stone said...

I see Saga everywhere and so many people seem so enthusiastic about it! I haven't seen many reviews of Rat Queens but the ones I have seen have been positive - I look forward to seeing what you think of it... eventually :) Thanks for visiting!

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