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Round Up # 4 GraphicThe professor's daughter

Since I'm still so behind in posting reviews... I'm going to skip my Tech Thursday posts for the rest of the month (you might have noticed it was missing last week), and focus on getting caught up on this ridiculous six month back-up.

The Professor's Daughter by Joann Sfar (warning: his site is in French!) and Emmanuel Guibert

2007 Cybils Award Winner for Best Graphic Novel for Teens

The daughter of a professor (who would have guessed) falls in love with a mummy.

Around the blogs:
Oz and Ends, Tadmack (ReadingYA), A. Fortis (Reading YA), bookshelves of doom, The Boston Bibliophile, Forbidden Planet

Sorcerers and Secretaries vol. 1 and 2 by Amy Kim GanterSorcerers & secretaries. Volume1

An adorable romance (with gorgeous illustrations) featuring a secretary by day/graphic artist by night.
Around the blogs:
Dear Author, Dear Author (different reviewer), A. Fortis (ReadingYA), William and Mary Comics (really? my alma mater? interesting!), needcoffeedotcomKimmie66
kimmie66 by Aaron Alexovich

In the 23rd century, teens spend most of their time in virtual worlds, and when Telly's best friend (kimmie66) goes missing, she goes on a a virtual quest to find her.

Around the blogs:
Comics Worth Reading, Graphic Fiction, Avid Book Reader

Good as Lily by Derek Kirk Kim & Jesse HammGood as Lily

After an unusual incident on her 18th birthday, Lily is confronted by 3 versions of herself, at ages 6, 29, and 70, and these "other selves" seem intent on wreaking havoc with her life.

Around the Blogs: A. Fortis, The YA YA YAs, Comics Worth Reading, BoingBoing (Cory Doctorow) Re-gifters
Re-gifters by Mike Carey, Sonny Liew, and Marc Hempel

My favorite of the bunch, Re-gifters is the story of Dixie, a Korean-American, martial-arts loving teen growing up in LA, with a little bit of a crush...

The courageous princessAround the blogs: Graphic Novel Challenge, Prose and Cons, Oz and Ends, Loren Javier
The Courageous Princess by Rod Espinosa

Rather than waiting for a prince, Princess Mabelrose decides to rescue herself from a dragon.

Around the blogs: Cybils (finalist)

Confessions of a Blabbermouth by Mike Carey, Louise Carey, and Aaron Alexovich Confessions of a blabbermouth

Tasha, an avid blogger, suddenly acquires a stepfather an stepsister, and then discovers a secret about the pair.
Around the blogs: RHB Fictions, Fantasy Book Reviewer (interview with Mike Carey)


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