My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Received: NetGalley Publication date: August 12th, 2014 Publisher: Udon Entertainment Genres & Themes: Love, Classic, Action, Liberty, Historical, Family, Manga, Revolution.
Adapted for stage and screen, loved by millions, Victor Hugo’s classic novel of love and tragedy during the French Revolution is reborn in this manga edition!
This was a very poignant story. Actually, I don’t recall ever reading a manga that brought tears to my eyes. Be aware that you won’t turn the last page with the same emotional state as when you turned the very first.
My rating: 2 of 5 stars Received: bought Publication date: August 5th, 2014 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Genres & Themes: YA, Paranormal, Mystery, Retellings, Legend.
A dead girl walks the streets.
She hunts murderers. Child killers, much like the man who threw her body down a well three hundred years ago.
And when a strange boy bearing stranger tattoos moves into the neighborhood so, she discovers, does something else. And soon both will be drawn into the world of eerie doll rituals and dark Shinto exorcisms that will take them from American suburbia to the remote valleys and shrines of Aomori, Japan.
Because the boy has a terrifying secret – one that would just kill to get out.