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  • Great review as always Lashaan! The story really seems fascinating and just by reading your review I want to know how it ends ahah 😄 However, maybe because I am not really used to reading comic books, I am not too thrilled by the illustrations, though I think it is still interesting to see how this format can be used in different ways to tell a story, as you rightly said.Anyway, thanks for sharing! 😊

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    • Thank you so much, Juliette! 😀 I think this really comes down to how people usually appreciate art. If it doesn’t work at first glance for them and won’t give it a chance to convince them, then this will surely not work for them in that department. But exactly, the story is intriguing and it’s probably the main reason why I’d continue, just to see where it’ll go.

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  • Man, when I first saw this in my feed I thought you were reviewing some sort of Positive Vibe Lifestyle bs kind of book. Thank goodness it was a comic!

    Looking at the art you show at the end reminds me of a webcomic….

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  • At first I thought it was a non fiction book that you reviewed Lashaan because the author had me fooled with that serious title! Now grahic or drawing wise I confess that it’s not the art that just interest me!

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    • Hahahahah tell me about it! I found it hilarious that the comic looked so serious on the outside… But yes… the inside, however, is bound to ruin everything for a lot of people. At least the story is intriguing, if you’re able to overlook the art here hahahah

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  • I’ve been intrigued by reviews for this before… but the art is such a turn off! For them and me. So I totally agree with you and eventually took it off my TBR. Since the art IS how the story is delivered in a graphic novel I believe its essential to enjoy the art. If you don’t the story is a wash… and it seems your rating agrees with me. I guess the only time this isn’t true is when the story is so good that the art doesn’t matter…? Maybe. I still think the art is #1 in importance!! 😉

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    • I can definitely see how this had intrigued you once upon a time and it’s true, it’s quite a turn off and I can’t even dare promise that people will get used to it. It’s quite hard to appreciate. I’ll probably try and complete the series to see how it’ll end but otherwise this could’ve totally been a skip for me too. Honestly, some “ugly” artworks have a purpose and work well with the story but sometimes, like here, it’s harder to see its purpose hahah

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  • Like others, I thought you were reviewing a non-fiction book. Someone put a comic underneath THAT cover? Mind blown. I was happy to see a psych book, and disappointed to see a comic. But it’s interesting how people try to mix and match genres.

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    • Sorry to disappoint hahah I would love to share reviews for non-fiction books but I have had less and less time for them for now and never really thought of reviewing the books I read for University either hhahah I do like when they mix and match genres though, they’re often very intriguing.

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      • I normally do not read non-fiction. It’s eaither too preachy, or too obvious, or totally not applicable to me. However, psych books do tickle my fancy most of all. It’s understandable that you’re tired of those at school and choose to escape into something else on your blog.

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  • Owww the story sounds good! 😄 As I already told you, the cover really reminded of some kind of university handbook 😂 I personally like the artwork here! Maybe theuse of watercolour isn’t quite perfect, but I like the vibes it creates! Great review 😘

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  • Hm, sounds interesting but I sure the art style would just kill it for me…it just doesn’t work for me but that’s subjective and there are no doubt others who appreciate it. You can’t really understate the importance of the visuals in comics as they can make or break a the story and it’s overall affect. Great to hear your thoughts on this Lashaan!

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    • Hahahah I can’t blame you there! I had to harden my skin through this experience when it came to the artwork. If I hadn’t heard about the praise around this series, I would have completely dropped it a long time ago. I do hope the rest of the series doesn’t worsen in that department though. Thanks for reading, Chris!

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