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Monday, June 25, 2012

Frostbite: The Graphic Novel


The drama and romance continue in this 144-page full-color graphic novel adaptation of the second Vampire Academy novel, Frostbite, which was overseen by Richelle Mead and features beautiful art by acclaimed British illustrator Emma Vieceli.

Author(s): Richelle Mead, Emma Vieceli, Leigh Dragoon
Source: Gifted from Anna
Publisher: Razorbill (May 24, 2012)
ISBN-13: 978-1595144300


MY THOUGHTS


When you love a series as much as I did with the Vampire Academy, I will look for anything to revisit the characters again.  Also, since I am starting to read more graphic novels lately, this book was able to fill both needs at one time.

While the book does not go as in depth as the books do,  they are a good refresher book to help you remember things that happened in the actual novels.  While we refresh our memories through this book, we also get some amazing artwork that helps bring the characters alive in our minds through sight.  The artwork is amazing in my opinion.  The artists really did outdo themselves with bringing little details to life with their art.

If you are wanting to read this series as a graphic novel instead of the actual book, then this book gives you a story without going overboard.  I also feel that this is a great way to refresh your memory if you were fans of this series in regular print work.  Overall a great addition to have if you are a serious Vampire Academy fan or if you are just starting out on the adventure.

MY RATING


Very Good! I would recommend this book!

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2 Comments:

Blogger Arianne Cruz said...

Only reason I'm not reading the graphic novels is because I know the drawings don't match the images in my head.

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June 25, 2012 at 11:42 AM  
Blogger Bianca said...

I love VA. I enjoyed the first two graphic novels. They make me want to pick up the books and reread them again. They are a good fix though since there isn't always time to reread books over and over. I totally agree about it being a refresher. It is a quick read for people who just want to read the graphic novel but it isn't quite the same as reading the actual books. Glad you liked it. I did too :)

June 26, 2012 at 12:02 AM  

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