Book Review: Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan



Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan (Illustrated by Cliff Chiang and Matthew Wilson)


Published: 5th April 2016

Pages: 144

Genre: Graphic Novel, Science Fiction

This was provided in exchange for an honest review via NetGally. All opinions are honest and my own.

Paper Girl follows a group of 12 year-old  girls, doing their paper round in the morning after Halloween 1988. But this is no ordinary paper round, when the girls stumble across a group of strange men.

This edition is a bind up of editions 1 to 5 of Saga writer Brian K. Vaughan’s newest series.

I really enjoyed this graphic novel. It was a lot of fun, and seemed to have a middle grade novel kind of tone to it (except for the strong language used). I enjoyed the mysterious goings on, and there are some great twists and turns (including a major cliffhanger at the end!).

While it was a fun story, it was the art work that made this stand out for me. The colour scheme was gorgeous and really added to the mysterious atmosphere where appropriate.

I look forward to the continuation of this series. I can’t wait to see what happens next!

(As a side note, it’s a shame that the Goodreads synopsis doesn’t seem to call out the science fiction aspect of this story.)


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