Author Archive for Sarah Wright

Sita: Daughter of the Earth

Recounting the Ramayana, a part of Hindu sacred texts, Sita: Daughter of the Earth tells the tale from Sita’s perspective. She was born from the Goddess of Earth because of a king and queen’s prayer. She was raised as a…

Spontaneous

Melvin was blowing out the candles on his 3rd birthday cake when his dad felt hot and then burst into flames. As he grew up, Melvin concluded that his dad was a victim of spontaneous human combustion. So, he devotes…

The Clique

The Clique has been reformatted — manga style. The story is about the sweet, innocent girl, Claire, who starts at a new school, only to have the popular girls make her life a nightmare. Worst part? Claire is staying in…

The Hope Virus

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Every teenager wants people to take him or her seriously. Herbert Miles wakes up one day 200 years in the future, finding that people took him way too seriously. Herbert’s website www.thehopevirus.com has become the new gospel for Londoners, although…

Laddertop Vol. 1

This fun sci-fi adventure takes place in a future in which the Earth has had alien contact. Twenty-five years before, the “Givers” came and built ladders into space — literally ladders. On top of each of the four Ladders (which…

The Next Day

The Next Day compiles four true stories of attempted suicide. The graphic novella is set up as if the four survivors are sitting together on a lawn, telling their heart-breaking tales piece by piece. Right away, the book takes the…

Daydreams of a Solitary Hamster

Before I knew that Astrid Desbordes was a French writer, I felt like Daydreams of a Solitary Hamster embodied a sort of European storytelling style. With odd outbursts and strange proclamations by the characters, many children and adults may feel…

Resurrection Volumes 1 & 2

Resurrection Vol. 1

Identified by some as The Walking Dead for aliens, Resurrection is the post-post apocalyptic story of what happens to society once the alien invaders leave. Filled with twists and political intrigue, the story takes a hard look at humanity’s values.…

Scrooge and Santa

Scrooge and Santa

Most people are familiar with Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a stingy, cranky miser who is visited by spirits on Christmas Eve. They show him the error of his ways, and he wakes up Christmas morning with a…

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is one of the most well-known Christmas stories with its ghosts, redemption scene, and Christmas spirit. This graphic adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale stays true to that original story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a crotchety old man…

Alison Dare series

Alison Dare lives out an adventurous girl’s ultimate fantasy. Her mom is a famous archaeologist. Her dad is a librarian by occupation and a superhero by destiny. Her uncle is world renowned superspy. With this pedigree, she is poised to…

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Few settings evoke an eerier mood than the wild moors of England. Often shrouded in fog, they are speckled with bogs and mires that can suck unsuspecting passersby to their dooms. So, when Sir Arthur Conan Doyle set The Hound…

Jane Eyre: The Graphic Novel

Rites of passage for one species of nerd girls include reading classic novels by Austen or one the Brontë sisters. Even as those girls grow up into young women, novels like Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre will be listed…