So, this week I’ve been rereading one of my favourite manga series and I’ve been having such a positive time doing it that it’s made me think about what other books I’d like to revisit this year. So, here’s a little list. Is there any books you’d like to revisit?
Fruits Basket Collector’s Edition, Vol 12 | Natsuki Takaya
Series: Fruits Basket
Genre: Sequential Art, Manga, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult, Fiction
Summary: Finally, the curse is broken for all of the members of the Zodiac and they’re granted their freedom. Kyo and Tohru confirm their feelings for each other and take the first step towards their new future. The drama of a family cursed by the Zodiac comes to a moving conclusion!
Skulduggery Pleasant | Derek Landy
Series: Skulduggery Pleasant
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Mystery, Fiction, Magic
Summary: Stephanie’s uncle Gordon is a writer of horror fiction. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, Stephanie learns that while he may have written horror, it certainly wasn’t fiction. Pursued by evil forces intent on recovering a mysterious key, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source – the wisecracking skeleton of a dead wizard.
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku, Vol 1 | Fugita
Series: Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
Genre: Romance, Sequential Art, Manga, Contemporary, Humour, Realistic Fiction
Summary: Narumi and Hirotaka are, by all appearances, a power couple. They’re young, good-looking professionals. But they have secrets from everyone but each other: They’re serious geeks! Narumi is a fujoshi, and Hirotaka’s a hardcore gamer. Their sweet, awkward love story started life as a webcomic before becoming a full-blown manga series by popular demand, and is about to become a major anime series.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone | J.K. Rowling
Series: Harry Potter
Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult, Magic, Children’s, Adventure
Summary: Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry’s eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!
The Raven Boys | Maggie Stiefvater
Series: The Raven Cycle
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Fiction, Magic
Summary: Even if Blue hadn’t been told her true love would die if she kissed him, she would stay away from boys. Especially the ones from the local private school. Known as Raven Boys, they only mean trouble.
But this is the year that everything will change for Blue.
This is the year that she will be drawn into the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys. And the year Blue will discover that magic does exist.
This is the year she will fall in love.