The Good Neighbors

The Good Neighbors

Book One, Kin

Graphic Novel - 2008
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Sixteen-year-old Rue Silver, whose mother disappeared weeks ago, believes she is going crazy until she learns that the strange things she has been seeing are real, and that she is one of the faerie creatures, or Good Neighbors, that mortals cannot see.
Publisher: New York : Graphix, 2008.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780439855624
0439855624
Branch Call Number: BLA
Characteristics: 117 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Naifeh, Ted
Alternative Title: Kin

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BWilsoned
Mar 22, 2015

I loved the Spiderwick Chronicles, and this title intrigued me (as I shelved other gns in the YA section), so I took it home and liked the story a lot. Holly Black puts her wonderful imagination to use in this modern faerie tale about a half-faerie teen only just finding out about her origins. I immediately put the next 2 volumes on hold, even though the artwork within these graphic novels doesn't appeal to me. The story keeps me going and I'm going to read Tithe as soon as I pick it up from the library today. (less)

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Kyanite
Oct 27, 2014

Good story so far, but the art isn't doing it for me.

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artemishi
Aug 07, 2013

As graphic novels go, this one is well-paced with multiple stories, nicely dark/gothic art, and no repetitive overstatements (which bad graphic novels tend to fall into).

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neonchameleon
Jul 17, 2013

Very good and dark faerie story. A little bit of mystery and intrigue with beautiful art by Ted Naifeh

sit_walk Aug 18, 2009

nice quick read. Like all good "faerie" stories, dark, spooky, and not at all straightforward.

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