Five star book predictions

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Hello! I’m late to the party for doing this, but I’ve seen quite a few people’s videos, and I thought it would be interesting to show all the books I think I’m going to absolutely love!

Some of these are because I’ve read other books by the authors which got four or five stars, so I’m optimistic about the ones I haven’t read, others I’ve been told I’ll love, and there’s a few which I think i’m going to enjoy based on similar novels.

I’ve only given a brief synopsis of each, because with the genre or theme of most of these, I’d rather go into them a bit blind.

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A graphic novel haul

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I’ve never really owned graphic novels before, I wasn’t much into comic books as a kid, and I’ve just never really thought about picking them up. So, this is officially my ‘first’ graphic novel haul. My personal experience of the genre almost solely comes from The Broons and Oor Wullie – which are very much Scottish classics.

Buying up a few different books was definitely inspired by my recent visit to the comic book museum in Brussels, where they showed a variety of different comics, from the child friendly- to the more sophisticated political cartoons. It also had exhibitions from different parts of Europe, to see how comic styles change with the different countries. What I found interesting was the top floor, which was dedicated mainly to Chinese art, and how that differs to European art.

I thought it was just going to be a bit of fun, and it definitely was, but if you’re going to be in the area and you’re interested in comics and graphic novels, or art in general, I’d suggest giving it a go.

This past week i’ve picked up five different novels, all with very different plots.

Here’s what I chose:

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