Monday, July 04, 2016

Book Review: The Nameless City

NAMELESS CITY by Faith Erin Hicks is the first book in an engaging action-adventure graphic novel trilogy.
Designed for middle grades, the graphic novel adventure is set in a city whose name is constantly changing as a steady stream of invaders occupy the nation. To locals, the place is simply known as the Nameless City. Kaidu belongs to the latest occupiers. As he explores the city, he meets a local called Rat and they become friends. Together they learn about each other and work together to save their city from a new invader.
Librarians will find that graphic novel fans will be drawn to the timeless, full-color illustrations. Readers will enjoy the smart, complex characters and fast-paced storyline. This quick read will be a popular additional to the library’s graphic novel collection. Readers will be lining up for the next book in this trilogy.
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Published on April 5, 2016 by First Second, an imprint of Macmillan. ARC courtesy of the publisher.

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