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Speak: The Graphic Novel - Community Reviews back

by Emily Carroll, Laurie Halse Anderson
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 5 months ago
Trigger warning: Rape I don't know what to say. I loved "Speak" when I read it back in 2015. I felt for Melinda and wanted to hug her throughout the story and loved how Anderson takes a long road to showing us what happened to Melinda and how her life became unraveled before her freshman year of h...
Alyssa Diane
Alyssa Diane rated it 2 years ago
I read the original book in high school and when I saw there was a graphic novel I wanted to check it out because nostalgia, but then I saw it was illustrated by Emily Carroll and I HAD to check it out 'cause I'm a huge fan of her original work. I related to this book in high school but I relate a l...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it 2 years ago
It's been a while since I read the prose version, but I do think the graphic novel will carry a bigger impact for me as a reader. Anderson's script (unlike many adaptations) isn't scared to work with the art and let it carry a lot of the weight of the storytelling. Carroll is maybe the perfect artis...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 2 years ago
I found her body language so powerful: her slouching shoulders, her droopy eyes, the baggy shirts and her shaggy hair, Em is a victim who is trying to find her voice. Em made a phone call the night of the party which has now made Em an outcast. Em hasn’t talked to anyone about what occurred the nigh...
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