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by Craig Thompson
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EpicFehlReader rated it 3 years ago
Blankets is the story of a young man coming of age and finding the confidence to express his creative voice. Craig Thompson's poignant graphic memoir plays out against the backdrop of a Midwestern winterscape: finely-hewn linework draws together a portrait of small town life, a rigorously fundamenta...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it 4 years ago
This graphic novel has had so much hype and I can see, it reads very true to life in a small town and a religious family. Thompson clearly had a story to tell and the passion and intensity of the relationship in this book is something I feel like I saw in other teens relationships in the church when...
mybookjournal rated it 4 years ago
Heartwarming story, Brilliant graphics. Takes one down to their childhood self for sure.
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it 5 years ago
Raise your hand if you kept hearing about the epic graphic novel Blankets by Craig Thompson. Chances are that the majority of you have at the very least heard of this book. It's continually touted as a must-read and so I finally grabbed it anticipating something that would knock me off of my feet. W...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 5 years ago
Only a few months into my exploration of graphic novels and I have now found a second graphic novelist I have high regards for (the first being Adrian Tomine). Craig Thompson has created a beautiful work here that truly shows how graphics can transform a story. You see, a quick glance at a summary o...
Pippin & The Book Next Door
Pippin & The Book Next Door rated it 5 years ago
I knew I was stepping out of my normal comfort zone just when I picked up the seemingly multiple-volume graphic novel. I just wasn't aware of how much. Sure, Blankets does have some merit. The author's (it's autobiographical) relationship with faith is intriguing and interesting, a realistic port...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 5 years ago
I didn’t know very much about this book before I started reading. I knew that it was a massive graphic novel (592 pages), and that it was a semi-autobiography about teenagers, love, and religion. What drew me to this book was the art. I know nothing at all about art, so feel free to laugh at me if I...
PillowByRiver rated it 6 years ago
A heartbreaking story about love and beliefs. But the emotions are really striking. Guess I will read other books by this author.
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it 6 years ago
Twitchy Witchy Girl
Twitchy Witchy Girl rated it 7 years ago
I loved everything about this book. The story, the beautiful artwork, EVERYTHING. Definitely recommend this to everyone. It was lovely, heartbreaking, uplifting, and so much more. Keeping this book forever.
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