Title: Mary: The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Granddaughter
Author: Brea Grant, Yishan Li
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Graphic Novel
Age: Young Adult
Page Count: 144
Publication Date: October 6, 2020
Publisher: Six Foot Press
Themes: Magic, Monsters, Friendship, Paranormal
Mary is the Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaughter of Mary Shelley. Her entire family is filled with women who became successful authors in the legacy of the great author. Mary is expected to become a successful author but she isn’t sure what she wants to do with her future. As she is trying to discover her calling she finds that she has some unconventional powers and unconventional friends. She has the ability to heal monsters, and those monsters aren’t going to let her ignore her calling.
~Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an eARC copy of this book ~
To start I will say that this was super interesting. It started off with some real spooky season, Halloween vibes and they continued throughout the whole story. I loved how we followed the descendants of the first Mary Shelley and their lives.
For one thing I loved this art style. I loved the dark colour pallet and how each character had their own distinct look and style. I also loved all the characters. They were complex and interesting. I absolutely want to continue this series as it goes on. I am so excited to see what happens to Mary and her friends next!