Cover Image: Watersnakes


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I entered this book knowing nothing about it and, to be honest, so should you.

The books art lets us know exactly how this book is going to be – unique, beautiful and eerie at the same time.

We follow Mila as she gets to know a girl who seems to be extraordinary. They eventually fall in love and, in the process, cause a battle to begin.

Mila is an interesting character, as is Agnes.

Honestly, this book baffled me. Read it and you’ll understand.

Rating: 4 stars
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It's weird, but "Watersnakes" kinda blends horror with lovely elements, and sometimes there are a lot of details on the illustration, that I like.
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"Watersnakes" is beautifully illustrated but is lacking when it comes to plot. I found the story to be a bit shallow and uninteresting but the artwork is lovely.
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Absolutely gorgeous illustration. Seriously stunning! And I'm all about the dark vibe. Initially I was pretty confused, but things turned around halfway! I'm putting this on my buy-physical-copy list.
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A very interesting, but a bit confusing comic, Watersnakes is beautifully illustrated. Tony Sandoval is truly a great artist, and a good storyteller, but it seems he tried to push a too big of a story into too few pages. I didn't understand some things, so I hope there will be more comics to explain the backstory, especially of Agnes. I would definitely recommend for the gorgeous art and the quirky story.
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Watersnakes was a beautiful book, both in terms of the story and the artwork. The friendship between Mila and the ghost Agnes is antagonistic but strong. I will be recommending this for my library to purchase.
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So pretty and creepy and bizarre! What's not to love? I was immediately absorbed and read it in one sitting but I would love to look at it many times more.
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Could not get far with this one, story and artwork not quite for me. I just couldn't get into it. I am just going to pass on it, I am sure it will find a good fanbase.
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WATERSNAKES: So surreal it quickly pulls you in to its story. The art and writing make the story even more compelling; making you want to continue reading until the astonishing ending! Good story, good art!
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Thank you to Tony Sandoval, Diamond Book Distributors, and NetGalley for allowing me the extreme pleasure of access to an advanced reader copy of “Watersnakes” for an honest review. 

I wasn't quite sure what I expect when I started reading this graphic novel, only that it was set like many fairy-and-fantasy stories began, with someone living their regular life and then being touched once by the supernatural, which sent them down The White Rabbit's hole like Alice. Mila is the Alice of this new read and realm, and there is darkness afoot, with deep supernatural happenings, of ghosts and ghoolish warriors. 

I felt the story didn't have enough depth to it, but I was mesmerized by the art, which all looks like paintings.
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I would like to thank the publisher for giving me a copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I really enjoyed this!
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I really liked the way everything was painting style. Characters were interesting enough as well. The story was rather short and I was a bit perplexed what was going on in the end. To understand this graphical novel one probably has to do more research into it.
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Let me tell you just one little thing: I need to follow Tony Sandoval's works because this book is amazing. The story-line is good and intriguing, it may not be the best, that's true, but it was intriguing and I found myself captivated by it. But the best thing, the really amazing thing, in this book is the art. The illustrations are creepy, a tad morbid maybe, but so artfully done, so beautiful They are art and I fell in love with the dark atmosphere of this book, with its amazing drawings and arts. 
We deserve more of this around!
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I was attracted to the breathtakingly beautiful artwork, but after seeing Watersnakes by Tony Sandoval listed with the Lgbt tag on Goodreads, I knew this was a graphic novel I needed to read. A shot read, and a bit weird, the artwork remained stunning and the story itself was well paced and touching. Parts were weird/confusing, though I assume this was mostly just to go with the dreamy art style. The ending was well deserved and I can still remember the feelings this gave me long after finishing. If the artwork is your aesthetic, I definitely recommend picking up Watersnakes by Tony Sandoval. Absolutely impressive artwork and a solid, stirring story.
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*Thank you to NetGalley for access to the book in exchange for an honest review.*

During summer vacation, Mila meets Agnes, a mysterious girl that she develops complicated feelings for. Complicating those feelings are the fact the Agnes is a ghost holding the spirit of a fallen king and his soldiers. Mila is tasked with helping Agnes return the king to his kingdom.

This graphic novel is such a fever dream. I loved every moment. The plot is tenuous at best, but the art pulls you in and the interaction between Mila and Agnes is just amazing. It's a good read for fans of creepy, Gothic stories.
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Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC in exchange for an honest review. 

I loved this!!! I really enjoyed the art work. Excellent graphic novel. I highly recommend this book.
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Beautiful art. Cover is definitely captivating. I just didn't quite get the entire story though. I might need to reread this or try another story by the author to get a better grasp on the author's style.
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The art was...surreal and morbidly fascinating. I really enjoyed the style, and that's the reason I picked up this book. The story though...not my favorite. It was hard to follow, and I struggled to stay focused on what was happening.
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I'm calling this Oneiric crapstatic.

Mila finds an strange girl while on vacation. Lesbic fantasies aside, then odd, weird, fantasies starts. Ghosts, or something else, nightmares and some disturbing teeth paraphilia and story that made no sense.

2.5** for the art

But really this was not so my thing. Ug. (--b/c teeth falling is one of my worst nighmare x_x)
Once again duped by the cover.

Romance? Atracción lésbica.
Sexo? Besos. Fetichismo dental.
Lenguaje? Normal
Recomendada? NO.
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Watersnakes by Tony Sandoval follows Mila, a young girl starting summer vacation. She makes a new friend, Agnes, who happens to be a ghost. Mila becomes obsessed with Agnes and her story, and they embark on a dangerous journey. Or do they? Much of this is comprised of fantasies or dream sequences. There's a serious teeth motif going on, which really creeped me out. The story was very disjointed, and made no sense. I made it about a third of the way through before getting to annoyed to continue. It didn't help that I really wasn't a huge fan of the art style. 

***Many thanks to Netgalley and Diamond Book Distributors for providing an ARC in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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