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Mooncakes

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this was a very inclusive, imaginative book and I adored it! 

the artwork was phenomenal and the characters were well described and I also thought the story was beautiful. hope there's a sequel
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I really love this graphic novel! The illustrations in it are some of my favorites and I absolutely love how much representation is in it.
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This title was everything I needed. I loved every inch of it: from the pitchy romance to this beautiful artwork! I highly recommàd it to you and I’ll buy a physical copy right away!
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Mooncakes is such an amazing graphic novel! It won't be published until October 2019, but I can already picture the impact it will have on queer teens across the globe. It only loses one star through no fault of its own: I received an ARC in ebook format, meaning that the final chapter was incomplete (not in colour, which unfortunately detracted from the story itself and made the ending feel slightly anticlimatic, as all of my focus was on the change of presentation). I also find reading graphic novels so much more enjoyable when in print - so I reckon I might treat myself to a physical copy when this is released, so I can enjoy it properly! Either way, I highly recommend it
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5 Stars!

Thank you Netgalley and Oni press for supplying me with a reading copy for review.

I wish I had read this one sooner!  My witchy heart is full, I absolutely adored this graphic novel, the colors and art style was breathtaking and very aesthetically pleasing. The representation was amazing, a hard of hearing queer lead who is also a witch! A no-binary werewolf main character and queer grandmas to top it all off. A story of first love, figuring out who you are and fighting for the greater good.
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i recieved a free e-arc of this book from netgalley. This was a very lovely read. I appreciated the minority represeantations in this book: such as the lgbt+ and disabled community
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This is a super cute book. Who doesn’t love a book that involves a book store! I think some of my students would really enjoy this one!
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A very sweet and wonderfully diverse graphic novel about magic and monsters. Have already handed it to a teen at my library!
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AHH I LOVED THIS GRAPHIC NOVEL! I usually have a hard time getting into these types of novels, but this one reeled me in and hooked me! It made me feel so warm and fuzzy inside. The characters were so easy to connect to. The story was a breath of fresh air! It was such a good story that someone could relate to easily.
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I received an arc of this title from NetGalley for an honest review. I skimmed much of this book in hopes of reading our copy when it came in the library, however, it's always checked out so I am waiting to read it in full.
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So mush great stuff packed into one volume! Witches, a werewolf, romance, LGBT+ representation, representation of disabilities, POC and non-traditional family structures! All this combined with really beautiful art and a super cute story!
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Pude leer este ejemplar gracias a Netgaley.

Les contaré que esperaba mucho, mucho de está obra. El libro es súper bonito, la portada, los personajes y el ambiente. Pero siento que fue súper rápido y no tan complicada la trama, pero en fin, de eso nos avisan las creadoras al principio del libro así que no me quejaré más.

Amo la idea de recuperar a alguien que estuvo lejos y querer cuidarlo hasta no poder mas. Eso le pasa a Nova. Me gusta que Tam es aún más complejo que Nova pero ambas se complementan muy bien. Las ame.
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Lovely story, absolutely will reccomend! Love to read about different lgbtqia+ representation and my students would love to read about them too.
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Cute, loved the art style, but I actually found the story a little difficult to follow. I felt dropped into the middle of the story, and the nonlinear style didn't work for me. Still, I loved the concept, and almost wish this was told in prose form instead of a graphic novel.
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This was such a cute graphic novel, I love the witchy vibe it totally gives you those autumn feels. The representation in this book is 100% worth the read alone but on top of that you get adorable relationships, witches and werewolves, friends to lovers. Its just so CUTE. Also I actually really enjoyed the art style in this.
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In general, Mooncakes fell a little flat for me when it should've been a shoo-in. Diverse sweet witches and magic? Yes, please! The main character was great, yay more deaf representation in any format. She's strong but still very feminine, and confident in who she is. Which makes her counterpart so much more frustrating; they're so very not sure of who they are, what they want, or how to ask for it. And that's okay, and it's nice to have the feminine character be the strong/sure one for once. 

The art though starts out incredibly rough then suddenly about 1/3 of the way in, increases dramatically in quality. It's a little jarring, and I hope there's a re-published version someday where the creator gets to go back and re-draw to even it out. 

The story felt just slightly off, like there were pieces edited out and not pieced back together. It felt like there were sudden jumps or escalations without enough buildup, so the climax was more confusing than engaging.  I liked it, I just didn't love it. There were even magical girl/CLAMP references! I'm very sad I didn't love Mooncakes.
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Graphic novels are super hot right now and this one has sweetly drawn characters.   With very unique characters and a popular magical storyline this has potential to do well!
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I was sent an eArc of this book by NetGalley in exchange for my honest thoughts. 
3 stars
This was a cute, light read. The art style is very pretty but I just wanted more back story on the characters. More development & more story. The plot was ok. I didn't fully understand the magic system & I thought it could use a little more work. Overall it was an ok read. I recommend this to someone who is looking for light, quick read with paranormal elements.
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I loved this graphic novel so much that I bought a copy for myself! I look forward to see what Suzanne Walker does next!
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The story is interesting, even though it’s the same old cliche of two different magical species falling for each other (A witch and a werewolf.), which isn’t the main storyline, but it acts like it anyway. It isn’t obvious on a flip-through, but the art isn’t really complete, it looks quite unfinished, and even when it is finished, it’s anatomically incorrect and not really good. I’d recommend this to a teenager I guess, or someone who doesn’t care about art or story as much as about romance.
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