OUT NOW! All Vera wants to do is fit in—but that’s not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send . Anya’s Ghost, Vera Brosgol’s debut graphic novel, starts out as a simple young adult story about a girl who’s having a hard time fitting in at. Anya Borzakovskaya is one frustrated, grouchy teenager. She’s embarrassed by her Anya’s Ghost. Vera Brosgol. Roaring Brook/First Second.

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The illustrations are engaging. Maybe, I would remember this book because of Anya’s ghost and not Anya herself and thank god this book was rightly named! What they searched on the computar was kind of creepy. Anya Borzakovskaya is awesome. Smart or believable dialogue is harder still.

This beautiful graphic novel, with its simple and elegant black and white drawings and a mix of mystery and horror, should be a good choice for young adults that might not be too crazy about literature but like to read. The still reasonably short review: View all 7 comments. Don’t have a Kindle? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The ghost helps her improve all these parts of her life One day however, Anya accidentally falls down a well and there, she meets a young ghost girl named Emily Reilly who had died centuries ago.


Working from a detailed outline, Brosgol drew thumbnails of each panel—two to a page in a Moleskine notebook—and wrote the dialogue as she went along. Feb 05, Lauren rated it really liked it.

I just love and adore everything about it. In the novel, unpopular Anya befriends the ghost of Emily, a girl around Anya’s age who died broshol years earlier. Like me, If you are afraid of ghosts, just the mere thought of them can make you go crazy, I’ll suggest not the read the book in night. The ghost has a point, I guess.

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Anya is embarrassed by her family, self-conscious about her body, and she pretty much has given up on fitting in at school. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, I really liked the Ghost.

Then, she whines that she has no friends and wants friends who are ‘popular’. Oct 05, Ms. After being confronted with the truth, Emily shows that she is capable of moving solid objectsimplying she put her finger bone in Anya’s bag.

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I wont say the story was well written but the ghost parts were good. Start reading Anya’s Ghost on your Kindle in under a minute. Mar 26, Amalia Gavea rated it it was amazing Recommended to Amalia by: Perfect Musical Verx Regina Spektor — Raindrops Regina seems like an obvious choice for this book, and this song is very fragile and sweet, like I imagine Anya is on the inside. One person found this helpful. Anya is scared at first, but soon she discovers just how useful a ghost can be.


The creepiest parts was when Emily managed take over her bones and crawl out of broagol hole. Abigail Basaraba Yes, there are words in a graphic novel. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Description Anya could really use a friend. Anya’s Ghost took four years from inception to publication, and is drawn predominantly in hues of violet. Brosgol does not work from a script, saying that “the art and the dialogue come at the same time and one suggests the other”.

To start off with the positives, what I really loved about Anya’s Ghost is its artwork and colour scheme. She never expected to find that someone at the bottom of a well Details Customers who bought this item also bought Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items.

But does her new best friend understand her as well as she seems?