ARC Review: Manga Classics: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, Crystal S. Chan, and Julien Choy

Title: Manga Classics: The Jungle Book

Author: Rudyard Kipling, Crystal S. Chan, and Julien Choy

Release Date: April 3

Publisher: Udon Entertainment

Source: Udon Entertainment on NetGalley (A copy of this book was provided to me in exchange for an honest review.)

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Pre-order at: Chapters

Heavily influenced by his childhood in British-ruled India, Rudyard Kipling created some of the most well-read children s stories in Western Culture. Book One of The Jungle Book(s) includes Mowgli s Brothers, the story of Mowgli, the abandoned man-cub who was raised by animals in the Indian jungle, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the heroic mongoose, and Toomai of the Elephants, the tale of a young elephant-handler, and in The White Seal, we meet Kotick, a rare white-furred northern fur seal as he searches for a home where his family will not be hunted by humans. Originally published as a series of short stories for magazines in the late 1800s, the Nobel Prize-winning Rudyard Kipling would eventually publish the classic The Jungle Book in 1894.” (Source: Goodreads)

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ARC Review: Manga Classics: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Stacy King, SunNeko Lee, and Crystal Chan

Title: Manga Classics: Jane Eyre

Author: Charlotte Bronte, Stacy King, SunNeko Lee, Crystal Chan

Publisher: Udon Entertainment

Source: Udon Entertainment on NetGalley (A copy of this book was provided to me in exchange for an honest review.)

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Buy at: Chapters | Book Depository

As an orphaned child, Jane Eyre is first cruelly abused by her aunt, then cast out and sent to a charity school. Though she meets with further abuse, she receives an education, and eventually takes a job as a governess at the estate of Edward Rochester. Jane and Rochester begin to bond, but his dark moods trouble her. When Jane uncovers the terrible secret Rochester has been hiding, she flees and finds temporary refuge at the home of St. John Rivers. (Source: Goodreads)

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ARC Review: Manga Classics: Emma by Jane Austen, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, and Po Tse

emmaTitle: Manga Classics: Emma

Author:  Jane Austen, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, and Po Tse

Publisher: Udon Entertainment

Source: Udon Entertainment on NetGalley (A copy of this book was provided to me in exchange for an honest review.)

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Buy this book at: Chapters | Book Depository

4 stars

Just in time for the 200th Anniversary, Manga Classics: Emma brings Jane Austen’s classic tale of youthful folly and romantic exuberance to a modern audience with this beautiful, new manga adaptation. The impulsive match-making of Emma Woodhouse delivers both humor and heartache through the gorgeous artwork of manga-ka Po Tse (Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice). (Source: Goodreads)

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ARC Review: Manga Classics: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, and Nokman Poon

geTitle: Manga Classics: Great Expectations

Author: Charles Dickens, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, and Nokman Poon

Publisher: Udon Entertainment

Source: Udon Entertainment on NetGalley (A copy of this book was provided to me in exchange for an honest review.)

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Buy this book at: Chapters | Book Depository

3 stars

Great Expectations has it all: romance, mystery, comedy, and unforgettable characters woven through a gripping rags-to-riches tale. Naive Pip, creepy Miss Haversham, beautifully cold Estella, terrifying Abel Magwitch, and the rest of Dicken’s fantastic cast are perfectly envisioned in this new adaptation in this 300-plus page volume featuring artwork by artist Nokman Poon. Manga Classics editions feature classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions. Proudly presented by UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing. (Source: Goodreads)

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Stacking the Shelves (34)

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This week I’ll once again be taking part in Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. The idea of Stacking the Shelves is to talk about the books you’ve bought, borrowed, etc. and show off and talk about your purchases and borrows. This is basically the perfect feature for me because I buy way more books, and read way more books, than I’ll ever be able to review. I’ll most likely talk about the stores I bought the books at as well, especially if they’re independent stores.

This meme is once monthly for me, where I’ll round up what I’ve gotten since last month’s post.

This month I purchased 4 books, 3 comics, received 3 books on NetGalley, and 5 books from publishers. Check them out below!

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ARC Review: Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, and SunNeko Lee

slTitle: Manga Classics: Scarlet Letter

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Stacy King, Crystal Chan, and SunNeko Lee

Release Date: March 10

Publisher: Udon Entertainment Publishing

Source: Diamond Books Distributors on NetGalley (A copy of this book was provided to me in exchange for an honest review.)

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Preorder this book at: Chapters | Book Depository

3 stars

A powerful tale of forbidden love, shame, and revenge comes to life in Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter.

Faithfully adapted by Crystal Chan from the original novel, this new edition features stunning artwork by SunNeko Lee (Manga Classics: Les Miserables) which will give old and new readers alike a fresh insight into the Nathaniel Hawthorne’s tragic saga of Puritan America. (Source: NetGalley)

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Stacking the Shelves (17)

 

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This week I’ll once again be taking part in Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. The idea of for Stacking the Shelves is to talk about the books you’ve bought, borrowed, etc. and show off and talk about your purchases and borrows. This is basically the perfect feature for me because I buy way more books, and read way more books, than I’ll ever be able to review. I’ll most likely talk about the stores I bought the books at as well, especially if they’re independent stores.

This week I purchased 4 books, received 3 books on NetGalley, 1 book from Goodreads First Reads, and 3 books on Edelweiss. Check it out below!

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