Snagged @ The Library Review: Mercy Thompson: Moon Called, Volume 1 by Patricia Briggs

Posted January 28, 2015 by Felicia S in 2014 Read, 4.00 Wine Glasses, Reviews, Snagged @ The Library / 9 Comments

Snagged @ The Library Review: Mercy Thompson: Moon Called, Volume 1 by Patricia BriggsSource: Library Borrowed

Format: Paperback

Moon Called Volume 1 by Patricia Briggs

Date Read: October 2014

Genre: Graphic Novel

Mercedes "Mercy" Thompson is a talented Volkswagen mechanic living in the Tri-Cities area of Washington. She also happens to be a walker, a magical being with the power to shift into a coyote at will. Mercy's next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she's fixing a bus for a vampire. This is the world of Mercy Thompson, one that looks a lot like ours but is populated by those things that go bump in the night. And Mercy's connection to those things is about to get her into some serious hot water...

Moon Called faithfully adapts New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs' first Mercy Thompson novel to comics. Prepare to see the fantastic characters and supernatural settings that have made her novels a hit with fans worldwide come to four-color life!

More Information:
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Series: Mercedes Thompson Graphic Novels #1

Also by this author: Silver Borne, Frost Burned, Night Broken, Cry Wolf, Mercy Thompson: Moon Called
Also in this series: Mercy Thompson: Moon Called

Snagged at the Library Review


JUST A NOTE: These are books that I have Snagged @ The Library . Some of the reviews will be long and others will just be quick thoughts on the story.

Read for Fun (Library Book)
Overall Rating: 4.00
Story Rating: 4.00
Graphic Rating: 4.00

Read It File It (Short Review): Mercy Thompson Moon Called Volume 1 by Patricia Briggs was my first ever graphic novel. I am glad I started with a story I knew so that I could spend some time learning how to read the frames (sounds silly but that took a bit). I really enjoyed the graphics and thought they added a little oomph to a story I already love.



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Overall Rating
4 / 5
Story Rating
4 / 5
Character Rating
4 / 5
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9 responses to “Snagged @ The Library Review: Mercy Thompson: Moon Called, Volume 1 by Patricia Briggs

  1. I can’t enjoy graphic novels after having read the books. In my mind, the characters look so different. I just don’t like looking at the pictures at all. But I am glad you enjoyed it Felicia.

  2. I only read the first book and didn’t fall in love with it. I do plan to keep going in the series anyhow. I never thought to pick up a graphic novel of a book I’ve read, but that’s an interesting idea. I used to read comics/graphic novels a lot when I was little.

  3. I’ve read a couple of these graphic novels. I love them, though I wish the artistry was a little better. There is The Homecoming that I highly recommend that is a prequel to the Mercy Thompson series. It has the cutest picture of Mercy as a coyote pup with Bran’s shirt in her mouth.

    • I will have to see if my library has those. I picked up 2 more graphic novels this past trip (Buffy Universe)—I really do like the pictures. I just need to shift to getting the story not only from the words. That is hard for m.