Snapdragon

Snapdragon Review

Kat Leyh's Snapdragon is a magical realist graphic novel about a young girl who befriends her town's witch and discovers the strange magic within herself.

Snap's town had a witch.

At least, that's how the rumor goes. But in reality, Jacks is just a crocks-wearing, internet-savvy old lady who sells roadkill skeletons online--after doing a little ritual to put their spirits to rest. It's creepy, sure, but Snap thinks it's kind of cool, too.

They make a deal: Jacks will teach Snap how to take care of the baby opossums that Snap rescued, and Snap will help Jacks with her work. But as Snap starts to get to know Jacks, she realizes that Jacks may in fact have real magic--and a connection with Snap's family's past.

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    Snapdragon Reviews

  • Korrina  (OwlCrate)

    I loved this weird little book. Unique story, great diversity, beautiful friendships. And it spoke to my roadkill-loving soul haha....

  • Calista

    Another find from the staff recs at the library. This is an odd one. We see a girl named Snapdragon, goes by Snaps, who decides to befriend the elderly town witch. It's simply rumors and everyone is s...

  • Candace Robinson

    I really loved the drawings and the mystery in this! Some parts got a little too serious/contemporaryish for me, so I was pulled out of the story at times. But I really love that freaking cover!...

  • Maia

    This comic is stellar! It is- *chef's kiss* -everything I want out of a middle grade book which has both queer and trans characters and also magic and mystery. I've been a fan of Kat Leyh since the Su...

  • Jay G

    Want to see more bookish things from me? Check out my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfer...I received a copy of this graphic novel in exchange for my honest review Snapdragon has a...

  • Lindsey Lynn (thepagemistress)

    This was literally perfect! I loved everything about it. So much diversity!!! The story was so important and all about acceptance in every shape, color and size. Just a dash of magic. It's my favorite...

  • Iz

    this was absolutely adorable, I love love loved the characters and the art style and everything!!!...

  • Jen

    I went into this not really knowing what to expect and it completely blew me away. This book is incredibly diverse and raises interesting thoughts about determining who we are as individuals. I wasn't...

  • Hannah

    SNAPDRAGON is whip-smart and fiercely embraces its eccentricity, just like its eponymous character. This witchy coming-of-age is a celebration using your powers for good and finding people who love yo...

  • Laura

    This book is phenomenal. Such a well crafted story, tight and exciting and full of true goodness and heart. The art is unique and expressive and so good. The colors are visceral. The characters and re...