Book Review – Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life Vol 1

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Title: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life: Vol 1

Author: Bryan Lee O’Malley

Synopsis: Scott Pilgrim’s life is totally sweet. He’s 23 years old, he’s in a rockband, he’s “between jobs” and he’s dating a cute high school girl. Nothing could possibly go wrong, unless a seriously mind-blowing, dangerously fashionable, rollerblading delivery girl named Ramona Flowers starts cruising through his dreams and sailing by him at parties. Will Scott’s awesome life get turned upside-down? Will he have to face Ramona’s seven evil ex-boyfriends in battle? The short answer is yes. The long answer is Scott Pilgrim, Volume 1: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life.

Rating: 5 Stars

Review: Wow. That’s all I can say about this. However, that doesn’t make a review, so I’ll try and find words for how awesome this graphic novel is.

Scott Pilgrim is in a band, and he’s dating a high-school girl who is called Knives Chau. His roommate Wallace is a gossipy bitch, and Scott has issues. However, when a badass girl rollerblades into his life, Scott suddenly has to deal with her seven evil exes. *Epic fight scenes!*

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I got this book from the library at the start of this week, and I finished it relatively quickly because I was so absorbed in it (also, because it’s not that long). I ended up laughing through the whole thing – it was that funny.

The artwork? Incredible. It wasn’t overdone, and it didn’t hurt my head to read like a lot of coloured graphic novels/comic books. I especially liked the panels depicting the fight scene between Scott Pilgrim and the first of the evil exes.

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Seriously, you have to read this book. It’s amazing, and you’ll love it. If you’re not a book person, then watch the movie. It’s got Anna Kendrick and Mae Whitman in it.

Happy reading!

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