Maxine Wore Black is the most gripping book I have read in a long time. I had a hard time putting it down, and even after I updated my progress I would usually sneak in at least one more chapter.
I picked this skinny comic book out of a privately-owned bookstore near the coast. I was searching for something fun to read during one stay in bookstore-less Jamestown, but wound up not getting to it until recently.
The art was minimalist, with a charmingly simple style of its own. The text was easy-to-read, with most of it large enough so I did not have to squint. I enjoyed the full-color pages, and feel that it was worth the price of almost seventeen dollars—a little more than I usually shell our for a book, especially on a whim.