Snotgirl ~ Bryan Lee O’Malley

Snotgirl, Vol. 1: Green Hair Don't Care

Rating:4/5

Snotgirl is the story of a popular blogger and her life behind the scenes. Her emotions play out all over the place, and she is so self-conscious that she is constantly obsessing over where she stands in relation to other people. She wants to be the coolest, prettiest, most lovable, and most popular girl around. So when a cool girl walks up to her and wants to be friends, she is both thrilled and instantly jealous.

I liked this book so much not because I liked the main character so much, but because her anxiety felt to real and tangible. O’Malley gave readers a wonderful glimpse into the running thought process of Lottie Person, a popular (fictional) blogger. I loved understanding how out of control she felt while she was attempting to present such a calm and collected image of herself to the world.

The art is fantastic. Full color beautifulness, I loved all of the guady outfits throughout the story. I loved the mystery components and the confusion that’s present throughout the storyline. Honestly this felt like a really compelling reason for why people should tend to their mental health as readily as we tend to our physical health. I wasn’t expecting to be as enthralled with this book as I was, but once I picked it up, I couldn’t put it down.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s