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The Golden Twine: 01/06/15
The Golden Twine by Jo Rioux is the first book in the Cat's Cradle graphic novel series. In it, Suri, a member of a traveling carnival, wants more than anything to be a monster tamer. When takes something valuable from the catsith (werecats), she must quickly prove herself as a monster tamer.
Rioux's panels have the rich colors of the reissued (colored) Bones books. Her characters fit into their setting and the world feels like a coherent place. By itself, The Golden Twine is a good adventure story with a strong female lead and interesting villains who are more than just evil.
As others have mentioned, the ebook version for review on NetGalley had some technical issues with incomplete lettering on some pages, making following the dialogue difficult in places. I would like to see it in its complete form someday.