Hey teens, looking for a good read? Check out these recommendations from Abington Community Library Young Adult Librarian Sandy Longo, manga reader in training (she may or may not have had some help from members of the Anime Club, which meets Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. at the library).
Death Note 12 -Volume Manga Set, story by Tsugumi Ohba and art by Takeshi Obata
Manga enthusiasts call it classic, a masterpiece. It's well written and thought provoking and features amazing art work and sound themes. Ace student Light Yagami, legendary detective L and Shinigami …you can't miss with Death Note.
Fruits Basket 23 -Volume Manga Set, by Natsuki Takaya
After an unfortunate event, high school student Tohru Honda moves in with a classmate and his cousins. Classmate Yuki Sohma and his family live with a curse. Tohru is determined to break the curse. The lives of everyone change forever.
• Black Butler 14 -Volume Manga Set, by Yana Toboso
Just outside London and set in the Victorian Era, Black Butler follows a demonic butler Sebastian Michaelis bound by a supernatural contract to serve the teen head of a noble family and a toy manufacturer.
• Chibi Vampire 14 -Volume Manga Set, by Yuna Kagesaki
Though the month of October has passed and Halloween is over, the story of an out-of-the -ordinary vampire girl who lives life as an ordinary teenage girl is always in season. Instead of drinking blood she produces too much and she must inject it into others.
• Maximum Ride Manga Series by James Patterson
A teen that has wings and can fly … a dream or a nightmare?
Sandy Longo is the Abington Community Library Young Adult Librarian.