The plot is gripping and the characters are powerfully drawn... a novel that will be hard for readers to forget.
An uncannily funny book even as it plumbs the darkness, Speak will hold readers from first word to last.
Anderson's timeless and important tale of high-school sexual assault and its aftermath undergoes a masterful graphic novel transformation... With the rise of women finding their voices and speaking out about sexual assault in the media, this reworking of the enduring 1999 classic should be on everyone's radar... Powerful, necessary, and essential.
Melinda's sarcastic wit, honesty, and courage make her a memorable character whose ultimate triumph will inspire and empower readers.
This potent retelling of the modern classic Speak blends words and images to create magic: a new representation of a teen whose voice is ripped from her, the battles she must wage to find it again, and the triumph of finally being able to speak out.
Hypnotizing and heart-breaking, with the kind of empowering finish that unshackles protagonist and readers alike.
With spellbinding artwork, this exceptional adaptation masterfully does justice to its source material while adding new depth and nuance.