Jonathan York has led a boring life — a pointless degree from the community college, a lackluster job at the General Store, and never any desire for something more exciting. But when fate leaves him stranded in a sinister land, he finds himself seeking an adventure of his own. Along the way he encounters ghoulish thieves, ravenous swamp monsters, a dastardly ice cream conspiracy, and a necromancer bent on human sacrifice.
In this beautifully illustrated, four-color novel, Jonathan York's life takes a decidedly spooky turn! @goodreads
Thank you to all of the nerds out there that make me so happy with wonderful books full of wonderful pictures and things that go bump in the night :-)
This book is about poor ole Jonathan York. He gets lost in the swamp one day and he can't figure out how to get back out! He looks at all of the creepy things in the swamp and finds himself very nervous.
But alas! He comes across three strangers and he asks them to help him out of the swamp. They tell him they are going to this Inn to stay the night so he decides he will go along with them.
They walk through the woods until they finally come across the Inn!
They are invited inside by an old man and his wife makes dinner for them all. The old man tells them they can stay at their Inn if they all have a story to tell. Everyone had a story to tell... all but poor Johathan York. So... he gets kicked out! Mean old man!
Jonathan meets all kinds of strange characters in the book that send him on different paths. He ends up running into a gang of thieves that have him do all of these dangerous and creepy things in exchange for information on a place to sleep. Johathan manages to make it through all of these quests with a little luck and his brain. But the evil gang of thieves lie to him and take him to a home and sell him to a creepy monster that wants to turn him into something..what..I'm not telling!
But.. Jonathan has become stronger in his ability to get out of situations and he gets away from this monster. He runs into the gang again and takes care of them too!
He wanders around for awhile and ends up back at the Inn and now.. he has a story to tell. Jonathan gets a bed to sleep in and makes his way out of the swamp the next day.
I loved this book so much! The graphics are amazing and the stories and the characters are awesome! I'm buying this book for my collection as soon as I can!
*I would like to thank Netgalley and Andrews McMeel Publishing for making this book available to read in exchange for my honest review.*
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