Having already picked up "Zombies Calling", "The War At Ellesmere", "Brain Candy", and her collection of the strip "Superhero Girl" I was really looking forward to Friends With Boys...and I wasn't disappointed! I was already familiar with the basic part of the story, since part of it had been published in the Halifax newspaper (where she lives) but this book exceeded my expectations.
Anyone who's ever been on the outer edges of any school cliques can identify with some character in this story. There's also the excitement/dread of the first day at a new school, where to sit, who to talk to, who not to talk to, and then...throw in a ghost! Add Faith's art, which fits the story… Read more