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Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula by Andi Watson – Graphic Novel – YA – This was a fantastic graphic novel that made me chuckle throughout. Appreciated the sly love story mixed in with a story about a princess who has a father using his illness as an excuse for her to take responsibility for all the things that need to happen to make the kingdom run. Introducing a count who makes deliciously crazy food was entertaining but countering that with the fact that the king preferred very simple, bland food without a speck of additional spice was a riot. This was one fun read.
Goodreads Summary: “Princess Decomposia is overworked and underappreciated.
This princess of the underworld has plenty of her own work to do but always seems to find herself doing her layabout father’s job, as well. The king doesn’t feel quite well, you see. Ever. So the princess is left scurrying through the halls, dodging her mummy, werewolf, and ghost subjects, always running behind and always buried under a ton of paperwork. Oh, and her father just fired the chef, so now she has to hire a new cook as well.
Luckily for Princess Decomposia, she makes a good hire in Count Spatula, the vampire chef with a sweet tooth. He’s a charming go-getter of a blood-sucker, and pretty soon the two young ghouls become friends. And then…more than friends? Maybe eventually, but first Princess Decomposia has to sort out her life. And with Count Spatula at her side, you can be sure she’ll succeed.”
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