BLACK IS FOR BEGINNINGS reveals the never-before-seen backstory – and what “The half-million readers of Laurie Faria Stolarz’s paranormal mystery series. written by Laurie Faria Stolarz, adaptation by Barbara Randall Kesel, The one major advancement in BLACK IS FOR BEGINNINGS is that the. Black Is For Beginnings By Laurie Faria Stolarz – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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At the beginning of the book I was really confused, because the book started off really weird, but as I continued the book I started to keep up with the book and understand it more.

This book was just not that great. I hope she writes more, just not in graphic novel format.

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Trivia About Black is for Begi However, plotwise there begjnnings wasn’t much excitement, there is a thin story line with Stacey’s dreams but mostly it all boils down to the relationship between Stacey and Jacob.

To ask other readers questions about Black is for Beginningsplease sign up. Books by Laurie Faria Stolarz. The Blue is for Nightmares series has involved murders, stalkers, psychic phenomena, magic and all kinds of dramatic things.

She called her friends and they thought that Stacey did great, but it turns out that Stacey gave up.

I wished the book could have been a little longer. But, even when we did get on to the current story, I still found myself frowning. And a major writing issue for me was the “let’s recap even though you guys should know what’s going on in the story” lauurie. I would read more of this author’s book’s.

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Overall I really disliked the book. Graphic novel fans won’t be drawn into the series from this book, and readers of the series will find an angsty romantic graphic novel that lacks any real drama. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. When I heard it was going to be a thin graphic novel, a little less stoked. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. May 23, Arielle Walker rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s a nice little add-on to the four novels, but not a great story on its own.


I was feeling upset, anger, and happiness. I figured why not put in some cents on it, right?

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There is no action, no intrigue and no solid plot. Stacey Brown knows that being a hereditary witch isn’t all it’s cracked Though I did enjoy the hilarious little side panels on some of the pages, especially the one titled Jacob’s Instincts, which looks like this [image error] hee hee, adorable!

Praise for the Blue is for Nightmares series: Aug 05, Mena rated it liked it Shelves: I would have liked if all the recaps got wrapped up a bit more quickly maybe five panels or so and then got iss to something new. I have nothing against this style, but I don’t like how this was the only one that was like this.

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Welcome to the Dark House. It’s an odd situation coming into the series with the fifth written book but since this tells the backstory of the two principle characters it was very easy to get into and I didn’t feel like I was missing anything at all. Since I’d already read the rest of the series, it ended up just being dreadfully boring.

Her visions have started again, and what she thinks they’re telling her is that she Black is for Beginnings reveals the never-before-seen backstory—and what lies ahead—for the young, spellcasting lovers.

I did appreciate the new information about how Stacey and Jacob grew up, but it didn’t need an entire book.

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The drawings are pretty cool but like I said, I paint more vivid imagery with words than I do with pictures. Open Preview See a Problem?

Black is for Beginnings by Laurie Faria Stolarz

BUT no it was a graphic novel; a graphic novel which by the way did a summary of the first four books for more than half of the book. Overall, all of this information could have been added to the last book in a short chapter Return to Book Page. I picked this up at work when I happened across it while shelving and, feeling nostalgic, I started reading it on my downtime. I also would have loved to see more interactions not only between Stacey and Kira but Kira and Jacob and Lzurie and Jacob–not enough emotions were shown.

Mar 12, Jenn rated it did not like it Recommended to Jenn by: About Laurie Faria Stolarz. It’s in there for the benefit of the reader, not the characters, so it comes off as an infodump.

But that said, I thought this was a great paranormal story, involving a mixture of prophetic dreams and witchcraft. Newcomers to the series will not find this to be a good jumping-on point, which makes me wonder why it is a graphic novel at all.

Jacob broke up with his girlfriend to end anything bad, and he did that just to be with Stacey. That being said I really wish the story had not been turned fo a graphic novel so I could have gotten more details into why Jacob decided to go home to Colorado, how Jacob got his memories back, and what those memories were. Do I recommend this book?