SecondsBook - 2014
The highly anticipated new stand-alone, full-colour graphic novel from Bryan Lee O'Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling (and Toronto-set) Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series.
Seconds is a complex and novelistic stand-alone story about a young restaurant owner named Katie who, after being visited by a magical apparition, is given a second chance at love and to undo her wrongs. Fans new and old will love O'Malley's bold and quirky style infused with his subtle, playful humour.
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Katie is the tallented young chef runnining the kitchen in a critically acclaimed restaurant. But she is ready for the next adveture...starting her own restaurant. She has a partner, she has the building, now she just needs to make her dream a reality. But things just keep getting messed up! A delay from the contractor rennovating the building throws a wrench in the works, overdue bills and collectors calling, her partner not picking up his phone! Everything begins to fall apart until Katie is visited by a house spirit who offers her a chance to change the past. Eat a magic mushroom, write her mistake in a notebook, fall asleep and awake to a second chance.
That was all she needed, a second chance. But that doesn't last long, things seem to be on track again until her exboyfriend shows up at the restaurant messing everything up again. Katie needs just a few more second chances to set everything straight. But second chances don't come without a price...and Katie has quite a bill to pay...