Reviewed by Tamara, age 16, of the Waldo Branch Library.
Review for Library Wars: Love & War Vol. 1
by Kiiro Yumi
This manga takes place in the near future the government has decided to rid the society of books that it labels as inappropriate. These books are seized from bookstores and any people found carrying them by strict MBC (the Media Betterment Committee) officers. The libraries vowed to protect their books from the corrupt government and established their own military task force called the Library Defense Forces. Iku Kasahara is a new recruit on the Library Forces and is excited to finally have the job of her dreams. But will she lose her enthusiasm as her perfect job turns sour when her drill instructor seems to have it out for her?