Tag Archives: graphic novels

Asian-American Graphic Novels 2

Three years ago, I did a display in the library and a post here about Asian-American Graphic Novels.  This year felt like time for an update!  Just a few notes – this list was originally started around a core bibliography … Continue reading

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March. Book Three

March Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Top Shelf, 2016. This is the third and final book in Congressman John Lewis’s graphic memoir about his time in the Civil Rights Movement, following March Book One and … Continue reading

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Ancillary Justice and Monstress

Here is some of my recent reading for grown-ups – two beautifully detailed, intricately plotted, and female-focused worlds.  Both of these showed up in my Top 10 New-to-Me Authors I Read for the First Time in 2016. Ancillary Justice. Imperial … Continue reading

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TTT: Holiday Gift Guide: Books for a 9-Year-Old Boy

It’s taken me a little while to put together this response to last week’s Top 10 Tuesday prompt (hosted as always by the good folks at the Broke and the Bookish), a free form gift guide. What direction did I … Continue reading

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

And on with the Victorian historical characters!  This is mostly a graphic novel.  I bought it for the adult graphic novel section, though there’s nothing inappropriate for kids in it, because it has a lot of footnotes and they are … Continue reading

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The Sculptor

When I started as a librarian and started reading graphic novels, Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics: the Invisible Art was the book that my friend David at Yet Another Comics Blog recommended as the book to read to, well, understand how … Continue reading

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The Shadow Hero

I’m tagging in at the very end of the More Diverse Universe that Aarti over at Booklust is hosting. Looking closely at the rules, I realized that none of the books with diverse characters that I already have waiting to … Continue reading

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American Born Chinese

Gene Luen Yang is a well-known graphic novel author. I can reel off a list of five or six books and series he’s written, but until now, hadn’t actually read any of them. I decided to remedy this problem starting … Continue reading

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Rapunzel’s Revenge

I’m so glad my daughter’s recent Rapunzel kick pushed me to check this one out – I’d been meaning to read it since it first came out. Speaking of graphic novels, my family all went out to the last day … Continue reading

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Asian-American Graphic Novels

Every other month or so, I put together an end panel display for my Adult Graphic Novel Collection, with a little bibliography on a bookmark for people to take – things like zombie graphic novels, or books by Will Eisner. … Continue reading

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