Tag Archives: graphic novels

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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March. Book 1. by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Top Shelf, 2013. African-American Senator John Lewis tells the first part of the story of his life, including his childhood and his collegiate activities with the Civil Rights Movement … Continue reading

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It’s KidLit Blog Hop Day! Please hop on over and take a look at all the other wonderful things up on other blogs. Primates: the Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Biruté Galdikas. by Jim Ottaviani and Maris … Continue reading

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