Graphic/Illustrated · Nonfiction

The Way She Feels

Well, this is a prime example of the "the cover got me." It was on the new nonfiction display at the library and the colors and cereal bowl situation all conspired to make me pick it up and flip through it. Seeing the colorful illustrations throughout, and the topic (I am not sure I've read… Continue reading The Way She Feels

Graphic/Illustrated · SciFi

On a Sunbeam

Alright, I wish I had figured out a little sooner about graphic novels. In particular, this sub-genre of LGBTQ+/queer fantasy/sci-fi graphic novels. Because in the past few weeks I have read The Magic Fish and this and both have felt like a giant, cozy, warm hug and I am so very, very here for it!   On… Continue reading On a Sunbeam

Contemporary Literature · Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated · Young Adult

The Magic Fish

While not prolifically popular, this one came highly recommended from the couple #bookstagram reviews I saw for it. Though, in typical fashion, I didn’t save the posts about it and now totally have no idea where the recs came from. So, I’m back to sending my thanks to the universe and hoping it finds its… Continue reading The Magic Fish

Graphic/Illustrated · Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

The Times I Knew I Was Gay

Honestly, I had never heard of this book until one day last week I was shelving books at the library in the graphic novel section. Since, as I mentioned on my recent post about Palimpsest, I’ve been getting more and more into graphic memoirs, I sorta slowed down my shelving rate to peek at what… Continue reading The Times I Knew I Was Gay

Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated

Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

Well, this is my first ever “real” graphic novel. I mean, I’ve read a couple others (Persepolis and Good Talk) but both were nonfiction/memoirs. So, while I really enjoyed them both, I feel like they didn’t full represent the medium completely. Maybe that’s a misperception on my end, but there it is. And the point… Continue reading Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening