Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

TGIF! We’ve got four great graphic novels to kick off your weekend: SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY”: The Authorized Graphic Adaptation by Miles Hyman Available simultaneously in trade paperback Two starred reviews! Published in time for Jackson’s centennial, this graphic adaptation masterfully reimagines her iconic story with a striking visual narrative created by her grandson, Miles […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Hey hey, YA librarians! We’ve got a bunch of new teen and YA-OK adult books for you this month. Check ’em out then share your favorites during today’s Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya). WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Ages 12 to 18 Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young […]

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Happy #BookBday (9/13/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (9/13/16 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD by Alexander Weinstein An ABA Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce selection, an October 2016 Indie Next pick, and a Barnes & Noble Fall 2016 Discover Great New Writers selection with THREE starred reviews! “[A] mind-blowing debut collection of stealthily speculative stories… Weinstein’s brilliantly […]

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We ♥ Sarah Glidden’s Graphic Novels

We ♥ Sarah Glidden’s Graphic Novels

Sarah Glidden is many things: a progressive Jewish American twentysomething who is both vocal about and critical of Israeli politics in the Holy Land, a graduate of Boston University, and the author of an award-winning graphic memoir. That book, HOW TO UNDERSTAND ISRAEL IN 60 DAYS OR LESS, which was a 2012 YALSA Great Graphic […]

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The Giant 2016 Graphic Novel Roundup!

The Giant 2016 Graphic Novel Roundup!

The saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words” and that’s certainly true of graphic novels. Thanks to comic book characters dominating pop culture, the format has been enjoying a boom and readers are coming to the medium in droves. Publishers Weekly recently profiled graphic novel publisher Papercutz, which publishes between 50 and 60 […]

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