crushing by sophie burrows

Crushing by Sophie Burrows

Crushing by Sophie Burrows is a debut young adult graphic novel that has plenty to say for a “silent” book. This is a beautifully…

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As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman

As the Crow Flies is a graphic novel about Charlie, a 13-year-old queer Black kid at an all-white, all-girls summer Christian backpacking camp. She’s…

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Titan by Francois Vigneault

Set in a mining colony on Saturn’s moon Titan, this graphic novel by François Vigneault is far-future sci-fi that tackles issues of class, workers’…

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The Sacrifice of Darkness by Roxane Gay and Tracy Lynne Oliver

The world feels especially dark and heartless right now, which makes perfect timing for The Sacrifice of Darkness. This strangely hopeful, empowering graphic novel…

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Odessa by Jonathan Hill

In Jonathan Hill’s Odessa, three siblings search for their mother in a post-apocalyptic United States, several years after a major earthquake has separated California…

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Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe

Gender Queer is a graphic memoir that follows the author as e questions eir gender and sexual identities (nonbinary and asexual). It’s important to…

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Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy by Rey Terciero and Bre Indigo

Confession: I’m really not fond of Alcott’s Little Women. But Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy is a contemporary retelling, in graphic novel format, and…

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A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni & Tristan Jimerson

This comic guide with a goofy, gently sarcastic sense of humor is all about gender neutral pronouns – how being misgendered feels, why pronouns…

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Alex + Ada (Issues #1-12)

  Alex + Ada is a sci-fi drama set in the near future. The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5,…

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Top Ten Graphic Novels I Want To Read

A year and a half ago, I posted about being a graphic novel newbie. Since then, I’ve read a few of the titles I…

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