Category Archives: Graphic format

Review: Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #5: The Undergorund Abductor

Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #5: The Underground Abductor Nathan Hale 128 pages First published in April 2015 by Amulet Books Where did I get this? From my local library Growing up, I didn’t read much nonfiction. As a kid and … Continue reading

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Review: The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman and Eddie Campbell

The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains: A Tale of Travel and Darkness with Pictures of All KindsWritten by Neil GaimanIllustrated by Eddie Campbell74 pagesPublished in 2014 by William Morrow In Neil Gaiman’s, The Truth is a Cave … Continue reading

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Nonfiction November: Graphic Memoir/Biography

Lu of Regular Rumination and Kim of Sophisticated Dorkiness are hosting Nonfiction November, celebrating the power of nonfiction. Each week, the duo ask a particular question and participants are encouraged to answer the question and even post reviews of nonfiction. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marbles by Ellen Forney

  Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me A Graphic Memoir by Ellen Forney 256 pages Published in November 2012 by Gotham Books Where did I get this?  Public Library Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me chronicles illustrator Ellen Forney’s years-long … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite by Barry Deutsch

Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite Barry Deutsch 128 pages Published in October 2012 by Abrams Books Source: Publisher Mirka is at it again in Barry Deutsch’s latest Hereville book, How Mirka Met a Meteorite. In the first book, Mirka … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Saga:  Volume 1 Written by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Fiona Staples 160 pages Published in October 2012 by Image Comics Source: Publisher “This is how an idea becomes real. . . but ideas are fragile things.” An intergalactic … Continue reading

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Review: Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral

Chopsticks Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral 272 Pages Published in February 2012 by Razorhill books, an imprint of Penguin Group Source: Library Gloria “Glory” Fleming is a world-famous pianist, who sells out concert halls all over the world. She’s also … Continue reading

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Review: And The Pursuit of Happiness by Maira Kalman

And The Pursuit of Happiness Maira Kalman 480 pages Publication Date: October 14, 2010 Publisher: Penguin Press And the Pursuit of Happiness is Maira Kalman’s beautiful year-long exploration into democracy in America. Divided into months, the book starts out in … Continue reading

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