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Book Review: Monstress by Marjorie Liu

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, I chose to review a graphic novel made by women, of women, and for all.  In a rare team-up, the author (Marjorie Liu), illustrator (Sana Takeda), and editor (Jennifer M. Smith) are all women, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sandman Overture by Neil Gaiman

It all started with a dream in 1989. Neil Gaiman created a modern mythology about The Endless, anthropomorphic beings who rules and governs humanity’s (and the universe’s) emotions.  The series begins with the third oldest of the Endless Dream (AKA Morpheus) having just … Continue reading

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Book Review: Battle lines: A graphic history of the Civil War, by Ari Kelman and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm

Battle Lines opens with the battle that is considered the beginning of the Civil War, the Battle of Fort Sumter where the only casualties were caused not by actual combat but by accidental canon fire. The book details how the rocky … Continue reading

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The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness month is “Life with a Mental Illness” are there any graphic novels in the library related to this theme?

Whether you or someone you know lives with a mental illness, it can sometimes be difficult to talk about or even understand, even though so many in our population experience mental illness at some point in their lives. Visual aids … Continue reading

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Book Review: Username: Evie

What if L. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in this millennium? This is what I was thinking when I read Username: Evie by Joe Sugg (otherwise known on YouTube as ThatcherJoe). Like Dorothy, Evie is a teenager who lives with her … Continue reading

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