Comic Monday, Contemporary, Fiction, Graphic Novel

Giant Days by John Allison

Back in 2015 I was going through a reading slump. Nothing was really holding my attention and I was having difficulty reading without falling asleep (I'm borderline narcoleptic anyway), and a friend suggested I give manga or graphic novels a try. I'd already been recommending them to my students, so I figured, why not give… Continue reading Giant Days by John Allison

Comic Monday, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic Novel

Here There Be Gerblins by The McElroys

The Adventure Zone #1 Many of my Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) playing friends have told me how much they love The Adventure Zone. I'm not a big podcast person, but I do love a good fantasy graphic novel! So when the first volume was released, I decided to pick it up and give it a… Continue reading Here There Be Gerblins by The McElroys

Comic Monday, Contemporary, Fiction, Graphic Novel

#Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu

Check, Please! #1 What feels like eons ago, my coworker and friend, told me about an adorable web comic that I just had to read called Check Please!. What she didn't tell me was that it was a super cute LGBTQ+ story with a pie-baking hockey player as it's protagonist! How could I have put… Continue reading #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu

Comic Monday, Graphic Novel, Memoir/Autobiography, Nonfiction

Kid Gloves by Lucy Knisley

Nine Months of Careful Chaos I don't know if I want kids. Thankfully, my husband also isn't sure, so we are unsure together. And when Lucy announced her own pregnancy at the beginning of 2016, I was so excited because I knew, eventually, she'd write about it has she has done with countless other events… Continue reading Kid Gloves by Lucy Knisley

Comic Monday, Memoir/Autobiography, Nonfiction, Photography/Art

Am I There Yet? by Mari Andrew

The Loop-de-lopp, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood For a month when I didn't finish many books at all, this one was a much needed read. Despite having a wonderful trip to London, I feel like my life is in need of a shakeup and Mari's book was the perfect read to complement this feeling. Synopsis In… Continue reading Am I There Yet? by Mari Andrew

Comic Monday, Graphic Novel, Memoir/Autobiography, Nonfiction

Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash

A Graphic Memoir Back in 2015, one of my coworkers went to a book conference and brought me back a signed copy of Honor Girl. At first, I didn't really realized why she picked this particular book for me, until I started reading it. I love it. Synopsis Maggie is fifteen and has spent basically every… Continue reading Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash

Comic Monday, Graphic Novel, Memoir/Autobiography, Nonfiction

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened I have been lent Hyperbole and a Half by more than one friend more than once over the last few years and for some very unknown reason, it has taken me this long to finish it. I don't know why, it is hilarious and resonates with… Continue reading Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Comic Monday, Graphic Novel, Memoir/Autobiography, Nonfiction

Something New by Lucy Knisley

Tales from a Makeshift Bride As my first wedding anniversary quickly approaches in the middle of this month, I figured it time I share this review! Lucy Knisley has been a favorite author of mine for the past two years and I love how she chronicles what is going on in her life. And lucky… Continue reading Something New by Lucy Knisley