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Don’t-Miss List: Great Graphic Novels of 2016

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2016 may just be the year that the acceptance of graphic novels skyrocketed, with an explosion of new titles and new series installments. It’s official–graphic novels are fun to read, highly creative, and a great way to support literacy, foster a love of books, and expand your horizons! Read on for age-specific lists of 2016 graphic novels.

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Get Graphic: Adult Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels for AdultsThis month our adult fiction display celebrates the adult graphic novel. While there is no shortage of action-packed titles with mature themes (like the Walking Dead and Game of Thrones in graphic novel form), the genre is surprisingly eclectic. If you haven’t picked up a “comic book” since you were a kid, the range of themes and diversity of visual styles may surprise you.

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Graphic Language: How to Read Comic Books with Your Kid

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Comic books can be exciting, rewarding reading material for young readers. But for parents who didn’t grow up reading X-Men or going to Comic Con, they can seem confusing and intimidating. I’ve been reading comics my whole life, and I’ve had more than one parent ask me, “But how do you READ THEM? Do I go panel to panel? Do I have to read the sound effects out loud? I don’t get it.” And that’s a normal reaction. Continue reading Graphic Language: How to Read Comic Books with Your Kid

Publisher’s Weekly picks for Fall/Winter 2015

Check out Publisher’s Weekly Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2015, a very useful preview of coming attractions for Fall and Winter 2015. The list is sweeping, offering picks in the following genres:  fiction, mystery/thriller/crime, sci-fi/fantasy/horror, romance/erotica, comic and graphic novels, memoirs, literary criticism/biography, science, religion, history, politics and music.