Ingrid, the White Deer by White Fence (흰울타리)

Korean Title: 흰 사슴 잉그리드 (Huin Saseum Ing-geulideu) Illustrated by: Red Parsley (레드파슬리) Published: 24 July 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Romance, Historical, Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy Available as: E-book Summary: Ingrid, the White Deer begins by introducing Ingrid Farnese as the White Deer of Elvynee High Society or the Elvynee Deer due to her beauty.... Continue Reading →

What’s Up, Beanie?: Acutely Relatable Comics by Alina Tysoe

Published: 3 August 2021 Genres: Nonfiction, Comedy, Young Adult Literature, Romance, Bildungsroman* * Bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story Available as: Hardcover Summary: What's Up, Beanie features short comics with engaging colors that help adult Beanie, who is visited by young Beanie, relive moments in the author's life. Review I would recommend this text to young... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk About It: The Teen’s Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Being a Human by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan

Published: 9 March 2021 Genres: Graphic Novel, Teen & Young Adult Nonfiction Available as: Hardcover, Paperback, E-book Summary: Let's Talk About It's first chapter clarifies the audience of the text and why the graphic novel or comic book style was selected. In its following sixteen chapters, it tackles different aspects of sexuality, body image, and... Continue Reading →

Jalisco by Kayden Phoenix

Published: 16 September 2019 Genres: Graphic Novel, Children's Literature, Adventure, Action, Fiction, Available as: Paperback Summary: Jalisco focuses on the journey of the main character, Alicia Cuevas, to find her mom after she disappears during a folklorico*. When the police are unwilling to help her and she is unwilling to discontinue her search, she meets... Continue Reading →

Parenthesis by Élodie Durand

Published: 9 February 2021 Genres: Graphic Novel, Memoir Available as: Paperback Summary: Parenthesis focuses on the character of Judith, based on the author's experience. The black-and-white drawings represent her journey as she struggles to piece together her memory and experience with epilepsy with the help of her friends and family. Review I would recommend this... Continue Reading →

Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki

Japanese Title: 食戟のソーマ (Shokugeki no Soma) Completed: 2 June 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Ecchi*, Shounen**, Young Adult Fiction, Drama * Ecchi is a genre with mild sexual aspects, a toned-down version of hentai (a genre with explicit sexual aspects) ** Shounen is a genre with a target audience of young teen males... Continue Reading →

Sadako at the End of the World by Koma Natsumi

Japanese Title: 終末の貞子さん (Shumatsu no Sadako-san) Published: 17 November 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Horror, Comedy, Supernatural, Slice of Life, Fiction Available as: Manga Summary: Sadako at the End of the World takes place in a post-apocalyptic setting. Two female survivors attempt to watch a movie and summon Sadako. They spend a week together, meeting new... Continue Reading →

Smile Down the Runway Volume 16 by Kotoba Inoya

Japanese Title: ランウェイで笑って (Runway de Waratte) Published: 1 December 2020 Genres: Graphic Novel, Shounen*, Slice of Life, Drama, Fiction * Shounen is a genre with a target audience of young teen males Available as: Manga, Anime Summary: Smile Down the Runway represents the journey of following ambitions and pursuing dreams as a high schooler. This... Continue Reading →

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