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Trying something new
Cover Art Now that the holidays are coming to a close, life is becoming less hectic and possibly more open for leisure activities like reading. As you ponder the myriad possibilities, consider escaping into new worlds through a different genre: graphic novels. There's manga and action heroes, but there are also complex, thought-provoking stories about any number of ordinary topics that come to life through art. It's a unique way to experience a gripping story.

If you're looking for a good place to start, look no further than Bookspace. Our librarians have put together lists of a range of highly-regarded graphic novels. Don't discount this special genre as you think about your next read. Your new favorite book might be shelved where you least expected it.
 
posted Dec 25, 2013 by Anne P. Category: Graphic Novels

What is the NY Times talking about?
Cover Art I like to read the New York Times Arts Beat blog to find out about best selling great titles I should be reading. Here's a quick run down of some mentioned in the past couple of months.

Bill Willingham's Fables
Robert Kirkman's Invincible
Ema Toyama's Missions of Love
Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
Peter David's adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower
Yuuki Kodama's Blood Lad
Tadashi Agi's The Drops of God
Osamu Tezuka's Message to Adolph
 
posted Feb 11, 2013 by Jody W. Category: Graphic Novels

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