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Read Booklist's Guide to Graphic Novels in Libraries, 2024

Booklist's Guide to Graphic Novels in Libraries, 2024, coverThe latest edition of Booklist​’s Guide to Graphic Novels in Libraries is live and, as always, the digital version is free to all readers! As with previous years, you’ll read our latest thoughts about comic bans and the growth of manga, but you’ll also learn how to slow down while reading this unique format, its many subgenres, and its potential in higher education. And don’t miss this year’s original comics either, of course! Read the digital edition now!

Booklist Review of the Day

The Mythmakers: The Remarkable Fellowship of C. S. Lewis & J. R. R. Tolkien
written and art by John Hendrix

Hendrix brings his familiar brand of heavily illustrated, deeply researched nonfiction to this account of the formative and influential relationship between Lewis and Tolkien.

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Current Features

photo of Amber Chen10 Questions for Amber Chen
By John Charles

Amber Chen is a Singaporean Chinese author of sf/fantasy and contemporary fiction. She spends much of her free time living within Chinese fantasy novels and dramas and also drinks one too many cups of bubble tea. One of her webnovels, The Cutting Edge, has been adapted for television.

Top 10 Graphic Nonfiction: 2024
by Sarah Hunter​

A dynamic array of perspectives, histories, cultures, and experiences makes up this list of excellent graphic nonfiction, all reviewed in Booklist between July 2023 and June 2024.

Shelf Care Interview logoThe Shelf Care Interview: The Creative Team Behind Rifts and Refrains

In this episode of the Shelf Care interview, Heather Booth talks with the creative team behind Rifts and Refrains.

photo of Georgie Blalock10 Questions for Georgie Blalock
By John Charles

Georgie Blalock is a history lover and movie buff who loves combining her different passions through historical fiction and a healthy dose of period piece films. When not writing, she can be found prowling the nonfiction history section of the library or the British film listings on Netflix or in the dojo training for her next black belt rank. Her novels include The Other Windsor Girl, The Last Debutantes, and An Indiscreet Princess.

Top 10 Middle-Grade Graphic Novels: 2024
by Sarah Hunter

Fairy tales, ghost stories, animal adventures, and burgeoning crushes are just some of the excellent middle-grade offerings in these graphic novels, reviewed in Booklist from July 2023 to June 2024.

Top 10 Graphic Novels: 2024
by Sarah Hunter​

From the claustrophobia of domesticity to the vast weirdness of space, these prime examples of graphic fiction, reviewed in Booklist from July 2023 to June 2024, offer a rich variety of moods, genres, and subjects.

Shelf Care Interview logoBook Club Resources from Penguin Random House!

Do you run a book club at your library? Are you ready to take your library’s book club to the next level? Then check out these amazing resources from Penguin Random House Library Marketing!

Booklist’s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month Sweepstakes!

Want to strengthen the graphic novel presence in your library? Then enter our #ReadGraphic sweepstakes now for a chance to win amazing GN essentials perfect for your next display, program, or curb side pickup pack!

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