A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent [Isabella Rotman]

I love the teachable graphic novels that have gained popularity in the past year, and the Quick & Easy Guides are a huge part of that. In my mind, the best thing about each of these is how diverse they are, be it by sexuality and gender or race. A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent by Isabella Rotman…

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Hood [Jenny Elder Moke]

I need a Robin Hood retelling to fall in love with because Jenny Elder Moke's Hood was not it. What breaks my heart the most is that it almost could have been. Ironically, even with some of the monumentally annoying--and unnecessary--changes that were made, Moke's retelling had a lot of potential. Featuring Robin and Marian's (spelled…

Frozen Beauty [Lexa Hillyer]

Lexa Hillyer's Frozen Beauty is marketed with references to poetic and lyrical prose. As it tells the tale of two sisters in alternating timelines as the truth of their eldest sister's secrets and eventual death is slowly revealed, I'd say this description is decently accurate. Readers follow the youngest, Lilly, in the past as she navigates…

Shadow of the Batgirl [Sarah Kuhn]

I have never been an incredibly avid fan of Batman and stories centered around Gotham, but there have been several that I enjoyed in the past. Shadow of the Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn and illustrated by Nicole Goux, while very different from the Batman-related adaptations I have been exposed to before was actually quite a fun…