17 More Good Comics For Kids

   November 30, 2015    6 Comments on 17 More Good Comics For Kids

— This post was double-checked and freshened up in September of 2018. Happy reading! — I’ve recommended good comics for kids before, and even good superhero comics for kids, but I just keep finding more good ones! So here’s another collection of the best we’ve found, all appropriate for early elementary school and up (our opinion! your mileage may vary.)… Read more »

20 Science Fiction Webcomics To Make Your Geeky Heart Sing

— This post was expanded with even more comics in November 2018. Happy reading! — Since I’m a science fiction loving gal, the webcomics with spaceships, aliens, and lasers have a special place in my heart. Here’s a first roundup with some of my absolute favorite science fiction webcomics… but I’m sure I’ll be back with more recommendations in the… Read more »

My 15 Favorite Magical and Fantasy Webcomics (So Far…)

—-This post was double-checked and freshened up in June 2018. Happy reading!—- I usually lean more towards science fiction than fantasy, but WOW, there are some amazing fantasy and magical webcomics out there. The art! The stories! The reading of webcomics on my tablet in bed when I should really be sleeping! (I know some of you do that too.)… Read more »

How to Start Reading Comics and Graphic Novels – With Plenty of Suggestions!

I used to keep a list of “try these first” graphic novels here, until I got too many “try these first” suggestions and they escaped! So if you’re already a fan of comics and graphic novels, you can go straight to the list of ALL my many graphic novel recommendation roundups. If you’re not reading them yet, I’m here to… Read more »

20 More Young Adult Graphic Novels and Comics We Love

— This post was double-checked and expanded in October of 2018. Happy reading! — Need a graphic novel for a young adult or older kid? You’re in luck, because these days they’re exploding out of the publishing industry so fast that I can’t keep up. Here’s another roundup of favorites I’ve discovered since my last post of comics recommendations for… Read more »

15 Children’s Picture Books We’re Loving Right Now

I’ll never outgrow reading picture books. Lucky for me, eight year old Boy Detective doesn’t seem to be outgrowing them either. Until that luck runs out, I’m enjoying reading him all the amazing books I find in the stacks of the Austin Public Library. Here’s a roundup of some of our recent favorites. Hope you find something to love in… Read more »

Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older: you’ll forget it’s fiction

I read Shadowshaper in one sitting, despite being on a crowded, noisy airplane with a seven year old chattering in my ear. Once I started reading this book, I could not stop. No matter how many interruptions, how many times I had to look away, I went right back to it. The world of Shadowshaper is so engrossing, it felt… Read more »