12 Fascinating Graphic Novels About Detectives

Though I often have big issues with police procedurals around racism, due process etc., something about the puzzle-solving is addicting. So it’s no surprise that when I started reading comics, detective series grabbed me. Here are my favorites so far, a mix of private investigators and police officers. Hope you find something new and fascinating to read! Before we jump… Read more »

35+ Great Comics For Young Children

Here’s a set of happy, fun comics and comic/picture book blends appropriate for even the youngest kiddos. They’re all books I enjoy even as an adult, with high quality art and engaging stories. Older kids will find plenty to adore here too. (Good Superheroes for Kids and Teens is where all the supes live, organized by age level.) The way… Read more »

13+ Fantastic LGBTQ+ Novels

I’m usually a romance and sci-fi reaader, but I’m working to broaden my reading. So here’s a roundup of some of my fave fiction about queer folks, heavily weighted towards work by queer authors, that I’ve been super-impressed by in the last few years. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews now…. Read more »

15 Graphic Novels About Growing Up

The graphic novel format is used to tell a variety of stories. When I looked at my favorite comics that didn’t have people in capes, superpowers, or anything blowing up, I realized many had a common theme: growing up. They also have wonderful art and characters you can really root for. The way my life is organized these days, it’s… Read more »

14 Totally Fun Graphic Novels

Some comics I read for sheer entertainment. Ridiculous over-the-top plots! Antics, hijinks, wisecracks, and impossible events! Here are some of my favorites that hit that spot, in case you find yourself with a dull evening that needs some livening up. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below… Read more »

13 New Adult Romance Novels That Won My Heart

I wouldn’t relive my early 20s for a million dollars, but I apparently love a good new adult romance novel (or novella or short story). Here’s a set of my faves, including several picks with main characters who aren’t in college, since that’s not everyone’s life path. Hope you find something new to check out! Before we jump in: Amazon… Read more »

15 Graphic Novels For Fantasy Fans

Here’s a list of my favorite fantasy graphic novels – from urban to high fantasy. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below have them, some do not, but I love them all. If you love magic, I’m betting you’ll find at least one intriguing pick here. Before… Read more »

8 Outstanding Graphic Novels About Being A Hero

Classic superheroes will always be popular, but there are some amazing independent writers and artists telling stories about superheroes, and about what being a hero really means even when you don’t have superpowers. Here are some of my favorite graphic novels and comics about saving the world – or at least making a difference. The way my life is organized… Read more »

15 Queer Science Fiction Romances That Made My Geeky Heart Happy

I grew up on reruns of Star Trek, and my resulting love for the genre has never let go. So crossing sci-fi with romance? Perfect. Here’s a list of my fave science fiction romances. Superheroes, robots, machine-human hybrids, alien linguistics, immersive virtual reality, secret agents planning an interstellar heist, post-collapse environments, you can find all this and more in the… Read more »

5 Kick-Ass Graphic Novels About Zombies

Who doesn’t love a good zombie story? Aside from people who are scared of zombies, I mean. If you’re one of those people, please stop reading this post! Everyone else, read these graphic novels about zombies! They’re awesome. They all have strong female characters leading the casts, art I enjoyed, interesting plots, good writing… and the undead. What more could… Read more »