25+ Good Superhero Comics for Kids and Teens

Superheroes saving the world? Sign me up! Here’s a list of superhero comics that are kid-friendly, and many are also our grownup favorites. Some of the graphic novels below are your traditional mainstream superhero comics, some are break-the-mold independent work. Even if the young reader in your life doesn’t have a superhero addiction, the books below are lots of fun…. Read more »

Queer Romance Series That Aren’t All F/F or All M/M: A List

With much help from Twitter (thank you!) I have compiled an in-progress list of series that can be described like so: Adult genre romance (or series with significant romance sub-plots) Predominantly queer, meaning at least one main character in almost every book is somewhere under the LGBTQIA+ umbrella (this is not a list for non-queer M/F romance series with a… Read more »

25+ Manga Recommendations for Your Reading List

I started reading manga WAY later than when I started reading Western comics. When I first published this post in 2016, I’d only read a handful of titles. Now I have so many favorites! This index of manga titles recommended across my blog is organized by blog post, with a link to the post where you can find more info… Read more »

8 Contemporary Romance Novels I Adore

Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite contemporary romance novels. Usually I organized books into more topic-related posts, but I also like having a space for some books to just hang out. :) The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. So some of the books below have them, some do not,… Read more »

15 Great Graphic Novels About Love & Romance

It took me a while to realize how many comics about love, dating, and romance I was reading and enjoying… even though I read romance novels! I mentally classified most of these graphic novels as “slice of life” comics, I guess? Once I realized I had a theme going, clearly I had to to round them up on my blog…. Read more »

65+ Wonderful Graphic Novels with LGBTQ+ Characters

When I first published this post in 2014, I had room for most of my fave LGBTQ+ graphic novels and comics in one post. Now? Hahahaha! They cannot be contained! So – after a few recommendations that only appear here – this post is now an index of queer graphic novels recommended across my blog. It’s organized by blog post,… Read more »

13 Graphic Novels About Monsters and Monster-Hunters

I love a good monster story. Strange beasts lurking in the darkness, and sometimes also the people who hunt them? Sign me up! So here are a few of my favorite graphic novels about monsters for you to peruse. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below have… Read more »

14 Wonderful Contemporary YA Novels

Teens and young adults sometimes get a bad rap in popular culture. When I was one myself, I was terrible, but having worked with teenagers professionally since then, I know that they’re great. They may lack life experience, but often they more than make up for it in enthusiasm and curiosity. So here are some of my fave contemporary YA… Read more »