10 Fascinating Graphic Novels About Detectives

   July 16, 2018    Comments Off on 10 Fascinating Graphic Novels About Detectives

I have watched a LOT of Law and Order. Though I often have big issues with the shows around due process etc., something about the puzzle-solving is addicting. I’ve also gone through Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, and Columbo periods. So it’s no surprise that when I started reading comics, detective series grabbed me. Here are my favorites so far, a… Read more »

14 Suspenseful Romance Novels That Really Hooked Me

   July 5, 2018    Comments Off on 14 Suspenseful Romance Novels That Really Hooked Me

— This post was updated in November 2020 with even MORE books. Happy reading! — I love a good thriller, action movie, (fictional) police procedural, or martial arts flick. Cross one of those genres with a romance novel? I’m in. Here are ten of my faves so far, the ones that kept me on edge with suspense as much as… Read more »

8+ Graphic Novels for Autobiography and Memoir Fans

   June 29, 2018    Comments Off on 8+ Graphic Novels for Autobiography and Memoir Fans

I don’t necessarily seek out graphic novel memoirs, but I almost don’t have to, because good ones keep finding me! Here’s a list of my faves so far. Hope you find something new and interesting to read. Before we jump in: All comics here can be bought as graphic novels/collections, not only as single issues. Your library may own many… Read more »

14 Great Graphic Novels About Love & Romance

   May 11, 2018    Comments Off on 14 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 »

10 Outstanding Graphic Novels About Being A Hero

Classic superheroes will always be popular, but ALSO 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. Hope you find something to… Read more »

8 Amazing Graphic Novels Inspired by Myth, Literature, and History

   April 26, 2018    Comments Off on 8 Amazing Graphic Novels Inspired by Myth, Literature, and History

Welcome to my list of favorite comics inspired by mythology, classic literature, and history! These graphic novels are favorites in our house because of their fascinating writing and high-quality art. So if you love comics and you’re a history buff, a literature fan, or a mythology geek, you’ve come to the right place. Before we jump in: All comics here… Read more »

11+ Paranormal Historical Romance Novels That Win

   February 27, 2018    Comments Off on 11+ Paranormal Historical Romance Novels That Win

— This post was updated in November 2020 with even MORE books. Happy reading! — I had no idea how much I’d love the paranormal historical genre in romance! Here’s a roundup of my favorite (so far) paranormal historical romance novels (and short stories), in case you also appreciate some ghosts and whatnot with your smooching stories. Enjoy! Before we… Read more »