I saw this graphic novel on the library shelves. I thought it looked interesting and brought it home for the family to read.
Published: 2018 and as a webcomic
Genre: science fiction graphic novel
Length: 533 pages
Setting: out in space sometime in the future
Summary: Short version: Mia joins a restoration crew and searches for her old girlfriend Continue reading
This is a Rick Riordan Presents book that Miss Adventure read and then insisted I read. One of the librarians was raving about the book, which is why we brought it home in the first place.
Genre: middle grade sci-fi
Length: 382 pages
Setting: Miami, Florida, present day
Fonts: International Typeface, Bookman Old Style Pro, Monotype, Crille Bold Italic Std
Summary: Short version: Sal has some unique difficulties settling into his new school Continue reading
As soon as I discovered Rainbow Rowell had written a graphic novel, I put it on the hold list for the library. Of course it’s a First Second publication – all the best graphic novels seem to come from them these days.
Illustrator: Faith Erin Hicks
Genre: YA fiction graphic novel
Setting: a pumpkin patch in October, present day
Summary: Short version: Two friends spend their last day working together at the pumpkin patch Continue reading
This is the fifth and last book in the Great Library series. The family got to borrow it from a friend who ordered a copy of the book, which was great because I didn’t even realize it was out already.
Genre: YA fantasy
Length: 354 pages
Setting: Alexandria, soon after the events of Smoke and Iron
Summary: Short version: The gang have to save the Great Library from internal and external attack Continue reading
This was a book on my Kindle. I’m sure I put it there because of my enjoyment of Little Brother. I needed something other than Discworld to read on vacation.
Genre: science fiction
Length: 384 pages
Setting: mostly Canada, near future
Summary: Short version: A new society develop by walking away from the economic rat race Continue reading
I’ve been hearing about the book as a great example of science fiction by a black author and decided to pick it up. Luckily, my library had the novellas collected into a single book.
Published: 2019 as a collection, 2015-2017 as novellas
Genre: 358 pages
Setting: mostly the desert African city of Himba, and the planet Oozma Uni
Summary: Short version: Binti’s event-filled life after she’s accepted to an off-world school Continue reading