New Arrivals: Graphic Novels for Older Readers

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Run: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, L. Fury (Illustrator), Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419730696
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - August 3rd, 2021

First you march, then you run.


Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, Damian Duffy (Adapted by), John Jennings (Illustrator), Hopkinson Nalo (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419754050
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 6th, 2021

The graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel, Parable of the Sower, the follow-up to Kindred, a #1 New York Times bestseller

In this graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E.


Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong Cover Image
By Prudence Shen, Faith Erin Hicks (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250779618
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Published: First Second - June 22nd, 2021

You wouldn't expect Nate and Charlie to be friends.


The Gift Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781772620559
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Published: Conundrum Press - June 15th, 2021

The Shining meets Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette in this gripping debut from an award-winning talent.

The Gift opens on the snow-blanketed grounds of the Alexander Palace in Western Russia where a moth has come to attend the birth of the fourth Romanov princess, Anastasia.


The Girl from the Sea Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338540574
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Published: Graphix - June 1st, 2021

From the author of The Witch Boy trilogy comes a graphic novel about family, romance, and first love.

Fifteen-year-old Morgan has a secret: She can't wait to escape the perfect little island where she lives.


Hawking Cover Image
By Jim Ottaviani, Leland Myrick (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250777942
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Published: First Second - May 18th, 2021

Following their New York Times-bestselling graphic novel Feynman, Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick deliver a gripping biography of Stephen Hawking, one of the most important scientists of our time.


Stone Fruit Cover Image
By Lee Lai
$24.99
ISBN: 9781683964261
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Published: Fantagraphics - May 11th, 2021

An exhilarating and tender debut graphic novel that is an ode to the love and connection shared among three women and the child they all adore.


Heartstopper: Volume 3 Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338617528
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Published: Graphix - May 4th, 2021

The third volume in the poignant and sweet Heartstopper series, featuring beautiful two-color artwork!

Soon to be streaming on Netflix!

Charlie didn't think Nick could ever like him back, but now they're officially boyfriends.


The Secret to Superhuman Strength Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780544387652
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Published: Mariner Books - May 4th, 2021

From the author of Fun Home, a profoundly affecting graphic memoir of Bechdel's lifelong love affair with exercise, set against a hilarious chronicle of fitness fads in our times

Comics and cultural superstar Alison Bechdel delivers a deeply layered story of her fascination, from childhood to adulthood, with every fitness craze


Penny Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781452183053
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 4th, 2021

This colorful graphic novel features the philosophical and existential musings of a cat named Penny.

Told through a collection of stories, Penny: A Graphic Memoir wanders through her colorful imagination as she recalls her humble beginnings on the streets of New York and waxes poetic about the realities of her sheltered life living in an apartment with her owners.


Summer Spirit Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781910620724
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Published: Nobrow - May 4th, 2021

A new YA graphic novel from French illustrator Elizabeth Holleville, Summer Spirit puts a fresh spin on the struggles of growing up as this coming-of-age story takes a supernatural and sinister turn.

Being a teenager is hard enough without finding out your new best friend is a 60 year old ghost...


The Curie Society Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780262539944
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Published: The MIT Press - April 27th, 2021

A covert team of young women--members of the Curie society, an elite organization dedicated to women in STEM--undertake high-stakes missions to save the world.

Created by: Heather Einhorn & Adam Staffaroni; Writer: Janet Harvey; Artist: Sonia Liao; Editor: Joan Hilty


The Night Marchers and Other Oceanian Tales Cover Image
By Kate Ashwin (Editor), Sloane Leong (Editor), Kel McDonald (Editor)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945820793
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - April 20th, 2021

"An enthralling, spooky, diverse collection." -- KIRKUS

"An intriguing portal to folklore." -- SHELF AWARENESS

"Readers will want to revisit this collection." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

"Do you hear them? Never go outside when you hear THAT sound."


Travesía: A Migrant Girl's Cross-Border Journey/El Viaje de Una Joven Migrante Cover Image
By Michelle Gerster (As Told by), Fiona Dunnett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781551528366
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 13th, 2021

This compelling young adult graphic memoir, based on real events, tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who attempts to cross the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey, filled with both heartbreak and hope, begins in Tijuana, where they are transported from house to house by strangers.


The Spy Who Raised Me Cover Image
By Ted Anderson, Gianna Meola (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781728412917
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Published: Graphic Universe (Tm) - April 6th, 2021

Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death Volume 1 Cover Image
By Gerard Way, Shaun Simon, Ian Culbard (Illustrator), Nate Piekos (Illustrator), Gabriel Ba (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506719108
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Published: Dark Horse Books - March 30th, 2021

The first Umbrella Academy spin off series!


Shadow Life Cover Image
By Hiromi Goto, Ann Xu (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781626723566
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Published: First Second - March 30th, 2021

Poet and novelist Hiromi Goto effortlessly blends wry, observational slice-of-life literary fiction with poetic magical realism in the tender and surprising graphic novel Shadow Life, with haunting art from debut artist Ann Xu.


Delicates (Sheets #2) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781620107881
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Published: Oni Press - March 23rd, 2021

"An original exploration of what it means to be seen and accepted." — Kirkus

Following the events of the bestselling graphic novel, Sheets, Delicates brings Brenna Thummler’s beloved characters, artwork, and charm back to life.

Marjorie Glatt’s life hasn’t been the same ever since she discovered a group of ghosts hiding in her f


What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel (World Citizen Comics) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250239945
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Published: First Second - March 9th, 2021

In this graphic novel adaptation of his bestselling collection of essays, legendary news anchor Dan Rather provides a voice of reason and explores what it means to be a true patriot.


The Crossroads at Midnight Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781945820687
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - February 23rd, 2021

Unsettling in the best way. -- KIRKUS, Starred Review

Wonderfully terrifying. -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, Starred Review

Gets under your skin. -- GEEK MOM

Striking drawings and suspenseful storytelling. -- io9


Savor Cover Image
By Neil Kleid, John Broglia (Illustrator), Frank Reynoso (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781506715186
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Published: Dark Horse Books - January 26th, 2021

An adventuring chef must face five deadly restaurants, assemble the ultimate knife, and defeat a band of pirate cooks to save her island and the woman she loves.


The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984857705
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 19th, 2021

A bold and fascinating graphic novel history of the revolutionary Black Panther Party.


The Books of Magic 30th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, John Bolton (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781779502315
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Published: DC Comics - November 26th, 2019

The New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman weaves a mesmerizing tale of the dangers and possibilities of youth in THE BOOKS OF MAGIC, illustrated by the acclaimed artists John Bolton, Scott Hampton, Charles Vess, and Paul Johnson.

"What are you proposing that we do?"


Heartstopper: Volume 2 Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338617474
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Published: Graphix - November 10th, 2020

The second book in the delightfully sweet Heartstopper series, featuring beautiful two-color artwork!

Nick and Charlie are best friends, but one spontaneous kiss has changed everything. In the aftermath, Charlie thinks that he's made a horrible mistake and ruined his friendship with Nick, but Nick is more confused than ever.

Love works in surprising ways, and Nick comes to see the world from a new perspective. He discovers all sorts of things about his friends, his family... and himself.


We Saw Scenery: The Early Diaries of Merrill Markoe Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616209032
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 13th, 2020

“Merrill Markoe got all the talent. In addition to being an Emmy-award winning comedy writer, she's also a top-notch artist. We Saw Scenery is revealing, sad, funny, and, above all, relatable. Merrill captures the experience of a young woman finding—and holding onto—her own voice.


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The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780593125298
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Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by the New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • Publishers Weekly