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Nonfiction comics and illustrated memoirs

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Contrary to the recent opinion of S.E. Hinton, graphic novels rule and they are an incredible way to enjoy a story. Whether it's a re-imagining of an existing book or something created entirely out of artwork, all graphic novels and comics offer something unique and stunning. In this chat, Adam is joined by Kristin and Marie from the OverDrive Team of Librarians. They get into a bunch of nonfiction comics and graphic novels, touch on web comics they love, and get on a soapbox about how all reading formats are equally awesome.

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Books mentioned in today's episode

Something New by Lucy Knisley

Harrow County by Cullen Bunn

Kent State by Derf Backderf

My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf

Thornhill By Pam Smy

Check, Please! By Ngozi Ukazu

The Daughters of Ys By M. T. Anderson

The Low Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado

The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming

White Bird by RJ Palacio

Crowded By Christopher Sebela

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

Oak Flat By Lauren Redniss

The Best We Could Do By Thi Bui

Step Aside Pops by Kate Beaton

The Wanderer By Peter Van den Ende

Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen

What the Night Sings By Vesper Stamper

Big Mushy Happy Lump

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Eat, and Love Yourself By Sweeney Boo

Taproot By Keezy Young

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

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