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27 Amazing Graphic Novels For Readers New To The Genre

27 Amazing Graphic Novels For Readers New To The Genre
So, you want to try comics, but are turned off by the history? You don’t want to memorize 60 years of X-Men characters, or why there have been four different versions of the Legion of Super-Heroes? Luckily, there are a ton of absolutely amazing graphic novels out there, that require no outside knowledge, just an open mind. Here are 27 graphic novels, perfect for someone new to the medium, presented in no particular order. Akiko Akiko is a scifi twist on the classic “Little Nemo” story, and is about the titular girl who gets whisked away to another planet to help its prince. Promethea Lets just get this out of the way. Whiteout A great comic ruined by a shitty adaptation. 100% by Paul Pope Paul Pope is both author and artist in almost everything he’s involved with, and takes his sweet, sweet time doing it. Bone Bone starts with what should be a cutesy kid’s story, about three funny looking cousins who find themselves in a farming village, and quickly morphs into a fantasy epic. Blankets Fables

Our Blood Stained Roof ShareThis Copy and Paste 23 Books for Your Perfect Young Adult Summer Reading List Wandering into the young adult section of your local bookstore is never something to be embarrassed about — even if you haven't actually been a teen in years. In fact, if you've left high school behind, you don't have to read Beowulf between now and September, which frees up time to check out the YA titles below. And if you're really paranoid about fellow beachgoers judging your teen-title, there's always the anonymity of a cover-less ereader. Award Winners It's not really judging a book by it's cover if you judge it by the impressively shiny seals adorning its cover. 1. This is the story of "Shorty"-a 15-year-old boy trapped in a collapsed hospital during the earthquake in Haiti. 2. Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust. 3. 4. Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. 5. The Movies 6. 7. 8. 9. The Crossovers 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. I’m loving the responses and questions I’m getting to my article. I want to address some of them now if I can. I started it in a very negative tone, but got to a positive place by writing it. And I want to! It seems simple right? Like I said, I started that article with a very negative opinion and got to a positive place. Influential Books Since the War Who wrote this list? See the heading above and the credit below to find out who wrote this list. If you don't like the selections in this list or the arrangement, take it up with the author(s). Why isn't my favorite author listed here? This list may not include your favorite author, but he or she may be on other Great Books lists. See the Great Books FAQ for more about the Great Books and these lists of them. Books of the 1940s Simone de Beauvoir: The Second Sex Marc Bloch: The Historian's Craft Fernand Braudel: The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II James Burnham: The Managerial Revolution Albert Camus: The Myth of Sisyphus Albert Camus: The Outsider R. Books of the 1950s Books of the 1960s Hannah Arendt: Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil Daniel Bell: The End of Ideology Isaiah Berlin: Four Essays on Liberty Albert Camus: Notebooks 1935-1951 Elias Canetti: Crowds and Power Robert Dahl: Who Governs? Books of the 1970s

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Flashforward Harry Potter – Chapter by Chapter « The Harry Potter Companion The following books are still to come; check our updates page for the scoop on what’s happening now! The Tales of Beedle the Bard Like this: Like Loading... English language did you knows Room: A Novel The Egg Author's Note: The Egg is also available in the following languages: The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. And that’s when you met me. “What… what happened?” “You died,” I said, matter-of-factly. “There was a… a truck and it was skidding…” “Yup,” I said. “I… I died?” “Yup. You looked around. “More or less,” I said. “Are you god?” “Yup,” I replied. “My kids… my wife,” you said. “What about them?” “Will they be all right?” “That’s what I like to see,” I said. You looked at me with fascination. “Don’t worry,” I said. “Oh,” you said. “Neither,” I said. “Ah,” you said. “All religions are right in their own way,” I said. You followed along as we strode through the void. “Nowhere in particular,” I said. “So what’s the point, then?” “Not so!” I stopped walking and took you by the shoulders. “You’ve been in a human for the last 48 years, so you haven’t stretched out yet and felt the rest of your immense consciousness. “Oh lots. “Wait, what?” “Sure. “Just me?