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The Daughter of Ys by M. T. Anderson

T. Anderson and Jo Rioux reimagine the Breton legend of the mythical city of Ys in this beautiful graphic novel. Ys is kept safe from the tumultuous seas by its tremendous walls under the reign of King Gradlon and his daughters Rozenn and Dahut but after the death of Queen Malgven the sisters begin to drift apart over the years ultimately leading Ys to its dire fate.

YA Fiction Graphic Novel Hardcover pr5217455

 Witches of Brooklyn by Sophie Escabasse

Young Effie is unceremoniously dropped off at her aunt’s home in Brooklyn. With both her mom and her home lost she now has to live with two eccentric aunts she’s never met before. Plus, they won’t let her into the basement for some reason. It quickly becomes apparent that there is more to these aunts than meets the eye and Effie might just find out magic runs in the family.

Juvenile Graphic Novel Hardcover pr5731023 / Paperback pr5728810 

Fangs by Sarah Andersen

From the author of Sarah’s Scribbles comes a love story between a vampire and a werewolf.  Elsie is a three hundred year old vampire who meets her match in Jimmy, a charming werewolf and together they begin a humorous journey through romance and monsterhood. And remember, skip the garlic when cooking and watch out for silver.

Adult Graphic Novel Hardcover pr5716604

Paying the Land by Joe Sacco

In Paying the Land, Joe Sacco travels the frozen North to reveal a people in conflict over the costs and benefits of development. The mining boom is only the latest assault on indigenous culture: Sacco recounts the shattering impact of a residential school system that aimed to “remove the Indian from the child”; the destructive process that drove the Dene from the bush into settlements and turned them into wage laborers; the government land claims stacked against the Dene Nation; and their uphill efforts to revive a wounded culture. -- Provided by publisher.

Adult Non-Fiction Graphic Novel Hardcover pr5447319

 

Act by Kayla Miller

A fantastic follow up to Kayla Miller’s Click and Camp. Olive and the rest of the class are excited to go on the school trip but disappointed to find that school policy is keeping some kids from going on the trip.  Luckily elections for class representative are on the horizon and Olive becomes a candidate to press for change. Unfortunately, two of her closest friends are running as well.  With the campaign making emotions run high can Olive act for change and keep her friends?

Juvenile Graphic Novel Hardcover pr5238737

The Phantom Twin by Lisa Brown

Isabel is a former conjoined twin and circus freak; former because of the failure of an ambitious doctor when operating to separate Isabel from her sister, Jane, leading to Jane’s death. That hasn’t removed Jane from Isabel’s life however as Jane now haunts Isabel as a ghostly conjoined twin. The Phantom Twin is a haunting tale of forging one’s own path when one isn’t really alone.

Young Adult Graphic Novel Hardcover pr4669581 / Paperback pr4672492

 
A Girl Called Echo, Vol. 3: Northwest Residence by Katherna Vermette

Echo Desjardins continues to slip back in forth in time, this time to 1885 and the North-West Resistance. Experiencing the turmoil of Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont’s resistance against the Canadian government first hand Echo gains new perspectives on where she came from and where she may be headed.

Young Adult Graphic Novel Hardcover pr3918400

Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang turns inward to look at his own life in his next fantastic graphic novel, Dragon Hoops.  It’s earlier in his career and Gene is still teaching in high school as well as creating graphic novels and while he gets literature sports have always been an anathema to him. So it’s rather odd when he finds himself chronicling the school’s high school basketball team as it guns for the state championship. It’s a season that will change the players and coaches lives and ultimately Gene’s own.

Young Adult Graphic Novel Hardcover pr4676298

 

The Sunken Tower by Tait Howard

Dig’s having a bad enough day as it is. Then he gets kidnapped by Blood Cultists to be used as a human sacrifice to release the cultists dread god.  Luckily he’s thrown in a cell with Iana and Crina, two experienced adventurers who only need a wizard to help their escape and Dig is sort of a wizard, he has a spell book after all. From there it is a mad dash to escape the Blood Cultists and make their way to the surface and freedom.

Juvenile Graphic Novel Hardcover pr5471660

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