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Batgirl (2011-2016) Vol. 1: The Batgirl of Burnside
by , Brenden Fletcher

Language

English

Pages

177

Publication Date

June 16, 2015

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Barbara Gordon's ready for a fresh start. She's packing her bags, crossing the bridge, and heading to Gotham's coolest neighborhood: Burnside. And when a freak fire burns up her costume and gear, Babs has the chance to become a whole new Batgirl!<br /> <br />But she barely slips on her new DIY costume before Batgirl starts trending as Gotham's first viral vigilante--and attracting a new wave of enemies who want her social-media spotlight for themselves. Meanwhile, the girl beneath the gear's got a whole new crew of friends, college classes that are kicking her Bat-butt and a dating scene that would make anyone want to swipe left on life.<br /> <br />This bat's done living in the shadows. But will the bright lights of Burnside burn her for good?<br /><br />Red-hot creative team Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr reinvent Barbara Gordon from the boots up in BATGIRL: THE BATGIRL OF BURNSIDE (collects issues #35-40 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #10).
Troublemaker: A Barnaby and Hooker Graphic Novel (Alexandra Barna...
by , Janet Evanovich

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

July 17, 2007

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Barney and Hooker are together again and fighting crime, leaving a trail of chaos, panic, and disorder in their wake. Some would say they're drawn toward trouble like a moth to a flame. Others would claim their friends, Rosa and Felicia, dump trouble in Barney's and Hooker's laps. Either way, they are in over their heads when Rosa is kidnapped, and her disappearance is linked to a dangerous voodoo priest and his search for a mystery-drenched stolen statue.<br /><br />Written by Janet and Alex Evanovich, and illustrated by Joëlle Jones (<i>Dr. Horrible</i>, <i>Token</i>), <i>Troublemaker</i> brings ultimate adventure set in sun-filled Miami!<br /><br />• Janet Evanovich, the <i>New York Times</i> number-one best-selling author, brings her hit Barnaby series to Dark Horse Comics!<br /><br />• The entire <i>Troublemaker</i> story collected into one affordable volume!<br /><br />• "With art reminiscent of the Florida sun and writing supercharged with action, the <i>Troublemaker</i> graphic novel from best-selling author Evanovich and her daughter is a winner!"&mdash;RT Book Reviews
Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir
by Amy Kurzweil

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

September 19, 2016

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<b>“Themes of guilt, Jewish identity, and the complex relationships among daughters, mothers, and grandmothers . . . expanded upon with humor and honesty.” —<i>School Library Journal</i></b><br />  <br /> A <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> Best Nonfiction Book of the Year and a <i>New York Times Book Review</i> Editors’ Choice<br />  <br /> In this illustrated memoir, Amy Kurzweil weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother, a psychologist, as well as Bubbe, her grandmother, a World War II survivor who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto by disguising herself as a gentile. Captivated by Bubbe’s story, Amy turns to her sketchbooks, teaching herself to draw as a way to cope with what she discovers. Entwining the voices and histories of these three wise, hilarious, and very different women, Amy creates a portrait not only of what it means to be part of a family, but also of how each generation bears the imprint of the past.<br />  <br /> A retelling of the inherited Holocaust narrative now two generations removed, <i>Flying Couch</i> uses Bubbe’s real testimony to investigate the legacy of trauma, the magic of family stories, and the meaning of home.<br />  <br /> “I read<i> Flying Couch </i>in one sitting, without moving, literally laughed and literally cried.” —Rachel Fershleiser, <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling co-editor of <i>Not Quite What I Was Planning</i>
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 tales of extraordinary wo...
by , Francesca Cavallo

Language

English

Pages

7

Publication Date

November 30, 2016

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"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full page, full color portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero.<br /><br />"A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know." - Geri Stengel, Forbes<br /><br />"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is the most crowdfunded original book in history. It was created with the support of 25,000 backers from 71 countries who pledged 1.3 million dollars to help the creators bring the first edition to life.
Stumptown Vol. 1
by Greg Rucka

Language

English

Pages

156

Publication Date

February 28, 2011

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From Eisner Award-winning writer Greg Rucka and acclaimed artist Matthew Southworth. Dex Parios is the proprietor of Stumptown Investigations, and a fairly talented P.I. Unfortunately, she's less adept at throwing dice than solving cases. Her recent streak has left her beyond broke and she's into the Confederated Tribes of the Wind Coast for 18 large. But maybe Dex's luck is about to change. Sue-Lynne, head of the Wind Coast's casino operation, will clear Dex's debt if she can locate Sue-Lynne's<br />missing granddaughter. But is this job Dex's way out of the hole or a shove down one much much deeper?
My Favorite Thing is Monsters
by Emil Ferris

Language

English

Pages

388

Publication Date

February 15, 2017

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Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.
The Stories about women who can not marry by Reiko Kawashima Vol0...
by Reiko Kawashima

Language

Japanese

Pages

Publication Date

June 29, 2018

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LOVE・ロマンス選集 VOL.01 結婚できない女たち あらすじ<br /><br />■「結婚できない女たち」<br />バブルブス・セレブブス・ガリ勉ブス、そしてリアルブス!社内でも有名な“ブス集団”はお互いを牽制し合っていて・・・!? そこへ海外から赴任してきたエリート男性。ブス達によるイケメン争奪戦の幕が切って落とされた!!<br /><br />■「斜陽」<br />裕福を装い、その実、家計は火の車。そんな貴族の家に生まれ、しがない大工の男に心を奪われた奈々子の人生。これを運命と呼ぶのなら、生きる「意味」はどこにあるのか・・・<br /><br />■「オタク彼女の条件」<br />チェックの綿シャツ、デニムパンツにイン・メガネぽっちゃり系・・・前髪パッツン、そんなオタク男子、愛せます?<br /><br />■「デブス女の婚期」<br />男に縁のない39歳・肥満女が失業を機に婚活サイトに登録してみたらお相手が沢山!! この中で本当に結婚したい男は現れるの!?<br /><br />■「ウェディング・ドレス」<br />孤独な女性が追い求める幸せの形。「本当の幸せって・・・いつ分かるものなの?」真実のバージンロードを目指して――
Drawing Power: Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, an...
by Roxane Gay

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

September 17, 2019

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<p><b>More than 60 female comics creators share their personal experiences with sexual violence and harassment through new and original comics</b></p><p>Inspired by the global #MeToo Movement, <i>Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival </i>is a collection of original, nonfiction comics drawn by more than 60 female cartoonists from around the world. Featuring such noted creators as Emil Ferris, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, MariNaomi, Liana Finck, and Ebony Flowers the anthology’s contributors comprise a diverse group of many ages, sexual orientations, and races—and their personal stories convey the wide spectrum of sexual harassment and abuse that is still all too commonplace. With a percentage of profits going to RAINN, <i>Drawing Power </i>is an anthology that stokes the fires of progressive social upheaval, in the fight for a better, safer world.<br /><br /> Full list of contributors:<br /><br /> Rachel Ang, Zoe Belsinger, Jennifer Camper, Caitlin Cass, Tyler Cohen, Marguerite Dabaie, Soumya Dhulekar, Wallis Eates, Trinidad Escobar, Kat Fajardo, Joyce Farmer, Emil Ferris, Liana Finck, Sarah Firth, Mary Fleener, Ebony Flowers, Claire Folkman, Noel Franklin<br /> Katie Fricas, Siobhán Gallagher, Joamette Gil, J. Gonzalez-Blitz, Georgiana Goodwin, Roberta Gregory, Marian Henley, Soizick Jaffre<br /> Avy Jetter, Sabba Khan, Kendra Josie Kirkpatrick, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Nina Laden, Miss Lasko-Gross, Carol Lay, Miriam Libicki<br /> Sarah Lightman, LubaDalu, Ajuan Mance, MariNaomi, Lee Marrs, Liz Mayorga, Lena Merhej, Bridget Meyne, Carta Monir, Hila Noam<br /> Diane Noomin, Breena Nuñez, Meg O’Shea, Corinne Pearlman, Cathrin Peterslund, Minnie Phan, Kelly Phillips, Powerpaola, Sarah Allen Reed, Kaylee Rowena, Ariel Schrag, M. Louise Stanley, Maria Stoian, Nicola Streeten, Marcela Trujillo, Carol Tyler, Una, Lenora Yerkes, Ilana Zeffren<br />  <br />  <br />  </p>
I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir
by Malaka Gharib

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

April 30, 2019

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<b><b>“A portrait of growing up in America, and a portrait of family, that pulls off the feat of being both intimately specific and deeply universal at the same time. I adored this book.”—Jonny Sun</b><br /> <br /><b>“[A] high-spirited graphical memoir . . . Gharib’s wisdom about the power and limits of racial identity is evident in the way she draws.”—NPR</b><br /><br /><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST GRAPHIC MEMOIRS OF 2019 (SO FAR) BY <i>THE WASHINGTON POST</i></b><br /><br /></b><i>I Was Their American Dream</i> is at once a coming-of-age story and a reminder of the thousands of immigrants who come to America in search for a better life for themselves and their children. The daughter of parents with unfulfilled dreams themselves, Malaka navigated her childhood chasing her parents' ideals, learning to code-switch between her family's Filipino and Egyptian customs, adapting to white culture to fit in, crushing on skater boys, and trying to understand the tension between holding onto cultural values and trying to be an all-American kid.<br /><br />Malaka Gharib's triumphant graphic memoir brings to life her teenage antics and illuminates earnest questions about identity and culture, while providing thoughtful insight into the lives of modern immigrants and the generation of millennial children they raised. Malaka's story is a heartfelt tribute to the American immigrants who have invested their future in the promise of the American dream.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>I Was Their American Dream</i></b><br /><br /> “In this time when immigration is such a hot topic, Malaka Gharib puts an engaging human face on the issue. . . . The push and pull first-generation kids feel is portrayed with humor and love, especially humor. . . . Gharib pokes fun at all of the cultures she lives in, able to see each of them with an outsider’s wry eye, while appreciating them with an insider’s close experience. . . . The question of ‘What are you?’ has never been answered with so much charm.”<b>—Marissa Moss, <i>New York Journal of Books</i></b><br /><br />“Forthright and funny, Gharib fiercely claims her own American dream.”<b>—<i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br />“Thoughtful and relatable, this touching account should be shared across generations.”<b><i>– Library Journal</i><br /></b><br />“This charming graphic memoir riffs on the joys and challenges of developing a unique ethnic identity.”<i><b>– Publishers Weekly</b></i>
Beautiful: Living with the frenemy
by Marie D'Abreo

Language

English

Pages

145

Publication Date

December 08, 2018

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Lily soon finds out that going on a school camping trip comes with more than a few challenges. Bunking with an eclectic bunch of girls, hiking chop-busting trails, figuring out her crush’s mixed signals... Even the toughest Girl Guide might wish she’d stayed home, doing her toenails and eating cupcakes. To make matters worse, just when Lily thought she’d seen through all its lies once and for all, her tormentor is back with a vengeance. Surely, she thinks, it’s time to find a way to get rid of this bully for good.<br /><br />More about the 'Beautiful Series'.<br />Teenager Lily gets a lot of messages about what it means to be a successful and desirable woman in today's world. But her biggest problem is the voice in her own head. How does she beat that one?<br /><br />A graphic novel for ages 8 and up. <br />A humorous series that’s great for young girls, as well as women, educators and therapists. Deals with self-esteem, identity issues and spirituality.

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