Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle

Synopsis "Selina Kyle is fiercer than she knows. For 15 years, she's put up with her mother's string of bad boyfriends, but when Dernell, her mom's current beau, proves crueler than the others, Selina reevaluates her place in her home. There's no way Selina and Dernell can live under the same roof, and since Dernell … Continue reading Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle

The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner

Synopsis "Magic is harder than it looks. Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she’s about to discover that witches aren’t just the stuff of movies, books, and spooky stories. When some eighth-grade bullies try to ruin her Halloween, something really strange happens. It turns out that Founder’s Bluff, Massachusetts, has a centuries-old history of witch … Continue reading The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner

Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell

Synopsis "Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world. (Not many people know that the best pumpkin patch in the whole wide world is in Omaha, Nebraska, but it definitely is.) They say good-bye every Halloween, and they’re … Continue reading Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell

The Girl From the Other Side by Nagabe

Synopsis "In a land far away, there were two kingdoms: the Outside, where twisted beasts roamed that could curse with a touch, and the Inside, where humans lived in safety and peace. The girl and the beast should never have met, but when they do, a quiet fairytale begins. This is a story of two … Continue reading The Girl From the Other Side by Nagabe

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Synopsis "Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he … Continue reading New Kid by Jerry Craft

Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson

Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson is a middle grade graphic novel that tells the story of two girls: shy, quiet Emmie, and outgoing, social Katie. Emmie is having the absolute worst day of her seventh-grade life, while Katie is breezing through middle school like it's the easiest thing in the world. Why is Emmie struggling … Continue reading Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol

Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol is one of my favorite graphic novels so far. I loved the illustrations and learned while reading that I really am partial to the black-and-white style of art in graphic novels. Color illustrations are wonderful of course, but the grayscale somehow adds to the story, especially one as surprisingly dark … Continue reading Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol