Watch BXAP’s Author Talk with Mike Curato

Missed the author talk that occured this past Wednesday? Well, the recording of this amazing event can now be watched online! Watch as my friend and co-worker (and also a contributor to this blog) Whitney is in conversation with the bestselling author, Mike Curato. Watch Below!

Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2020: Graphic Novels/Mangas

I gave you what I considered to be the Best Fiction/Nonfiction Books of 2020, now let us go to the graphic novels/mangas category! Comics are becoming more and more popular and are just as capable as telling realistic stories compared to prose novels. This is a format that definitely should not be counted out andContinue reading “Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2020: Graphic Novels/Mangas”

Award Winning Manga That Were Released In The U.S. in 2020!

Hi again everyone! It’s Joe Pascullo here, penning another guest blog post on my friend Tabrizia’s site here! And this time the focus is on manga that have taken home awards for their awesomeness. Japan has tons of awards that are given out annually to manga worthy of such prestige. And when a publishing companyContinue reading “Award Winning Manga That Were Released In The U.S. in 2020!”

Waterstones 2020 Book of the Year Is…

Waterstones announced their choice for the 2020’s Book of the Year. And the winner is…

Book Review: Run, Rebel by Manjeet Mann

Format: Paperback Pages: 496 pages Published: March 5, 2020 Publisher: Penguin Genre: Poetry, Young Adult, Contemporary

Book Review: The Girl and the Goddess: Stories and Poems of Divine Wisdom by Nikita Gill

Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 pages Published: September 29, 2020 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Genre: Poetry, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, LGBT

Best Graphic Novels of the Year…So Far

I have given you the best books of 2020, now it’s time for the best Graphic Novels! And I have enlisted fellow librarians (and fellow graphic novel/manga enthusiasts) Whitney Davidson-Rhodes and Joseph Pascullo to also give some of their picks for the best graphic novels of the year, so far: