Book Events

National Library Week: Monday | Challenged book challenge

What is up Rose Readers? So yesterday I wrote a post about National Library Week in which I shared a video from the library where I work and got all braggy and inspiring and shit. And then at the end of the post I spontaneously decided I was going to do a new post each… Continue reading National Library Week: Monday | Challenged book challenge

Recommendations

Rose Recommends: July | March

Wait, July March? July? March? I'm confused... This Rose Recommendation for the month of July is a book called March. March, as in when you walk in rhythm to a beat, or as in when you walk in a group for demonstration or protest. March is a graphic memoir written by John Lewis (with co-author Andrew Aydin and… Continue reading Rose Recommends: July | March

Recommendations

Rose Recommends: February | The Infinite Wait

Hello! It's time for a recommendation. This month I'm going with a graphic memoir: The Infinite Wait and Other Stories by Julia Wertz. I like to feature books that aren't very well known for my monthly recommendations, and this definitely fits that description. It currently has 687 Goodreads ratings. I was actually required to read this book for a college… Continue reading Rose Recommends: February | The Infinite Wait

Rants & Reflections

Thoughts on graphic memoirs

I am relatively inexperienced when it comes to reading graphic novels. I've read 5, and they are: The Infinite Wait and Other Stories by Julia Wertz Drama by Raina Telgemeier American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang Peanut by Ayun Halliday Persepolis (both 1 and 2) by Marjane Satrapi I recently started reading Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, which inspired me to write… Continue reading Thoughts on graphic memoirs