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Let's Get Graphic: Incorporating Graphic Novels Into a Secondary Language Arts Classroom | Leann Boisvert
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Common Core standards in Connecticut impose a more specific curriculum that make it more challenging to engage English and Language Arts students, and graphic novels proved an effective way to maintain and draw students' interest.

So I‘ve never been much interested in graphic novels. I tried in my early 20s goth years b/c I wanted to be cool, LOL. But they just didn‘t appeal to me. But over the past few years, GNs have really taken off on Booktube, Litsy, etc, and I wanna give them another go. I did read Persepolis last year & enjoyed. But am looking for fiction recs now, strongly prefer ones by/about POC &/or queer folks. No horror or creepy shit. Suggestions, please, thx!

xicanti I‘m gonna give you some recs in another comment, but I want to start off by saying that I see a LOT of Littens who want to get into comics because they‘re popular but who struggle with the format because it‘s unlike the prose they‘re used to. I always, always recommend that they start with UNDERSTANDING COMICS by Scott McCloud instead of with some fiction. It‘s a good primer for how comics‘ visual language works. 3y
aartichapati I would recommend Isabel Greenberg and Tillie Walden! Will link to recs here. @xicanti gave me the same advice years ago when I started reading comics, though I did not take it, I admit. Just learned through doing, but I should read that book now and probably would appreciate it more! 3y
aartichapati Love this one by Greenberg, and her Encyclopedia of Early Earth 3y
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aartichapati And love this one by Walden, a really lovely story! I hear her Spinning is also excellent. 3y
RealLifeReading I have SO MANY to recommend. I‘ll just make a post about it....! 3y
xicanti Now: recs, with the caveat that I‘m always a little unsure of whether what I find okay will actually read as creepy to someone else:

PHONOGRAM by Giller & McKelvie - about music and the magic of engagement. I love THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, a very queer series by the same creators, a bit more, but I‘m pretty sure it‘s creepy. Their YOUNG AVENGERS is also very queer and probably not creepy?
xicanti NIMONA by Noelle Stevenson - heroes & villains. Lots of queerness.

ORANGE by Ichigo Takano - high stakes slice of life with a time travel component. TW for suicide.

STRANGERS IN PARADISE by Terry Moore - lots and lots of emotions. Also, girls in love.
xicanti SILVER SPOON by Hiromu Arakawa - city kid enrols at an agricultural high school

GIANT DAYS by John Allison et al - slice of life at university. 1/3 queer.

THE TEA DRAGON SOCIETY by Katie O‘Neill - sweet all-ages fantasy about kids whose queer mentors help them bond with little dragons.
alisonrose @xicanti Thanks for the tip! I don‘t think it‘s the format that was a struggle for me—I had no problem with it when reading Persepolis. It was more that I just didn‘t care as much about artwork and such, so that aspect of it didn‘t draw me in. (No pun intended, haha.) 3y
alisonrose @aartichapati @xicanti @RealLifeReading @vivastory thanks for the recs!! I‘ve definitely seen many of these around and have been interested! 3y
hes7 I really enjoyed 3y
DyAnne Nimona, My Brother‘s Husband, Paper Girls, Fence, and Check, Please! 3y
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The votes are in! The next #LetsGetGraphicMonthlyFeature is...🥁DEADPOOL! 👏🌮♥️ We‘re excited to spend the day gorging on all things Deadpool with you. No challenges! Just an all-day homage to everyone‘s favorite Merc with a Mouth. Movies! Comics! PJs! Chimichangas! Do it all weekend if you‘d like! Hope to see you Sunday the 25th for DEADPOOL! 😈🖤

To vote for next month‘s feature and for more details, visit this link: https://goo.gl/ahHR56

LouBeth Does Gwenpool count in this? I'm really curious about that character too. 5y
Clwojick @LouBeth you could definitely vote for her to be featured in April, and if you want her to win you could advertise to have other Littens vote with you. 😉 but if you mean to read about her while we‘re doing Deadpool, I certainly don‘t see why not. ♥️ (edited) 5y
readinginthedark Oh no! That‘s the day of my son‘s birthday party, so I probably can‘t do this. But I‘ll try to read some Deadpool this month just because! 5y
Clwojick @readinginthedark feel free to make it a weeklong/monthlong thing. ♥️whatever works for you! But please tag me and @TricksyTails so we can see what Deadpool goodies you find and read. 😉 5y
readinginthedark Will do! 👍🏻 5y
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Well, these past few days life has really gotten in the way of reading and Litsy. I had a pretty bad virus for almost a week, and now I‘m busy with my wedding planning. I completely forgot about the #LetsGetGraphicMonthlyFeature and I am so so sorry that I haven‘t been on here hyping it up and reminding everyone! I‘ll do better next month! 😉 anyways better late than never! ♥️

Erin7 I hope you‘re feeling better. Have fun with your wedding planning. 5y
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I just wanted to thank @Clwojick and @TricksyTails for running such a fantastic readathon with the #letsgetgraphicweeklongmarathon. I read 21 graphic novels or collected volumes of comics, which was super fun-but look at all the ones I DIDN'T get to!! 😳

TricksyTails 🙌😊 Thank you for your awesome participation!! Your posts were so entertaining! My stack of books that I didn‘t get to is much bigger than what I read. Oh well. I‘ll have more for next time! Can‘t wait to see what you think of Y: The Last Man. 🤗♥️ 5y
2BR02B Impressive! 👏👏👏 5y
Clwojick Thanks girl! Glad you joined us. 😊 5y
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Cheers! Thank you for a truly magical week! #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon has come to a close. 💔We had the best time seeing your posts & geeking out with you. We‘re grateful to all of you for your awesome photos, doubling our TBRs, & for sharing our love of comics. We‘ll do it again in a few months. Until then, join us for #LetsGetGraphicMonthlyFeature. We‘ll announce the #SpeechBubbleChallenge winner in a couple of days. Thank you again! 🙏♥️

CatLass007 I‘m still going graphic. So many books checked out of the library! I‘m still going to tag you guys when I post reviews of my GNs. 5y
Godmotherx5 Thank you both for hosting. I had a ton of fun!!! @TricksyTails (edited) 5y
EclecticBookLover I loved seeing all the posts! I'm going to try to participate next time! 😊 5y
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MiyakoBunny Awesome indeed 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 5y
Clwojick @CatLass007 I have soooo many books still out of the library! I‘ll be graphic novel long for forever! 5y
CatLass007 @Clwojick You and me both, my friend. 5y
Clwojick @Godmotherx5 you‘re so welcome! It‘s been a blast! Will you be joining us for the monthly features? 5y
Clwojick @EclecticBookLover @MiyakoBunny yay! Thanks guys! Glad you enjoyed it ❤️ Hope you‘ll be joining us on Feb 10th for our first #letsgetgraphicmonthlyfeature 💙 5y
MiyakoBunny Most definitely 🤩🤩🤩 5y
Godmotherx5 @Clwojick I‘m on a roll. I definitely plan to join the monthly features. 5y
TheBookHippie Thank you so much!! I wrote down 26 books to get for older kids I mentor !!! So much fun! 5y
TheBookHippie @Clwojick I'll be watching the monthly features!!! So excited! 5y
Godmotherx5 Who can we congratulate for their #SpeechBubbleChallenge posts? @TricksyTails I thought @Natasha.C.Barnes had great posts. 5y
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Hey guys! It‘s your last chance to get your entries in! The #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon ends tonight at midnight! So make sure to get all those #speechbubblechallenge entries in, because you could be the lucky winner of a $25 Amazon Gift Card! 😁 Don‘t forget to tag @TricksyTails and @Clwojick so we can tally up your entries!

RealLifeReading Thanks for hosting this! It's been such a fun week 5y
Clwojick @RealLifeReading thank you so much! And thank you for joining us. We‘ve had a blast hosting it, and will definitely be looking at doing this again in a few months.😍 5y
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@TricksyTails & I have had a blast with you during #LetsGetGeraphicWeeklongMarathon! We don‘t want the fun to end, so we‘re starting a monthly #readalong called #LetsGetGraphicMonthlyFeature. One Saturday of the month, we‘ll hang out together celebrating a favorite comic character. No challenges! Just an all-day homage to your fave characters. February‘s feature is BATMAN!

For more details, visit this link: 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻

TricksyTails BATMAN!! 🖤🖤🖤 5y
AshleyHoss820 🦇🦇🦇 Yeah! You‘ll remind us, right? I‘m bad at remembering...😊 (edited) 5y
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daena Awesome 🖤 5y
Erin7 Fun! I‘m in for sure. Doesn‘t anyone else have the urge to sing the Batman theme song?🎼🦇🎶. lol. 5y
Ruri_kaichou That sounds amazing! I won't be able to participate, but I'm looking forward to posts those day. 🤓 5y
WarpedSweetness Oh this is awesome!!! Do you plan on doing this all year? I should probably check out the link before I ask questions.lol 5y
Clwojick @AshleyHoss820 We will definitely be making posts closer to the date of, to remind everyone and to let them know who we‘re featuring ❤️ 5y
Clwojick @daena Thanks! Hope you‘ll join us! @Erin7 ahahhaha! Absolutely! 5y
Clwojick @Ruri_kaichou Hope you‘ll be able to join in on the next one than! Make sure to click the link above if you want to vote for March‘s features character. ❤️ 5y
Clwojick @WarpedSweetness ahahah! Probably until we run out of characters 😆 5y
AshleyHoss820 @Erin7 The 60‘s Batman show‘s theme song is the ringtone I have for my husband!! 😂❤️ @Clwojick Awesome!! Yay!! 5y
Clwojick @AshleyHoss820 I‘ve always preferred the classic BATMAN to this new dark knight stuff. I like both, but the original if fricken golden! 5y
AshleyHoss820 @Clwojick Gold is right!! The exaggerated villains, the *biff* *bam!* effects! Shark repellent! What‘s NOT to love!? 5y
Erin7 @AshleyHoss820 hahaha...love it! 5y
CareBear I just want to thank you and @TricksyTails for hosting #letsgetgraphicweeklongmarathon. I had so much fun seeing everyone‘s posts, and adding a bunch of new graphic novels to my TBR. You guys did a wonderful job hosting, so thank you! 💕 5y
Clwojick @CareBear Thank you so much! ❤️ I‘m glad you joined us, and I‘m so happy you enjoyed it! I‘ve added a ton of Graphics to my TBR, so I will have reading material for the next one 😉 We will definitely be doing another one in three or so months! 5y
readinginthedark Oh fun! So, you‘re going to feature villains with their superhero counterparts and not separately, or is that a “once we‘ve exhausted all of our choices” thing? 5y
TricksyTails @CareBear 😘😘😘 Aww thank you so much! My TBR has nearly doubled thanks to all of the fun posts. It‘s been so much that I wish we could do this all year long. Thank you for participating and making it the best party EVER! ♥️🎉📚 5y
Clwojick @readinginthedark So for BATMAN in February we‘ll be celebrating Batman and his villains! I know a lot of libraries are limited with what they offer, and we‘re trying to make sure everyone can join in, so if we include the featured superhero and their villains, there will be more of a chance people can get their hands on some reading material. But if we get enough requests we can definitely devote a whole day to the villains as well! 5y
readinginthedark That makes sense! 5y
GarthRanzz I know things are a little up in the air and I hope that @TricksyTails is okay but if there‘s anything I can do to help with this today please just let me know. GarthRanzz at gmail dot com. 5y
Clwojick @GarthRanzz to be 100% honest, I completely forgot about this today.... I‘ve been sick, and obviously @TricksyTails is having a bad week. I feel so bad about forgetting ( and ESPECIALLY on Batman day! Lol) 5y
GarthRanzz Well you‘re both back and okay. That‘s what matters! 5y
TricksyTails Aww you‘re so awesome @GarthRanzz !! Thank you!! 😊🙏🖤 5y
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Woohoo! It‘s Friday so I am officially all about the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon 😆 I‘m going to try to get as many books in this weekend as I can because we only have 2.5 days left!!!! Here‘s my next stack of selections. 🖤 Also, Nolan surprised me with these beautiful flowers at work yesterday❤️

❤️ @TricksyTails 🖤#LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon

TricksyTails Awww!! ♥️💐 Also, nice stack you got there. 😂😍♥️📚 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails lol! The bouquet 💐 cake with a 🎈 5y
TricksyTails Sweet!!! ♥️♥️♥️ 5y
Godmotherx5 Pretty flowers & nice stack. Happy Reading! 5y
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Holy cannoli! We have 12 pages of entries already for the #SpeechBubbleChallenge 😍🎉👏📚 That is so so awesome, you guys! Thank you so much for all your participation and for helping @TricksyTails and myself make this #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon such a blast! I have thoroughly enjoyed seeing everything you've been reading, all the gorgeous illustrations, and most especially the entry posts! Keep up the awesome job guys! READ ON! ❤️️

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@TricksyTails & I want to thank you for kicking of #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon with a bang! It‘s been a magical weekend sharing in the love of comics w/ our geektastic family! You‘re killing it with the #SpeechBubbleChallenge entries! Please don‘t forget to tag both of us in your photos, otherwise we may not see your entry. This party goes all week through the end of next weekend. Each entry is a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card! ❤️️❤️️

TricksyTails This has been amaaaaaaaaaaaazing! I wanna do it all year long! 5y
SamHeartCoffee Hey I want to play! Please tell me how! 5y
Clwojick @SamHeartCoffee absolutely! I'll tag you in the info posts. Let me know if you have any additional questions! I'm so happy your joining us ❤️️ It's been addictive and fun to find the perfect speech bubbles to match the prompts. ❤️ 5y
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Clwojick @TricksyTails we kinda will be. We should just start calling this #theyearofthegraphics 5y
BookInMyHands @Clwojick @TricksyTails This has been fun, thanks for hosting! I may not make it a week (required reading to attend to) but I finished 11 books this weekend and I‘ve started on #12. 5y
TricksyTails YESSSSSSS! Or even #GraphicsForLIFE! 😂 5y
TricksyTails @BookInMyHands Yay! I‘m so happy you‘re having fun with it! That‘s an impressive amount for just one weekend! 🙌😊♥️ 5y
Clwojick @BookInMyHands Woot woot! 👏👏👏 That's a good chunk of books, and every book counts when your tacking that mountainous TBR. Lol. Thanks for spending your weekend with us! Happy reading ❤️️ 5y
GrilledCheeseSamurai @Clwojick @TricksyTails I'm pretty much reading comics all the time but I'm having fun playing along with you all! It's great seeing the medium get some extra TLC! 🙌❤️🤗 5y
AmyG While I am only reading one book....I have enjoyed everyone‘s posts. I am making a list for future graphic novel reading. Thanks to you both for organizing this! @TricksyTails @Clwojick 5y
Clwojick @GrilledCheeseSamurai the turn out was even better than we expected, and we've had so much fun hosting. ❤️ Thank you for joining us. ☺️ 5y
Clwojick @AmyG yay! I'm excited that you've got a list of new books to check out! There's so many great ones out there right now, and I've stacked a ton over the last few days too. 😉 5y
Betty I am thoroughly enjoying myself! 5y
Clwojick @Betty awesome! Thank you so much for joining us! We've got another week of awesomeness left, and I can't wait to see what else you'll be reading ❤️👏 5y
Laughterhp What is the speech bubble challenge? I scrolled back, but I think the original post was too far back and I couldn‘t find it. 5y
Clwojick @Laughterhp I'll tag you in the 3 posts! 5y
Laughterhp Thanks!! 5y
Natasha.C.Barnes OMFG ok, so I've been using copy/paste for these hashtags since they're so long and I was doing almost ALL my posts off of one copy...I just realized I had the hashtag wrong and was ALMOST through correcting allllll my posts, only to realize now that it was marathon the whole time?! I thought I had it wrong and it was readathon!! NOW all my posts are wrong. 😵😵😵 @TricksyTails (edited) 5y
Natasha.C.Barnes I had to come to your profile just to find an official version. Dear god what have I done. 😂😭 5y
Clwojick @Natasha.C.Barnes oh my gosh I'm sorry I didn't catch this earlier. We've been counting all your entries, as you've been tagging us. Make sure to use #speechbubblechallenge and don't worry about fixing the other one ahahaha. It's all good 5y
Natasha.C.Barnes @Clwojick oh yeah I'm not so worried about the entries I'm just a perfectionist I guess...you wouldn't have caught it because it wasn't wrong all along--only a few I had typed out on my own were wrong! NOW they are though. 😂 5y
TricksyTails @Natasha.C.Barnes I‘m so sorry!! We‘ve got you counted! All your entries are okay! Please don‘t worry about correcting any of your entries. 5y
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I've been keeping count, and I managed to read 6 graphic novels in the last 24 hours. ☺️ Not bad considering I was at work for 9 hours today. Here's to hoping I can double or triple that tomorrow, seeing as how I have the day off! ❤️️

I don't know about all of you, but I am having SO MUCH FUN with this marathon, and the speech bubble challenge has been a blast! 😆📚❤️️

😆 @TricksyTails #SpeechBubbleChallenge #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon

MinDea The golden compass is a graphic novel?! 5y
Clwojick @MinDea yes!!! 5y
Bookzombie I have read 1! I have been distracted. 🙂 5y
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TricksyTails @Bookzombie Ha! I haven't even completed one yet! Been busy! Hope to read at least 2 tomorrow! 5y
TricksyTails 👏😁 You're killing it! ♥️📚♥️📚 5y
RainyDayReading I‘ve been having game night with my family and boyfriend so haven‘t had time to read anything but tomorrow! I am coming for my TBR stack! 5y
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@TricksyTails and I are so pumped about your #SpeechBubbleChallenge entries for #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon! Seeing all of your posts has been such a blast. We are so thankful to all of you for participating in this geekery fun! Each entry gives you a chance in winning our #giveaway: a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Keep up with your amazing posts and good luck!

Natasha.C.Barnes Cute graphics, you two--all the way along. 👏🏼 5y
Clwojick @Natasha.C.Barnes That's all @TricksyTails magically ways. 😆😆 5y
TricksyTails 😘♥️ 5y
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THE TIME IS FINALLY HERE! The clock has just struck midnight in Thunder Bay,Ontario.... and I am ready to get this party started!

#LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon January 12-21!!!

LazyOwl Woot! 5y
vivastory 👏🤘📚👍 5y
TricksyTails 👏👏👏👏👏😆 *happy dance* 💃🏻 ⬅️ my dancing is not that sophisticated! 5y
Sungirl79 Whooo hooo!!! 5y
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Refresher post #2 for the #SpeechBubbleChallenge 😱 THIS IS GOING TO BE SO FREAKIN FUN!!! 😆

Side note: Myself and @TricksyTails will also be posting #SpeechBubbleChallenge pics, but we will not be entering ourselves to win the final prize. But we know it's going to be so much fun, so we simply had to join y'all. ☺️

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Here's a refresher on the #SpeechBubbleChallenge Prompts! Have fun with this guys! I can't wait to see what awesome pics you send our way ❤️️


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With only 15 minutes until it's officially GO TIME in Thunder Bay, I'm going to repost the rules and prompts for the #SpeechBubbleChallenge ❤️️😆❤️️

Good luck you guys! And Happy Reading! NOW LETS TACKLE THOSE TBR STACKS!

TricksyTails So flippin' giddy right now!! 😆 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails I don't know if I'll last much past your midnight. Lol 😴 5y
TricksyTails Hahaha I might not reach midnight! 5y
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Ahhhhhh! I cannot be trusted! I have a tendency to take things to the extreme, and I'd say my TBR for the marathon is looking a little EXTREME right now. 🙈

I ran to the library today before work to RETURN some books, and walked out with 28 more. I am going to have sooooo many options for the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon that it's nuts!

This makes it over 100 books that I currently have out from the library. 😬😱🙈 #LetMeSeeYourStack #TBR

kamoorephoto Ooh Green River Killer 🙀 5y
TricksyTails Your stack is glorious!! 😂 I love your HUGE stack of awesomeness! Let's see how immature I can be with referencing stack...😂📚♥️ 5y
TricksyTails I really want those Golden Compass ones!! 😍 5y
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Clwojick @kamoorephoto have you read it!!? 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails my guess IS awesomely immature 😂 5y
TricksyTails 😂😂😂 I'm really intrigued by The Green River one too. You know I love me some serial killers! 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails AND ITS A TRUE STORY! 😍 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails 🍴🍴🍴🍴🍴 (that's as close as I could get to a slasher knife) ❤️️ 5y
Godmotherx5 Holy moly!!!!! 5y
Clwojick @Godmotherx5 ahahah I know, and this is only 1/5 posts 😬😂😂😂😬 5y
Godmotherx5 @TricksyTails @Clwojick Have either of you read My Friend Dahmer? I‘ve heard mixed reviews. 5y
Clwojick @monalyisha I seen the Buffy's today, and had to scoop them up after talking to you about them. 5y
Clwojick @Godmotherx5 NO! but it sounds good! Stacking! 😉 5y
TricksyTails @Godmotherx5 I have, but it's been a while. I remember initially liking it but feeling underwhelmed by the end. I had really high expectations though. I enjoyed it well enough. I'd borrow it from the library. Would I purchase it? Probably not. I might reread it again though because the premise is pretty cool. I'm not sure my babbling helped at all! 🙈 5y
TricksyTails 😂😂😂 How's this? 🔪🔪🔪 5y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa I want to join your library!!! 5y
Godmotherx5 @TricksyTails No babbling whatsoever. I appreciate your reply & will look for it at the library or on Hoopla. 5y
TricksyTails @Godmotherx5 Great! 👍 Now you've got me wanting to try a reread of it. I might check it out of the library too! 5y
dragondrool You can't help it....They followed you home. 5y
Clwojick @dragondrool hahahahahah, exactly! ❤️️ 5y
kamoorephoto @Clwojick No, but that looks good!!! That Green River is here...WA is a breeding ground for serial killers, remember! @Godmotherx5 I‘d like to check that out! 5y
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Post 4/4 #LetMeSeeYourStack 💙😂

Here is the hoopla part of my #TBR for the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon which starts in just two days! ❤️️ Will you be reading any of these graphic novels during the marathon as well! Let me know!

WarpedSweetness I'll be reading Bitch Planet! 5y
Bookzombie I‘ll be reading that Rat Queens and Bitch Planet. I also have two(?) later volumes of Ms. Marvel. 🙂 5y
Clwojick @WarpedSweetness @Bookzombie Go Bitch Planet!! ❤️️ 5y
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RainyDayReading Rat Queens! 5y
ReadingRover How did you like 5y
Clwojick @ReadingRover I haven't read it yet! I'll be reading it during the marathon. Sooo hopefully on Friday. 😉 5y
ReadingRover @Clwojick ohhhh I‘m a doofus! Let me know when you do. I‘m curious. 5y
mhillis I‘m planning to read Ms Marvel too 5y
TricksyTails I still need to pick 15 more titles! 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails I know! I left three of mine... because I wasn't sure if I would find any more at the library... and I'd rather read physicals than use Hoopla credits lol 5y
TricksyTails Me too! If I had physical copies I'd hoard all of them but I'll take what I can get! I was thinking of waiting to see if any of the series in my first Hoopla haul will make me want to continue the series. If so, then I'll have those 15 credits to dip into. Find anything good today? 5y
Clwojick Im gonna post in a few 🙈 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails 👆🏻👆🏻👆🏻👆🏻 5y
TricksyTails 👏👏👏👏 5y
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Post 3/4 #LetMeSeeYourStack 💙😂

Here is part of my #TBR for the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon which starts in just two days! ❤️️ These are the graphics that I own, and will be rereading! Will you be reading any of these graphic novels during the marathon as well? Let me know!

WarpedSweetness I'm starting Locke and Key. I'm pretty excited about it. I've heard good things. 5y
Clwojick @WarpedSweetness I'm hoping I can get my hands on the other 4 vols before reading this one! I've got two days lol 5y
TricksyTails *grabby hands grabby hands* 5y
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Post 2/4 #LetMeSeeYourStack 💙😂

Here is another part of my #TBR for the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon which starts in just two days! ❤️️ Will you be reading any of these graphic novels during the marathon as well! Let me know!

AmyG I will be reading My Favorite Thing is Monsters. 5y
WarpedSweetness I'm reading Paper Girls also. I'm also reading a couple of Deadpool's and a Harley Quinn, but you do have mine listed. I wish my local library had comics 5y
Clwojick @AmyG I've been saving it for the marathon... I might've had to hide it from myself up until today 😂❤️️ @WarpedSweetness yay! I'm so excited for Harley and Deadpool, I think they'll be Hilarious for the #speechbubblechallenge 😂 5y
WarpedSweetness @Clwojick I really need to read over what I wrote before sending. I don't think you have my particular Deadpool and Harley Quinn listed. But I'm really excited too! I was thinking about pulling from just Deadpool for the #speechbubblechallenge lol 5y
TricksyTails So many goodies!! 😍😍😍 5y
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Post 1/4 #LetMeSeeYourStack 💙😂

Here is part of my #TBR for the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon which starts in just two days! ❤️️ Will you be reading any of these graphic novels during the marathon as well! Let me know!

MisterWhitaker This is a SWEET stack! There are some awesome titles in there (heck, pretty much all of them!). The only one I haven't read is Nailbiter so I can't wait to hear what you think. (edited) 5y
Clwojick @MisterWhitaker I read the first volume of Nailbiter and cringed the whole way through! It was fantastically creepy! So far, a definite recommend from me. I can't wait to read more of it! 5y
MisterWhitaker @Clwojick good to hear! That cover is so creepy! 5y
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WarpedSweetness I'm reading Saga also! You've got some great stacks for this readathon! I'm so jealous. 5y
Clwojick @WarpedSweetness hahahah! My libraries have a superb selection. 😉 5y
WarpedSweetness @Clwojick I live in a smallish more rural area, so the library in my town really doesn't have a great selection. And the library in the next town, which is much bigger, doesn't allow interlibrary loans, or for you to get a card unless you are a resident of that town. So sad and disappointing. I'm actually looking forward to going back to PA just for the library system. Lol 5y
Clwojick @WarpedSweetness we have 4 libraries in my city, and they're all okay with interlibrary loans, which is a huge bonus. I also love that we don't have a limit on the amount of books we can take out. 😂😂 5y
TricksyTails Your stack gets me very excited! 😂😂😂♥️📚♥️📚♥️📚 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails 😂😂😂 5y
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There's only 2 days left until the start of the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon 😱😱😱😱 And some people might say that I'm PUMPED! (It's true, I am!) Myself and @TricksyTails are curious to see what you'll all be reading! If you're joining us, please post a picture of your TBR Stack for the marathon and make sure to tag us. 😆

January 12-21st 💙📚❤️ #LetMeSeeYourStack

TricksyTails Less than 12 hours for you now!! 👏👏👏 5y
Clwojick @TricksyTails less than 8 now!!! 5y
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We're getting closer and closer to the start date of the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon ❤️ It's just 4 days away, and I wanted to make sure everyone can join in. I know how overwhelming it can be to choose from all the books out there, if you're not familiar with what you might like, so I thought it'd be great to tag some favourites with #RecommededGraphics to help spread the awesomeness for the upcoming Marathon. Please share your favourites! 📚

TricksyTails 👏😁👍 5y
TricksyTails SAGA. Duh. 5y
TricksyTails 😂 5y
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@TricksyTails & I just can't wait for #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon so we decided to start early & to extend it! We'll be starting FRI JAN 12 & ending SUN JAN 21! It'll be more of #LetsGetGraphicWeekAndABitLongerMarathon. 😂😂😂 Please change your calendars! All the prompts for the #PhotoChallenge are posted, so gather all your comics, graphic novels, & manga to have at the ready. Hope you join us FRI JAN 12 ALL WEEKLONG AND THEN SOME! YEAH!😱

TricksyTails 👏👏👏👏👏👏 Is it Friday yet? We better triple check our calendars. 🙈 5y
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guinsgirlreads Awesome!! Since I have soooo many to try to get through! 👏🏻🖤👏🏻 5y
Clwojick @Caffienequeen tell me about it! I have 90 out from the library right now. 😂😂😂 and I have 10 from Hoopla . 5y
Clwojick @Caffienequeen sooo... if I can read 10 a day, I'll be good. 🙈🙈 5y
guinsgirlreads @Clwojick wow girl!!! I have 12 on Hoopla and 12 out of the library .. 📚 5y
Clwojick @Caffienequeen I have a habit about doing everything to the EXTREME when I'm excited about something. Hah 5y
guinsgirlreads @Clwojick lol I do too! I‘m just too new to the graphic novel scene yet 😆 5y
Clwojick @Caffienequeen well, I'm glad you decided to join us. Let me or @TricksyTails know if you need any good recommendations. ☺️ 5y
guinsgirlreads @Clwojick will do! I‘m sure I will eventually! Thanks 🙏🏻 ❤️ 5y
daena This is great! 5y
LazyOwl So excited, I'll be posting my library haul soon - all GNs in preparation for this 5y
Clwojick @lazyowl yay!!!! 👏👏👏👏😆😆 5y
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The rules are up, so go grab all your graphic novels for next week! The fun starts Friday (cause we can read calenders😉) Psssst! That's only 7 days away 😱

Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions. ❤️📚❤️ Hope you all join in! This is going to be so so so much fun!

#SpeechBubbleChallenge #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon

TricksyTails Woohoo! I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it! I'm about to lose control and I think I like it! 🎶🎉🎶🎉🎶🎉😂 5y
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Here is the 2nd half of the prompts for the #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon starting Jan 13! Get creative! Interpret them however you desire. Pick one or pick them all. Just have fun with it! Each time you do a post for the challenge, be sure to tag @Clwojick & @TricksyTails use our hashtags. Each completed challenge is an entry for the #giveaway, so enter as many times as you like. More photos=better odds of winning! ⬇️

Clwojick You can do more than one post for each prompt to get more entries as well. I'm sure we'll find a lot of Death Stares in all those graphic novels! 😂Be sure to use the hashtag #LetsGetGraphicWeeklongMarathon and #SpeechBubbleChallenge and tag myself and @TricksyTails to make sure we get each of your entries! 😍 5y
TricksyTails EEEEEEEE! So excited!! 5y
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