I, Parrot: A Graphic Novel (Paperback)

by Deb Olin UnferthElizabeth Haidle (Illustrations)

What an interesting way to convey a story filled with difficult situations and emotions!  The graphic novel format illustrated in shades of grey is perfect for Daphne’s struggle

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and belies the bits of (unintentional?) humor of her situation.

It’s a glimpse into a short time in her life, but still manages to pull you in and make you understand the depth of her character.

I received this book in a Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review.


Rosalie Lightning

rosalie.jpgRosalie Lightning: A Graphic Memoir by Tom Hart

This is what grief looks like.  In our broken-ness there is still beauty; it’s just harder to find.

This is a memoir of one of the deepest forms of loss a person can suffer, shown to us bare and honest.

You will likely shed a few tears reading this book.

I received this book for free through a  Goodreads giveaway in exchange for an honest review.