Five Graphic Novels You Should Read This Summer

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With lots of time to kill throughout the day, you’re probably thinking that this would be the perfect time to catch up on your TBR. Staying at home and reading all day sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? But it’s a fact that most of us are unable to focus on anything due to the current pandemic situation around the world. Attention spans are decreasing. Impatience is at its height. We’re all feeling helpless and trapped.

Feeling unable to commit to a book? Then why not try graphic novels? They’re visually stunning, easy to devour in one sitting, are extremely well-written and great to drag you out of your reading slump. So, go grab your sippers, because here are some Graphic Novels You Should Read and brighten your summer:


  1. Heartstopper- Volume 1,2,3 by Alice Oseman

When they’re made to sit together in the same form group, openly-gay Charlie starts falling hard for Nick, a cheerful rugby player. Can good friends become something more at an all-boys grammar school? This light-hearted romance will make you relive the golden days of school.

  1. How I Broke Up With My Colon by Nick Seluk

Completely loaded with bizarre yet true medical stories, mysterious illnesses, rare diagnoses, and lots of X rays, this comical book is your entertaining tour through the workings of the human body.

  1. Adulthood Is A Myth and other books by Sarah Andersen

With hilariously cute illustrations, Adulthood Is A Myth, the first of the Sarah Scribbles series, is for people who want to discover the horrors, awkwardness, truth and every quirky side of adulthood.

  1. Glass Town: The Imaginary World of the Brontës by Isabel Greenberg

Covering the fascinating real-life stories of the childhood of Brontë sisters on the Yorkshire Moors, this graphic novel is the perfect mix of historical fiction, fantasy and a bit of tragedy. Be ready to fall in love with the Brontës all over again and remember to keep the tissues close.

  1. The Phantom Twins by Lisa Brown

After the life-altering death of her conjoined twin, Isabel is alone for the first time in her life. She has lost a limb and a leg but gained a ghostly companion- her dead twin sister is her phantom limb. This spooky tale full of hauntings, love, loss and separation is sure to give you the chills during summer.

Graphic Novels You Should Read