Juliet Takes a Breath: The Graphic Novel

Juliet Takes a Breath: The Graphic Novel

A NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL ADAPTATION OF THE BESTSELLING BOOK! Juliet Milagros Palante is leaving the Bronx and headed to Portland, Oregon. She just came out to her family and isn’t sure if her mom will ever speak to her again. But don’t worry, Juliet has something kinda resembling a plan that’ll help her figure out what it means to be Puerto Rican, lesbian and out. See, she’s going to intern with Harlowe Brisbane - her favorite feminist author, someone’s who’s the last work on feminism, self-love and lots of of ther things that will help Juliet find her ever elusive epiphany. There’s just one problem - Harlowe’s white, not from the Bronx and doesn’t have the answers. Okay, maybe that’s more than one problem but Juliet never said it was a perfect plan... Critically-acclaimed writer Gabby Rivera adapts her bestselling novel alongside artist Celia Moscote in an unforgettable queer coming-of-age story exploring race, idenrity and what it means to be true to your amazing self. even when the rest of the world doesn’t understand.

Title:Juliet Takes a Breath: The Graphic Novel
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781684156115
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    Juliet Takes a Breath: The Graphic Novel Reviews

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    *reminds self that 3.5 stars is still a good rating and I shouldn't feel bad*I wanted to adore this as much as most of my friends adore this and/or the original full novel version of the story, but I ...

  • JulesGP

    I read the original book almost 3 years ago and recall it having an impact on me. Although no specifics come to mind, I felt like it had unsettled me. Juliet Milagros Palante is 19 and is heading to P...

  • Althea | themoonwholistens ?

    *I received an ARC of this book for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* “I love you like the seas love the moon. Whatever you are, whoever you love. I’m here.” I adored this ❤︎...

  • Chad

    I'll just start by saying, I'm by no means the target audience for this book. In fact, I'm probably the opposite, given I'm a cis white male. I just liked the cover art and decided to check it out.Jul...

  • Lianne

    A story about learning, acceptance, self-discovery, and self-love. I really enjoyed following Juliet's story as she develops as a person of her own. She's a lesbian who knows nothing about being a que...

  • Maia

    This is brightly colored, lively adaptation of the novel of the same name (which I read and loved over the summer). I love Juliet's character design and the warm and energy of the color palette. I mis...

  • Eva B.

    First off, this art was gorgeous. I really enjoyed this one, but it didn't do as much for me as the original book did. I still highly recommend it though! ...

  • Alexander Peterhans

    First things first: I have not read the novel this book is based on, so I can't say anything about how well it is adapted.I sometimes get the feeling with books that involve a severely underrepresente...

  • Hsinju

    Content warnings: racism, homophobia/homomisia, biphobia, sexual harassment, cheatingI went into this book without reading the original novel and really enjoyed this adaptation, especially the fun and...

  • Skip

    I loved this. I’m a big graphic novel/comic book fan but I’m bad at keeping up with the interesting ones coming up so I’m really enjoying seeing all the queer storylines that are becoming availa...