Graphic Novels as Gifts – issue date: September 30; reservations deadline: September 16
Librarians and booksellers need your help! Make sure they know about your forthcoming titles this holiday season by advertising in PW. Did you know? Graphic novels are among the most circulated categories in libraries.*
• Graphic-novel circulation numbers match those of popular teen prose books and are much more cost-effective.*
• Graphic novels also influence circulation in higher grade levels.*
• Graphic novels collections for libraries are seeing a higher level of acceptance over the last two years.*
In this same issue is the New York Comic Con Preview—a match made for this genre, which is hot hot hot. Contact your rep to advertise your graphic novels here and get noticed.
*Heidi MacDonald, “How Graphic Novels Became the Hottest Section in the Library,” Publishers Weekly, 5/3/13