Add These 6 Graphic Novels Written by Women to Your Must-Read List ASAP

As soon as summer hits, summer must-read lists are seemingly everywhere.

We understand if your reading list is a mile long, but we've got a slight alternative in case your eyes need a quick break from blocks of text.

Graphic novels appeal to everyone of all ages and cover a number of subjects. One could be an accurate panel-by-panel comic depiction of everyday life or another can take you off to distance worlds and universes.

No matter what genre you choose to dive into, we're pretty sure that these graphic novels will take you on an amazing journey. Take a look at a few of them in the gallery above, then head to your nearest book or app store to read them ASAP.

Also, please feel free to share your favorite graphic novels and graphic novelists with us! 

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"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi 

"Fun Home" by Alison Bechdel

"French Milk" by Lucy Kinsley

"This One Summer" by Jillian Tamaki

"Through the Woods" by Emily Carroll 

"In Real Life" by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang