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Read Diamond BookShelf: The Magazine Online!

In addition to the robust set of resources at diamondbookshelf.com, Diamond also publishes BookShelf: The Magazine, three times a year: a colorful, comic-sized publication designed to complement the website with timely feature articles, reviews, news items, core lists and and more.

To see what Diamond BookShelf: The Magazine has to offer, the latest four issues are available for you to read digitally for free. Just click on the images below for fullscreen views.

BookShelf Magazine #30: The Science Fiction Issue

  • Cover feature of She Said Destroy from Vault Comics
  • How to create a science fiction graphic novel display
  • Planning & budgeting for a library comic-con
  • An interview with Fred Van-Lente on Psi-Lords Volume 1 from Valiant Entertainment
  • A preview of Captain Ginger from Ahoy Comics
  • Graphic novel lesson plans by Prof. Katie Monnin
  • Graphic novel reviews for schools and libraries

BookShelf #29: The Gaming Issue 

  • Cover feature of Starfinder from Paizo
  • Spotlight on gaming! 
  • Organized Play: Leading your RPG campaign
  • How to host a teen game night
  • Rebooting your graphic novel section
  • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools & Libraries
  • And more!

BookShelf #28: The Media Tie-In Issue

  • Spotlight on media tie-in graphic novels! 
  • A Guide for creating fandom events at your library
  • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools & Libraries
  • And more!

 

 

 

BookShelf #27: The Memoirs & Biographies Issue 

  • Cover feature of Green Almonds: Letters From Palestine from Lion Forge
  • Tips for using Congressman John Lewis' MarchTrilogy in the classroom
  • Graphic novel lesson plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic novel reviews for schools and libraries
  • And much more!

BookShelf #26: The Myths, Legends, and Folklore Issue 

  • A front-page feature of Coyotes Volume 1 from Image Comics 
  • An overview of best-selling graphic novels about myths, legends, and folklore
  • A look into the rise of graphic novels on awards lists
  • A preview of Heathen Volume 2 from Vault Comics
  • Summer 2018 Recommended Reads
  • Reviews & Lesson Plans by Professor Katie Monnin
  • And more!

 

BookShelf #25: The International Creators Issue

  • An interview with Roye Okupe, a Nigerian creator and the force behind YouNeek Studios
  • A round up of the best graphic novels by international creators
  • An in-depth look at French comics and their surge in popularity in America
  • A preview of Scales & Scoundrels from Image Comics
  • Graphic Novel Lesson Plans by Katie Monnin
  • Graphic Novel Reviews for Schools and Libraries
  • And much more!

 

BookShelf #24: The Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Issue 

  • An interview with Jason Aaron on his Vietnam epic, The Other Side
  • A round up of the best historical fiction graphic novels for the classroom
  • Tips for hosting a game night for teens by Teen Librarian, Lauren Richards
  • An interview with Owen K.C. Stephens on the upcoming tabletop roleplaying game Starfinder from Paizo Inc.
  • preview of The Tea Dragon Society from Oni Press
  • And much more!