A Career in Books by Kate Gavino

A Career in Books

Kate Gavino with Kate Gavino (Illustrator)

288 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction graphic novel funny lighthearted fast-paced


A Career in Books is a graphic novel for everyone who's wanted to "work with books" and had NO idea what it entailed. It's for those who were taken aback by that first paycheck. It's for those who wanted a literary career even in the face of syste...

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Community Reviews Summary of 90 reviews


funny 90%
hopeful 60%
inspiring 56%
lighthearted 56%
emotional 46%
reflective 43%
informative 9%
adventurous 7%
relaxing 7%
challenging 2%
sad 2%
tense 2%


medium 47%
fast 35%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 61% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 19%

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