Graphic novels require an entirely different kind of reading than just text. Those who love graphic novels know this, but even for people who love to read, combining the visuals and text to read a graphic novel can be challenging.
Luckily for both fans and newbies, the designation "graphic novel" is a format, not a genre. There are graphic novels about everything, so there's something for everyone there. Stop in during May and check out some of the diverse graphic novels on the shelf.