By Tara O'Connor. Published by Top Shelf.
Softcover, 152 pages, B&W, 2017.
"Enjoyably intimate." — Publishers Weekly
"I really liked Roots. I cried, I laughed, I was genuinely moved. O’Connor shares some of her most private moments with us, and her autobiographic style invites us to feel those moments right along with her. It’s a wonderful journey." —Natalie Nourigat, author of Between Gears and I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation
"The story is beautiful. It reflected events in my own life. It made me laugh out loud. It made me smile. It made me root for its characters SO hard. It broke my heart." — Stevie Robinson, Other Worlds Than These
On a journey to the old world — she discovered a whole new world.
After a messy year of heartbreak and setbacks, Tara sets off to Ireland in search of clues to her family’s ancestry, but what she finds isn't at all what she expected. Some of it has to do with the lack of records, but a lot has to do with John, the charming cartoonist she met on Twitter. Wrapped in real family history and set amongst the natural beauty of the Irish countryside, Roots is a classic romantic-comedy adventure and a page-turning account of a young woman finding herself. -- a softcover graphic novel with French flaps (black & white interiors), 5" x 8" (portrait), 152 pages