The annual best-of lists have started to appear, and Publishers Weekly has released its annual lists, including its Top Graphic Novel lists and its kids lists, which include some graphic novels. 

There are five graphic novels on this year’s comics category list:
  • Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, by Roz Chast, from Bloomsbury
  • The Wrenchies, by Farel Dalrymple, from First Second
  • How to Be Happy, by Eleanor Davis, from Fantagraphics Books
  • The Love Bunglers, by Jaime Hernandez, from Fantagraphics Books
  • Beautiful Darkness, by Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoet, from Drawn and Quarterly

There’s one graphic novel on the Mid-Grade list:
  • El Deafo, by Cece Bell, from Abrams/Amulet

And one graphic novel on the YA list:
  • This One Summer, by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki, from First Second