The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures

The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures

From Noelle Stevenson, the New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of Nimona, comes a captivating, honest illustrated memoir that finds her turning an important corner in her creative journey—and inviting readers along for the ride.

In a collection of essays and personal mini-comics that span eight years of her young adult life, author-illustrator Noelle Stevenson charts the highs and lows of being a creative human in the world. Whether it’s hearing the wrong name called at her art school graduation ceremony or becoming a National Book Award finalist for her debut graphic novel, Nimona, Noelle captures the little and big moments that make up a real life, with a wit, wisdom, and vulnerability that are all her own.

Title:The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures
ISBN:9780062278272
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    The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures Reviews

  • Cece (ProblemsOfaBookNerd)

    *4.5/5Gorgeous collection. My only issue with this was that, since I've been following Noelle for years and years online, I have seen most of this work before. But it was wonderful to see the breadth ...

  • Rachel Abbott

    I’m a simple woman. Noelle Stevenson makes something, and I love it. ...

  • Ivy

    Perfect....

  • Juan

    Unfortunately I thought this just took too long to get going. Roughly the first half of this book reads like just a list of accomplishments and events interspersed with tiny comics, all with no real i...

  • Andy

    I don’t know if Noelle reads Goodread comments at all but if you do: thank you so much for this book. I have been following you and your work since 2011 — reading the early parts of this book real...

  • Madeline O'Rourke

    It's no fun giving memoirs low ratings, and I want to stress that my rating isn't at all concerned with Stevenson's actual life and what was presented in The Fire Never Goes Out. I think this memoir ...

  • TJ

    I am a huge fan of Noelle’s art style and sense of humor, so I was intrigued to see what this memoir would be like. It was a bit too fragmental for my liking, and it really just seemed like annual t...

  • Lauren Lanzilotta

    A lovely memoir by the brilliant author of Nimona (which remains one of my favourite graphic novels!)I’d known close to nothing about Noelle Steveson before reading this memoir. I had no clue what t...

  • Kathryn Kania

    oof, right in the heart. Sending strength vibes to Noelle....

  • Brigid

    Usually when I love a book, I want to share it with everyone I know. This one? I want to share with just one person.The story begins when ours began. And so many moments come at me like echoes. I can ...