Then you might like this list of fantasy comics for kids.
Then you might like these stories or memoirs in realistic settings with strong characters.
Looking for witty dialogue with fantastical beings in a urban setting? Then these might be the novels for you.
Murphy, C. E.
Noir and nerdy, with a pinch of indy
Cain, James M.
Read books by local poets! This list features contemporary poetry written by Oregonians, with a bit of an emphasis on Portland-area folks.
Frey, Emily Kendal
Hartigan, Endi Bogue