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Bingo Square: Fiction About Cryptozoology

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to the catalog so you can see if the books are available now and request them if they’re not. Lake … Continue reading

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Bingo Square: Read a Book with a Mammal in the Title

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to the catalog so you can see if the books are available now and request them if they’re not. Fiction … Continue reading

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Bingo Square: Fiction Books Featuring an Animal Character

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this bingo square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to the catalog so you can see if the books are available now and request them if they’re not. … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Retellings

There is no better time than the depths of winter to watch (or re-watch) the 5-hour BBC adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. But did you know that there are also approximately a billion book adaptations, spinoffs, and … Continue reading

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ex·per·i·men·tal

This month we’ve asked our librarians to share their favorite media with experimental/non-traditional narrative structures. Check out their responses below: House of Leaves – Mark Z. Danielewski Hotel World – Ali Smith The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy … Continue reading

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And The Rest Is History

This month we asked our librarians “What are your favorite historical fiction books?”  Check out their answers here: Fever by Mary Beth Keane: The main character of this book is Mary Mallon, better known as Typhoid Mary, one of the … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Robbins Library is observing Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15! We’ve gathered a list with our favorite books by Hispanic authors to celebrate the multiple cultures, traditions, and contributions from our global neighbors and fellow Americans.  You … Continue reading

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Top Tropes

This month we asked our librarians what their favorite narrative tropes are! A trope is a commonly used theme or plot device. Check out TV Tropes for some incredibly specific examples or the library database NoveList under “Browse By” –> … Continue reading

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Go Green!

This month we asked our librarians for their favorite books that have a green cover, or the word green in the title.  Here are the results! Greenglass House by Kate Milford, of course! (And also Ghosts of Greenglass House, and … Continue reading

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Seriously Series

Keeping up with the latest book in a series is hard!  Even librarians struggle to keep up with them.  This month we share some series we’ve started but haven’t gotten around to finishing.  This includes ones we plan to finish … Continue reading

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