Tag Archives: collaborative

DNF (Did Not Finish)

This month we asked our librarians to tell us some recent books they decided to stop reading, and if they have any rules of thumb about when it’s time to put a book down.  Here are their responses! I used … Continue reading

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Getting Uncomfortable

This month we’ve asked out librarians for books they enjoyed that are outside of their comfort zone. Check out their responses below! Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow: anything with the word … Continue reading

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Contemporary Films & TV

This month we asked our librarians to share some of their favorite TV & movies that have come out in the past decade!  Here are their answers: Fleabag: There’s this scene where the main character (Fleabag) is on a train … Continue reading

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One Word

This month we asked our librarians to share some of their favorite media with one word titles! Possession by A.S. Byatt Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand Atonement by Ian McEwan Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee Americanah by Chimamanda … Continue reading

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Women Creators

In honor of  Women’s History Month, we asked out librarians to share their favorite books & media that are created by women!  Here are their responses: You know those authors who, no matter they write next – whatever format or … Continue reading

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Cold Climes

This month we’ve asked out librarians to share their favorite pieces of media that have chilly settings. Check out their responses below! I reread Laura Ingalls Wilder’s The Long Winter on the coldest day of the year.  I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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2019 Best Books from Robbins & Fox Library Staff

Happy New Year!!!  Here are the Robbins & Fox Library librarians’ top books of 2019! As usual, far too many to list! But here are a few anyway: Nonfiction: Wordslut by Amanda Montell Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez Adult … 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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Autumnal

As we fall into October, our librarians share their favorite media with autumn colored covers! Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey The Ascent to Godhood by J.Y. Yang Abbott by Saladin Ahmed Human Acts by Han Kang Teaching My Mother … Continue reading

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