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Now You’re Cookin’

Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen or a total amateur, our librarians have you covered with these cookbook recommendations! My go-to cookbooks are The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook (otherwise known as “the big red binder one”), The New … Continue reading

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TV Show/Movie Readalikes

Our librarians love watching TV shows & movies!  This month, we’re picking some of our favorites and sharing some books, shows, movies, etc. to help get you through those long stretches between seasons, or for when you’re craving more after … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pride

In honor of Pride Month, our librarians share some of their favorite queer themed or authored books, movies, etc. The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg is a Scheherazade-esque tale of two women in love, Hero and Cherry, … Continue reading

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Cover Crushes

Our librarians sound off on some of their favorite book covers!  (Because let’s face it – we all judge books by their cover sometimes.) When Hild by Nicola Griffith was published, I was instantly captivated by the cover art. Although … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Science Fiction

Library staff sound off on some of their favorite sci-fi! My favorite books are all character-driven and most sci-fi doesn’t really satisfy me in that way, but I still have a few favorites. Doomsday Book by Connie Willis is about … Continue reading

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All About Love

Pride and Prejudice, BBC version The book is fine too, but Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle make this story magical. There’s nothing better than two very smart people who have utter disdain for each other, yet end up falling in … Continue reading

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2016 Best Books from Robbins Library Staff

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  We’re kicking off the year by fondly remembering our favorite books published in 2016.  Without further ado, here are the Robbins Library librarians’ top picks of 2016! The Wonder by Emma Donoghue (2016) is set in Ireland … Continue reading

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No Time? No Problem!

It’s that time of year again!  The time when the holiday season begins & finding time to enjoy a good book can become scarce.  We here at the library have you covered with some recommendations for great, quick reads you … Continue reading

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Things That Go Bump In The Night

This month we talk all about books & other media that truly frighten us! In general, I am not one who enjoys being scared; however, these two books came with such phenomenal recommendations that I had no choice but to … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Schooled

With back to school season rapidly approaching, the librarians here at the Robbins Library sound off on which fictional school they’d most like to attend! William McKinley High is easily the perfect fictional high school for me. At first I … Continue reading

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