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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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Sensational Short Stories

This month we’ve asked our librarians to share their favorite short stories.  Check them out below! In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin  I first read this collection when I  was an undergrad and often return to it. Mueenuddin … Continue reading

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Recommendations

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, our librarians are talking about their favorite books & other media by and about Asian Pacific Americans.  Visit our display at Robbins for even more materials you can check out! Dogeaters by … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough!

This month we’ve asked our librarians to tell us which stand-alone books they think need a sequel.  Read their responses below! Crooked Little Vein by Warren Ellis still freaks me out a little. So many of the subplots were taken from … 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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Fantastic Books

This month we asked our librarians what their favorite fantasy books are! I already recommend a lot of fantasy, so I’m going to try recommending things I don’t remember recommending for past prompts!  These aren’t necessarily the all time favorites, … Continue reading

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2018 Best Books from Robbins & Fox Library Staff

Happy New Year!!!  Here are the Robbins Library librarians’ top books of 2018! The Library Book by Susan Orlean As someone who works in libraries every day I was a little apprehensive about reading this book–would it upset my carefully … Continue reading

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Build A Better World

This month we asked our librarians: If you had to pick ONE book or series that everyone had to read as a prerequisite for being a human in the world, which book would it be? I’m going to suggest a … Continue reading

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Love You! (Platonically!)

Romantic relationships tend to take center stage when we talk about our favorite relationships, so we decided to show platonic relationships some love (pun intended) this month.  We asked our librarians what their favorite platonic relationships in media are, 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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