Welcome to Nerdfighter Island: A John Green Primer

Friends, I need to come clean about something. I am a nerdfighter. Yes, you read that right. A nerdfighter. Perhaps I should explain about what a nerdfighter is before we go any further. A nerdfighter, according to Nerdfighter.com, is a nerd who fights. But what do they fight? Anything that increases world suck. And they […]

Looking For Your Vampire Fix? Try Blue Bloods

“One minute you could be getting a smoke in the alley on the Lower East Side with your friends, having drinks and dancing on tables in a popular nightclub.  And the next minute, you could be dead.” I know, I know. There’s a bit of Vampire Overload in the media these days. Between the sparkling […]

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Kathy Yoder recommends Will Grayson, Will Grayson. “This 2010 title is a clever interweaving of two stories by two different authors, John Green (Looking for Alaska) and David Levithan (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist).  Each story has as it’s protagonist a character named Will Grayson, and the authors agreed to have their Will Grayson’s meet […]

Going Bovine: A Pop-Culture, Mind Bender

“I’m just saying it’s not all sand castles and ninjas.” One of my favorite titles featured on the On Our Shelves display in the CRC is Libba Bray’s Going Bovine. Yes, that is the title. Sounds a bit crazy, right? Well, let me show you the cover: Yes, that’s a gnome (complete with aviators) being […]

Popular Fiction: Not Just in Public Libraries

Looking for a great read for break? Or just need a fun book to read between paper-writing and test-cramming? The CRC is pulling out some of the staff’s favorite titles and putting together a display on the second floor for everyone to come, browse and read. Selections range from the ever-popular Twilight series to award […]

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