April 10, 2018
Reading without a compass
What happens when you find yourself with the freedom to explore and discover new books?
March 30, 2018
Warm up to literary fiction
Literary fiction buffs may be among the most voracious, wily, and unpredictable readers that an RA librarian will face. What these readers crave goes beyond particular character types, plot conventions, or even related subject matter. Sound tricky? It doesn't have to be!
February 16, 2018
Introducing… Afrofuturism and Afrofantasy
As far as the NoveList office is concerned, February 16, 2018 should be a national holiday. We are all so excited to see what acclaimed director Ryan Coogler and a thrilling cast of luminaries do with Marvel’s Afrofuturist super-genius superhero king of Wakanda, T’Challa. AKA, Black Panther.
January 18, 2018
Exploring Genreland: Rural noir
Curious about rural noir -- or have readers who are? We can help!
December 12, 2017
Exploring urban fiction
In my days working at the Main Library in beautiful downtown Durham, N.C., the majority of my adult readers' advisory questions came from avid readers looking for urban fiction.
November 21, 2017
The many flavors of Christian fiction
If you aren't familiar with Christian fiction, it's all too easy to stick with the tried-and-true or wave a patron over in the general direction of the (perhaps small) collection you have. Luckily, we have help for you.