March 7, 2019

Introducing a new way to find STEM fiction

We are pleased to introduce you to our latest new genre in NoveList, STEM fiction. Here at NoveList, we realized that although discovering nonfiction STEM books is fairly straightforward, identifying fiction STEM books can be more challenging. We wanted to come up with a simple way for librarians, educators, and patrons to identify fictional titles that incorporate problem-solving using STEM concepts. 

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.

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