Author Archive for Robin

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #7

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 16 of 25 Comments: Juvenile in Justice – It was really hard to get my hands on this book. I tried to buy it for…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #6

I Hunt Killers

Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 13 of 25 Comments: I am finally tackling the Alanna books.  I read books 2 (In the Hand of the Goddess) and 3 (The Woman…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #5

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 11 of 25 Comments: I finally finished Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe and loved it.  I sat down yesterday to read…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #4

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Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 10 of 25 Comments: I finished Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am.  I agreed with someone who posted before (sorry I can’t remember who).…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin My happy is this: My So Called Secret Identity. A new superheroine who is decidedly (and purposefully) not ridiculously sexualized, a super-smart PhD with no superpowers but her brain, and who is very much in the vein of Batgirl.…

YALSA Hub Challenge: Update #3

Bomb

Checking in with our challenge participants! Abby Tracking her reading: at Goodreads Read so far: 8 of 25 Comments: I got behind in my reading this week.  I’ve started Bomb, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, and…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin I apparently have many happys this week. One is: Bad Machinery is out in print!  YAY! Plus, it contains a hilarious slang glossary for anyone not as steeped in British slang (i.e. television) as I am.   Two is…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Robin Hawkeye.  I’ve now caught up to issue #7, and I am RIDICULOUSLY happy with this series.  The first series I’ve bought issue by issue in perhaps…8 years?  I want it to go on forever.  It’s making me wish Matt…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Andrew This week I’m happy that my manager took my reading suggestion of Kaoru Mori’s Bride’s Story and wrote this review for our library blog. On a related note, I’m also happy that volume four of Bride’s Story is due…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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It’s a new year, and we’re excited to start of 2013 with even more happy-making comics items. Jennifer H. Check out the dog’s name. Jenny I was super happy to read this morning that Hiroaki Samura will be starting a…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Michael I found a new comic called Superbia. It’s basically a “Real Housewives” show, but in comic form and with the wives or husbands of superheroes. It’s interesting and kind of a guilty pleasure comic. But I’m amused enough to keep…

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Snow My book, A Parent’s Guide to the Best Kids’ Comics (co-written with Scott Robins), made it onto GeekMom’s Gift Guide for Books, along with such luminaries as Matt Phelan’s Around the World and the Sandman box set. Squee!  …

What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Andrew Has anyone else been reading the AV Club’s Back Issues feature about Sandman? They’re round-tabling their way through the series, trade by trade. They’re up to the fourth volume (though you may want to start with the first). They’ve…