Reading with Robin: Midnighter and Apollo

Hey there, everyone! Welcome to another installment of Reading with Robin! As a librarian who loves to read, I also love to talk about books and connect other readers with books they can fall in love with. In these posts, I’m going to talk about what I’ve been reading, what I liked about the book,Continue reading “Reading with Robin: Midnighter and Apollo”

Inspiration – “The Long Halloween” and Graphic Literature

Not too long ago librarians would have balked at the idea of putting graphic novels, more commonly referred to as comic books, anywhere in their collection. Graphic novels have been considered time-wasters, subversive, perverse, and downright dangerous for a large part of their history, and until recently have been kept quite separate from what theContinue reading “Inspiration – “The Long Halloween” and Graphic Literature”

Inspiration – Sweating the Small Stuff

I came to the world of comic books fairly late in my adolescence. It was actually a love of Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer that first drove me to enter what was, at the age of sixteen, the forbidding comic shop in my town. Several years, over five ComicCons (the local Emerald City ComicConContinue reading “Inspiration – Sweating the Small Stuff”