Natalie Draper's Posts

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RPL’s “Best of the Best” of 2018

Posted about 4 days ago by Natalie Draper
2018, what a great year for books! What year isn’t, really, but some years feel special. This year my personal list of favorites was 31 titles long. While I work […]
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Robert’s Reviews

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Natalie Draper
Posted in Film
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Nonstop Nonfiction

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Natalie Draper
What I have always sought from books, and one reason my reading tastes can run a little…unusual at times, is to experience the world from another’s perspective. Books have this […]
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So many new books, so little time

Posted about 2 months ago by Natalie Draper
The trouble with being a busy sort of person in a profession where one finds oneself surrounded at all times by books is the endlessly frustrating reality of never having […]
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It’s all in your head: time, memory, and the mind

Posted about 3 months ago by Natalie Draper
So, we’re looking at more of a Category 2 Book Situation this weekend, right? I figure one book to every inch of rain in the forecast is a good ratio. […]
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The Shakespeare Requirement and other back to school reads (for grown-ups)

Posted about 4 months ago by Natalie Draper
Fans of epistolary novels should remember fondly Julie Schumacher’s ugly laugh inducing little hate/love letter to higher ed, Dear Committee Members. Those fans should now be rejoicing in the streets that […]
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Beat the heat with some chilling reads

Posted about 5 months ago by Natalie Draper
OK, it’s raining and a little cooler outside but we will soon find ourselves back in the sweltering swamp of August so we have a few chilling thrills to keep […]
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See the World in 10 new books

Posted about 6 months ago by Natalie Draper
We’re back this week with some packing suggestions for your travel reading pleasure. These books are also a good substitute if, like me, you aren’t going anywhere for a while. […]
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A few new LGBTQ reads for your Pride Month reading list

Posted about 6 months ago by Natalie Draper
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Bingo Love is the most enjoyable romantic graphic novel I have ever encountered. I read it three times and don’t even like romance. Hazel and Mari meet and fall in […]
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Staff Picks: Science Fiction and Fantasy

Posted about 7 months ago by Natalie Draper
It’s finally May (May the 4th be with you!) so if you’re like us, you’re already picking out your summer books for parks, beach, and plane reading. Aren’t you? Well, […]
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