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Readers’ Advisor Profile

Readers’ Advisor Profile: Ola

I can still hear the heavy sigh coming from my mom when she realized I had already finished the New Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley book I’d checked out from the library that day—meaning we’d have to take another trip back to the shelves tomorrow. Getting a job...

Readers’ Advisor Profile: Melissa

One of my earliest reading memories was in third grade when I got scolded by my teacher for reading a book while she was teaching class. Yes, that is about as rebellious as I ever got in my youth (in my whole life, let’s be honest). My mom has told me that when I was...

Reader’s Advisor Profile — Natalie

One of my favorite things to do when I was a kid was race my dad through his pile of library books. He’d start at the top and I’d start at the bottom and we’d see who could finish first. The fact that I didn’t understand most of what I was reading probably gave me an...

Readers’ Advisor Profile: Katy

As far back as my memory goes, I have been reading books. I don't remember a time in my life where books weren't a part of it. I thank my parents for instilling a love in reading in me from a very young age. Some of my favorite childhood memories are spending evenings...

Readers’ Advisor Profile: Emily

As far back as I remember, I have always been a reader. I went to the library weekly as a child and checked out so many books at a time. Even before there were apps to track books that I read, I would write them on pieces of paper and then excel spreadsheets. When I...

Readers’ Advisor Profile: Ang

I love reading. I'm the type of voracious reader that'll read shampoo bottles and cereal boxes, if there's nothing else around. Before e-readers, I had a book or two with me every second of every day. I used to carry a large tote bag to work (in a library) filled with...