Recommendation Assistance with RA Requests

(Janine Tabor) #21

Jennifer, if the request is very broad, I try to suggest something with broad appeal and usually give them about three suggestions, then ask if they have favorite genres or topics to read.

(Jennifer D.) #22

Thanks, @Janine_Tabor!! :slight_smile:

(Jennifer D.) #23

Do any of our Riffle Advisors feel up for a 'irreverent and nerdy' request for recommendations? The request is the most recent one, from just this past Sunday. If someone is able to help, that would be awesome. I feel a bit too limited in this zone, with the examples offered, so thought I would send out the SOS! Thanks!! :blush:

(karenbrissette) #24

sure, i can do this!

(Jennifer D.) #25


thank you so much, @karenbrissette!!


(Jennifer D.) #26

There's a recent RA request - from Tuesday - for help finding non-dystopian YA.

Anyone up for that challenge??


(Janine Tabor) #27

That it should be a challenge says something. How about Fantasy?

The Flight of the Griffin by C.M. Gray
The Forever Boy by Lita Burke
The Raie'Chaelia by Melissa Douthitt

(Jennifer D.) #28

Did you want to take the request in the RA space, @Janine_Tabor? It hasn't been claimed yet.

(This type of request is a challenge for me because I don't read much YA, so am not terribly useful with requests in the genre.) :confused:

(Janine Tabor) #29

Oh ok, haven't checked there for a while!

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(Jennifer D.) #30

That would be awesome!! Thank you so much, Janine!! :+1:

(Jennifer D.) #31

If anyone is able, there are 2 new RA requests that need attention.

One user is searching for urban fantasy w/ strong female leads and dystopias. The second user is searching for mysteries - interesting 'favourite books' provided, so perhaps not typical mysteries.

Thank you so much!! :slight_smile:

(Jennifer D.) #32

Anyone? There are two requests from 31 May --

These aren't really my strongest areas for which to offer recommendations. It would be great if these two requestors could receive replies.

Thank you all so much!! :+1:

(Kate Minckler) #33

Hi everyone! Just curious if anyone still checks in with the recommendation requests? I certainly enjoyed participating, and it would be fun to keep it going. :slight_smile:

(BookBroad) #34

I just answered two about a week ago. I’ve never gotten much feedback from anyone though :frowning: