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Your Cure to a Book Hangover text over an hipster-looking open book
As a reader, the easiest part of reading is simply enjoying a book and being enthralled by the words spun by the author. The hardest part? Picking which book to read next! If you're like me, starting a new book or series is particularly difficult when you're still not over the last book you've read. So from one fellow reader to another, here are some reading recommendations to cure your book hangover ! For Those Who Need Dose of Comics & Graphic Novels For Those Who Enjoy a Good Space Story For Those Who Enjoy LGBQT Novels For Those Who...Read more...
cover of Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
New Young Adult Trend An interesting trend in Young Adult (YA) fiction is the teaming up of author duos to write novels. It certainly isn't a new idea, but a glance at the new YA shelves in the library will show you how many authors are taking advantage of the old adage, "two heads are better than one." Writing Teams Here are some examples of writing teams and their work: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff The year is 2575, and two rival mega corporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at...Read more...
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Witches and wizards rejoice! Harry Potter fans everywhere are excited to learn more about their favorite wizarding world with the upcoming movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , now in theaters. The New Film The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which...Read more...