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No Capes Required! Comics Embrace All Literary Genres

Posted 12 months ago by Juliette H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with action, adventure, comic books, dystopias, graphic novels, Horror, Short Stories, Superheroes, westerns and Young Adult Fiction

If you haven’t picked up a comic in a while, one of these titles may be the perfect place to get reacquainted.

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Let's Get Creative! Nonfiction Books for Masters and Enthusiasts Alike

Posted about 1 year ago by Juliette H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education and History and Politics | Tagged with Art History, artist biographies, artistic expression, creative ability, creativity, motivation & inspiration and self-improvement

Explore a variety of resources designed to spark artistic inspiration.

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Weird But True: This Lesser Known Fiction Genre is Making A Comeback

Posted about 1 year ago by Juliette H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with anthologies, Dystopian fiction, experimental fiction, ghost stories, Gothic Fiction, haunted house, Historical Fiction, Horror Fiction, horror tales, Magical Realism, Paranormal Fiction, Sci-Fi, Short Stories, speculative fiction, supernatural horror, Suspense Fiction, urban fantasy, vampires - fiction and weird fiction

Weird fiction is characterized primarily by its blending of science fiction, fantasy, horror and just about every other fiction genre to create something entirely new.

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