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A few of the Christmas Cards from the Christmas Card display in Non-Fiction

Holiday Treats from the Wilson Collection Suite

This month's post is about the holiday season and some of the literary treats that accompany it, such as the classic Christmas tale A Christmas Carol.  It also includes instructions on creating ornaments from recycled Christmas Carols!

The Color of Water book cover

The Twelve Days of YA Reading

Whether you be a Grinch or a Who, tis’ the season to cozy up with a warm blanket, long book and a cup of hot tea.  In keeping with the holiday spirit, we’ve compiled a list of Young Adult books to keep you company as the nights get colder. Sing to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Big Magic Book Review

The Queen of Eat, Pray, Love is back - this time with great ideas on how to conquer fear and get creative!

Sex with the Queen book cover

Sex with the Queen: 900 Years of King, Virile Lovers and Passionate Politics

What’s a girl to do when she has to leave her home, move to a strange country, and marry a man she’s never met? What can any woman do when she finds herself miles away from everything she knows, hemmed in on all sides by intrigue and shackled to a man who may be old, ugly, diseased, a drooling imbecile or all four at once? If she’s a queen, she might just take a handsome lover!

Unexpected Stories by Octavia Butler

Very Unexpected Short Stories

Short stories that were once thought lost have been found! These two shorts are great additions to any Octavia Bulter's fan's collection.

Keep Reading and Carry On

An original author, creating a fictitious author writing what amounts to fan fiction, that was then borrowed by another fictitious character for more fan fiction, and then back to the original author who took the fictitious author's character and wrote her own fan fiction? What's not to love about that?