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February 4, 2022

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Queer Retellings Coming Out in 2022

So many queer retellings are coming our way in 2022 from a take on the Iliad featuring trans Achilles to a gay Great Gatsby. Don’t miss titles like The Bone Spindle and more!


Stop In The Name Of Books With Red Covers

The color red means many things: warning, caution, stop, passion, love, luck, bold, strong… These new books with red covers, including The Maid, showcase it all.

How To

How to Make a Junk Journal

Ever wanted to know how to make a junk journal? We've got a step-by-step guide to inspire your creativity and explore this trendy project.

February 3, 2022

Comics/Graphic Novels

My Least Favorite Batman Comic

"Batman A-Go-Go!" starts silly, veers through social commentary, and barrels straight into a horror film, making for an unpleasant read.


The Case for Writing Letters

From processing your thoughts and feelings, to connecting with others, there are many reasons why we should be writing letters once more.

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