Tag Archives: Meranda T.

January Literary Celebrations

January comes with a break from the holidays, but if you enjoy celebrating and love books, here are some ideas for literary celebrations for January. We’ll start off with Tolkien day on January 3. It’s his birthday and a day celebrated by the … Continue reading

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December Literary Holidays

December may have many holidays for you to celebrate but let me give you a few extra, book-themed holidays to add to your plate. Jólabókaflóð – which translated means “The Book Flood of Christmas” – has been getting a lot … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Out of Your Comfort Zone

Join The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures for our 2nd annual Summer Book Bingo for adults! Follow us throughout the summer for reading suggestions based on each category. Finding a book that is “Out of Your Comfort Zone” might not be the most… comfortable … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Set Somewhere You’ve Always Wanted to Visit

– Posted by Meranda This summer The Seattle Public Library, in partnership with Seattle Arts & Lectures, is excited to offer a summer reading program for adults called Summer Book Bingo! In order to help you along on your quest to complete … Continue reading

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Fantasy Checklist Challenge: High Fantasy

~posted by Meranda T. Lloyd Alexander, of the Prydain Chronicles, can be given credit for coining the term “High Fantasy.” A term used to define a genre that is placed in an imaginary world or based on epic and fantastical plots. This is … Continue reading

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Fantasy Checklist Challenge: Classic Fantasy

~posted by Meranda T. Classic Fantasy is both old and new. What we casually think of as Fantasy is relatively new. However, Fantasy has been around for ages if we take into consideration fairy tales, myths, folk stories, and legends. Look … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Checklist Challenge: Cyberpunk

~posted by Meranda T. There are many people who claim to be the inventors of Cyberpunk but the true inventor is highly debated. Cyberpunk is essentially about technology, specifically the Internet. It’s social decay wrapped in high technology; the ability … Continue reading

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