The Astounding Leigh Brackett

“Plot is people. Human emotions and desires founded on the realities of life, working at cross purposes, getting hotter and fiercer as they strike against each other until finally there’s an explosion—that’s Plot.”  ― Leigh Brackett "Would it help if I got out and pushed?" —Princess Leia to Han Solo in The Empire Strikes Back From sharp-tongued…
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Holiday Prep Starts Here!

Holiday Gatherings | Savories and Sweets | A Sparkling Home | Holiday Movies   Gifts for All | Holiday Booklists and Book Matches December can be a joyful time of peace and celebration, but too often “getting through the holidays” seems like more of a burden than a blessing. The push to have it all go perfectly is an impossible dream that undermines the…
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A History of Science Fiction: Ray Bradbury & Arthur C. Clarke

By John Gaines Over the course of the twentieth century, many authors have emerged to define the popular perception of science fiction. These authors have created some of the most-read science fiction works and continue to have an enormous influence on the science fiction world to this day. It is the work of these authors that…
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Stream Christmas Films with Kanopy

These aren’t Claymation perennials or Hallmark heartwarmers, but each film below has something unique to add to the holidays. From the true story of a wartime Christmas remembered decades later to celebrations in song to modern stories of hope restored, we hope you find something here to bring you Christmas cheer. Please note: On Kanopy, you receive…
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If you like 11/22/63

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? The author's new novel is about a man who travels back in time to prevent the JFK assassination. In this novel that is a tribute to a simpler era, he sweeps…
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If you like Netflix’s Stranger Things

Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror web television series created, written, directed and co-executive produced by the Duffer Brothers. Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980s, the first season focuses on the investigation into the disappearance of a young boy amid supernatural events occurring around the town including the appearance of a psychokinetic girl who helps the missing boy's friends in…
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