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RA for Hipsters


Have you read something before it was even popular? You might be a hipster, or at least may find some new books to enjoy on this infographic. Advertisements

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Adults Reading YA Lit


YA books are gaining widespread readership among more than just teens. More often than not, it is an adult looking for the latest “Ranger’s Apprentice” book or “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. What is YA Lit? Why is it … Continue reading

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Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Genres


Genre is a classification of books or media by content and/or style that allows users to more easily identify the book. Subgenres are classifications within a genre that contain all the elements of a major genre as well as specific … Continue reading

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Explaining Manga


Manga (maw-n-gah) is : Japanese comics, graphic novels Read from Right to Left, upper right corner to lower left corner Written for everyone, and are available in different genres Drawing style is distinctive – most usually with huge hair and … Continue reading

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RA Experiment


My friends and I had some geeky fun last week. I put out a request on Facebook for them to list the last three books they had read, and then promised I’d suggest a new title for them to read. … Continue reading

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