Dungeons and Dragons for Beginners


After my family gorged ourselves on a Christmas feast, we were looking for something that didn’t involve much moving but would keep us entertained. I jokingly suggested that I run a Dungeons and Dragons game for them. To my shock, they agreed. So my mom, dad, and niece sat down around the table and started a game. I found a…

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What Makes a Warprize: A Review


Warprize (2011) Written By: Elizabeth Vaughan Genre: Fantasy Romance Pages: 340 (Kindle) Series: Chronicles of the Warlands Book 1 Publisher: Berkley Why I Chose It: It was described as Fantasy Romance, and I’m a sucker for romance in my fantasy. Also the woman on the cover reminded me a lot of Kahlan from The Sword of Truth television show. And…

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Book Club: February Selection and March Poll


It’s 2018, everybody! Congratulations on surviving 2017. I’m proud of all of you. And I’m also here to announce the book club selection for February, as voted on by you! Brown Girl In the Ring (2001) Author: Nalo Hopkinson Discussion Date: 2/23/18 The premise: The rich and privileged have fled the city, barricaded it behind roadblocks, and left it to crumble.…

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Get Out of Here with That Comedy Label


Get Out, the suspenseful social commentary wrapped in the trappings of the horror genre, took the world by storm when it was released earlier this year. Audiences and critics alike were not altogether sure what to do about the blockbuster and the way it showed how reality-based horror could make an impact with movie-going audiences and on social movements. Even…

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