While many of us feel as though life is at standstill during this pandemic, some people are making gardens bloom from upended soil. This includes Aiden M. Taylor, an eleven-year-old boy from New York City who has used this time to write a novel and uplift other children' spirits. His illustrated children's book, Me and My Afro, is for all the children out there right now who may be struggling mentally and emotionally during this trying time.
On this day, 177 years ago, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was published, and his ghostly Christmas story quickly gained popularity and acclaim. Today, this yuletide tale is a holiday classic and one of the staples of the season. In honor of this publishing date anniversary, as well as this upcoming holiday, we’ve gathered a list of similar ghostly Christmas tales (both novels and short story collections) to balance your cheerful season with some creepy vibes!
Christmas movies and books are the most cozy of comforts during the holiday season, but when there's delicious fictional treats involved, they can be quite tantalizing. Oh, how we wish we could get our hands on some of these mouth watering delights. Just for fun, let's see if you can get through this list without getting hungry! If all else fails, you can try your hand at their DIY recipes!
First editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone are worth A LOT of money. Since it’s release in 1997, the books have been a major success, and back then only 500 hardback copies of the UK edition were printed and sold, with 300 of those copies being sent to schools and libraries. Now, those 200 rare copies that were sold in stores are worth big bucks.
A new Avatar graphic novel has been announced! And this time fans get to jump into the world of...Suki! Suki Alone is the latest standalone novel in for this franchise and there's a ton to unpack.