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Climate Fiction

Climate Fiction a.k.a. Green Reads

Do you enjoy speculative fiction, science fiction, and/or books that transport you to other times and/or places?  If so then consider adding some Climate Fiction (a.k.a. Cli-Fi) to your reading lists to...

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April 2024 Mid-Month Sudoku

We can't think of anything to write for this month's sudoku so we'll just share a dumb joke:

You: Did you hear NASA is sending a manned spaceship to the sun?
Your audience: ???
You: It's okay, they're going do it at night.

We hope you enjoy this month's Sudoku!...

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2023 Arab American Book Awards

April is National Arab American Heritage Month. If you're looking for something good to read this month, check out last year's winners of the...

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April 2024 Puzzle: 50th Anniversary of Stephen King's "Carrie"

Carrie, Stephen King's first novel, was first published on April 5, 1974. It launched Stephen King's career as an author, with...

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International Transgender Day of Visibility

Transgender Day of Visibility

In honor of Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st, here are some recent novels for teen and adult readers written by transgender and nonbinary authors.

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Books for fans of Dune

Since its publication in 1965, Frank Herbert's Dune has captured the imagination of readers and spawned multiple sequels by the author and...

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Fiction Set in Ireland

Fiction Set in Ireland

Wishing you could visit the Emerald Isle, but don't have an international flight in your future? Try some armchair travel in the form of these recent novels set in Ireland. Erin go Bragh! 

March 2024 Mid-Month Sudoku

Today's puzzle drops on March 15th, known in ancient Rome as the ides of March and the date on which Julius Caesar was assassinated by members of the Roman Senate. In William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, a soothsayer warns the titular character, "Beware the ides of March." It turns out...

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National Girl Scouts Day

Did you know the first ever Girl Scout meeting held in the USA was on March 12, 1912? That's why March 12 is National Girl Scouts Day. In honor of National Girl Scouts Day, here are some books for the youngest...

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2024 Best Picture Nominees

2024 Best Picture Nominees

This year's Academy Awards will air on Sunday, March 10th. If you want to check out the nominees, including the ten Best Picture nominees, MHL may be able to help! Some of the films are already out on DVD, while others may be...

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