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Category Archive: Starter Packs

4 Sci-Fi Gadgets We Wished Were Real

Yes, we know. Sci-fi technology can be really dangerous. But what if it’s also really cool? Here are four gadgets we wished were real… even if they could possibly destroy of all humanity. 😉   The Babel Fish from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Our hapless protagonist Arthur Dent finds himself whisked away on […]

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The Best of Science Fiction Manga

Manga and science fiction can take you on journeys to galaxies far and wide. Today, we’ll be recommending some of the best sci-fi manga that you can borrow from our libraries!   Neon Genesis Evangelion Source: http://po.st/ys67ha First up is Neon Genesis Evangelion, which is a long-running manga series by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto. Here’s how the […]

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Most Memorable Dads

Poor dads! They are often overlooked. But with Father’s Day just around the corner, now’s the best time to look at some famous fathers in literature. So here you have it: the good, the bad and the in-between!   We’ll start off with the good dads, the ones anyone would love to have as a […]

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Poems for the Non-Poets

It’s old, nerdy, snobby, boring and hard… These are just some reasons why people dislike poetry. But we believe that there’s a poem-lover in everyone! Here are three poetry collections we think will change your minds about poetry!   Delights and Shadows by Ted Kooser Source: http://po.st/JXAnPC We start off with Ted Kooser, a poet […]

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Perfect Books for a Mother’s Day Gift

When it comes to choosing the right gift for your mother this Mother’s Day, books may not be the first thing on your mind. But instead of flowers or knick-knacks, a book may just be the most meaningful gift you can get for her. Source: http://gph.is/2c8VqOU You can even take it one step further by […]

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