The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories is a recently published anthology of short stories written by young adult writers Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton and Brenna Yovanoff. In May of 2008, these writers created a website called Merry Sisters of Fate, merryfates.com, a place for them to post very short stories, about one a week. [...]
Speculations and expressions of high hopes often act as the sources of rumors regarding soon-to-be movies. However, that information is frequently incorrect or subject to change. For example, you can find many articles with information about the next solo Batman movie, but nothing it seems, is set in stone. Here, we will look at some [...]
New comic book titles will be arriving soon at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library! We chose comics to satisfy a variety of taste and ages. But don’t worry; the old standards like Batman and The X-Men will keep coming in. Here are some of those new titles. Garfield Sonic Universe [...]
Welcome to the blog from the staff of Gatekeeper Hobbies. This blog will cover a variety of topics from the pop culture world including comic books and anime. It‘s hot in Topeka and the box office is just as blazing with The Amazing Spider-Man web-slinging his way to the silver screen and the finale of The Dark Knight [...]
While in high school you may read (or be assigned to read) Orwell’s 1984, Huxley’s Brave New World, or Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, all classic examples of the dystopian novel, a sub-genre of science fiction. Perhaps in middle school you read (maybe you were assigned to read) The Giver, by Lois Lowry or City of Ember, [...]
Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 20, enjoy a discussion (25:58) about Chick Lit – the books and movies that are funny relationship stories about young women. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!