A History of Werewolves in Literature

People have looked at werewolves in a lot of different ways over the years, their views changing with the times. This article will give you a brief glimpse into peoples’ shifting viewpoints, as seen in literature from ancient times to the present day.

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Top 10 Nature Novels

In 2019, the US Senate officially designated June as “Great Outdoors Month”. The first Saturday of the month (this year June 5) is also National Trails Day. This is a great time to celebrate the beauty around us, to think about the best ways to protect it, and to spend time in it. You might enjoy national parks, local walking trails, or a patch of garden in your backyard. You also might enjoy reading about it.

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Star Wars Food: Tatooine Cuisine

May the Fork be with you! May 4 is Star Wars Day, which is a great day to immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe, and one way to do that is to make some food from the world of Tatooine.

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2020 Book Reviews

As 2020 draws to a close, I’m taking a moment to review some of this year’s books. These are the most memorable.

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Book Pairings: Tea and Books

Different teas evoke different feelings, just like different books, so here are some books that you can enjoy while cozying up with different types of tea.

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A History of Vampires

Blood brings life to the body, and almost as long as humans have been alive, they’ve imagined monsters stealing blood away from them. Stories of vampires and other blood-sucking creatures have cropped up around the world for centuries. They channeled people’s fears even as they gave explanations for certain unknown diseases and other natural phenomena. Now, they’ve become an integral part of the horror genre.

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Lembas Recipe

Happy Hobbit Day! Many "Lord of the Rings" fans celebrate September 22, which is Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday. I choose to celebrate it in the most Hobbit-like way possible: making food! This year, I made some lembas to snack on .

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