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A Magical Movie Rant

This weekend, I introduced a friend to Studio Ghibli. Yes, for shame, I know someone who hasn't heard of Studio Ghibli, what is happening to this world? The super-artistic, abstract films of the surprisingly progressive Studio Ghibli has had me since their super-popular movie┬áSpirited Away went cult. I decided to ease her in to the… Continue reading A Magical Movie Rant

The Secret Library Encyclopedia

#Supernatural Creatures: #Angels – The Secret Library Encyclopedia

You had to know this one was coming soon. Angels - the embodiment of all things good, pure, and wholesome. They watch over us, battle unseen evils, and occasionally tumble into the depths of hell on their off days. What they look like? Like most supernatural creatures, it depends who you ask! But we can… Continue reading #Supernatural Creatures: #Angels – The Secret Library Encyclopedia

Book Reviews

The Secret Library #BookReview: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Children's Urban Fantasy. Magic. Friendship   Blurb "Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'. Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat… Continue reading The Secret Library #BookReview: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

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The Supernatural Encyclopedia Presents: Vampires

Urban fantasy and magic realism wouldn't be what they are without the mysterious, and the powerful - supernatural creatures. Magic runs through their veins, and they were either born with it, or found it, but we love them either way. The Secret Library is going to spend the next several weeks celebrating supernatural creatures from… Continue reading The Supernatural Encyclopedia Presents: Vampires

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3 Books That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Zombies. Drowning. Being chased through a magical forest by a jelly bean. If you haven't experienced a haunting, and perhaps weird, nightmare, you are one of the lucky ones. Movies don't need to try very hard to creep us out enough to give us bad dreams, but books need to try a little harder. When… Continue reading 3 Books That Will Haunt Your Dreams