Over the weekend I took a nice little trip, courtesy of Laini Taylor. A longtime fan of Tolkien, C.S.
Emory University has developed the Flu Self-Assessment site to help caretakers and those sick to discern if they have a cold or the flu and whether they should see a doctor. Click the link below! Flu Self-Assessment
As we approach the creepy junctures, some new thrillers might help add to the ambience. Carnegie Library’s horror aficionado, Sharon K, has suggested most of the following books for their graphic violence, sheer fear and gore.
The last posting was a selection of books informing us about 2012. For those who want entertainment that deals with current issues, two fictional books have been published. First, 2012: the war for souls by Whitley Strieber is a combo thriller/scifi/horror with some speculative philosophy and theorizing.
In case you haven't heard, the year 2012 is getting a lot of attention these days, due in large part to the ancient Mayan calendar. The Mayan calendar comes to an end on December 21,2012, and this abrupt ending has been interpreted widely as a potential Doomsday or Apocalypse or, at the very least, a paradigm shift (whatever that means in this context).