Remake, Reboot, or Rest in Peace? Dragonriders of Pern Game

For over thirty years, master storyteller Anne McCaffrey entertained us with her epic science fantasy series the Dragonriders of Pern. The settings intrigued us, the characters grabbed us, and the stories–oh the stories. Two trilogies initially, two short story collections…

No Such Thing

…As bad publicity. In 1946, Kirkus Reviews described Halldor Laxness’s Independent People as “A sprawling, unselective, overlong… A bleak and bitter book, with little to interest or attract the American reader.” In 1955 Laxness took home the Nobel Prize in…
Scratch - Programming for kids

Scratch!

What’s a seven-letter synonym for ‘Awesome’? Mitch Resnick and MIT’s Scratch. 37 million projects can’t be wrong. Yeah. You read that right. That’s Thirty-seven and six trailing zeros before the decimal. So yeah, awesome. Scratching your head? You can learn…