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A monthly ya fantasy bookclub that includes quote prints, bookmarks, teas, candles, and more. Fantasysci fi paperback book lot alan dean foster and more. They may be secret histories set against the backdrop of the real world, they may be alternate histories based on historical events or scientific discoveries, or they may be tales in which only a thin grey line separates the fictional from the factual. We are a meetup group that has too much fun at least once a month. We run a library of over 9000 books and 1800 dvds and videos from all corners of the genre. Lord of the rings game of thrones black company malazan discworld.1500 1212 493 913 1639 1394 1542 301 23 975 1285 1138 1 204 760 1226 1117 463 1160 1110 1185 791 522 350 1301 104 379 1152 535 1343 632 88 1547 1182 1043 1257 727 390 198 283 457 1155 751 849 223 631