Claire Elliot

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6 chilling books with troubled narrators

<i>English writer Joanne Harris recommends six works of fiction narrated by unsettling characters.</i><p><b>The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks</b> (Simon & Schuster, $15).<p>…

8 Long Books That Are Worth Your Time

Commence sustained silent reading.<p>Long reads can sometimes be intimidating. But don't worry, you'll devour these epically long books in no time.

Your Essential Sci-Fi Reading List for December 2016

These are the winter science fiction books you're looking for.<p>Just because 2016 is almost over doesn’t mean there’s not still time to head into the …

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Comic Book Lover

It’s the best time of the year! Time to deck the halls, jingle some bells, and have yourself a happy holiday or two. It’s the time of year when we …

17 Signs That You Should Be in a More Creative Profession

If you're no longer motivated to perform at the office--or even head in come Monday!--this could be the reason why.<p>There's been a point in most of our careers where we suffer some form of burnout (if it hasn't happened to you, count yourself as lucky!).<p>Though this productivity slump is often the …

Creativity

15 awe-inspiring modern garden ideas to motivate you

You can't ever have too much modern garden inspiration, especially during these cooler months, as now is when you should be planning what you're …

Best on the Shelf: 20 best books of the week for November 19

Fiction<p><b>1 (1) 18 wks Do Not Say We Have Nothing</b><p><i>Madeleine Thien</i><p>This Vancouver author’s book won the Giller Prize and Governor General’s Literary</b> …

14 Jokes Best Friends Forever Will Understand

Thank God you found each other.

How 10 Days of Detox & Yoga Changed My Life [For the Best]

Still, my mood is at its best (and it remained so despite the delays). And I didn’t mention yet that I haven’t eaten any food nor drink any coffee, …

Awesome Art Picks: Thor, Harley Quinn, Boba Fett, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Drawing

7 Amazing Personal Development Books To Read

12Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>It is safe to say that we are all unhappy with our lives to an extent, for whatever reason. And while there are definitely …

Self-improvement

Modern Light Fixtures Turn Into Animals When Illuminated

Tel Aviv-based designer Chen Bikovski couples a contemporary aesthetic with a nostalgic nod to the past to create whimsical works of modern art. Inspired by fond memories of her childhood and interested in experimenting with ambiance, the award-winning designer invented Popup Lighting, a series of …

Incorporated

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …