Each year brings with it a brand new crop of books, and, if you’re anything like me, you love to find new things to read. But where do you start? Whatever you’re searching for, look no further. I’m excited to recommend your next possible fantasy read.
“That’s a lie,” he says. “I also read Harry Potter.” And that’s generally all my husband reads. Don’t get me wrong, he’s tried reading other books (other genres, even!), but none of them held his interest past the first chapter. And he has his own reasoning for it. “I can only read books when I […]
So much of the time—most of the time—it’s such a blessing to be surrounded by book people. We speak the same language. At school, at home, and with friends, I’m surrounded by people who are genuinely fascinated by words. A few weeks ago I went over to the house of some of my favorite book […]
Never would I dream of telling you not to read before bed. Reading oneself to sleep is the only way some of us can successfully slip into dreamland, and it’s a glorious tradition not to be trifled with. But beware. This relaxation technique can backfire so hard that you will find yourself unable to close […]
We at the Ooligan crew love to hear, see, and read stories. In the course of devouring narratives, however, we have developed small pet peeves (and visceral rage reactions) to certain storytelling clichés. Everyone has a different trope that especially irritates him or her, but there are some patterns in the storylines that editors are […]
Great ideas come from great inspiration, and finding good source material is an essential part to the design process. As we at Ooligan gear up to develop a cover for yet another great title, there is no better time to stop and take a look at some great reference books. Below you’ll find a list […]