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Want To Read the Entire SONG OF ICE & FIRE Series before the GAME OF THRONES Season 8 Premiere? Here’s How!


With the final season just around the corner, now is the ideal time to read the series. A full review of the story could only enhance the Season 8 watching experience, right?

Sample some New Music for International Women's Day

International Women's Day is the perfect day to treat yourself to some new music by a variety of great female artists. Find these titles and more in the Popular Materials area of WPPL.

New Music From female Artists March 2019

Attention: Stranger Things fans! This Stranger Things prequel book gives backstory of how Eleven came to be.

While Stranger Things fans have to wait until July 4, 2019 to see what's happening in Hawkins, Indiana during season 3, they definitely don't have to wait that long to return to the show's universe. Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds, the first official Stranger Things novel, has finally been released.

Music and the macabre.

We Sold Our Souls, by Grady Hendrix

Two recent titles have done a good job of combining music, horror, and a bit of comic relief.

The 2019 Grammy Awards nominees have been announced!

The 61st annual Grammy Awards are set to take place on Feb. 10, 2019. The annual awards show is a celebration of all things music, and that includes plenty of country, Americana, folk and roots categories, too.

Get Ready For An Epic Year In Fantasy

2019 looks like it’s going to be an epic year in fantasy, and here are some reasons why.

2019 in gold letters

Comic book legend Stan Lee dead at 95

Cover of Stan Lee by Bob BatchelorAmerican comic book writer Stan Lee was the human behind the superheroes. Many marvel at the man who gave his characters extraordinary powers and everyday headaches - a formula which revolutionized comics. The Hulk, Iron Man, Daredevil and the Fantastic Four all sprang from his fertile imagination and spilled onto the page. But while his career may have started in pen and ink, it grew and evolved into much more. From digital graphic novels to blockbuster Hollywood films; leading Marvel Comics from a small division of a publishing house to a large multimedia corporation; Stan Lee was prolific. And fans also delighted in seeing Lee's brief cameo appearances in almost every Marvel live-action movie.

It's Stranger Things Day — here's what that means and how to celebrate...

Cover of Stranger Things season 1On Nov 6, 1983 Will Byers went missing. On Stranger Things Day, we honor him by dressing up, eating eggos, sending memes, and watching and reading strang(er) things.

Celebrate the 80th anniversary of Orson Welles' 'The War of the Worlds' broadcast.

Orson Wells and the Mercury Theatre broadcasting War of the WorldsOn October 30, 1938 The Mercury Theatre on the Air radio show adapted H.G. Wells' 1898 novel The War of the Worlds, setting the story in the United States in 1938 and starting off the narrative as a musical show that turned into a dramatized news report about Martians invading earth.

Comics To Read Before They Are On the Big Screens

Don't sit down to watch the new comic book shows on television, or films in the theater, before first doing your homework! Read about the collected comics books that can prep you with all the background you need before streaming the latest blockbusters!