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Ask a Literary Lady: How Do I Become Someone’s Literary Muse?

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Ask a Literary Lady: How Do I Become Someone’s Literary Muse?

Dear Literary Lady, I just realized how I can contribute to literature without ever picking up a pen myself—I can just become a writer’s muse. Yep,...
Ask a Literary Lady: Defying the Jock/Nerd Stereotype!

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Ask a Literary Lady: Defying the Jock/Nerd Stereotype!

Dear Literary Lady, I’ve never understood the stereotype that people who love to read are unathletic, or that jocks don’t like to read. In the spirit...
Ask a Literary Lady: Books on Looks, and Why They’re Not That Important?

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Ask a Literary Lady: Books on Looks, and Why They’re Not That Important?

Dear Literary Lady, My friend is insecure about her looks and obsesses about her perceived imperfections. I wish I could convince her to stop. Are there...
Ask a Literary Lady: My Friend is Trying to Read Above Her Level

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Ask a Literary Lady: My Friend is Trying to Read Above Her Level

Dear Literary Lady, My friend isn’t a big reader, but she always tries to read whatever book I’m reading. I know this sounds terrible but I always want...
Ask a Literary Lady: Dividing Books After a Breakup?

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Ask a Literary Lady: Dividing Books After a Breakup?

Dear Literary Lady, My significant other and I are parting ways. I know, ugh. We’re trying to divide up all our books but we’re having trouble deciding...
Ask a Literary Lady: Dealing with Book Snobs?

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Ask a Literary Lady: Dealing with Book Snobs?

Dear Literary Lady, Whenever I have friends over, a couple of them become really snobby when talking about books. Sometimes, they make my other friends...
Ask a Literary Lady: What Books Can Everyone Enjoy Around a Campfire?

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Ask a Literary Lady: What Books Can Everyone Enjoy Around a Campfire?

Dear Literary Lady, What are some good books to take when going camping with friends? I’m looking for books that everyone can enjoy together when we’re...
Ask a Literary Lady: I Love to Read But FOMO Keeps Me From It!

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Ask a Literary Lady: I Love to Read But FOMO Keeps Me From It!

Dear Literary Lady, I used to be a huge book nerd and proud of it. Recently, though, I’ve stopped reading as much because my FOMO always gets the best of...
What Authors Helped You Understand Your Mother Better?

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What Authors Helped You Understand Your Mother Better?

Dear Literary Lady, What authors helped you understand your mother better? With Mother’s Day is coming up, I thought I’d ask. –S.K., San Diego, CA...
Ask a Literary Lady: Reading to Survive the Work Week

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Ask a Literary Lady: Reading to Survive the Work Week

Dear Literary Lady, My job is slowly but surely destroying my soul. Reading is the only respite I get throughout the long work week. Any suggestions for...

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11 Book Club Questions Everyone Can Answer

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11 Book Club Questions Everyone Can Answer

Dear Literary Lady, I want to ask questions at my book club so that everyone can participate, even if they’re waaay behind on the reading. I hate that a...
Help, I Forget Everything I Read!

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Help, I Forget Everything I Read!

Dear Literary Lady, I read voraciously, but I have the worst memory when it comes to books. I either can’t remember the title and author of the book...

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