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5 Songs That Need Book Adaptations
Part of the reason we book fiends devour novels is because once our interest is piqued by the premise of a story, we just have to see how it plays...
banned books week
11 Books That Were Banned for Completely Ridiculous Reasons
Happy Banned Books Week! In honor of this glorious celebration of our freedom to read what we want, let’s pause for a sec and remember there are people...
better living through reading
10 Creative Ways Books Can Help With Every New Year’s Resolution
When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, books have your back like no one else. Remember last year, when you vowed to exercise every day, but your best...
A Book for (Nearly) Every Kind of Sibling
Very few relationships exist from day one, and part of the fun of being an adult is the fact that your siblings have become adults, too. Somehow you all...
YA Books That Will Make You Swear Off Social Media Forever
We all have that one crazy relative who swears—swears—that Facebook is all just some plot by the government to control your life or some other...
5 Incredible Revelations in
The Marshmallow Test
What happens when a child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: eat the marshmallow now, or wait and enjoy two marshmallows later?...
ask a mortician
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
: A New Memoir That Argues For A Greater Intimacy With Death
The older I get, the younger even much older people seem. If you’d asked me in my teens, I probably would have thought that living to the ripe age of...
now you see us
4 Fabulous Novels With Vanishing Acts
People who drop off the radar. People who don’t come home for dinner, who leave their car at the shopping mall, who vanish like Houdini without a trace....
4 Stories Where Psychiatrists Take Center Stage
Ever make a slip of the tongue? Ever drive home, get to you front door, then realize you don’t have your keys, that somewhere between the car and the...
My 5 Weirdest Fictional Crushes
You can keep your Darcies, your Rochesters, your Wentworths (okay, okay, save one Wentworth for me). Because the best fictional crushes are the weird ones,...
ask a literary lady
Why Read Fiction?
Ask Ginni, our resident Literary Lady, anything you want to know about reading and relationships! She’ll comb the books and wrack her brains to help...
If MORE Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles
We know, we know. The sequel is never as good as the original, but ya’ll loved the first post so much, we just had to imagine what some other favorite...