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the book nerd's guide to life
The Book Nerd’s Guide to Picking the Right
Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
Have a Merry Christmas with these Books and Stories Set on Christmas Day
As soon as the holidays roll around, everyone starts talking about their favorite Christmas movies and songs. For the most part, I’m all about it. I...
The 8 Grinchiest Characters in Literature
The holidays usually bring out the best in people, but every so often you witness the worst. That woman who had a tantrum in the checkout line? The parents...
The Book Lover’s Countdown to Christmas
Christmas is coming, and an advent calendar is a fun way to build anticipation. It’s like watching the ball drop in Times Square, but in December!...
home for the holidays
10 Fictional Families We’d Love to Spend the Holidays With
The holidays are about spending time with your family. They’re also about drinking more wine than usual and stuffing your face with stuffing, various...
5 Fictional Workplaces More Dysfunctional Than Yours
A select (lucky) few of us aside, most employees tend to think that the offices we work in are uniquely crazy hotbeds of chaos, dysfunction, and coworkers...
quotes we love
43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention
Last week we collected 10 of our favorite lines in literature, but it appears we have forgotten some. Embarrassing! To those of you who weighed in on your...
The Muppets’ Favorite Books
It’s time to play the music! It’s time to light the (reading) lights! It’s time to meet the Muppets’ bookshelves on this Muppet post tonight! While...
7 Characters We’d Like to See Living in Other Books’ Worlds
Picture it: your local coffee shop, that one time you don’t like talking about. You and your pals are gathered around some hot cups of joe,...
written in the stars
Literary Astrology: Capricorn
The Moon is in the Seventh House and Jupiter aligns with Mars, which means: a) Peace will guide the planets and Love will steer the stars, or b) we have a...