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7 Books NOT to Bring to the Beach

7 Books NOT to Bring to the Beach

It’s summertime! Everybody do the popsicle dance! (That’s just a regular dance of your choosing, done while eating popsicles.) As readers, we all know that finding the perfect piece of beachside reading is essential. You want something fun and easy, […]

by × July 21, 2014 ×

BAD IDEAS

The 5 Worst Book Quotes to Tattoo on Your Body

The 5 Worst Book Quotes to Tattoo on Your Body

All bookworms know the feeling of coming across one of those special passages that give you a whole new perspective on life. It’s no wonder so many people take it to the next level by etching their favorite quotes onto […]

by × May 16, 2014 ×

THE READING LIFE

35 Things You Should Never Say to a Book Lover

35 Things You Should Never Say to a Book Lover

We’re mostly quiet, mild-mannered folk, us book people. We keep to ourselves. We like to sit in cozy chairs, get lost in imaginary worlds, and not talk to others for extended periods of time. We mean you no harm. But […]

by × March 10, 2014 ×

FILM ADAPTATIONS

Our Picks for More TV Movie Adaptations, in a Post-Flowers in the Attic World

Our Picks for More TV Movie Adaptations, in a Post-Flowers in the Attic World

Smell that? It’s the distinct aroma of bananas, a cloud of weirdness hovering around the vicinity of your TV. This weekend Lifetime, the network of cautionary cinematic tales, hokey holiday fare, and melodramatic true-life tales (see: She’s Too Young, The Twelve […]

by × January 20, 2014 ×

OPENING LINES

Can You Top These Terrible (and Fictional) Opening Lines?

Can You Top These Terrible (and Fictional) Opening Lines?

The truth is, you absolutely can judge a book by its cover, regardless of whether or not you should. We judge by the scrolling gold pattern worked through the title’s lettering, we discriminate by the weight of the paper and […]

by × October 23, 2013 ×

BAD IDEAS

7 Other Uses For Books Besides Reading Them

7 Other Uses For Books Besides Reading Them

If you’re on this site, chances are high that you’re an aficionado of the written word—and if you’re anything like me, this means that over the years you’ve amassed a pretty impressive/shameful collection of paperbacks and hardbacks alike. Sure, I […]

by × August 2, 2013 ×