1. The family you are born into matters much less than the family you choose. 2. Despite what we were taught by When Harry Met Sally, men and women can be friends. 3. “Dumbledore says people find it far easier […]
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The phenomenon that was Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children—a dark and quirky debut novel by Ransom Riggs about children with extraordinary powers, constructed around vintage photographs that Riggs had collected at flea markets—resonated with readers of all ages […]
Anyone who’s ever been to a Harry Potter midnight release party—or who took August 24, 2010, off work to binge-read Mockingjay, or bombed their Facebook feed with Allegiant spoilers last October—knows the exquisite torture of waiting for the next book […]
Every reader understands the immersive power of a good book, but when you’re young the pull is extra powerful. After my first reading of the Little House books, I inadvertently ran away from home for an afternoon, imagining myself to […]
One of the best parts of my adolescence was finally discovering music—not the Simon & Garfunkel my dad played for me (though I love them too), or the Michael Jackson CD I thought was really badass (it was), but my […]
There’s nothing worse than going to a movie with a group of friends, only to come out of it and have the Debbie Downer of the group lecture the rest of you on why the book was better. The easy […]
Lights! Camera! Adaptations! Do you know what my favorite kind of movie is? The kind that’s based on books. And 2014 is chock-a-block with cinematic adaptations of some of your favorite novels, nonfiction, and naptime reading. Below are some of […]