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If Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles

If Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles

It seems like all my friends are looking for love online these days. Whether they’re searching for the One or just the One Right Now, they all know that perfecting their online dating profile is a big deal. Your profile […]

by × June 23, 2014 ×

THE READING LIFE

8 Ways Reading Will Help Your Relationship

8 Ways Reading Will Help Your Relationship

You thought reading was just fun? Well it’s good for your relationship, too. Two birds, one stone. Don’t you love it when that happens? 1. It gives you something to talk about. Obviously, if you’re always reading something, you’re automatically armed […]

by × May 14, 2014 ×

SWOON

10 Fictional Men Who Have Ruined Me For Actual Men

10 Fictional Men Who Have Ruined Me For Actual Men

Pity the poor boys in my life from 1996 on, few as they may have been. That was the adolescent year I first started reading novels by Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters, and even though at the time I […]

by × April 29, 2014 ×

DATING

You’re 5 Dates Away from Wooing a Book Nerd

You’re 5 Dates Away from Wooing a Book Nerd

Imagine, if you will, the last awkward date you had the privilege of sitting next to at a restaurant. All you wanted was to casually enjoy a plate of fried cheese—but no such luck. Instead, you got to overhear stilted […]

by × February 13, 2014 ×

THE SINGLE LIFE

11 Books That’ll Make You Glad You’re Single

11 Books That’ll Make You Glad You’re Single

What kind of single person are you? The kind that stands on a mountaintop, letting out a primal roar of freedom? Or one that stares out a window watching the rain drip down the glass, wondering where your life went […]

by × February 6, 2014 ×

CHARACTERS

The Lamest Girlfriends In Fiction

The Lamest Girlfriends In Fiction

I adore romantic heroes in literature with a (possibly unhealthy) passion, so I often have a hard time with female characters who run roughshod over the hearts of their loving, devoted fictional paramours. On the flip side, I can’t stand […]

by × December 30, 2013 ×

BOOK NERDS

12 Reasons a Book is Better Than a Boyfriend

12 Reasons a Book is Better Than a Boyfriend

1. They give the best gifts. Who needs a too-small, scratchy nightie or a clearance-rack bustier in “muted nude” when you can have pages upon pages of Mr. Rochester’s smoldering gaze or Christian Gray, unbuckling his belt? Admit it: Hermione […]

by × November 26, 2013 ×

DATING

The Lamest Boyfriends In Fiction

The Lamest Boyfriends In Fiction

It’s easy to think of boyfriends in literature I want to cuddle up with in real life (call me, Mr. Darcy!). But sadly, I’ve also encountered a number of less-than-scintillating romantic prospects as well—boyfriends so dull or exasperating that I […]

by × November 15, 2013 ×

MATCHMAKING

Literary Love Matches We Want to Make Happen

Literary Love Matches We Want to Make Happen

If we were given the magical ability to hang out with all our favorite literary characters (and those we love to hate), we wouldn’t waste our time warning them to stop being so prideful and prejudiced, or to drop the […]

by × October 25, 2013 ×