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What to Read Next if You Liked The Invisible Bridge, Allegiant, The Giver, The Alchemist, or Maximum Ride

What to Read Next if You Liked The Invisible Bridge, Allegiant, The Giver, The Alchemist, or Maximum Ride

The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, by Rick Perlstein, is the highly controversial, much discussed account of the end of one iconic political carrer and the liftoff of another. Bookend the experience by going […]

by × August 14, 2014 ×

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14 Lines that Would’ve Ended These Books Early

14 Lines that Would’ve Ended These Books Early

Have you ever wondered what might happen to a beloved book if a certain character said or did something very early on in the story that irrevocably altered the entire course of events? Here are a few seemingly innocuous phrases […]

by × April 7, 2014 ×

DYSTOPIAN NOVELS

10 Signs You’re Reading a Dystopian Novel

10 Signs You’re Reading a Dystopian Novel

Considering the fact that we’ll all be living in one in the very near future—if depressing internet articles are to be believed—we heart dystopian novels probably more than we should. Case in point: instead of doing practical things like building […]

by × April 3, 2014 ×

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What to Read Next if You Liked Prince Lestat, Orphan Train, The Goldfinch, The Maze Runner, or Divergent

What to Read Next if You Liked Prince Lestat, Orphan Train, The Goldfinch, The Maze Runner, or Divergent

There’s only one bad thing about reading a great book—finding an equally great book can seem impossible. After reading something wonderful, nearly everything pales in comparison. If you’ve recently finished Anne Rice’s Prince Lestat, Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train, James Dashner’s The Maze […]

by × April 3, 2014 ×

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12 Book-Based Perfumes We’d Like to Wear

12 Book-Based Perfumes We’d Like to Wear

The delightful aroma of paper books aside (and yes, there is a perfume that can make you smell like a new book), don’t you sometimes wish you could bottle the fragrance of a particularly great read? Some stories are so […]

by × March 31, 2014 ×

YA NOVELS

How to Throw Your Faction the Perfect Divergent Viewing Party

How to Throw Your Faction the Perfect Divergent Viewing Party

Divergent Nation, I think we all know exactly where we’ll be tonight. Obviously, all our calendars are cleared, and we’re packing enough eye drops to ensure we don’t have to blink once for the entirety of Divergent. But for an […]

by × March 21, 2014 ×

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5 Divergent Factions that Didn’t Make the Final Cut

5 Divergent Factions that Didn’t Make the Final Cut

Fans of the Divergent trilogy can easily list the five factions of Veronica Roth’s futuristic dystopian society, which individuals are required to choose between at the tender age of sixteen. For the uninitiated, they are: Dauntless (the brave), Erudite (the […]

by × March 19, 2014 ×

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The Best Books for Readers in Every Divergent Faction

The Best Books for Readers in Every Divergent Faction

What better way to learn more about a people (or, in Divergent’s case, a faction) than by studying its most cherished books? To that end, we’ve risked life and limb to bring you this top-secret list of required reads for all […]

by × March 17, 2014 ×

DIVERGENT

3 Dystopian Trilogies That Are Every Bit as Exciting as Divergent

3 Dystopian Trilogies That Are Every Bit as Exciting as Divergent

When Veronica Roth’s Divergent came out at the height of the Hunger Games–inspired mania for dystopian YA, what made it stand out from the crowd, we think, was its unrelenting action. Tris, Four, and their friends are constantly on the run […]

by × March 12, 2014 ×