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Egg & Spoon and Other Modern Spins on Old Tales

Egg & Spoon and Other Modern Spins on Old Tales

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Sometimes we forget that all those books about witches, vampires, werewolves, and fairies are basically based on tales people used to pass around the campfire. But vamps and...
10 Signs You’re Having a REAL Fairy-Tale Romance

10 Signs You’re Having a REAL Fairy-Tale Romance

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“It was just like a fairy tale!” your friend says after getting home from a successful date. “You mean his foster mother stabbed your eyes out with rose thorns??” you...
Book Recs Based On Your Favorite Disney Princesses

Book Recs Based On Your Favorite Disney Princesses

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Disney, in conjunction with Pixar, has given us lots of great new princesses to add to its collection, most recently Rapunzel of Tangled, Merida of Brave, and Anna and Elsa of Frozen. Here...
9 Books to Read If You Loved Disney’s Frozen

9 Books to Read If You Loved Disney’s Frozen

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If you’ve had “Let it Go” stuck in your head since Disney’s Frozen premiered last year, you could probably use a switch in gears. These books embody the spirit of Frozen...
What’s on The Doctor’s Bookshelf?

What’s on The Doctor’s Bookshelf?

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Hark, the Weeping Angels sing, we’ve got a new Doctor in the TARDIS! On top of that, the story collection celebrating Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary, Doctor Who: 11 Doctors, 11 Stories, was...
8 Novels That Put a Twist On Your Favorite Fairytales

8 Novels That Put a Twist On Your Favorite Fairytales

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Disney’s latest animated hit, Frozen, offers eye-popping animation, but the plot will be familiar to anyone who knows their fairytales—it’s based on Hans Christian Anderson’s 1845 story...
Celebrate Black Friday With Our Favorite Fictional Shopaholics

Celebrate Black Friday With Our Favorite Fictional Shopaholics

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Now that our bellies are fully distended with turkey, the time has come for the next big holiday. No, not the one with the tree and the reindeer. The one where you roust your family at 3:30 a.m....
The Scariest Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm (And That’s Saying Something)

The Scariest Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm (And That’s Saying Something)

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You can keep your haunted mansions, bloody pickaxes, and phone calls coming from inside the house. When I look for creepy October reading, I turn to the OGs of twisted terror: the Grimm Brothers....
One Book that Will Introduce Your Kids to 15 Great Fantasy Authors

One Book that Will Introduce Your Kids to 15 Great Fantasy Authors

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I was a voracious reader as a child, but don’t take that to mean I had good taste. I had more Goosebumps than a shaved polar bear, and I read a whole series of videogame-themed Choose Your...
10 Fantasy Short Stories for the Non-Fantasy Fan

10 Fantasy Short Stories for the Non-Fantasy Fan

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So, you say you don’t read fantasy. Perhaps you’d like to try it, but you just can’t see yourself cracking open those gilded grimoires, hanging out with vampires, or frolicking through...