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RECOMMENDATIONS FIT FOR A PRINCESS

Book Recs Based On Your Favorite Disney Princesses

Book Recs Based On Your Favorite Disney Princesses

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 are our best guesses as to what these lovely ladies are […]

by × April 30, 2014 ×

WHAT TO READ NEXT

9 Books to Read If You Loved Disney’s Frozen

9 Books to Read If You Loved Disney’s Frozen

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 in one way or the other, but will provide […]

by × April 24, 2014 ×

CELEBRITY BOOKSHELVES

What’s on The Doctor’s Bookshelf?

What’s on The Doctor’s Bookshelf?

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 released on Tuesday. It’s a time of hope, promise, and […]

by × January 23, 2014 ×

RETELLINGS

8 Novels That Put a Twist On Your Favorite Fairytales

8 Novels That Put a Twist On Your Favorite Fairytales

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 The Snow Queen (though there’s no pop culture–savvy snowman in the original…sorry). Putting […]

by × January 6, 2014 ×

BLACK FRIDAY

Celebrate Black Friday With Our Favorite Fictional Shopaholics

Celebrate Black Friday With Our Favorite Fictional Shopaholics

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. to go […]

by × November 29, 2013 ×

FAIRY TALES

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)

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. It’s true that picking messed-up moments […]

by × October 31, 2013 ×

BOOKS YOU NEED TO READ

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

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

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 Own Adventure books. What I really needed […]

by × July 12, 2013 ×

FANTASY

10 Fantasy Short Stories for the Non-Fantasy Fan

10 Fantasy Short Stories for the Non-Fantasy Fan

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 unicorn-infested forests with a bunch of elven maids. That’s […]

by × May 9, 2013 ×