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Dear J.K. Rowling, Here’s What We Want for Harry Potter Christmas
On the first day of Harry Potter Christmas, J.K. Rowling gave to us a rhyming riddle unlocking a fragment of story—backstory, really—on the town of...
home for the holidays
10 Fictional Families We’d Love to Spend the Holidays With
The holidays are about spending time with your family. They’re also about drinking more wine than usual and stuffing your face with stuffing, various...
7 Bad Witches We Adore
Books about witches are great every day of the year. I will happily read about witches on Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and every day in between. But...
What’s Your Favorite Fictional Character’s
Game of Thrones
Do you ever wish it took more than a full minute to announce your entire name, which not only included your first and last, but all of your nicknames, all...
Perfect Celebrity Love Matches for Our Favorite Fictional Characters
In third grade, I was in love with JTT (who wasn’t?) but I also dreamed of running away with the Artful Dodger. For readers, there’s little distinction...
banned books week
13 Banned YA Novels We Love
Everyone loves a good banned book, right? Lit lovers (unfairly) don’t have much of a badass reputation, so reading something banned lets us feel just a...
written in the stars
Literary Astrology: Virgo
Virgos are born between the dates of August 22 and September 23. Like their namesake, the maiden, they are modest and shy and known to be picky. Virgos are...
What Class Will You Be Taking at Hogwarts this Fall?
Whether you’re dreading trig and sharpening your pencils, or are just barely able to remember what it felt like to have a summer vacation, much less...
5 Kids’ and YA Books that Transcend the Age Label
It’s not your fault. Everyone grows up. Getting older isn’t an achievement, like throwing a no-hitter. It’s just something that happens, like getting...
5 Fictional Workplaces More Dysfunctional Than Yours
A select (lucky) few of us aside, most employees tend to think that the offices we work in are uniquely crazy hotbeds of chaos, dysfunction, and coworkers...
The Magicians Trilogy Will Redefine Your Relationship with Fantasy
Like a lot of kids, there were times in my childhood where I was convinced some grand mistake had been made, and I had been plopped down with the wrong...
The Top 5 Author Cameos on
There’s no TV show quite as quoted or as quotable as The Simpsons, the evergreen Fox animated sitcom that’s been on television since George...