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7 Fictional Schools That Are Definitely Not Up to Code

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7 Fictional Schools That Are Definitely Not Up to Code

Fictional schools may seem wonderful and magical when you’re thinking about all the adventures your favorite students get up to, but consider them...
8 Fictional Characters Who’d Make the Best Travel Companions

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8 Fictional Characters Who’d Make the Best Travel Companions

Picking a travel buddy is just as important as picking a roommate: you’re going to be stuck with them, probably one on one, for long periods of time,...
10 Reasons We're Inviting Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler to Our Next Dinner Party

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10 Reasons We're Inviting Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler to Our Next Dinner Party

Alone, Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler are plenty charming. But in conversation together, as they were last night at BAM, they comprise a charm offensive...
The Book Lover’s Countdown to Christmas

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The Book Lover’s Countdown to Christmas

Christmas is coming, and an advent calendar is a fun way to build anticipation. It’s like watching the ball drop in Times Square, but in December!...

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Here’s Who Should Play the Baudelaires, the Snickets, and Count Olaf in Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Here’s Who Should Play the Baudelaires, the Snickets, and Count Olaf in Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

This week, one of the best book series of all time received extremely fortunate news: A Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket, is getting a...

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5 Kids’ and YA Books that Transcend the Age Label

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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...

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What to Read Next if You Liked We Were Liars, The Vacationers, City of Heavenly Fire, Dangerous Creatures, or The Target

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What to Read Next if You Liked We Were Liars, The Vacationers, City of Heavenly Fire, Dangerous Creatures, or The Target

The Target, by David Baldacci, is another breathless installment in his ongoing series of novels starring a steely government assassin. This time, he is...
6 Great Grade-School Reads by Authors You Already Love

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6 Great Grade-School Reads by Authors You Already Love

The fact that young adult books are being devoured by the not-so-young is so last news cycle. Hooked by propulsive storytelling, high stakes, and the sheer...

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Match Wits With Snicket! The Donald J. Sobol Legacy in File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents

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Match Wits With Snicket! The Donald J. Sobol Legacy in File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents

The latest book from fictional character and author Lemony Snicket is, according to itself, not a book at all, but instead a collection of confidential...
Why is Jude Law the Quintessential Cinematic “Author” Character?

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Why is Jude Law the Quintessential Cinematic “Author” Character?

If you’ve seen Wes Anderson’s new super-meta comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel, you know that, in typical Anderson style, it involves several layers...
Murderers, Kidnappers & Teachers: 10 Children’s Book Characters Who are Legit Insane

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Murderers, Kidnappers & Teachers: 10 Children’s Book Characters Who are Legit Insane

Remember how our parents used to tuck us in at night and send us off to dreamland with stories of a woman the size of a mastadon punishing kids by placing...
Finding What Makes Your Heart Beat: An Interview With Kyle Minor, Author of Praying Drunk

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Finding What Makes Your Heart Beat: An Interview With Kyle Minor, Author of Praying Drunk

Kyle Minor’s newest collection of short stories, Praying Drunk, was released earlier this month and has already garnered the attention of some of...

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