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7 Book-to-TV Adaptations that Owe Their Success to
Game of Thrones
Four years on, I’m still shocked by the massive success of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Sure, I expected it to look pretty (it’s HBO after...
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10 Great Father’s Day Gift Books for Every Kind of Dad
With less than a week to go till Father’s Day, it’s time to reward dads everywhere for another year of awesome dadding. Show yours you’ve...
7 Books We Wish Were Video Games
One of the highlights of my childhood—and something I’m apparently going to bring up incessantly here—was Wishbone and the Amazing Odyssey, a...
5 Books for Kids Who’d Rather Watch Movies
In this screen-dominated world, it can be hard to get even bookish kids reading. Not to mention, so many kids’ publications—from the classic to the...
middle grade books
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...
YA Author Sara Benincasa Revamps
The Great Gatsby
with a Same-Sex Relationship
We should all want to be Sara Benincasa when/if we grow up: The hilarious and thoughtful writer has mastered standup comedy, radio, blogging, and vlogging,...
April Fools! 10 of Fiction’s Finest Tricksters
As you read these words, eye blackened from a trick kaleidoscope, you might be tempted to think, “Boy, do I hate April Fools’ Day.” For victims...
7 Ways to Mess With a Literary Superfan
We book nerds are a hardy breed. We live for midnight release parties, high-intensity book club meetings, and needing a small wheelbarrow to dig ourselves...
The 7 Coolest Fictional Fairies
Literary trends come and go, but fairytales are always in style. Some stories cast fairies as spirits of the dead, others as fallen deities, still others...
main characters who die
11 Books in Which the Main Character Dies (This Post Is Less Spoiler-y Than You Think)
Maybe you were one of those twisted souls who desperately hoped Hagrid was indeed carrying Harry “The Boy Who Lived” Potter’s corpse at...
6 Short Story Collections for Ultra-Specific Moods
“Good” and “bad” are all right as mood descriptors (we gueeeesss), but a little simplistic, don’t you think? After all, we are complex beings...
10 Graphic Novels to Look Forward to In 2014
Ready or not, comics and graphic novels are taking over the world. Superhero movies stand at the forefront of the blockbuster ranks. The Walking Dead is...