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 types of brittle, and all-of-the-cheese-there-is in a bid to keep you from throttling said family within […]
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You can keep your Darcies, your Rochesters, your Wentworths (okay, okay, save one Wentworth for me). Because the best fictional crushes are the weird ones, the ones that require you to read between the lines, to infer sexual charisma from […]
Love it or hate it, Facebook, in its addictive glory, is a force so captivating it causes many of us to forego life’s responsibilities in favor of reading and posting status updates. And while there are those who take the […]
Very often we turn to books for the satisfaction of a love story well told. If it’s done right, we get all swoony, clutch the tomes to our winsome bosoms (or winsome pectorals, as the case may be), and sigh […]
Maybe you were one of those twisted souls who desperately hoped Hagrid was indeed carrying Harry “The Boy Who Lived” Potter’s corpse at Voldemort’s behest. Or maybe you were one of the few who merrily accepted the end of a certain […]
We’re all guilty of falling head-over-heels in love with the main characters of our favorite stories. That’s why the Oscars save the leading roles for last, maxing out the anticipatory fervor of impatient viewers. But isn’t it surprising how often […]
It’s no surprise that Rainbow Rowell chose the 1980s as the setting for Eleanor & Park, her first YA novel. After all, the 1980s were arguably the Golden Age of the teen movie (see The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, […]