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Are You Planning to Join the (Face)Book Club?
Another New Year’s Day has come and gone, and we’re now firmly mired in the January blahs. If you’re anything like me, your vague, lofty pledges to...
YA Books That Will Make You Swear Off Social Media Forever
We all have that one crazy relative who swears—swears—that Facebook is all just some plot by the government to control your life or some other...
and 6 More Sharp Modern Satires
If I checked my email right now, I’d wager there are better than 50/50 odds that there’s an email forward in there from my dad warning me that...
What if These Classic Literary Characters Were on Facebook?
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...
If MORE Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles
We know, we know. The sequel is never as good as the original, but ya’ll loved the first post so much, we just had to imagine what some other favorite...
Kickstart This: 8 Crowd-Funding Projects By Fictional Characters
This week, it was once again demonstrated that irony is not lost on the internet, when more than 5,000 people donated more than $45,000 to a Kickstarter...
7 Books that Belong on Your Social Media–Obsessed Friend’s Shelf
We all have that friend who is all over the place every time we log on. Whether it’s a picture of their iced coffee or neighbor’s welcome mat or a...
9 Best Author Tweets of the Week
Just because you’re an author of a real, actual book doesn’t mean you can automatically write a great tweet. But these writers can do both!...
A Response to J.K. Rowling’s Brilliant Evil Rewrite of the Harry Potter Series
J.K. Rowling’s hilarious, perfect response to a reader’s heartfelt wish for a look at Harry Potter through Draco Malfoy’s eyes is...
24 of Our Favorite #HungryBooks Tweets
Last Friday we asked our Twitter friends and followers to play the #HungryBooks game with us, coming up with cleverly revised book titles that included...
Fictional Characters Looking for Love on Tinder
Chances are, you’re heard of the Tinder app, but if you haven’t, think of it as a dating GPS. Users upload pictures and a little bit of...
Our Favorite Hidden Histories, Revealed
2013 was a banner year for revelatory writing: The Secret History author Donna Tart released her first book since 2002; the heavily anticipated (and, at...