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5 Fictional Romantic Leads Who Deserve the Grey Treatment

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5 Fictional Romantic Leads Who Deserve the Grey Treatment

It’s no shock that demand for more tales from E.L. James’ Fifty Shades universe remains high. What is a delightful surprise is James’s...
Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

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Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

Sometimes it seems like classic novels have just always existed: they were there before most of us were born, and seem an eternal aspect of the cultural...
5 Classic Books You Need To Reread After High School

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5 Classic Books You Need To Reread After High School

So many of the books we read in high school get an undeservedly bad rap. It’s not that they’re boring stories or poorly written, but the fact that...

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Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

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Five Books that Tell the Story Behind the Story

Sometimes it seems like classic novels have just always existed; they were there when most of us were born, and seem like eternal aspects of daily life....
The 5 Greatest Christmas Moments in Literature

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The 5 Greatest Christmas Moments in Literature

While Christmas in literature is nearly synonymous with A Christmas Carol and Little Women—and, to be fair, I’m an avid rereader of each...
The Fall Dares To Out-Haunt Poe, And Three Other YA Retellings of Classics

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The Fall Dares To Out-Haunt Poe, And Three Other YA Retellings of Classics

As long as there are English classes and mandatory curricula, our teen years will be spent reading more classic literature than we will at any other point...
What’s Your Favorite Fictional Character’s Game of Thrones Name?

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What’s Your Favorite Fictional Character’s Game of Thrones Name?

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...

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Our Favorite Heroines of Banned Books

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Our Favorite Heroines of Banned Books

Being a character in a banned book is no joke—you’re dealing with enough sex, drugs, and violence to find yourself kicked off of library shelves around...

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8 Female Characters Who Need a Relationship Intervention

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8 Female Characters Who Need a Relationship Intervention

Clearly, not every fictional relationship is straight out of the lusty pages of a bodice-ripper. Similarly, many of literature’s most storied unions...

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Kickstart This: 8 Crowd-Funding Projects By Fictional Characters

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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...
If Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles

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If Famous Literary Characters Had Online Dating Profiles

It seems like all my friends are looking for love online these days. Whether they’re searching for the One or just the One Right Now, they all know that...

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Literary Astrology: Taurus

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Literary Astrology: Taurus

Taurus: They are strong like bull. I know, because I am one. Born between April 20 and May 20, Tauruses (Tauri?) are known as stubborn, practical,...

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