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6 Books in Which the Parents are MIA

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6 Books in Which the Parents are MIA

Parents complicate things. They force you to change clothes, insist you come home before curfew, and demand to meet the people you’re heading out with...
15 Signs You Love Books More Than People

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15 Signs You Love Books More Than People

Books have a central place in the heart of any rabid reader. But have you moved from devotee to don’t-you-dare-look-at-my-book-or-I-will-cut-you...

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Top Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2015

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Top Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2015

If it weren’t for books, movie theaters would be a whole lot less interesting. And for readers, nothing is more delightful than seeing a beloved...
The 7 Worst Books to Use for Your Wedding Theme

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The 7 Worst Books to Use for Your Wedding Theme

Apparently, we’re right in the thick of engagement season. What with the Super Bowl coming up (it’s a game fought over a diamond ring, sponsored by a...
9 Drinks to Pair With Your Winter Reads

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9 Drinks to Pair With Your Winter Reads

There’s only one thing better than curling up by the fire with an amazing book, and that’s curling up by the fire with an amazing book in one...
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

If the Hob still existed, everyone (read: Greasy Sae) would be gossiping about whether or not they can survive Mockingjay being chopped in half for the...
Literary Astrology: Scorpio

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Literary Astrology: Scorpio

Scorpios—not to be confused with Serpico, who, for the record, is an Aries—are magnetic, but be careful not to get too close, because they’ll...
8 Essential Elements of a Juicy YA Love Triangle

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8 Essential Elements of a Juicy YA Love Triangle

Rebecca Serle’s Famous in Love (out next month) is a deliciously meta YA novel: aspiring actress Paige Townsen lands her dream breakout movie role...
On Reading Bad Feminist at the Spa

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On Reading Bad Feminist at the Spa

I took Roxane Gay’s collection of essays, Bad Feminist, to a nail salon and read it while getting a pedicure. Though she confesses in an epilogue that...
6 Great YA Books Every Australian Teen Knows

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6 Great YA Books Every Australian Teen Knows

Not only do Australian teens not get shoved into lockers or have slushies thrown in their faces during high school, we also don’t all...
Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

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Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

It’s no wonder dystopian and postapocalyptic fiction has experienced a renaissance in recent years: it provides escapism on so many levels. There’s...
Should You Be Embarrassed to Read YA? The Best Debate on the Internet

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Should You Be Embarrassed to Read YA? The Best Debate on the Internet

Ruth Graham’s Slate piece, “Against YA,” has everyone asking, “is YA embarrassing?” We had to weigh in. Below, two...

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