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9 Incredible Book Quotes to Include in Your Next Wedding Toast

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9 Incredible Book Quotes to Include in Your Next Wedding Toast

The chances you will at some point in your life be called on to make a wedding toast—or, perhaps, will decide all on your own to drunkenly stand up and...
The Narnia Effect: Secret Religious Themes in Novels

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The Narnia Effect: Secret Religious Themes in Novels

By now just about everyone knows C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia has a lot of Christian themes; Lewis himself wasn’t exactly shy about his faith...

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4 Ways The Fellowship Shows Us Middle Earth and Narnia Are Two Sides of the Same Coin

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4 Ways The Fellowship Shows Us Middle Earth and Narnia Are Two Sides of the Same Coin

For a reader only casually aware of “fantasy” works, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings might be lumped together as “Fantasy.” For...
7 Books In Which Technology Goes Horribly Wrong

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7 Books In Which Technology Goes Horribly Wrong

Anyone who has suffered a computer crash that deletes seven years’ worth of emails, photos, and Word docs knows technology doesn’t always work...
9 Characters We Resolve to Be More Like in 2015

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9 Characters We Resolve to Be More Like in 2015

Considering the sheer quantity of baked goods that has traveled coast to coast this holiday season, it would be easy to peg weight loss or fitness as a New...
5 Sinister Fictional Languages Best Kept That Way

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5 Sinister Fictional Languages Best Kept That Way

Need an extra shot of realism in your carefully constructed world? Time to invent a language! Authors have been creating fictional languages for decades,...
Christopher Tolkien's hand-drawn map from The Lord of the Rings

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The 5 Best Fantasy Maps Ever Drawn

Writers and Nigerian princes trying to move millions of dollars out of their country know one absolute truth: If you present people with enough...

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The Magicians Trilogy Will Redefine Your Relationship with Fantasy

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The Magicians Trilogy Will Redefine Your Relationship with Fantasy

Like a lot of kids, there were times in my childhood where I was convinced some grand mistake had been made, and I had been plopped down with the wrong...
5 Fictional Libraries We’d Love to Visit

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5 Fictional Libraries We’d Love to Visit

Hey, we don’t have to tell you that libraries are special. We’re all book lovers here, we know what it’s like to walk into a space full...

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Concerning Hobbits and New Zealand Vacations

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Concerning Hobbits and New Zealand Vacations

It was misting when I first set eyes on Bag End. But even preoccupied by the mud on my shoes and the lady behind me thwacking my head with the rim of her...
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,...
5 Characters George R.R. Martin Would Have Loved to Kill Off

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5 Characters George R.R. Martin Would Have Loved to Kill Off

You’ve seen the commercials on your television, read the posts on social media, and heard the delighted shrieks of fan boys and girls everywhere: Game of...

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