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Check Out This Cover Designed by Teens

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Check Out This Cover Designed by Teens

Kirsten Smith is a Hollywood screenwriter with more than a few big credits to her name: 10 Things I Hate About You, Legally Blonde, and Whip It, for...

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Where Have All the Leprechauns Gone?

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Where Have All the Leprechauns Gone?

Leprechauns, the mischievous creatures from Irish folklore, are undeniably entrenched in American pop culture—or at least their homogenized stereotypes...

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9 Things Cuter Than Underwater Puppies!

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9 Things Cuter Than Underwater Puppies!

Remember that time when all of America got together and exclaimed, in true Chandler fashion, “Underwater Dogs, can they BE any cuter?!” The answer is...
Jane Austen + Magic + Swordfights = Mary Robinette Kowal’s Glamour in Glass

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Jane Austen + Magic + Swordfights = Mary Robinette Kowal’s Glamour in Glass

Editor’s note: Joel is reading his way through the finalists for the 2012 Nebula Award for best sci-fi/fantasy novel. Read his introduction here....
Top 5 Game of Thrones Parodies

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Top 5 Game of Thrones Parodies

There are few places quite as dreary as Westeros, the setting for George R.R. Martin’s massively popular A Song of Ice and Fire novels and the HBO...
5 Celebrity Memoirs We’d Love to Read

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5 Celebrity Memoirs We’d Love to Read

When Lena Dunham’s memoir Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned is released next year, she’ll join Bill Clinton,...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About This Year’s Nebula Award Nominees (Unless You’re a Geek)

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About This Year’s Nebula Award Nominees (Unless You’re a Geek)

The Nebula Awards are one of my favorite dorky events of the year....

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Cover Art for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep Revealed!

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Cover Art for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep Revealed!

It’s hard to believe it’s been 36 years since The Shining was published and readers were first introduced to Jack Torrance, a troubled writer who...

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10 Profound Science Fiction Quotes From the ‘50s

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10 Profound Science Fiction Quotes From the ‘50s

I know more than a few people who absolutely refuse to read genre novels that have been out for more than a few decades—if it’s not a new release,...
TV’s Top 4 Brooding Bookworms

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TV’s Top 4 Brooding Bookworms

From loveable serial killers to aliens who enjoy snacking on cats to… whatever Blossom was, the television landscape is flush with eclectic...

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3 Zombie Novels for the Undead Enthusiast

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3 Zombie Novels for the Undead Enthusiast

We probably don’t need to tell you this, but zombies? Oof, so hot right now. World War Z is one of the most-anticipated movies of 2013. The...

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A Romance Heroine Who Wears Spectacles

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A Romance Heroine Who Wears Spectacles

When Sarah MacLean was in high school, she told her English teacher that her dream job was “romance novelist.” She’s now a New York Times...

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