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greatest of all time
How Many of These 10 Bestselling Novels of All Time Have You Read?
I don’t have the exact numbers in front of me, but approximately more than eight kajillion books have been published since Gutenberg invented the...
oh oh oh it's magic
Your Reading List for the Return of
It’s official: Lev Grossman’s fantastic book series The Magicians has inspired one of the best adaptations on television. The series based on...
9 Things You Never Knew about The Chronicles of Narnia
If you’ve been alive and more or less aware over the last 60-odd years, you are no doubt familiar with C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia. The...
The Sad, Strange Histories of Some of the Most Famous Kids in Literature
One thing that seems to unite all of us is an instinctual urge to protect children. Aside from our emotional reaction to the helpless, the small, and the...
6 Writers Who Based Fictional Characters on Other Authors
Writers live and die on the strength of their imaginations, but it isn’t too surprising to discover they often crib a few details—or, occasionally,...
have books will travel
5 Books to Read While You’re Traveling With Kids
What’s better than vacation? Reading while on vacation. But if you’re traveling with a carload of kids, you might not get much time to sink...
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...
Christian Classics for Easter
Christmas is the holiday that gets all the glory on the American calendar, but for Christians, Easter is really the holiest day of the year. This year,...
Have a Merry Christmas with these Books and Stories Set on Christmas Day
As soon as the holidays roll around, everyone starts talking about their favorite Christmas movies and songs. For the most part, I’m all about it. I...
The 8 Grinchiest Characters in Literature
The holidays usually bring out the best in people, but every so often you witness the worst. That woman who had a tantrum in the checkout line? The parents...
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...
children's books revisited
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Cures 5 Fictional Villains
While writing this post, I stopped by my local Barnes & Noble to revisit the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books. When I asked the sales assistant where the Mrs....