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Get Ready for National Novel Writing Month with 5 Fictional Authors
It’s that time of year again, the magical, horrible month when authors, aspiring and otherwise, attempt to write an entire novel in 3o days. Some do...
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The 5 Best Grandpas in Literature
Becoming a grandparent is a remarkable experience that many people report as rejuvenating, bringing fresh purpose to people who have otherwise achieved...
love at first fight
Ranking the Meet-Cutes of Classic Lit
The classic meet-cute can be the best part of a love story, or the most cringe-worthy. The more awkward, quirky, or downright doomed the relationship...
Can You Guess the Fictional Character By Their Yearbook Quote?
It’s that time of year, when bright-eyed seniors on the verge of leaving the academic coop put together their yearbook pages. Between the “thank...
the book nerd's guide to life
The Book Nerd’s Guide to Baby Names
Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
3 Austen Hotties Who Put Mr. Darcy to Shame
When it comes to the Jane Austen literary canon, there’s one gentleman in breeches who seems to be everyone’s favorite boyfriend: The one, the...
6 Fictional Characters Whose Memoirs We’d Love to Read
There’s nothing better than a good tell-all memoir…except, of course, a tell-all memoir from someone whose past, present, and future...
The 5 Creepiest Rabbits in Fiction
Easter is upon us, bringing its usual associates: egg hunts, little girls in frilly white dresses, Peeps, and, of course, the Easter Bunny, hop-hop-hopping...
7 Fictional Characters We’re Dying to Take with Us On Spring Break
If you’re heading off to spring break, let’s talk about squad. Your squad isn’t just the people you happen to book tickets with, the people whose...
Is the Hard-Edged
You Never Knew You Wanted
Lyndsay Faye is a certifiable meddler in fiction. Her debut novel, Dust and Shadow, pitted Sherlock Holmes against Jack the Ripper in a masterful showdown...
6 Fictional Characters’ Celebrity Cookbooks We Would Definitely Read
I love celebrity cookbooks. How could I not? I love celebrities, I love food, and I love making fun of the weird things celebrities like to eat, so...
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The Best Worst Couples in Literature
Every February, Valentine’s Day makes people in romantic relationships sweat their way through increasingly elaborate displays of affection, while...