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thrills and chills
25 of the Most TERRIFYING Horror Books Ever
Literature can be a moving, beautiful artistic experience. Skilled writers can bring us face to face with scenarios and emotions we might never encounter...
chocolate in my peanut butter
10 Seemingly Unrelated Books that Complement Each Other Perfectly
The literary world can like an infinite sea of ideas: walk into a bookstore and the thousands of titles on display—which are only the tip of the...
5 Novels Whose First Drafts Were Scrapped Entirely
When a book has been celebrated as a classic for years, it can be difficult to remember that it was once just a rough draft unspooling from the mind of its...
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...
Easy Peasy DIY Costumes for Book Lovers
Halloween is the perfect time to love up on your literary muses. You can make a sandwich board and go as a book, or pull together some clothes in a nod to...
banned books week
13 Banned YA Novels We Love
Everyone loves a good banned book, right? Lit lovers (unfairly) don’t have much of a badass reputation, so reading something banned lets us feel just a...
YA Author Sara Benincasa Revamps
The Great Gatsby
with a Same-Sex Relationship
We should all want to be Sara Benincasa when/if we grow up: The hilarious and thoughtful writer has mastered standup comedy, radio, blogging, and vlogging,...
Classic Books Re-Dramatized as Lifetime Original Movies
Dear Lifetime Movie Network, We’ve got ideas! They involve: drama, murder, adultery (LOTS of adultery—everyone’s cheating on everyone), fancy...
6 Famous Books With Extremely Faithful Film Adaptations
Whenever a well-known novel is adapted for the silver screen, the conversation among book lovers inevitably drifts to the changes made in the process....
Character Crossovers We’re Dying to See
Watching a villainous Benedict Cumberbatch stalk around the Enterprise in Star Trek Into Darkness made me happy, and watching him go head to head with...