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Big Books from the 1950s
The 1950s saw the emergence of literary lights including J.D. Salinger and Jack Kerouac, authors whose books questioned the status quo and the...
6 Books in Which the Parents are MIA
Parents complicate things. They force you to change clothes, insist you come home before curfew, and demand to meet the people you’re heading out with...
5 Classic Books You Need To Reread After High School
So many of the books we read in high school get an undeservedly bad rap. It’s not that they’re boring stories or poorly written, but the fact that...
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...
5 Authors Who Only Wrote One Novel
It’s easy to write something bad and then never look at it again. Thousands of people did it just last month—it’s called NaNoWriMo. But to...
Perfect Celebrity Love Matches for Our Favorite Fictional Characters
In third grade, I was in love with JTT (who wasn’t?) but I also dreamed of running away with the Artful Dodger. For readers, there’s little distinction...
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...
6 Great YA Books Every Australian Teen Knows
Not only do Australian teens not get shoved into lockers or have slushies thrown in their faces during high school, we also don’t all...
Kickstart This: 8 Crowd-Funding Projects By Fictional Characters
This week, it was once again demonstrated that irony is not lost on the internet, when more than 5,000 people donated more than $45,000 to a Kickstarter...
10 Books You Must Read If You Love Sriracha
Sriracha-lovers are a special breed. They are often wild, adventurous risk-takers and extremists. They’re a fun people. They’re foodies, but...
7 Characters We’d Like to See Living in Other Books’ Worlds
Picture it: your local coffee shop, that one time you don’t like talking about. You and your pals are gathered around some hot cups of joe,...
11 Fictional Characters’ New Year’s Resolutions
It’s 2014! (Thankfully Aeon the aging time vulture didn’t kidnap the baby New Year.) As the light of the dawning new year hit your holidazed...