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10 Doorstoppers that Aren’t
War and Peace
The Doorstopper: though common in the fantasy genre, in literature these books—topping 600 pages or so, heavy to carry around, and difficult to read in...
The 10 Worst Betrayals in Fiction
Whether for love, for money, or just for the fun of it, hideous betrayal never fails to make for a compelling story. From classic literature to...
game of thrones
5 Characters George R.R. Martin Would Have Loved to Kill Off
You’ve seen the commercials on your television, read the posts on social media, and heard the delighted shrieks of fan boys and girls everywhere: Game of...
We Revised 20 Classic Novels so the Kids Can Relate
Things are different today than they were in the olden days, because that’s how time works. But just imagine for a sec if some of our beloved classics...
Joe Hill vs. Stephen King, and 4 More Father-Son Literary Rivalries
When the nominations for the 2014 Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel were announced last month, it was a very good day for upstart novelist Joe...
The 7 Best Comeuppances in Literature
There is nothing quite as gratifying as a good comeuppance—it can even outmatch a good revenge, in some cases. Although the two definitely overlap,...
The 7 Best Revenge Stories in Literature
Marcus Aurelius once said that the best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. Sure, it’s sage advice, but where’s the fun in...