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20 Things We’ve Learned from Harry Potter

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20 Things We’ve Learned from Harry Potter

It has been twenty years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone first graced U.S. shelves and bettered our lives. Just twenty years ago, nobody was...
5 YA Novels Set in Quirky Small Towns, from the Eccentric to the Creepy

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5 YA Novels Set in Quirky Small Towns, from the Eccentric to the Creepy

Everyone loves a quirky town made up of peculiar but lovable characters with an ironclad sense of community. My own town doesn’t qualify:...
How Harry Potter Changed the World

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How Harry Potter Changed the World

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. That means we’ve all spent the last two decades...
5 of the Best YA Books Set in the 1920s

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5 of the Best YA Books Set in the 1920s

Remember the 1920s? Sure you do. People were dancing the Charleston and drinking giggle water in speakeasies. The Harlem Renaissance was just hitting its...
6 YA Books So Scary You’ll Want to Store Them in Your Freezer

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6 YA Books So Scary You’ll Want to Store Them in Your Freezer

Joey from Friends has a thing about scary books: whenever they get too scary, he puts them in the freezer. You know, as you do. And honestly? We can...
10 Books to Read While Waiting on John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down

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10 Books to Read While Waiting on John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down

fLook, if we had known we’d be waiting half a decade from one John Green book to the next, we would’ve taken our sweet time reading The Fault in Our...
6 YA Retellings of Literary Classics

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6 YA Retellings of Literary Classics

As a culture-seeking society, there are few things we love more than a good retelling of an old classic. We want Lord of the Flies as a school field trip...
6 Harry Potter Plot Revelations You May Not Have Caught the First 10 Times Through

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6 Harry Potter Plot Revelations You May Not Have Caught the First 10 Times Through

If you’re anything like me, you’ve read the Harry Potter books somewhere in the neighborhood of eight thousand times—soon to be eight thousand...
Harry Potter’s Birthdays, Ranked from Worst to Best

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Harry Potter’s Birthdays, Ranked from Worst to Best

If you’re a regular person, your birthday probably consists of cake, balloons, maybe a present or two. But if you’re Harry Potter, your birthday is...
Happy Anniversary, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone! Here’s Every Chapter, Ranked

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Happy Anniversary, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone! Here’s Every Chapter, Ranked

I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, all of which I will expand upon with very little provocation at...
5 YA Books for Sarah Waters Fans

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5 YA Books for Sarah Waters Fans

Remember how you felt when you first discovered Sarah Waters? Pleasantly surprised. Delighted. OBSESSED. If you’re unfamiliar, Sarah Waters is an...
16 YA Books You’ll Want to Read After a Single Quote

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16 YA Books You’ll Want to Read After a Single Quote

There are many ways to find new books to read. Some people like to head to their nearest Barnes & Noble and spend a few hours quietly perusing. Others...

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