I’ve always been a voracious reader since I was little, but as I grew older, my parents encouraged me to start branching out into adult books more and more. I’m a stubborn soul, though, and the YA section of my local library remained my happy place. I didn’t start adventuring into adult spaces until I […]
Diving into the fantasy fiction genre is exhilarating—there are so many wizards, princesses, orphans, faeries, and dragons to spend time with. Whether your giftee is a devotee of the genre or a newbie, these are some of the hottest fantasy books of the year, geared toward teens but ready to be enjoyed by anyone.
For every hero who was obviously destined for greatness (Superman, I’m looking at you), there’s a totally inconspicuous, unexpected counterpart. You know, the kind of awkward, hopeless type who’s constantly tripping over pebbles or telling terrible knock-knock jokes. But really, the unexpected ones are the best kind of hero—so here are some of our favorites.
That epic gathering of nerds known as San Diego Comic-Con is going on this week, and I think we can all agree the best part is THE COSPLAY. Nerds! Dressed up as your favorite characters! How could it get better? It’s almost as if, for a few minutes, everything is real. And because we’d like nothing more than […]