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Jimmy Kimmel Asked People on the Street to Name Any Book & It Went About As Well As You Would Expect

By ElodieMay 24, 2018
This week in books news: Jimmy Kimmel asked people to name a book—any book—and it went about as well as you would expect, which is to say it went terribly. Hardly anyone could name anything even resembling a book, and those that COULD... More  →
Jimmy Kimmel Asked People on the Street to Name Any Book & It Went About As Well As You Would Expect

The Surprising College Majors of 8 Harry Potter Stars

By Taylor NolesMay 24, 2018
Weird but true: turns out that the stars of Harry Potter did not in fact major in "Looking Good" and "Getting Money." There are lots of ways to decide a major, but probably the best way is to just do whatever Hermione did. More  →
The Surprising College Majors of 8 <em>Harry Potter</em> Stars

13 of the Most Underrated Quotes in Literature

By ElodieMay 23, 2018
Quotes like “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves” and “Not all those who wander are lost” get all the credit, all the glory, all the Etsy T-shirts. However, most books contain more than just one extremely quotable line. In fact, they ofte More  →
13 of the Most Underrated Quotes in Literature

7 Fictional Characters You Would Probably Hate in Real Life

By ElodieMay 22, 2018
I want to believe I would enjoy hanging out with my favorite fictional characters in real life, but in my heart of hearts I know nothing could be further from the truth. When I meet a new person, I have to ask myself three questions before I extend the hand of friendship:  More  →
7 Fictional Characters You Would Probably Hate in Real Life

7 Forgotten Defense Against the Dark Arts Teachers

By Vitoria BasMay 22, 2018
The stories that are TOO REAL for Hogwarts: A History. More  →
7 Forgotten Defense Against the Dark Arts Teachers

6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

By ElodieMay 22, 2018
We have all read our share of messed-up books in the name of school. Every single one of us has experienced an In Cold Blood, a Lolita, maybe a Clockwork Orange or two. It’s simply inevitable. Let’s talk about them. Now, I could not include EVERY disturbing, godfors More  →
6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

By ElodieMay 21, 2018
Very rarely does a novel’s title give you any indication of what you’re getting yourself into. For instance, Beowulf sounds like it’s about a wolf (spoiler alert: it’s not). And if you’d asked me before I read it, I would have said Animal Farm was an idyllic ba More  →
Honest Names for All the Books You'll Have to Read in Your English Class

The 8 Most Romantic Confessions of Love in Fiction

By Taylor NolesMay 18, 2018
Ah, here they are. Here are 8 scenes which have RUINED MY LOVE LIFE by creating unrealistic standards. Currently, after careful reflection, I've decided to save myself for a romantic pursuer who spells out my name in fireworks before parachuting out of a plane and delivering More  →
The 8 Most Romantic Confessions of Love in Classic Lit

How to Flirt, According to Shakespeare

By ElodieMay 18, 2018
If you’re anything like me, your idea of "flirting" involves both parties making eye contact for far too long and then simultaneously barfing out the romance words. For your sake, I hope you’re not like me. The world doesn’t need more of us. I hope... More  →
How to Flirt, According to Shakespeare

The Hogwarts Houses Summed Up in Graphs and Charts

By ElodieMay 17, 2018
Nothing says more about you than your Hogwarts house—not your Zodiac sign, not your Myers-Briggs personality type, not whether you peel your string cheese or bite it. (That said, if you bite your string cheese, you’re a psychopath.) So we thought we’d throw together so More  →
The Hogwarts Houses Summed Up in Graphs and Charts