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Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Part 5

By ElodieJuly 26, 2017
Catch up on parts 1 — 4 of Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird here! Scout tells us that Jem has become extremely irritable after his brush with death. I can relate. Once I fell in a pond when I was ten years old. I didn’t almost die,... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Part 5

How to Tell If a Guy Likes You (According to Classic Literature)

By ElodieJuly 25, 2017
As near as I can tell, men are an unfathomable conundrum. I know this not from personal experience (the last time I had a successful interaction with a guy was probably circa 2012), but from every women's magazine that has ever existed. Through them, I've learned there... More  →
How to Tell If a Guy Likes You (According to Classic Literature)

Blogging Animal Farm, Part 2

By Taylor NolesJuly 24, 2017
Welcome back, snuggle muffins. This is the latest installment in our Blogging the Classics series: you voted, and we listened, so this round we're covering Animal Farm. Previously, on Animal Farm: A bit of background on George "G-Eazy" Orwell and I, for... More  →
Blogging <em>Animal Farm</em>, Part 2

Our Fave Classic Lit Characters Get a Modern Makeover

By Lila SelleJuly 24, 2017
This slideshow was originally published in April 2016, but we're putting it up again because...WELL, NEED WE EVEN EXPLAIN?! Look at it. It's a gourddamn masterpiece. ENJOY.—the edsBook nerds, if ever there was a time to rejoice, THIS IS IT, for Lila Selle and Steffi Lynn h More  →
Our Fave Classic Lit Characters Get a Modern Makeover

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieJuly 21, 2017
There have only been two good inventions in the history of mankind: texting, and Harry Potter. (I guess fire, penicillin, and the internal combustion engine are also up there, but for the sake of this intro let’s pretend they’re not.) Texting allows me to talk to peopl More  →
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, As Told in a Series of Texts

Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieJuly 21, 2017
Look, I don’t need to know why you’re here. I don’t need to know what misfortune has befallen you, what dark and winding road has led you to this low, low point in your life wherein you are Googling things like "[book title] summed up in a single sentence." You hear me More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

13 Books That Went from 0 to 100 Real Quick

By ElodieJuly 20, 2017
When it comes to books, there is a Point A and a Point B, and then a bunch of stuff that happens in the middle. Writers are generally pretty good about including that middle bit—explaining, over the course of many chapters, how Point A led... More  →
13 Books That Went from 0 to 100 Real Quick

Me Then vs. Me Now: Classic Lit Edition

By Taylor NolesJuly 19, 2017
Whenever there's an opportunity to combine classic lit and tumblr memes, BY GOD, WE WILL TAKE IT.—eds  More  →
Me Then vs. Me Now: Classic Lit Edition

Anatomy of a Lord of the Rings Fangirl

By SparkLifeJuly 18, 2017
Welcome back to our new series, Anatomy of a Fangirl! To see our previous installments, click here. This week, an enormous thank you goes out to Emma Barker for this ✨ illustration. This one goes out to the fangirls who... Know the One Ring verse by heart Have SO MANY feelings about Aragorn... More  →
Anatomy of a <i>Lord of the Rings</i> Fangirl

7 Harry Potter Covers Reimagined by Our Favorite Illustrators

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 18, 2017
Previous to the publication of this slideshow—which features amazing reimaginings of all seven Harry Potter covers—our greatest accomplishments in life were eating our own weight in raw cookie dough and getting a 7/10 on this One Direction Lyric or Romeo & Juliet Quot More  →
7 <em>Harry Potter</em> Covers Reimagined by Our Favorite Illustrators