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If Famous Poets Had Tinder

By ElodieMarch 29, 2017
Tinder is pretty great because you get to swipe left and right on people’s shirtless selfies all from the comfort of your own butt-dented couch. Tinder does, however, get a bad rap, mostly because if you want to have a conversation with a regular human being, you must firs More  →
If Famous Poets Had Tinder

The Thirstiest Literary Characters, RANKED

By Maddy AaronMarch 29, 2017
If you have zero cool, lots of enthusiasm, a massive crush on someone who maybe isn't aware of your existence, and a history of sending texts like, "I NOTICED THAT YOU LIKE BURRITOS I LIKE BURRITOS TOO MAYBE DO YOU WANT TO BE MY BOYFRIEND AND KISS ME ON MY MOUTH", there's a More  →
The Thirstiest Literary Characters, RANKED

3 Gorgeous Harry Potter Gifs to Get You Through Hump Day

By Kate Allan and Chelsea DaggerMarch 29, 2017
If you need us, we’ll just be here, staring at these, UTTERLY TRANSFIXED, until the weekend arrives. WAKE US WHEN IT'S FRIDAY NIGHT.  Our fave trio is back together again, thanks to these fabulous gifs by @thelatestkate, with type by Chelsea Dagger! More  →
3 Gorgeous <em>Harry Potter</em> Gifs to Get You Through Hump Day

Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMarch 28, 2017
I have a very specific idea in my head of people who have read every Jane Austen novel. They actually floss, and they know when to use a semicolon, and they can mentally calculate the tip without using the calculator on their phones. In short, they are simply a higher calibe More  →
Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

20 Questions You Can Ask About Pretty Much Any Shakespeare Play

By ElodieMarch 27, 2017
There's going to come a time where you will find yourself in class discussing a Shakespeare play you haven't actually read. Perhaps you didn't quite understand the syllabus, or perhaps you were up all night binge-watching The Great British Bake-Off, in which case who can blame you? The good... More  →
20 Questions You Can Ask About Pretty Much Any Shakespeare Play

We Would Read These Literary Spin-Offs

By Kalina CiokMarch 27, 2017
Publishers are always looking to squeeze some extra juice out of a successful book by cranking out a spin-off. Wherefore did Four: A Divergent Story Collection appear in our lives, if not for the nerve-wracked publishing executive sitting in their office screaming, "We are running out of Theo... More  →
We Would Read These Literary Spin-Offs

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: February 3, 1982

By Nicole DiekerMarch 27, 2017
Dear Diary, Is it wrong to say that age has improved someone? I know that I am a stronger, kinder, and more compassionate person than I was in my youth—and, meeting Elphinstone for the first time in years, found him to be… it’s hard to say.... More  →
From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: February 3, 1982

Emma Chastain On Her Debut Novel, Confessions of a High School Disaster

By Emily BrownMarch 24, 2017
We were beside ourselves when Emma Chastain, former SparkNotes editor 🙋🏽  and writing advice expert, announced that her debut novel was out there on the bookshelves awaiting us. Confessions of a High School Disaster takes shape around the life of Chloe Snow, whose daily journal entries catalogue the defining moments of high school (ratio of moments,... More  →
Emma Chastain On Her Debut Novel, <i>Confessions of a High School Disaster</i>

7 of the Most Mind-Boggling Harry Potter Theories

By ElodieMarch 24, 2017
We're not ashamed to say that we're still going to be donning Ravenclaw scarves and squabbling about Severus Snape's questionable status as a hero (ONE BRAVE ACT DOES NOT REDEEM A LIFETIME OF DOUCHINESS) as we settle into nursing homes 50 years from now. This series is the More  →
7 of the Most Mind-Boggling <em>Harry Potter</em> Theories

The Most Underrated Sidekick Heroines in YA

By Amanda BellMarch 24, 2017
Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen, and the rest of our top-billed book friends might get all the credit for their literary lady heroism, but at the end of the day, the depth chart for awesome in the genre is staggering. In fact, these YA... More  →
The Most Underrated Sidekick Heroines in YA