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7 Fictional Characters Who Didn't Deserve to Have a Happy Ending

By ElodieJune 14, 2018
Sometimes you hate a fictional character so passionately that it almost feels like a betrayal when you reach the end of the book and they DON’T wind up being eaten by wolves or something. You were forced to watch them being terrible for roughly 52 chapters; the least the a More  →
7 Fictional Characters Who Didn't Deserve to Have a Happy Ending

Every Jane Austen Novel, Ranked from Worst to Best

By ShahzodaJune 13, 2018
It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone has a favorite and least favorite Jane Austen novel. And whether you’re bored or you’re as busy as Bath in July, there’s always time to click through a slideshow ranking the books to see if your personal preferences More  →
Every Jane Austen Novel, Ranked from Worst to Best

If Famous Poets Had Tinder

By ElodieJune 13, 2018
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

Paradise Lost As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieJune 12, 2018
Paradise Lost is not an easy read. It was written in the 1600s, it’s very long, and everything’s a metaphor for eternal sin. Besides, you probably think you know the story. Satan rebelled, God threw him out, Eve ate an apple, Jesus was somewhere. Perhaps the worst thin More  →
<i>Paradise Lost</i> As Told in a Series of Texts

7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

By ElodieJune 12, 2018
My parents gave me my name for no reason other than they heard it somewhere and said, "Yep, that’ll do." But if you’re a fictional character, there’s a good chance your name is so symbolic and meaningful it may as well be Remus McSecretWerewolf. (It’s also entirely More  →
7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

Harry Potter's 8 Luckiest Breaks

By Taylor NolesJune 8, 2018
Harry Potter may have had a little trouble with that whole his-parents-getting-murdered-by-evil-incarnate thing, but generally? That boy is #blessed. All I can say is that we are lucky we live in the timeline wherein EVERYTHING goes Harry's way, or else the entire HP series More  →
Harry Potter's 8 Luckiest Breaks

What You Thought These Famous Literary Quotes Meant VS. What They Actually Mean

By Taylor NolesJune 8, 2018
Forget everything you thought you knew about classic lit—okay, no, remember like 95% of it, but the other 5% IS TOTALLY WRONG. You've probably been going about your life completely misunderstanding these famous quotes—but don't panic, because we're here to help. Click th More  →
What You Thought These Famous Literary Quotes Meant VS. What They <em>Actually</em> Mean

6 Insanely Bizarre Literary Sequels You Never Knew Existed

By ElodieJune 7, 2018
There are certain sequels everyone knows about. For instance, we all know about Go Set a Watchman, the To Kill a Mockingbird sequel that shattered everyone’s illusions about Atticus. And we all know about Cursed Child, the Harry Potter sequel that shattered everyone More  →
6 Insanely Bizarre Literary Sequels You Never Knew Existed

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Emily Dickinson

By ElodieJune 6, 2018
Big news, book people: there’s going to be a TV series all about Emily Dickinson, the prolific American poet whose works are almost as famous as the fact that she never left her house. (“But why?” everyone always wants to know. “Why didn’t she ever leave... More  →
8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Emily Dickinson

Literary Love Triangles, Ranked from Best to Worst

By ElodieJune 5, 2018
When done right, a love triangle is a richly told, sometimes tragic tale of star-crossed passion. When done wrong, it’s just a bunch of angst and longing looks cobbled together to sell T-shirts that could very well TEAR OUR SOCIETY APART. (Team Edward vs. Team Jacob, for e More  →
Literary Love Triangles, Ranked from Best to Worst