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QUIZ: Which Jane Austen Novel Do You Belong In?

By ElodieJune 9, 2016
One day you may very well find yourself living out a Jane Austen novel. I don’t know how or why this will happen—I don’t know what sort of otherworldly portal you’ve tripped and fallen into, what goblin magic you’ve trifled with, or which vengeful god... More  →
QUIZ: Which Jane Austen Novel Do You Belong In?

9 Essential Road-Trip Lessons We Learned From Lord of the Rings

By kat_rosenfieldJune 9, 2016
The weather is warm, gas is cheap, and mankind's fall is imminent—what better time for a road trip? Before you head out on the lonesome road, though, take in these crucial lessons honed by Frodo et al. on the eternal highway to Mordor. Choose your fellow road... More  →
9 Essential Road-Trip Lessons We Learned From <i>Lord of the Rings</i>

Classic Lit: Mansplained!

By Jessie GaynorJune 8, 2016
Actually, intros are the lowest form of art. Stendhal said that. Are you familiar with Stendhal?   Moby Dick Have you heard of Infinite Jest? It's really a seminal book, but sometimes women have a harder time getting it. That's just something I've observed. Anyway, speaking of seminal, Moby Dick is about... More  →
Classic Lit: Mansplained!

Everything Classic Lit Taught Me About #Adulting

By Maura Barry-GarlandJune 8, 2016
Adulting is the art of tackling your responsibilities head-on, like you are Hulk Hogan and your responsibilities are some other famous wrestler whose name I don’t know because I don’t actually follow that sport. So how do you become a pro at adulting... More  →
Everything Classic Lit Taught Me About #Adulting

THIS WEEKEND! Don't Miss Barnes & Noble's Teen Book Fest

By SparkLifeJune 7, 2016
As you may have heard (probably on the street; that's where the word usually is), this weekend is Barnes & Noble B-Fest, a celebration of teen books at Barnes & Noble locations nationwide. Stores around the country will be hosting YA trivia, writing workshops, coloring hullabaloos (collabaloos?), and... More  →
THIS WEEKEND! Don't Miss Barnes & Noble's Teen Book Fest

How to Court a Lady, According to Mr. Darcy

By andrew joanisJune 7, 2016
Hot tips from the savviest of emotionally unavailable bachelors. More  →
How to Court a Lady, According to Mr. Darcy

We Rank the Lord of the Rings Characters According to Dateability

By Maddy AaronJune 7, 2016
While some people had posters of Justin Timberlake, Shane West, and Chad Michael Murray splashed across the walls of their room growing up, others of us chose to forego the Teen Vogue foldouts for life-size cutouts of Legolas, handmade collages of Aragorn, and etchings More  →
We Rank the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> Characters According to Dateability

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: August 28, 1955

By Nicole DiekerJune 6, 2016
Dear Diary, How does a person know if they've chosen the right career? Over the past month, I've been more and more certain that I've made a mistake—and it's the kind of mistake you have to visit every day, and dress up for, and be nice... More  →
From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: August 28, 1955

Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, and MORE talk Me Before You, Garlic Breath, and Badass Female Characters

By Jessie GaynorJune 2, 2016
Prior to Saturday afternoon, when I attended the junket for Me Before You, the movie adaptation of Jojo Moyes' novel of the same name, my sole (second-hand) experience of press junkets was the scene in Notting Hill wherein Hugh Grant—LA Looks Hair Styling... More  →
Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, and MORE talk <i>Me Before You</i>, Garlic Breath, and Badass Female Characters

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 3 (The Continued Adventures of Jack the Serial Killer)

By ElodieJune 2, 2016
To catch up on Parts 1 and 2, click here! Sometimes I like to think that I could survive in the wilderness, but this is laughable. I require indoor plumbing and refrigeration at all times, I can’t rip a log apart with my bare... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 3 (The Continued Adventures of Jack the Serial Killer)