"They say that the prospect of being hanged in the morning concentrates a man's mind wonderfully; unfortunately what the mind inevitably concentrates on is that it is in a body, that, in the morning, is going to be hanged."
Before I read these words, I had... More →
Every day: You shave your legs every day?! You, my friend, are presidential material. Really. We don’t even shower every day, let alone mow the same patch of lawn with regularity. We wait until the crop has had plenty of time to jimmy up some... More →
The world of young adult fiction is lousy with fantasy stories—you can’t swing a shape-shifting cat without hitting several teenage magic users on an epic quest. Nonetheless, I must tell you that you simply cannot continue to live without reading the Young Wizards series by... More →
When asked which book changed your life, you’ll probably pick a favorite book, or a book that got you through a difficult time. Maybe you’ll pick a book filled with great quotes, or you’ll lie and say Moby Dick because that’s what you’re supposed to... More →
What's the saying? You can never be too rich, too thin, or have too many books? We're not sure about those first two, but that last one sounds about right. If you, like us, are in the grips of a full-blown bibliophilia, you'll... More →
Oh my Gilbert Blythe, they're making a new Anne of Green Gables!!!!!!!!!!
Yes, Sparklers, in an announcement that we can only assume was timed to coincide with Books Week, the CBC has said that they're working on a brand-new adaptation of the classic series... More →
I know you're going to want to fill my locker with dog food, steal my inhaler, and then give me a millennium of swirlies while doing the "why are you hitting yourself?" thing. I don't care.
I'm still going to tell you that the book that... More →
We should've expected as much from the dude who got his start writing for Weird Tales magazine and is known today by top literary scholars as Cthulhu's Babydaddy—but seriously, you guys. H.P. Lovecraft's Twitter account is kind of insane.
The muggy days and endless... More →