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The 6 Best Slash Pairings in Classic Literature

By ElodieJune 15, 2017
The term “slash” usually refers to same-sex couples in modern media and the fanfiction derived thereof, but not always. Look, people have been writing homoerotic subtext (and sometimes not even subtext) into their books for as long have books have existed—whether it was in the... More  →
The 6 Best Slash Pairings in Classic Literature

5 Fictional Characters Who Were Sapiosexuals

By Taylor NolesJune 15, 2017
A sapiosexual is not only an option for your OKCupid profile, it's also a thing you can call yourself if you want to assert your brain domination over every trembling, mindless cretin around you at the cafeteria table. Though this word has not... More  →
5 Fictional Characters Who Were Sapiosexuals

Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Come Out, but Don't Want to Be Outed

By kat_rosenfieldJune 14, 2017
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm an Asian closeted Christian bi girl who is a freshman at a fairly conservative Christian high school. If you want some examples of how far my school leans right, our superintendent gave a speech during one of our weekly assemblies two years... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Want to Come Out, but Don't Want to Be Outed

6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

By ElodieJune 14, 2017
We have all read our share of messed-up books in the name of school. Every single one of us has experienced an In Cold Blood, a Lolita, maybe a Clockwork Orange or two. It’s simply inevitable. Let’s talk about them. Now, I could not include EVERY disturbing, godfors More  →
6 of the Most Messed-Up Books We All Had to Read for School

What YA Plot Sums Up Your Life?

By Taylor NolesJune 14, 2017
Are you young and/or ageless thanks to a creepy portrait in your attic? Are you keen for adventure? Are you determined and/or kind and/or intelligent and/or handy with an axe? Then you, my friend, are the perfect candidate for a YA novel protagonist. Take the quiz... More  →
What YA Plot Sums Up Your Life?

How Not to Ruin Your Life This Summer

By Megan PrietzelJune 14, 2017
It’s summer! That glorious, magical time of year when you only have to read the books you want to, only have to study Calculus if you’re into that, and only have to wear pants should the mood strikes you. But with great pants-lessness comes great... More  →
How Not to Ruin Your Life This Summer