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Dystopian Novels Summed Up in a Single Dire Warning

By ElodieMay 10, 2017
Dystopian novels ask us not to see the world as it is, but as it COULD be (you know, if things were... More  →
Dystopian Novels Summed Up in a Single Dire Warning

The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

By kat_rosenfieldApril 7, 2017
This post was originally published in November 2016   Our favorite works of fiction have no shortage of examples on both sides of the... More  →
The 12 Best and Worst Leaders in Fiction

QUIZ: How Many Classic Lit Quotes Can You Identify?

By Kelly HoffmacherDecember 15, 2016
Are you a classic lit junkie like me? Prove it with this quiz! Even if you're not, maybe you'll find a quote or two... More  →
QUIZ: How Many Classic Lit Quotes Can You Identify?

7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

By ElodieDecember 6, 2016
My parents gave me my name for no reason other than they heard it somewhere and said, "Yep, that’ll do." But if... More  →
7 Fictional Characters Whose Names Give Away the Story

If Books Were Bands

By Ana RuizAugust 10, 2016
Any hardcore fan of The Doors knows that the band got its name from Aldous Huxley's book The Doors of Perception. If I had... More  →
If Books Were Bands

If Classic Novels Took Place Today

By Andrew TavinSeptember 23, 2015
If not a paragraph went by in As I Lay Dying when you didn't wish the Bundrens had access to a high speed... More  →
If Classic Novels Took Place Today

The Best Ways to Start Any Essay

By Emma W.September 14, 2015
An untitled Microsoft Word Doc with your name, your teacher's name, the class, and the date; a working title ("Essay 1"); and... More  →
The Best Ways to Start Any Essay

7 Awesome Literary Prom Themes

By Kathryn_WilliamsOctober 17, 2013
Anyone can purchase a Rolling in the Deep–themed prom set, complete with Wavy Ocean Whispers Columns and Deep Blue Dream Pool... More  →
7 Awesome Literary Prom Themes

Four Legs Good? You Cannot Even HANDLE That Math!

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 18, 2009
Can you judge a book by its cover? Publishing giant Penguin thinks so. According to the New York Times, Penguin is repackaging... More  →
Four Legs Good? You Cannot Even HANDLE That Math!