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What Your Least Favorite Required Reading Says About You

By ElodieJune 22, 2017
None of us will escape the education system without being forced to read a book that we really, truly do not care... More  →
What Your Least Favorite Required Reading Says About You

How Classic Authors Pitched Their Novels, Probably

By ElodieJune 20, 2017
An idea can be perfect in your head, but explaining it out loud? With words? Coherently? That’s a different beast entirely. This... More  →
How Classic Authors Pitched Their Novels, Probably

SparkNotes Is Here to Save Summer Reading-Vote For Your Fave Book & We'll Blog It!

By Chelsea DaggerJune 16, 2017
As the late, great Jane Austen once said, it's a truth universally acknowledged that SparkNotes are the single best study... More  →
SparkNotes Is Here to Save Summer Reading-Vote For Your Fave Book & We'll Blog It!

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

14 Shakespeare Quotes That Would Make Great Tinder Bios

By ElodieJune 13, 2017
Anyone who has ever used Tinder has agonized over what to put in their bio. It needs to communicate that you are witty... More  →
Shakespeare Quotes That Would Make Great Tinder Bios

6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

By ElodieJune 5, 2017
There are many characters in books who DESERVE our unbridled hatred. For instance, I don’t think you’ll find a single person who is... More  →
6 Literary Characters Who Don't Deserve All the Hate That They Get

Classic Novels Summed Up By Someone Who Has Never Read Them

By ElodieJune 1, 2017
Despite certain grandiose and easily disprovable claims I sometimes make on first dates, no one has yet managed to read every book... More  →
Classic Novels Summed Up By Someone Who Has Never Read Them

QUIZ: Is This a Catcher in the Rye Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

By ElodieMay 19, 2017
If you want to write a Lana Del Rey song, you’re going to need some sadness, a bit of angst, and whole... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a <i>Catcher in the Rye</i> Quote or a Lana Del Rey Lyric?

Snapchats from Paradise Lost

By ElodieMay 3, 2017
I think we can all agree that John Milton needed to do less. The man wrote an entire epic poem in blank... More  →
Snapchats from Paradise Lost

Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from Romeo and Juliet

By ElodieMay 1, 2017
People will say, "But Elodie, Romeo and Juliet was supposed to be a cautionary tale, not a romantic how-to guide."... More  →
Everything I Know About Dating, I Learned from Romeo and Juliet