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13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

By ElodieAugust 31, 2017
The definition of hell is "reading out loud in class and coming to a word you don’t know." (Don’t verify this with... More  →
13 Literary Names You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

How Magic Works in Different Universes

By Nicole DiekerJune 6, 2017
Have you ever wondered how magic in the Potterverse, Narnia, or Middle Earth actually works? Like, why do you have to say... More  →
How Magic Works in Different Universes

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

10 Romantic Moves in Literature That Are Actually Creepy in Real Life

By Vitoria BasMarch 2, 2017
Some buy flowers for the people they love; others watch them sleep for nine straight ... More  →
10 Romantic Moves in Literature That Are Actually Creepy in Real Life

The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time

By Vitoria BasJanuary 20, 2017
The self-sacrifice is an essential plot-point in so much of fiction. It can be redemptive ("Look...at...me..."), allegorical (when in doubt, safe to... More  →
The Saddest Fictional Sacrifices of All Time