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The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

By ElodieAugust 14, 2018
"Woman does a thing, society freaks out" is one of my favorite things that can happen in a book. Obviously "villains monologuing unnecessarily"... More  →
The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

7 of the Most Disappointing Endings in Literature

By ElodieJuly 10, 2018
Not every literary ending is a home-run. Sometimes you will be enjoying a book immensely, only to have it all go horribly... More  →
7 of the Most Disappointing Endings in Literature

Tragic (And Slightly Less Tragic) Literary Deaths, Ranked

By Elaine AtwellJune 29, 2018
(Obviously this post is more spoilery than a Jack-O-Lantern in January, so proceed at your own risk.) As young folks (and human beings... More  →
Tragic (And Slightly Less Tragic) Literary Deaths, Ranked

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

By ElodieMay 3, 2018
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

7 Proposals in Literature That Make Me Want to Die of Secondhand Embarrassment Every Time I Read Them

By ElodieMarch 5, 2018
There are certain episodes of The Office that I cannot watch without wanting to fly into the sun, so it should come... More  →
7 Proposals in Literature That Make Me Want to Die of Secondhand Embarrassment Every Time I Read Them

The 8 Best Holiday Scenes in Fiction

By Emily BrownDecember 26, 2017
If there are two things the holiday szn is never lacking in, they are books and cheese platters. In the spirit of this,... More  →
The 8 Best Holiday Scenes in Fiction

The Best Movies to Watch With Your Sister(s) Over the Holidays

By Nicole DiekerDecember 30, 2015
One moment you're annoyed at your sister's science project taking up the entire dining room table, and the next you've gone off... More  →
The Best Movies to Watch With Your Sister(s) Over the Holidays

Romanticizing Your Quirks (AKA Life Problems) Using Everyone’s Favorite Literary Goddesses

By Maddy AaronOctober 29, 2015
We’re almost positive someone once said that interesting people aren’t perfect, or some variation of that—we have a problem with follow through... More  →
Romanticizing Your Quirks (AKA Life Problems) Using Everyone's Favorite Literary Goddesses

Louisa May Alcott's Journals Offer Definitive Proof That She Was a Total Badass

By Jessie GaynorSeptember 30, 2015
Happy birthday to Little Women! Louisa May Alcott's novel—which has convinced generations of brats that revenge is a dish best served hot hot... More  →
Louisa May Alcott's Journals Offer Definitive Proof That She Was a Total Badass