10 Weirdest Facts About Renaissance Florence

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You can find some bizarre facts while you’re researching. Author L. M. Elliott has immersed herself in Renaissance Florence for her new book, Da Vinci’s Tiger, where we meet Ginevra de’Benci, the fascinating real woman who sat for Leonardo Da … Read More

27 Excuses To Use When You’d Rather Stay Home and Read

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Because we’ve all been there. It’s 8pm on a Friday night. You’re dressed and ready to attend that party—you know, the party. You’ve completed your three-minute mantra of standing in front of the mirror, telling yourself, tonight, I will socialize. … Read More

YA Bookception! A List of Books Within Books


What could possibly be better than reading a really good book? Reading a really good book that references another really good book you’ve read. It’s like this weird meta-moment where you’re in the book or the book is in you. … Read More

5 Really Famous and Haunted Asylums


Give me an A, give me an S, give me a Y, give me an L, give me a U, give me an M, what does that spell!? A MADNESS SO DISCREET by Mindy McGinnis! Ok, maybe it doesn’t. But … Read More

8 Things I Wish I Knew In High School

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Four years of heart-stopping crushes, best friends, awkward social situations, and bad cafeteria food. Like Dickens said, it was the best of times…and it was the worst of times. Welcome to High School. In VERY IN PIECES, Very Sayles-Woodruff leaves her … Read More

9 Candles Every Book-Loving Pyro Needs

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Burn candles, not books! Instead of burning books, here are nine book-themed or scented candles we recommend you light up during Banned Books Week! Burning Books Literary Candle This candle smells like you’re sitting by a fire reading your favorite … Read More

8 Badass Ladies Who Changed Literature Forever

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Who run the literary world? GIRLS. Women writers have been kicking butt for a long time and it’s time we acknowledge those who changed the literature game.   8 Women Who Changed Literature A list curated by Mackenzi Lee My … Read More

7 Major Fairy Tale Fails

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Mirror, mirror on the wall who’s the failest of them all? Alex Flinn, author of Beastly, Bewitching, and her newest novel, Mirrored, knows that fairy tales aren’t as perfect as they may seem. Actually, if you think about it, there’s … Read More

24 Extreme YA Book Cover Makeovers

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Books so nice they designed them twice. Whether it’s for a fresh, paperback look, the re-release of a classic series or a movie-tie in edition, we’re in when it comes to cover makeovers. Because it totally justifies having duplicate copies … Read More

10 Extremely Productive Places to Work on Your Novel

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This is like one of those YOU CAN EXERCISE ANYWHERE articles except it’s for people who would rather write books than do dumb squats. Best Places for Guerilla Writing… —–A list created by Kate Scelsa, author of Fans of the Impossible … Read More

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