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7 Fictional Places That Do Christmas Right

Who wouldn’t want an invitation to Fezziwig’s Christmas party?

By The Reading Room

6 Super Scandalous Celebrity Biographies

Tuck in for a long winter's night with these juicy, super scandalous celebrity biographies.

By Jessica Ferri

Women of 2015 by the Books

Bookmark these 10 memoirs, inspired reads, and biographies from the women owned 2015.

By DeAnna Janes

3 Reasons Why Outlander Is Smarter than You Think

There's more to Outlander than hot Scottish men. Not that we have a problem with hot Scots.

By Cailey Hall

9 Best Christmas Carol Adaptations

Ward off the bah humbugs with these 9 amazing adaptations of Charles Dickens's classic Christmas Carol.

By DeAnna Janes

The Only Family More Notorious than the Lannisters

In City of God, Cecelia Holland explores the dark and powerful world of Italy's original crime family: The Borgias.

By Greta Shull

Jane Austen’s 12 Most Delightful Insults

We love your sass, Jane. Don't ever change!

By Cailey Hall

5 Books for the Lit Nerd Who’s Read It All

Impress the person on your list who's read everything with these overlooked and unexpected reads.

By Grace Srinivasiah

The Re-Read: The Girl’s Guide to Hunting and Fishing

Revisiting these favorite stories helps a writer to realize her own coming-of-age story might be embarrassing, but kind of awesome, too.

By Jessica Ferri

Celebrate L.M. Montgomery with 10 Quotes from Anne of Green Gables

More than 100 years later, the wisdom of Anne of Green Gables lives on.

By The Reading Room

Holiday Challenge: 31 Days of YA Books

It's time to put your passion to the test.

By Julia Tabas

10 Novels Written in About a Month

It might surprise you how quickly some of these classics were written.

By The Reading Room

Literary Pilgrimage: Virginia Woolf’s England

Take a tour of England through the life and work of Virginia Woolf.

By Jessica Ferri

In Defense: Elizabeth Gilbert

Gilbert haters cite Eat, Pray, Love as proof of her failings, and in the process neglect her fantastic, near-perfect novel.

By Alison Currie

Holidays Abroad: Kate Christensen’s Thanksgiving in Tuscany

Writer Kate Christensen shares a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in the Florentine hills—and her recipe for persimmon pudding.

By Kate Christensen

Listen Up: 6 Literary Podcasts for Book Lovers

When you've exhausted your audio book collection, these literary podcasts will tide you over.

By Alison Currie

Do You Have A Book Hoarding Problem?

Book hoarding is a real disease. Seek treatment now.

By Jessica Ferri

8 Most Controversial Novels Ever Published

Indulge in these notorious novels—because free speech is a beautiful thing.

By Jessica Ferri

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