36 Banned Books That Are Still Powerful Today

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    Powerful Quotes About Depression from William Styron's Memoir <em>Darkness Visible</em>

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    Powerful Quotes About Depression from William Styron's Memoir Darkness Visible

    Author William's Styron's public fight with depression has helped others who have struggled with mental illness.

    by Laura De Silva

    13 Novels That’ll Take You Back to School

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    13 Novels That’ll Take You Back to School

    Hit the books and dive into the crazy world of academia.

    by Olivia Mason

    10 Love Stories That Will Make You Ugly Cry

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    10 Must-Reads for Die-Hard Jane Austen Fans

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    10 Must-Reads for Die-Hard Jane Austen Fans

    There’s more to discover outside of your favorite author’s six books.

    by Sarah Mangiola

    9 Irrational Fears We Can Blame on Books

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    9 Irrational Fears We Can Blame on Books

    Logic aside, these book based fears still haunt us today.

    by The Reading Room

    The Re-Read: Jane Eyre

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    The Re-Read: Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre is imperfect—and far more appealing for it.

    by Cailey Hall

    The Laborious Birth of <em>Jane Eyre</em>

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    The Laborious Birth of Jane Eyre

    Discover the story behind Jane Eyre in Juliet Barker's astounding biography, The Brontës.

    by Jessica Ferri

    10 Brainy Beach Reads

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    10 Brainy Beach Reads

    Just because you're checked out of the office doesn't mean you're checked out of great reading.

    by Noomie Tiwutanond

    Which Bennet Sister Are You?

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    Which Bennet Sister Are You?

    We all want to be Lizzie, of course.

    by Molly Reiniger

    The Best Jane Austen Movies

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    The Best Jane Austen Movies

    Vote for your favorite!

    by Cailey Hall

    Dysfunction Junction: 10 Books About Dysfunctional Families

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    11 Brilliant Female Authors You’ve Never Heard Of

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    11 Brilliant Female Authors You’ve Never Heard Of

    These underappreciated writers deserve your attention.

    by Jessica Ferri

    The Re-Read: Little Women

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    The Re-Read: Little Women

    Were we too young to appreciate this classic novel?

    by Molly Reiniger

    9 Inspiring Female Coming of Age Stories

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    9 Inspiring Female Coming of Age Stories

    From Jane Austen to Julia Child, these inspiring stories prove that you are never too old to find yourself.

    by Cailey Hall

    5 Best New Books to Read this March

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    5 Best New Books to Read this March

    You are going to want to bookmark these.

    by DeAnna Janes

    5 Early Female Irish Writers

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    5 Early Female Irish Writers

    Ireland was home to some of the most forward-thinking female writers.

    by Cailey Hall

    6 Contemporary Novels for Jane Austen Fans

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    6 Contemporary Novels for Jane Austen Fans

    When re-reading the six novels Austen wrote herself is not enough.

    by Molly Reiniger

    9 Best Thrillers with Strong Female Protagonists

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    9 Best Thrillers with Strong Female Protagonists

    Anti-heroines, real life spies, and more take on the thrilling and chilling missions.

    by DeAnna Janes

    6 Books to Give You the Travel Bug

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    Valentine’s Day Antidote: <i>Villette</i> by Charlotte Brontë

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    Valentine’s Day Antidote: Villette by Charlotte Brontë

    Fight reductive HEA (Happily Ever After) with Charlotte Brontë's last, best, novel.

    by Cailey Hall

    Romance by the Book: For Saps and Cynics

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    Romance by the Book: For Saps and Cynics

    Who needs candles and confections on Valentine’s Day when you’ve got a great novel?

    by DeAnna Janes

    6 Life-Changing Books Every Woman Should Read

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    6 Life-Changing Books Every Woman Should Read

    Life's too short for boring books. Get inspired with these life-changing reads.

    by Jessica Ferri

    10 Famous Writers on Keeping a Journal

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    10 Famous Writers on Keeping a Journal

    These writers know the importance of keeping a journal, whether it's for revenge, memory, or stress reduction.

    by Jessica Ferri

    12 Cozy Holiday Bookstagrams

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    12 Cozy Holiday Bookstagrams

    Baby, it's cold outside. Snuggle in with a hot beverage and a great read.

    by Jessica Ferri

    The Re-Read: <i>The Girl’s Guide to Hunting and Fishing</i>

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    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

    In-Flight Entertainment: Best Books to Read on a Plane

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    In-Flight Entertainment: Best Books to Read on a Plane

    The bad news is, you're trapped on the tarmac. The good news is, you finally have time to read.

    by Jessica Ferri

    10 Novels Written in About a Month

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    10 Novels Written in About a Month

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

    by The Reading Room

    10 Novels Written in About a Month

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    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

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    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

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    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

    In Defense: Elizabeth Gilbert

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    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

    10 Self-Published Authors Who Made it Big

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    8 Most Controversial Novels Ever Published

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    8 Most Controversial Novels Ever Published

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

    by Jessica Ferri

    Live Your Own Life: 10 Inspiring Facts About Margaret Mitchell

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    Live Your Own Life: 10 Inspiring Facts About Margaret Mitchell

    The Gone with the Wind author was a woman ahead of her time.

    by Jessica Ferri

    The Re-Read: J.D. Salinger’s <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i>

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    The Re-Read: J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye

    Revisting this classic novel, one writer discovers the truth about Holden Caulfield, and herself.

    by Alison Currie

    15 Famous Books That Were Initially Rejected

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    15 Famous Books That Were Initially Rejected

    As Samuel Beckett once said: "Try again. Fail again. Fail better."

    by Jessica Ferri

    5 Empowering, Witchy Reads

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    5 Empowering, Witchy Reads

    Inspirational books about women who won't let The Man get them down.

    by Jessica Ferri

    All The Dead Literary Ladies (And Some Dudes, Too)

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    All The Dead Literary Ladies (And Some Dudes, Too)

    Jessa Crispin, in the midst of an existential crisis, follows the lives of exiled writers and artists.

    by Jessica Ferri

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