15 Books Spotted In Season 5 of 'OITNB'

15 Books Spotted In Season 5 of 'OITNB'

The fifth season of Orange is the New Black hit Netflix on June 9th, proving to be just as shocking as the previous four seasons. Many fans were waiting to see what was going to happen in Litchfield in the wake of Poussey’s tragic death at the end of last season. In the most touching homage, the characters created an art installation out of books in Poussey’s honor.   Poussey spent a significant amount of time in the library at Litchfield, and creating this tribute was especially appropriate for her. A number of great books were included in the art installation/memorial library, but …

15 Books Spotted In Season 5 of ‘OITNB’

15 Books Spotted In Season 5 of ‘OITNB’

The fifth season of Orange is the New Black hit Netflix on June 9th, proving to be just as shocking as the previous four seasons. Many fans were waiting to see what was going to happen in Litchfield in the wake of Poussey’s tragic death at the end of last season. In the most touching homage, the characters created an art installation out of books in Poussey’s honor.   Poussey spent a significant amount of time in the library at Litchfield, and creating this tribute was especially appropriate for her. A number of great books were included in the art installation/memorial library, but …

Dan Stevens Couldn’t Wait to Visit the Beast’s Library

Dan Stevens Couldn’t Wait to Visit the Beast’s Library

Didn’t think you could love Dan Stevens more? Here’s proof that he was the perfect fit for the role of the Beast.   Stevens recently revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that his favorite part of the film to recreate was the library scene, one of the most magical moments in both the 1991 animated Beauty and the Beast and this year’s live-action version. We ourselves have often dreamt of what it would be like to have access to so many books that you need ladders to reach the highest shelves, with nooks and crannies to spend your whole day reading in. And the …

Women Dress as Handmaids to Protest Abortion Bill

Women Dress as Handmaids to Protest Abortion Bill

Women’s rights advocates are finding new, creative ways to protest. Most recently? Dressing up as handmaids from Margaret Atwood’s novel to protest anti-abortion bills.   The popularity of Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has made a resurgence this year not only on bestseller’s lists and on screen, but also in politics. The dystopian novel paints a world that implements restrictive and puritanical views regarding the place of women in society and, sadly, it has become especially significant in our current political climate. Many parallels have been drawn throughout the last year comparing modern day conservative values to those that are presented in the novel.    “You are seeing a bubbling up …

9 Books to Gift Your Pa on Father's Day

9 Books to Gift Your Pa on Father's Day

Father’s Day is that special day to recognize those who helped raise us into who we are today. While relationships with our fathers can be some of the most complicated, they can also be examples of the deepest and most authentic love out there. We know, it’s stressful to find a present that says “I love you” and “thanks for being my dad.” We also know that books never fail as the perfect present for your pa!   The next step is finding the book. Here are 8 books that are perfect gifts for the upcoming holiday:   1. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin …