Top Articles to Celebrate National Sex Day

Top Articles to Celebrate National Sex Day

Have you heard the news? It’s National Sex Day! That right: June 9th is a special day, according to Urban Dictionary. We’ve written a few articles about sex and sexuality- here’s a list we rounded up of our absolute favorites!   If you’re looking for a wonderfully written, steamy sex scene, we’ve got you covered with five of our favorite sex scenes.   We don’t always hear about author’s sex lives, but when we do, boy are we intrigued! Learn a bit about the sex lives of four famous authors here.   In this year’s weird news, a rise in …

How I Came to Be a Romance Novelist

How I Came to Be a Romance Novelist

By Sabrina Jeffries, NYT Bestselling Author of The Pleasures of Passion (On Sale June 20, 2017)   If you want to become a romance writer, here’s how not to do it.   Don’t be ashamed of having spent your early years reading them and dreaming of writing them. Don’t listen when teachers tell you that you need a “real” job to supplement your writing of what should be “real” books about the struggles of “real” life. And whatever you do, don’t pursue that job to its logical end before you acknowledge that your true love is genre fiction. Otherwise, you’ll end …

9 Underrated Paranormal Books That Will Get Under Your Skin

9 Underrated Paranormal Books That Will Get Under Your Skin

Originally posted on The Lineup   When it comes to the great works of paranormal horror, there are numerous classics from which to choose—Stephen King’s The Shining certainly comes to mind. If, however, you’re willing to stray outside the box to get your thrills, you’ll find plenty of lesser-known paranormal books that still deliver the terror. The following nine underrated paranormal books will get under your skin, and ensure many a sleepless night.   1. Nella Waits by Marlys Millhiser Millhiser introduces readers to Lynette, recently widowed and having just returned to her hometown. It seems like her luck might be taking the turn for the better when she connects …

13 Tumblr Posts About Book Lovers That Are Too Real

13 Tumblr Posts About Book Lovers That Are Too Real

All bookworms feel things very strongly. Some are just so good at writing about these feelings in a hilarious and relatable way. These thirteen Tumblr posts are near genius…    1. That feeling when you’re attracted to a fictional character       2. There are only two correct ways to answer this question:       3. This occasional mishap:       4. The struggle is real:       5. Books make us feel so many things (this Tumblr-user is on a roll!)        6. Painful. Just painful.   From the-librarian-geek.tumblr.com.     7. ‘The horror!’ …

8 Ideas You’ve Definitely Had If You’re an Avid Reader

8 Ideas You’ve Definitely Had If You’re an Avid Reader

  So you’re a reader; you’ve probably got some bookish dreams and aspirations. Some of them are more attainable than others, but there’s nothing wrong with thinking big! Many of us book lovers think alike- especially when we finish a good book. “Maybe I’ll open a bookstore!” you may say to yourself, or “Perhaps I should change my life; that’s what the main character in my book did!” Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one. Here are 8 ideas every serious reader has once, if not twice or thrice, in their life:   1. “I’m going to open a bookstore!” …