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9 Wizarding Birthday Cakes for Harry Potter

It's time to celebrate: both J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter have birthdays today! Over the years, fans have been inspired by Harry Potter to make creative and beautiful birthday cakes for themselves. Which of these magical creations is your favorite?




10 Jane Eyre Quotes For Those With a Fierce Spirit

I remember it took me until college to read Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. I had some expectations and ideas since everyone and their mom had read it before. Plus anyone aware of the literary canon has this at the top of their list.

5 Books My Trip to Italy Inspired Me to Read

It was only a couple of days ago that I arrived back from an amazing three week trip in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It lasted for twenty-one days, but on the first day I stepped off the plane I was in love.

5 of Elon Musk's Favorite Science Fiction Stories

Elon Musk has been in the news lately, for better or worse. First, he offered to design a submarine to ferry away the Thai soccer team trapped in the cave. Then he raged and threw an infantile fit at a rescue leader for rejecting that submarine, calling him offensive names on Twitter.

12 of the Best Literary-Related Podcasts

I've never really been someone who gets super revved up when it comes to e-books; I need a literal page of words in front of me or I will almost always get distracted and lose focus.

15 Quotes About the Solar System for Moon Day!

I have been obsessed with the sky for as long as I can remember; whether I was the four-year-old stumbling around my grandparents backyard collecting pebbles or the present day fully grown adult human I am today not really collecting anything, I have always strained my ne

30 Quotes to Honor Nelson Mandela Day

It's Nelson Mandela's birthday, which is celebrated internationally as Nelson Mandela Day. Were he still alive, he would turn 100 today. Mandela is known as the leader of the movement that overthrew apartheid in South Africa, and served as its president from 1994 to 1999.