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7 of the Best Literary Families of All Time

I’m definitely a family-oriented person; if there’s one group of people I can always count on besides friends, it’s without a doubt my family.  They’re loving, supportive, and, at many times, so damn loud and over-the-top that I can only laugh.


Five Book Characters Based on People the Author Knew

Many celebrated authors throughout history have admitted to turning people from their own lives into some of their most iconic characters. Some of these characters are well-known to have real-life counterparts, while others are more surprising. Here are a few of each.



7 Stunning Memoirs About Mental Illness

Mental health, along with the illnesses that can plague us, make up some of the most taboo, stigmatized topics of discussion within our society today. Historically speaking, society has always had a difficult time equating mental illnesses with the same sincerity physical illnesses foster.

The Pros and Cons of Listening to Music While Reading

I’m sure many of you fine folks would agree that one of the best ways to make anything better is music. A break up, a party, a spring cleaning session. Once you add music it’s a whole different story. Especially when you play it while reading.


Six Best LGBTQ Novels and Comics

Pride month is here! Celebrate by checking out some graphic novels and comics featuring LGBT themes and main characters that are part of the LGBT community.  Since June is the sixth month of the year and also Pride month here are six of the best LGBT graphic novels and comics. 

Great Novels That Take Place Over One Summer

If you are looking for some summer reading, why not try some stories that take place over a single summer? These books can help you get through the irritating summer heat and can make your day whether it's spent reading by a wide and quiet beach or an overcrowded and sweaty subway train. 

10 Famous Authors Who Were Born in June

It's finally June; the first month where it really starts to feel like summer! Now is the perfect time to grab your favorite book, pop on over to the nearest park, take root under a tree, and read while you soak up the sun.


7 Fantastic Homes From Literary Adaptations

Movies adapted from literature are usually a Godsend, when they’re done right that is. Bringing words and details to life is really remarkable when you think about it. Everyone always pays attention to the location and if you’re like me, you’ll probably fall in love with it too.

11 Fascinating Novels About Cults

What is this innate fascination we all seem to have with cults? Is it an interest and disbelief that so many people seem to fall into them? Do we find it impossible to imagine ourselves within a world where we, too, are pulled deep into the depths of a cult?