Literally Little Charlotte Brontë Books

Literally Little Charlotte Brontë Books

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Picture this. You’re a child, sitting in your room. You’re with your two sisters and your brother just got a toy soldier set from your father. You and your sisters create an imaginary land for these soldiers, and you decide to create little miniature books for the toy soldiers to read. You’re an aspiring author. Does this sound familiar at all?   image via stephanie mitchell / harvard university   If it doesn’t, that’s ok. That image I just painted came from a real moment in life, roughly 190 years ago to be exact, from the Brontë children. Charlotte Brontë, …

Todd McFarlane Promises ‘Spawn’ for All Ages

Todd McFarlane Promises ‘Spawn’ for All Ages

    Comic book antihero Spawn is known as one of the most violent and memorable comic book characters of the 90s. An assassin who is betrayed by his government and becomes a demon of hell, Spawn uses his powers to rid New York City of crime in bloody fashion.   Image Via Den of Geek   The series was made popular by an animated adaptation on HBO that lasted for two seasons and a film adaptation with Michael Jai White as the title character, as well as several appearances in various video games. A new film adaptation from the …

Can You Resist Bookstores? No? Then These Memes Are For You!

Can You Resist Bookstores? No? Then These Memes Are For You!

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We’re all book nerds here, so I’m sure I’m in good company. The only thing I love more than a good meme is a good bookstore. Why not combine the two? If you, like me, can’t control yourself in a bookstore, these memes are for you.     The best invite   Image via Meme   Yes. Yes I do. Also I have zero chill. Any self control I may usually use is just gone. Maybe I’m the only one, but if I even pass a bookstore in the street I have to be gently steered away, or sometimes physically …

10-Year-Old Journalist, Author and Homicide-Uncoverer Is My Feminist Hero

10-Year-Old Journalist, Author and Homicide-Uncoverer Is My Feminist Hero

I have a new hero. As if it wasn’t enough that ten-year-old Hilde Lysiak was noted by The New York Times as sporting ‘peach-colored socks featuring raccoons eating doughnuts,’ she was nine when she started her own newspaper, The Orange Street News, to report the goings-on in her neighborhood.   Lysiak ended up breaking the news of a murder hours before any official news outlets, and has now gone on to publish books based on her adventures.   Me, when I meet Hilde. | Via PopKey   Lysiak first hit headlines last year when her report on a local homicide went up …