Celebrating 18 Years of Coraline

Celebrating 18 Years of Coraline

“I don’t want whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got everything I ever wanted just like that, and it didn’t mean anything? What then?” – Goodreads Image Via Amazon One of my childhood favorites, Coraline, is celebrating its 18th birthday. As a paranormal fiction, Coraline opened our eyes to escaping our dingy flats and entering a perfect world that was way more exciting than our own. Moving into their new home, Coraline went exploring, finding that their new flat had “twenty-one windows and fourteen doors.” Thirteen of the doors …

Which ‘Coraline’ Character Are You?

Which ‘Coraline’ Character Are You?

In celebration of Coraline’s publication eighteen years ago, let’s see which character you are most like. The results may surprise you!     Images via Dress Like That, Twitter, iCollector.com, Film Characters Wiki-Fandom, Flickr, Tumbral.com, Coraline Wiki-Fandom, Amino Apps, Syfy Wire     Bookstr is community supported. If you enjoy Bookstr’s articles, quizzes, graphics and videos, please join our Patreon to support our writers and creators or donate to our Paypal and help Bookstr to keep supporting the book loving community. Become a Patron! Featured image via TodayTix

The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children’s Fiction

The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children’s Fiction

We’ve all craved a magical food that doesn’t actually exist, or we’ve read about a real food that didn’t live up to the hype of our childhood imaginations. Here are some of the foods (in no particular order) that still seem to appear in my dreams.   1. Everlasting Gobstoppers (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory)   Image via iCollector   There are what feels like hundreds of candies within the walls of Willy Wonka’s factory, all of which sound absolutely mouthwatering. However, everlasting gobstoppers stick out to me because they actually exist. You can go down to your local corner …