5 Summer Reads and the Perfect Drinks to Go with Them!

5 Summer Reads and the Perfect Drinks to Go with Them!

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With the heat of the summer upon us, people come out of hiding for all the awesome seasonal festivities to enjoy. Whether it’s parties, holidays, barbeques, or going to the beach everyone comes out in droves to soak up a little sun. Yet it also feels like summer is in slow motion. Hot days that last until the 8PM, no set plans, and hazy afternoons make for a relaxing time. What better time to pick up a new read or four?   The summertime is an important season for readers’ it’s a whole season dedicated to a new plethora of …

Famous Alcoholic Authors and the Delicious Drinks That Destroyed Them

Famous Alcoholic Authors and the Delicious Drinks That Destroyed Them

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You’re in a rut. You’ve lost your edge. You want a cocktail, but you’re bored with your typical gin and tonic, vodka cranberry, whiskey coke, etc. etc. etc. Have no fear, your favorite alcoholic authors are here for inspiration!   You know what’s not inspiring, though? Drinking yourself to death. Please drink responsibly, know your limits, and absolutely do not drink and drive.    1. Ernest Hemingway loved… a mojito!   Image via Felipe Parucci.   Make your own mojito! (Via Epicurious)   2 tablespoons (1 ounce) fresh lime juice 2 heaping teaspoons superfine sugar 1 cup crushed ice 12 fresh mint leaves, …

These 12 Literary Mugs Will Help You Sip Your Troubles Away

These 12 Literary Mugs Will Help You Sip Your Troubles Away

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If there’s one thing bookworms love more than a good book, it’s a good cup of coffee…or some other kind of drink inconspicuously poured into a coffee cup.   Lucky for readers everywhere, there is no shortage of awesome literally-inspired coffee mugs. From mugs decked out with your favorite book phrase, to mugs representing your love of all things books, here are some cup ideas to plan out your next reading session!   1. $11.09, You Can Find it on Etsy Here     2. $10.67, You Can Find it on Etsy Here     3. $12.95, You Can Find …

15 Literary Snapple Facts That Probably Aren’t Facts

15 Literary Snapple Facts That Probably Aren’t Facts

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Snapple’s Real Facts are notoriously untrustworthy. We live in the age of fake news, though, so maybe this is a great time to be one of Snapple’s facts. Below are some of the best literary facts courtesy of Snapple. All things book, writing, and word related are here for your education.     Image Courtesy of Pinterest   1. No word in the English language rhymes with month. 2. The first typewriter was called the “literary piano.” 3. Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand while writing with the other. 4. The standard Chinese typewriter has 1,500 characters. 5. The …

15 Literary Snapple Facts That Probably Aren't Facts

15 Literary Snapple Facts That Probably Aren't Facts

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Snapple’s Real Facts are notoriously untrustworthy. We live in the age of fake news, though, so maybe this is a great time to be one of Snapple’s facts. Below are some of the best literary facts courtesy of Snapple. All things book, writing, and word related are here for your education.     Image Courtesy of Pinterest   1. No word in the English language rhymes with month. 2. The first typewriter was called the “literary piano.” 3. Leonardo da Vinci could draw with one hand while writing with the other. 4. The standard Chinese typewriter has 1,500 characters. 5. The …