What to Buy a Bookworm

What to Buy a Bookworm

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Explore Audible’s Top Picks of 2019

Explore Audible’s Top Picks of 2019

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Sometimes it’s easy to forget that reading doesn’t always have to be you, a book and a comfy seat. More so than ever before, people are listening to their literature on laptops, on smartphones, and on the go. Audible is the best option for this, as it’s available across plenty of devices with a wide range of titles. Audible has released a map that takes a look at 2019 listening data to see which titles were “more uniquely popular in some states compared to the rest of the country”. Our map below shows each state’s top Audible titles from 2019. …

Infographic: Fun Facts Behind 18 Famous Book Covers

Infographic: Fun Facts Behind 18 Famous Book Covers

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We’ve all been told never to judge a book by its cover but have we all listened? Probably not. At one point or another you’ve probably most definitely judged a book by its cover and who can blame you – it’s hard not to! Whether you’re perusing Barnes and Nobles (or an indie bookstore) or glancing at Amazon Books, chances are you’ve noticed a book based on its bright colors, large font, steamy couple on the cover, textured surface, and so on. That is what the artists and publishers behind a book want – they want you to notice it. I …

50 Empowering Quotes from Fictional Female Characters Infographic is Everything You Ever Wanted

50 Empowering Quotes from Fictional Female Characters Infographic is Everything You Ever Wanted

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Badass female characters give life to works of literature, film, and art in general. From the outspoken feminists in Jane Austen’s Victorian novels to the modern-day trailblazers in action films, female representation in art, and their empowering messages, has inspired generations of audiences throughout time.  Thanks to an infographic published by Playground Equipment, the empowering words spoken by the most influential female characters will continue to be celebrated. Here are 50 Empowering Quotes From Fictional Female Characters!       Image Via Playground Equipment   Note: The quote from The Fault in Our Stars is actually said by Augustus Waters. In addition, some …

Discover the World’s Endangered and Everyday Languages With These Maps

Discover the World’s Endangered and Everyday Languages With These Maps

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It’s strange to think of a world that speaks just one language. Considering how language colors our worldview, a monolingual world would be relatively colorless. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and today there are over 7,000 languages being spoken. In keeping with the saying, this makes our world pretty spicy.   The issue is some languages are spoken by billions of people, and some are spoken by just a few. Some living languages are spoken by just one person, sadly. The good news is there are people out there trying to protect endangered languages, such as …