8 of Literature Worst Monsters (Who weren’t all that bad)

8 of Literature Worst Monsters (Who weren’t all that bad)

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Who are literature’s worst monsters, but aren’t actually all that bad? Who has a silver lining that we can look into? Who are the almost monsters of literature that are almost terrible but not quite? Let’s find out!     8-Vernon Dursley Image Via Cat and Ellie’s Bookcase – WordPress.com   At least Umbridge told Harry the truth! At least she told him that he shouldn’t lie! Not only did this pig in a human suit lie to Harry, but he abused him since he was a BABY. He’s not even magical. Objectively, of all the characters from the Harry …

Happy Grouch Day! Six of the Grouchiest People in Fiction!

Happy Grouch Day! Six of the Grouchiest People in Fiction!

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According to Sesame Street Magazine, October 15th is National Grouch Day—a day for all Grouches to celebrate their way of life.   Image Via Facebook   Since Sesame Street Magazine taught me everything I know, we’re going to celebrate National Grouch Day the only way we here at Bookstr know how—by making lists.     6-Ebenezer Scrooge   Image Via The Imaginative Conservative   The quintessential grouch, Ebenezer Scrooge is a cheap old miser who brings misery wherever he goes.   The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait; made his eyes red, …

7 Literary Characters That Desperately Need to Go Back to School

7 Literary Characters That Desperately Need to Go Back to School

With the start of September comes a new semester of school. Not the most exciting time of the year, unless you’re Hermione Granger. Good on you if you’ve made the leap to educate yourself. It is indeed something many people desire to one extent or another, but for some, it is an absolute necessity due to a severe lack of intellect. To speak in layman’s terms, for those of you who don’t understand, some people are pretty dumb. In honor of the start of school, we are counting seven literary characters who are very much in need of a good …

12 Steamy Literary Couples That Should Totally Happen

12 Steamy Literary Couples That Should Totally Happen

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Once upon a time, we reported that Draco Malfoy himself, Tom Felton, had attended the opening at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando and joined AOL’s In The Know for a game of ‘Fact or Fanfiction?’ and, in the standout moment from the Q and A, Tom Felton was asked: What did he think of Draco’s relationship to Harry Potter?   Image Via Redbubble   Now anyone with even a passing glance to the franchise would see Draco and Harry a simple rivalry, a tale for the ages, but Tom Felton said, I’m quoting AOL here, “Harry was constantly crushing …