10 of the Coolest Heroines in Fiction

10 of the Coolest Heroines in Fiction

For much of history, much like in real life, female characters in fiction were sidelined, often not promoted to the front like their male counterparts until recently. But this has begun to change, with the strong and nuanced female character coming to the forefront of genres like fantasy, science fiction,  historical and more! And even looking back throughout literary history, there are numerous examples of kickass women who paved the way forward. Here some of the best, counting down from ten!   10. Offred- The Handmaid’s Tale   Image Via Amazon The Handmaid’s Tale tells of a future where women have been …

Its National Redhead Day! Celebrate The Best Literary Redheads!

Its National Redhead Day! Celebrate The Best Literary Redheads!

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Its National Redhead Day, or as its more widely known National Love Your Red Hair Day, celebrates all of you out there with gorgeous locks of flaming hair. This celebration is made to make redheads feel confident and embrace their natural beauty, especially with the unique coloration they are blessed with. To celebrate in our own way, let’s count down some of the best redheads across the literature spectrum and see the abundance of them! 5. Ygritte: ‘A Song of ice and fire’ Image via Seven kingdoms of westeros Ygritte hails from the gritty world of A Song of Ice and …

‘Nancy Drew’ and Her Various Adaptations

‘Nancy Drew’ and Her Various Adaptations

Nancy Drew is a timeless tale of a young detective that has been around since the 1930s. She has been written by various ghost writers under the name Carolyn Keene. Then as years went on Nancy’s age has changed as well as her looks, i.e., the color of her hair from blonde to red. She has grown up throughout culture and has never been out of print, and now she’s on your TV screen. In the TV show, which will be airing on the CW, Nancy is dealing with the aftermath of losing her mother, which caused her to stop …

CW’s New Nancy Drew Series Sets a Darker Tone

CW’s New Nancy Drew Series Sets a Darker Tone

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CW’s new “Nancy Drew” series joins a growing trend of putting a dark spin on otherwise light-hearted source material. “Riverdale,” also produced by CW, is a gritty television adaptation of the Archie comics that started way back in the 1940’s. Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina gained somewhat of a cult following when it came out because of its darker take on “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” another character in the Archie universe. CW is continuing this trend with Nancy Drew, a darker take on everyone’s favorite detective from the 1930’s that stars Kennedy McMann as Nancy.   Image via the Cw …

10 Literary Ladies who Deserve to Celebrate Hot Girl Summer

10 Literary Ladies who Deserve to Celebrate Hot Girl Summer

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What exactly is hot girl summer? I’m so glad you asked. Hot girl summer is a term coined by fans of Megan Thee Stallion.   Image via Billboard   The rapper explained the movement to The Root: “It’s about women and men being unapologetically them, just having a good-ass time, hyping up their friends, doing you.” And that’s really all there is to it. Hot girl summer is about exuding confidence, and helping those around you love themselves in turn. Now, which literary heroines deserve to strut their stuff and throw it in a circle all night this summer? Wow, …