Bookish quotes don’t have to inspire hope and passion. Hair-raising fear is just as entertaining. Check out these 5 ominous quotes of doom!
‘Outlander,’ book one of Diana Gabaldon’s award-winning, best-selling series of the same name, was published on this date in 1991, making it thirty years old today!
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on this day in 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is perhaps best-known for writing the Sherlock Holmes stories.
Today we celebrate National Space Day, an unofficial holiday established in 1997 dedicated to educating the public about space, space exploration, and the STEM field.
Just over fifty years ago, in 1967, S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders became the first YA novel to hit shelves. Its earnest, emotional tone resonated deeply with teenagers… probably because its author was one. At fifteen years old, S.E. Hinton didn’t want to read another book about proms (which, to be fair, tend to have all the emotional depth of the punch bowl). She wanted to write about the socioeconomic divisions she saw altering the lives of her classmates—a phenomenon no one would address. After her friend was jumped on the way home from the movies, Hinton began writing a story about her …