Five Times SparkNotes Twitter Proved They Get It

Five Times SparkNotes Twitter Proved They Get It

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Who hasn’t needed SparkNotes at some point? Who else can tell you that one character’s name you forgot? If you don’t know by now, I’m obsessed with SparkNotes‘ twitter. Every tweet is a work of absolute genius. From god-tier memes to incredibly hot takes, SparkNotes’ twitter never disappoints. As we look down the barrel of a new decade, let’s take a look at the most mindblowingly relevant of their recent tweets.   And it’s Gender Neutral!   Sure, the original context wasn’t explicitly romantic, but it’s really something you can make your own. Who doesn’t want to be cool, feared, …

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, …

The Top Ten Best Dragon Books in Fantasy Literature!

The Top Ten Best Dragon Books in Fantasy Literature!

They’re big and terrible. They’re small and cute. They’re at once terrifying and majestic. Dragons have been an enduring fixation of literature pretty much ever since storytelling was invented. They can take many forms in narrative, from simple monsters to evil but intelligent villains to helpful allies to god-like divine beings. But one thing is clear: dragons are awesome and they’re extremely fun to read about. Here are the top 10 best books featuring these fire-breathing behemoths, showcasing dragons of every shape and size in all their glory for your viewing pleasure. 10. ‘Tea with the Black Dragon’ by R.A. MacAvoy   image …

Top 5 Best Dragons in Fantasy Literature

Top 5 Best Dragons in Fantasy Literature

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Dragons! Just that name is insanely cool. The name dragon conjures images of huge beasts, filling the air with their mighty roars as they rain fire upon castles, do battle with knights, or kidnapping princesses. Dragons have filled our collective imaginations for a long time and their continued popularity means we’ll see many more iterations of these grand beasts continue to pop up. Below, we count down 5 of the best dragons to grace fantasy literature, from the big to the bigger. Image Via The Verge. 1. Smaug: ‘The Hobbit’ One of the most famous dragons in literature and one …