4 Best Fictional Friendships – International Friendship Day

4 Best Fictional Friendships – International Friendship Day

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We all love a good, swoon-worthy romance in a novel, but we often forget that some of the best bonds in books – just like in real life – are first and foremost friendship-based. Fictional friendships serve as a reminder that even in the darkest hours, having someone by your side can make the unbearable slightly more bearable. So today, to celebrate International Friendship Day, let’s remember some of the best fictional friendships and crews, and why we love them so much!

7 Unmissable Books for ‘Shadowhunters’ Fans

7 Unmissable Books for ‘Shadowhunters’ Fans

Happy Birthday, City of Bones! YA Fantasy superstar Cassandra Clare released her debut (the first entry into the sprawling Shadowhunters universe) on March 27th, 2007, which makes the book twelve years old. That would land it squarely in middle school—a familiar landscape which has nonetheless changed a lot since this book’s release. Some things have, of course, remained the same: children are mean and hormones so rarely help anyone. But there are some major differences—YA is more diverse; genre fiction is booming; and social issues have risen to the forefront of modern discourse.   Image Via Twilight Sleep   Cassandra Clare’s …

7 Unmissable Books for 'Shadowhunters' Fans

7 Unmissable Books for 'Shadowhunters' Fans

Happy Birthday, City of Bones! YA Fantasy superstar Cassandra Clare released her debut (the first entry into the sprawling Shadowhunters universe) on March 27th, 2007, which makes the book twelve years old. That would land it squarely in middle school—a familiar landscape which has nonetheless changed a lot since this book’s release. Some things have, of course, remained the same: children are mean and hormones so rarely help anyone. But there are some major differences—YA is more diverse; genre fiction is booming; and social issues have risen to the forefront of modern discourse.   Image Via Twilight Sleep   Cassandra Clare’s …