5 of the Most Inspiring Princesses from Literature

5 of the Most Inspiring Princesses from Literature

As Meghan Markle prepares to officially become royalty this Saturday, we remember five of our favorite royal heroines from across the literary world.    1. Mia Thermopolis – The Princess Diaries   Via Giphy   One of the most recognizable princesses in literature, Mia Thermopolis found out that she was secretly royalty when she was only 14 (15 in the Disney film adaptation). She’s one of the most badass literary princesses to date, exampled by her many accomplishments as both princess and queen.   2. Princess Buttercup – The Princess Bride   Via Giphy   Quite possibly one of the most underrated literary princesses, …

10 Quotes From ‘Lord of the Rings’ to Prepare for an Adventure

10 Quotes From ‘Lord of the Rings’ to Prepare for an Adventure

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Sometimes you just need a little wisdom to get you through the day and, I’ll tell ya, Tolkien is one of the wisest. Here are ten quirky, optimistic, beautiful, and enlightening quotes from The Lord of the Rings trilogy that we all need.    1. “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.”   2. “End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it . . . White shores, and beyond, a far green country …

10 Quotes From 'Lord of the Rings' to Prepare for an Adventure

10 Quotes From 'Lord of the Rings' to Prepare for an Adventure

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Sometimes you just need a little wisdom to get you through the day and, I’ll tell ya, Tolkien is one of the wisest. Here are ten quirky, optimistic, beautiful, and enlightening quotes from The Lord of the Rings trilogy that we all need.    1. “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.”   2. “End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to silver glass, and then you see it . . . White shores, and beyond, a far green country …

‘Lord of the Rings’ Star Slams Upcoming Amazon Adaptation

‘Lord of the Rings’ Star Slams Upcoming Amazon Adaptation

John Rhys-Davies, who played Gimli in Peter Jackson’s trilogy, is not over-the-moon at the news of Amazon’s upcoming TV adaption of Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Amazon have planned a multi-season prequel to the trilogy, having recently struck a deal with the Tolkien estate, HarperCollins and Warner Bros.   He told Den of Geek that he suspected ‘poor Tolkien must be spinning in his grave’ at the news. The interview suggested the making of a Lord of the Rings TV show may be ‘futile,’ since Jackson’s trilogy was ‘perfect,’ to which Rhys-Davies responded:    It’s not about doing it better, it’s about making more money that’s …

7 Bookish Halloween Costumes That Did Not Need the Sexy Treatment

7 Bookish Halloween Costumes That Did Not Need the Sexy Treatment

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Every Halloween inspires a new wave of sexed-up costumes, many of which are inspired by literary characters and to that we say: stop. Just stop. We’ve compiled a list of sexy Halloween costumes that we definitely did not want to see. Number 2 is hilariously horrific.    1. Sexy Pennywise the Clown (It by Stephen King)    Image Via Yandy      2. Sexy Voldemort (Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling)   Image Via Imgur   3. Sexy Middle Earth Dress (The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien)   Image Via Ali Express      4. Sexy Dobby  (Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling)    Image Via How …