10 Famous Authors Who Were Born in June

10 Famous Authors Who Were Born in June

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It’s finally June; the first month where it really starts to feel like summer! Now is the perfect time to grab your favorite book, pop on over to the nearest park, take root under a tree, and read while you soak up the sun.   And, what better way to celebrate the month of June than with the works of an author born this very month? Let’s say happy birthday to these ten Geminis and Cancers!     Thomas Hardy (June 2, 1840)   via Famous People   Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.     …

12 Romantic Lines From Literature That Will Make You Smile

12 Romantic Lines From Literature That Will Make You Smile

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Whether you’re a true romantic at heart or the world’s biggest cynic, there are those truly romantic lines in fiction and poetry that we can’t help but smile at every now and then as we sift through the pages of a good read.   Writers know how to pick just the right words and phrases that tug our heart strings.   Here are twelve beautiful romantic lines from poetry and fiction that made us feel things:   Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Persuasion by Jane Austen Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy   “Sonnet XVII” by Pablo Neruda   Warm …

10 Essential Poems You Can Read Online

10 Essential Poems You Can Read Online

The Internet is a great resource for readers because it offers so much reading material for free. Just click on each title on this list to view the poem! There are far more than ten great poems hanging around the Internet, of course, so we’ve tried to limit ourselves to the most essential and classic examples. Share your own favorites in the comments! “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” by Emily Dickinson “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” is grim, elegant, and rhythmic. It’s a perfect example of Dickinson’s style. The fact that this poem was published only after Dickinson …