Category Archives: Books

Weekend Reads: Romeo and/or Juliet

Romeo and/or Juliet, Ryan North Romeo and/or Juliet is brilliant. Do you remember the Choose Your Own Adventure stories of yore? Well, that’s exactly what Romeo and/or Juliet is. Only infinitely more clever and laugh-out-loud funny from start to finish. Ryan North brings together some of the

Weekend Reads: The Girl from Everywhere

The Girl from Everywhere, Heidi Heilig 2016 has been a fantastic year for books about time travel and Heidi Heilig’s debut novel, The Girl from Everywhere, is one of the best. The Girl from Everywhere is an amalgamation of historical fiction, high fantasy, science fiction,

22 of Ernest Hemingway’s Best Quotes

In lieu of Papa Hemingway’s birthday (which is today) we thought we might share a slight compilation of what we believe are some his most fundamentally profound quotes. Let’s not forget the man that changed American literature. Becoming the voice of the famed “Lost Generation,”

Weekend Reads: The Grownup

There are contemporary authors who revel in making their readers uncomfortable. Yet very few can do so as addictively and undeniably well as Gillian Flynn. The Grownup (a 62 page novella that Universal Studios recently paid a ridiculous six figure sum for) was originally titled

Weekend Reads: All the Birds, Singing

Prepare to have chills from start to finish while powering through this strange, wonderful, and slightly terrifying tale. Evie Wyld’s novel, All the Birds, Singing tells the story of Jake Whyte, a tough (the word callused comes to mind) and deeply troubled young woman who

15 Signs You’re Dating Ernest Hemingway

A day like today in 1961, Ernest Hemingway passed away in Ketchum, Idaho. To honor Papa’s memory, we have come up with a list of signs you might be dating him. Last night you fell asleep with a book in your hands. The worn-out book had

Weekend Reads: The Fireman

Epic and saga. Those were the two words that came to mind as I was reading Joe Hill’s new novel, and possibly magnum opus, The Fireman. Hill’s story begins as a mysterious plague starts to spread across the country. The spore, draco incendia trychophyton (that’s Dragonscale

Welcome to Ilvermorny: Everything We Know To Date

In case you missed it, although I’m sure you didn’t since the internet is positively abuzz,  J.K. Rowling released a new short story on Pottermore about Ilvermorny, the American School for witchcraft and wizardry that, until Tuesday, had been shrouded (both literally and figuratively, as

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Weekend Reads: You Don’t Have To Like Me

Summer is the perfect time of the year to kick back and relax with a good book. Consequently, it just so happens that You Don’t Have To Like Me is the perfect book to put at the top of your TBR (to be read) pile.

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Weekend Reads: Nailbiter Vol. 1

On the surface, Buckaroo looks and feels a lot like every other rural, slightly dilapidated, podunk American town. Only it’s not. In fact, Buckaroo is the birthplace of 16 (!!!) of the most repulsive and terrifying serial killers in recorded history. These are men and

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