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  • The Wait Is Finally Over: The Trailer For ‘Paper Towns’ Is Out

    The Wait Is Finally Over: The Trailer For ‘Paper Towns’ Is Out

    Another one of John Green's novels is getting the big screen treatment, and this one doesn't require tissues.

  • Throwback Thursday: 7 Ways ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Would Be Different Today

    Throwback Thursday: 7 Ways ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ Would Be Different Today

    1. The Baby-Sitters Club would be made up of college graduates, not middle schoolers.

  • 7 Books You Should Read Now (Because It’s Too Cold To Be Outside)

    7 Books You Should Read Now (Because It’s Too Cold To Be Outside)

    The best books to curl up with during the winter are a little bit dark, mysterious and totally engrossing.

  • Ready For The Next ‘Gone Girl’? ‘Dark Places’ Starring Charlize Theron Releases Trailer

    Ready For The Next ‘Gone Girl’? ‘Dark Places’ Starring Charlize Theron Releases Trailer

    If you were equally terrified and thrilled by Gone Girl, you're going to love this.

  • Pharrell Williams Adds Children’s Author to His Resume with ‘Happy’ Book Deal

    Pharrell Williams Adds Children’s Author to His Resume with ‘Happy’ Book Deal

    Pharrell Williams is a singer, producer, judge on The Voice, and now a children's author.

  • 5 Winter Break Reading Picks

    5 Winter Break Reading Picks

    What better way to spend your break than catching up on some reading that you actually enjoy?

  • 8 Young Adult Novels That Tackle Depression

    8 Young Adult Novels That Tackle Depression

    YA examines issues in both serious and darkly comic novels, through pictures and verse and collections of texts and e-mails.

  • Your Lisa Simpson Summer Reading List: 23 Works That Will Make You Smarter

    Your Lisa Simpson Summer Reading List: 23 Works That Will Make You Smarter

    Not only does Lisa's reading list range from politics, poetry, literary to commercial fiction, mathematics and magazine, she is also into a diverse group of men and women authors.

  • Gone Girl And 6 Female Driven Books Turned Movies In 2014

    Gone Girl And 6 Female Driven Books Turned Movies In 2014

    How in the hell would they turn such a complicated book told from two perspectives about a wife gone missing, a husband accused of her possible murder, a poisoned relationship, two failing New York City writers who leave for the Midwest and plot twists galore without fucking it up?

  • Ben Affleck To Star In ‘Gone Girl’ Movie

    Ben Affleck To Star In ‘Gone Girl’ Movie

    Gone Girl movie in the works. Yesssssssss.

  • Is The New Cover Of Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’ Sexist?

    Is The New Cover Of Sylvia Plath’s ‘The Bell Jar’ Sexist?

    There's been some debate as to whether the new cover of The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath's groundbreaking novel about a woman who suffers from clinical depression due to the pressures of gender norms and misogyny, is sexist.

  • Will Emilia Clarke Be Anastasia In The 50 Shades Of Grey Movie?

    Will Emilia Clarke Be Anastasia In The 50 Shades Of Grey Movie?

    What do you think? Can you see Emilia Clarke as Anastasia?

  • 50 Cent Wrote A YA Novel About A Bully Named Butterball And His Lesbian Mom

    50 Cent Wrote A YA Novel About A Bully Named Butterball And His Lesbian Mom

    This is real. This is your real life. Soak it in. Soak it in. 50 Cent penned a YA Novel about a picked on kid, turned bully named Butterball.

  • 15 Fictional Guys I’d Like to Date IRL

    15 Fictional Guys I’d Like to Date IRL

    Why is it that the best guys seem to be fictional? I know because the guys are fictional characters that they seem super put together or adorably flawed but a girl can't help but fantasize.

  • Find Your New Favorite Book With What Should I Read Next? [Web Spy]

    Find Your New Favorite Book With What Should I Read Next? [Web Spy]

    Now that Summer is over and classes are back in session, my free time for reading for pleasure is suddenly a lot more limited, but I've decided to still try to fit in some "fun" reading! And to help find awesome books to read, I've discovered What Should I Read Next?

  • Just When You Thought J.K. Rowling Couldn’t Get More Awesome

    Just When You Thought J.K. Rowling Couldn’t Get More Awesome

    J.K. Rowling is one fierce lady. She's gorgeous, funny, smart, and is a wicked writer. She graced us with the most magical story ever with the Harry Potter series, which catapulted her to a level of fame that most writers can only dream about.

  • 8 Essential “Smart” Books You Should Read For Fun

    8 Essential “Smart” Books You Should Read For Fun

    The hype surrounding the On the Road movie got us thinking about books we read in school. There's nothing that kills a great book quite as much as a boring high school English class. But it turns out that lots of the books your high school teachers made you read were pretty awesome. On the Road is one of them. Here are 8 more books you probably got assigned in school that are worth a second look if you skipped over them the first time.

  • Candy Dish: Reading is Sexy

    Candy Dish: Reading is Sexy

    • What his favorite book says about him • Is your favorite show staying on the air? • The best natural remedies • Does this look like the ideal woman to you? • I don't know who Ricky Whittle is, but he's hot

  • The Sexual Innuendo You Never Noticed in Dr. Seuss

    The Sexual Innuendo You Never Noticed in Dr. Seuss

    It's Dr. Seuss' birthday today! If he were still alive, he would be 108 today. No children's author is quite as beloved as Dr. Seuss, and for good reason. His books are funny, clever, sweet, and easy to read. And it turns out there are a few scandalous lines in our most beloved Dr. Seuss books.

  • Year-End Movies We’re Excited To Watch [VIDEO]

    Year-End Movies We’re Excited To Watch [VIDEO]

    If you're looking for a way to spend time with family members without actually interacting with them, do as you did on those dates back in high school: go to a movie. There are plenty of feel-good flicks conveniently released for the holiday season, but here are a few films that might have flown under your radar and are definitely worth your attention.

  • Web Spy: Bookperk

    Web Spy: Bookperk

    It seems like new social shopping sites (like Groupon) are popping up every day. Some of them are even specifically focused on one thing, such as vacations, wine, shoes, and more. One of the newest sites I've come across is Bookperk, a Groupon-like site geared towards readers.

  • My 6 Months to Christmas Wishlist

    My 6 Months to Christmas Wishlist

    It's the moooost wonderful tiiiime of the yeeeear. Halfway to it, anyway. In a 'Christmas in July' inspired feeling, we can all celebrate because today is exactly six months away from Christmas. And, that being my all-time favorite gift-giving holiday, I rounded up a few presents I want now.

  • CollegeCandy Presents Our Summer Reading List

    CollegeCandy Presents Our Summer Reading List

    Is there anything better than spending a day reading on the beach, getting a golden glow, and sipping on a Pina Colada? I mean, I'm just guessing that would be the best. My beach days are usually more about trying to keep my hair from birds-nesting in the wind, spraying on SPF 75, and half-heartedly drinking warm beer that's on the verge of boiling in the sun. But I do love opening up a good book, getting lost in the story, and ignoring the fact that there's an elderly man walking back and forth wearing a a speedo thong.

  • Jane Eyre and 5 High School Reads to Revisit

    Jane Eyre and 5 High School Reads to Revisit

    With devices like the eReader, Kindle and iPad 2 at our fingertips, reading is supposed to be easier than ever, despite the slow extinction of the printed (and pricey) paperback. But try walking into a bookstore for new novels – you’ll find the Best Sellers’ shelves covered in leftovers of celebrity franchises, from Conrad and Kardashian to Bieber’s biography!

  • Web Spy: PaperBackSwap

    Web Spy: PaperBackSwap

    If you're an avid reader and book-lover like I am, your bookshelf is probably crammed with dozens of books. Mine is filled with several of my favorites, of course, but also dozens of old textbooks and cheap paperbacks I have never even opened probably won't ever read again.

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