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5 Ways to Convert Your Friends Who Don’t Read Books

  We all have that one friend who doesn’t read books. Madness, is what it is. It starts off as one of their bad habits that quickly becomes stubborn refusal when people say to them “what do you mean you don’t read books?” The judgement is real, so instead of succumbing to the shame, these… Continue reading 5 Ways to Convert Your Friends Who Don’t Read Books

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What Book Genres to Read Based on Your Zodiac Sign

If you’re a Capricorn, you probably don’t believe in astrology. But somewhere in your life there is a Pisces who lives by it (hi, Shelley!) Whether or not astrology has any bearing on our Universe, we can still have fun with it and sometimes, it gives us that boost of encouragement we need. If you’re… Continue reading What Book Genres to Read Based on Your Zodiac Sign

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Why We Still Need “Damsel in Distress” Stories

  “Damsel in distress.” Don’t you just hate that saying? It reeks of dependency, and paints a picture of a blonde stick figure gasping as she faints at the sight of a mouse skittering by. The phrase has some seriously sexist undertones. It’s not as if there’s a male equivalent, although maybe there should be.… Continue reading Why We Still Need “Damsel in Distress” Stories

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4 Ways to Get Your Hands on Free Reads

You have an addiction. Slightly more socially acceptable than hard drugs but still looked down on as an isolating and time-wasting hobby by some: reading. Once you’ve had that first hit, it’s tough to go back, but who the hell wants to? If you’re one of those people who’s always reading, you’re probably always looking for something new… Continue reading 4 Ways to Get Your Hands on Free Reads