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The 5 Best Classic Novels to Read in Spring

Five of the best classics to pick up in springtime.

Learning to Be A Little More Like Emma Woodhouse

As an admittedly bookish woman, I know I’m not the first to identify with Pride & Prejudice’s Elizabeth Bennet, and in ...

9 L. M. Montgomery Heroines and Their Classic Literary Counterparts

For a small province, Prince Edward Island sure does have its share of dramatic goings-on. Don’t let the idyllic scenery ...

Pairing the Romantic Heroes of L.M. Montgomery and Jane Austen

Both Jane Austen and L.M. Montgomery are great go-tos for escapist romantic reading. Jane Austen’s books are perennially clever, and ...

Love Jane Austen? Read Her Contemporaries

This is a guest post from Rebecca Hussey. Rebecca holds a PhD in English and is a professor at Norwalk ...

Anatomy of a Scene: Darcy’s (first) Proposal

For this very special post-Valentine’s Day edition of Anatomy of a Scene, I am showing my love for you all ...

5 Comics to Read if You Love PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Comics have a reputation for being all-superhero all the time, and it’s true that because of their success on screen, ...

13 Books to Celebrate Jane Austen’s Birthday

Today is Jane Austen’s 240th birthday! Celebrate with these fun books about and inspired by her life and work. 1. ...

Jane Austen Had a RBF (and I Have One, Too)

This is a guest post from Juliette Wells. Juliette created the new 200th-anniversary annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Emma for ...

LitKnits: 22 Patterns for Literary Mittens

Earlier this month, we rounded up some knitting and crocheting patterns for book-inspired hats. But we’ve got to protect our ...

LitKnits: Nine Literary Hat Patterns

Here in Maine, we’re smack-dab in the middle of a heatwave… but we’ll be firing up the woodstove soon enough, ...

The Truth is Stranger Than Fiction: Our Favorite Films About Authors

Last week The End of The Tour, about David Foster Wallace, was released to mostly great reviews. It’s based on the ...

And I’d Do It Again: Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

Sometimes a reading a particular book can be so amazing, so life-changing, or so personal, that when other people read it, ...

The Finest Book-Inspired Viral Videos

It is a blast gathering the finest viral videos, but let’s be clear about this: There will be some fantastic ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In February

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...