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So You Want To Bring Back Dystopian YA? Well, Here’s Why It Never Left

Examining the decline of dystopian YA stories in Hollywood, its current status in literature and how the genre now reflects our everyday realities.

8 Introverted Characters According to Myers-Briggs

From logisticians to adventurers, we've rounded up eight fictional introverted characters according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Book Fetish: Volume 289

Bookish goodies for your literary life.

10 Ways Post-Election America is a Dystopian YA Novel

Post-election America is looking more and more like a dystopian YA novel.

Dystopian YA Tropes and the 2016 Presidential Election

Can you tell the difference between these classic dystopian YA book elements and the 2016 U.S. election cycle?

Writing and Imposter Syndrome

How do you find the motivation to write when battling Imposter Syndrome?

A Look Back at The Hunger Games Movie Posters

Now that all four films based on Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games trilogy are in the can, let’s take a ...

Genre Kryptonite: Post-Apocalyptic Lit

Grab the last can of Coca-Cola left in the world, pull up a radiation-scorched chair and ignore the howls of ...

Curves Ahead: How “Spoiler Alerts” Get It Wrong

Not long ago, a friend of mine mentioned that they’d never seen Citizen Kane. I shrugged and said, “Rosebud is ...

OITNB Season 3 Book Round-up (Spoiler-Free)

First things first, no spoilers here so no need to read slowly, one line at a time, with your mouse ...

10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Is there anything better than a great adventure novel? Here are ten (plus a few extra recommendations) to add to ...

10 Bookish iPhone Apps You May Not Have Heard Of

Looking for ways to digitize your reading life? Whether you’re into printed books and need a system to catalog your ...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Deleted Scene

Check out this deleted scene from Mockingjay: Part 1 between President Snow and Peeta: [youtube]http://youtu.be/01dE64tZ7hg[/youtube]   What do you think?

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Reviewed

Let me confess something, I was not a fan of the book Mockingjay. I thought it was a letdown after ...

Do You Read Books From Series Out of Order?

I have never, ever read a series of books out of order, but I just started to, and guess what? ...