Posts tagged "books"

7 Ways To Take Your Masturbation Routine Up A Notch

My masturbation routine has become just that — ROUTINE. And I’m willing to bet yours has too. Let’s have some fun and mix things up a bit, okay?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 12, 2015

Don’t Be Fooled, Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight Reimagined Isn’t Actually A New Book

Stephanie Meyer is very rich. She probably doesn’t need to do much else. She certainly didn’t need to re-release Twiilght on its 10th anniversary. She also didn’t really need to write a novel-length pile of papers that purports to be a gender-swapped retelling of “Twilight” — a book, she said — but is actually the original…

Megan Reynolds / October 9, 2015

Stephanie Meyer Releases Gender-Flipped Version Of Twilight

It’s called Life And Death: Twilight Reimagined. 

Megan Reynolds / October 6, 2015

21 Super Feminist Moments From Slaughterhouse 90210

For the past six and a half years, I’ve been combining quotes from books I love with stills from my favorite TV shows for my blog Slaughterhouse 90210. My goal is to create something entirely new, while commenting on and celebrating both books and pop culture. And now it’s a book.

Maris Kreizman / October 5, 2015

Who Are Your Favorite Female Literary Characters?

Reddit user specfreader asked the r/Books community yesterday: Who is your favorite female book character? As the answers came in, an interesting trend emerged. Take a look at some of the most popular answers:

Minerva McGonagall from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series
Granny Weatherwax from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 2, 2015

Amy Schumer Got A $8 Million Dollar Book Deal Because She Held Out For What She’s Worth

If you’re a famous female comedian, part of the Faustian arrangement you  make when you accept the mantle of fame is that you will write a book. Amy Poehler’s written a book. So has Tina Fey. Mindy Kaling wrote two books. Lena Dunham’s pooped out one and will probably poop out another. Judy Greer ha…

Megan Reynolds / October 1, 2015

50 Signs You’re Addicted To Reading

The first step is admitting you have a problem, and I admit — I have an addiction to reading. So using my own personal experiences, and asking a few other fellow addicts, I’ve compiled 50 signs that your love of books may have gotten out of hand. Read more on Pop Sugar…

Pop Sugar / September 26, 2015

Frisky Reads: Cintra Wilson, Fear And Clothing & The Politics Of Fashion

Cintra Wilson, former New York Times critical shopper and author of Fear and Clothing: Unbuckling American Style, wants to help you get laid. She won’t accompany you to a bar or pluck a rando out of the swamp of your Tinder matches — but, as she told the rapt, black-clad audience at her book reading last night in Brooklyn, she…

Megan Reynolds / September 23, 2015

Best-selling Author Jackie Collins Dies At 77 From Breast Cancer

Jackie Collins, the best-selling author and sister of actress Joan Collins, died on Saturday night in Los Angeles after a 6-year battle with breast cancer.
The English novelist spent most of her life in the US became a citizen in 1960.
Collins wrote 32 books throughout her career – all of which made it onto…

Katrin Higher / September 20, 2015

Let’s Get Miserable: 5 Fall Non-Fiction Books About The Other Side Of Happiness

Think positively.  Say affirmations.  Be still in the moment. Journal!!!!
We are told to find gratitude when we feel deficient. To pray for serenity when anxious thoughts get the best of us.  To chase our wildest dreams. If we want a Jacuzzi, we are told to make a vision board with pictures of said Jacuzzi…

Vanessa Vallon / September 18, 2015

Frisky Reads: The Game Changer By Franklin Veaux

I had no idea what I was looking for.
When I crossed traditional two-person, monogamous, till death do us part marriage off my Life To-Do List at 30, I didn’t know what there was to want instead. I felt like the only menu-less patron at a restaurant. Everyone else seemed to order with ease and…

Katie Klabusich / September 14, 2015

Local Governments Put A Stop To These Little Free Libraries Because Books Violate Zoning

Each of these bird-house boxes were labeled “Free books” and the rest is lovely literate history. Well, at least it was. 

Lauren Vinopal / September 11, 2015

Listen To Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie And Zadie Smith Chat About Race, Feminism & Writing

“The women in my world don’t have to wait because they’re women.”…

Megan Reynolds / August 31, 2015

Librarians Are Delivering Books By Bike To Low-Income Neighborhoods

Low-income neighborhoods aren’t just susceptible to be food deserts – they can also be book deserts. Underfunded and understaffed libraries as well as prohibitive distances to libraries mean that kids who live in poverty don’t always have the access to books that they should.
Librarians are a crafty and resourceful lot, though, and

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 26, 2015

Hey Kids, Pull Up A Chair And Let Us Tell You The Story Of Burning Man

If you’ve got a kid or two, surely the thought of taking them to Burning Man has crossed your mind. It has, hasn’t it? What better place for children than a desert wonderland full of adults getting in touch with their inner children? Thank your lucky stars, there’s a book for that.
Peter Armenia married…

Megan Reynolds / August 19, 2015

The 8 Best Books Of 2015 (So Far!), Dammit

TIME plopped out a quick microaggression of a list of the 10 best books of the year thus far, and while it consists of some reads that are quite good, it is completely lacking in diversity. That they felt it was okay to publish a list of books that completely ignores the truly excellent work…

Megan Reynolds / August 14, 2015

The 16 (Actual) Best Books For Men To Read

Forget Esquire’s mammoth ode to white, male authors – these books will help men get by in today’s society.

Michael Chiodo / August 11, 2015

Get Out The Kleenex, The Trailer For “Room” Has Arrived

Emma Donoghue’s Room WRECKED ME. I mean, I’m pretty sure it did the same thing to everyone who read it, because what’s not soul-destroying (in the best possible way, because it’s fiction) about a mother raising her son Jack in a small room, where they’ve been held captive since before he was born? Brie Larso…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2015

“Fox & Friends” Hosts Are Mad At Harper Lee For Ruining White Hero Atticus Finch

They also don’t seem to understand that Gregory Peck and Atticus Finch are two different people. …

Robyn Pennacchia / July 13, 2015

What It Takes … To Write A Novel (Part 3!)

Presenting the best advice on writing a novel, from novelists James Tadd Adcox, Susan Breen, and Kathleen Rooney! Plus, enter to win an amazing prize, including a 10-week fiction writing course!

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 8, 2015
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