Posts tagged "crack a book week"

What’s On Your Nightstand?

Last week, we showed you ours and asked you to show us yours. Nightstands, that is. And the books you keep on them, specifically. Click through to find out which books Frisky…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 24, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Riveting Reads For Those With Wandering Brains And Short Attention Spans (Everyone?)

I am somewhat of a walking dichotomy: I enjoy literature and consider myself a “reader,” but my attention span maxes out at 30 seconds. Unless a book really grabs me,…

Rachel Krause | July 24, 2012 - 2:00 pm

14 Literary Characters We’ve Had Crushes On

It’s easy to get so wrapped up in a book that you start thinking the characters are real. And it’s especially fun to do so when the characters seem like…

The Frisky | July 24, 2012 - 10:00 am

Chart: The Anatomy Of A Perfect Beach Read

Our recipe for an ideal summer weekend is pretty simple. In fact, it only requires two ingredients: a beach and a book. But what exactly are the components of a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Julie Gerstein | July 23, 2012 - 9:00 am

Your Required Reading For Every Age

If you look back, chances are you can probably think of a few times when you read the perfect book at the absolutely perfect moment. Whether it’s reading Judy Blume…

The Frisky | July 22, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Weekend Project: Teeny Tiny Book Earrings

In honor of Rad Reads Week, we thought a literary weekend project was in order. How about these adorable DIY book earrings? Craft yourself a pair that resembles your favorite…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 21, 2012 - 10:00 am

Nerd Girl Porn: 27 Hot Guys Reading

In case we haven’t made it perfectly clear during Rad Reads Week; we love books. More importantly, we love men who love books. There’s nothing sexier than a hunk curled…

Ami Angelowicz & Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 20, 2012 - 3:20 pm

5 Types Of Female Literary Voices And The Best Reads They Have To Offer

As a lady, I find that I often unconsciously gravitate to books with female narrators or protagonists. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t necessarily prefer them to male-driven books, but…

Rachel Krause | July 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Debate This: Do You Judge Guys Who Don’t Read Or By What They Read?

Earlier this week, we asked a bunch of guys on our IM what they want and do not want to see on the bookshelves of the women they date. Their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 20, 2012 - 10:00 am

Style Inspiration Taken From 4 Very Famous Literary Leading Ladies

Movies may offer you your favorite characters served up live on the big screen, but books allow your imagination to run wild. Sure, they describe details of appearance, and mannerism,…

Rachel Krause | July 19, 2012 - 3:00 pm

We Want To Go To There: Belgium’s Open Air Library

Artist Massimo Bartolini created this beautiful open air library in Ghent, Belgium, stocked with secondhand books visitors can browse, borrow, or buy as part of the TRACK art festival. Unfortunately…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 19, 2012 - 2:40 pm

10 Memoirs That Will Make You Feel Better About Your Life

One of my favorite genres is what I like to call the “Hey, my life’s not actually that bad!” memoir, in which the author recounts the true(ish) story of their…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 19, 2012 - 10:00 am

Rad Reads Week: Book Recommendations For (Almost) Your Every Obsession

I’m a person who gets on kicks. I see an autobiographical movie and I spend the next five hours researching every iota of information about the person on the internet.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 17, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What He Thinks About What You’re Reading

What you read says a lot about you — and to the dude you’re trying to date. We asked a bunch of our guy friends about what they love and…

Julie Gerstein | July 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

10 Ways To Bring Reading Back Into Your Life

Whatever the reason, there often comes a time in our lives when reading takes a back seat to, you know, everything else. Maybe your crazy schedule leaves you no time…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 9:00 am

What Books Are On Our Nightstands? Plus, Show Us Yours!

Beep, beep! Happy Rad Reads Week! All week we’ll be going off on books we love, books we don’t love, books we love to see dudes reading, books that dudes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 16, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Anne Shirley Said It Best

One of our favorite books growing up — oh, heck, it’s still on our bookshelf — is L.M. Montgomery’s Anne Of Green Gables. Anne Shirley, the spunky and idealistic orphan…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2011 - 12:40 pm

How To Get Closure In Your Relationship

How did I miss this masterpiece at the library by author Big Boom? What a funky nom de plume by the way! I look forward to learning more about how…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 30, 2011 - 2:40 pm

My Love Letter To Fanzines

Before the Internet took over our lives and blogs and Tumblrs were the common parlance for self-indulgent self-expression, there were fanzines. And I had one. Actually, a few.

Julie Gerstein | June 30, 2011 - 1:00 pm