Posts tagged "reading"

Our Favorite Travel Books: How To Travel The World In $20 Or Less

I love traveling — it’s basically why I work. That, and to feed my cat. But sometimes it’s difficult to scrape together enough money to get on your way –…

Julie Gerstein | March 6, 2013 - 11:00 am

How To Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Every woman that’s looking to conquer the world knows you’ve got to fake it until you make it. And no, we’re not talking about fake hair, fake nails, or fake…

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2013 - 11:40 am

Adorable 89-Year-Old Grandpa Confesses Been Writing Romances Novels Under A Girly Pseudonym

Sometimes when I’m reading stories on, I feel like I can tell when a man has written a story and given himself a woman’s pseudonym. Some stories are just…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2013 - 10:00 am

Shailene Woodley Up For The Lead Role In “The Fault In Our Stars”

Shailene Woodley is up for the role of Hazel in the big screen adaptation of John Green’s young adult novel The Fault In Our Stars. That book is SO GOOD.

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Amy Poehler Is Writing The Greatest Book In The World

Suck it, Tina Fey! Feck off, Lena Dunham! Amy Poehler is here to write the greatest book in all the land. HarperCollins is publishing a memoirish “illustrated, non-linear diary” promising…

Jessica Wakeman | January 29, 2013 - 1:20 pm

If Jane Austen Had An iPad Cover…

If Jane Austen had an iPad today, she’d be tweeting about boys just like us. And she’d do it with this rad Pride And Prejudice iPad cover, which fits iPads…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2013 - 11:40 am

The Most Amazing Connecticut Stereotypes In The New York Times’ Candace Bushnell Profile

No one would accuse Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell of being not-fancy. This is the woman, after all, who popularized Manolo Blahniks and finance fiancés named Mr. Big.

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2013 - 10:00 am

Get Chaperoned To Book Club

Once upon a time, when a respectable young lady traveled to the big, bad city, she was accompanied by a chaperone, lest anyone get the wrong idea about her virtue.

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2012 - 11:40 am

Lena Dunham’s Entire Book Proposal Posted Online

Gawker has posted Lena Dunham’s $3.7 million book proposal in full. It’s filled with twee little drawings and twee little fonts and general twee-ness all around. And then, if…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2012 - 6:00 pm

5 Perfect Gifts For … The Book Nerd

All this month The Frisky is serving up holiday gift guides to help you pick presents for everyone on your list. Here, we’ve got gifts for the reading fanatic in

Julie Gerstein | December 7, 2012 - 8:00 am

Book Vending Machine Called “Biblio-Mat” Is My New Reason For Living

Anyone in Toronto want a feminist blogger for a new roommate? I’m nothing short of enamored by The Monkey’s Paw bookstore and it’s Biblio-Mat, a vending machine that dispenses books…

Jessica Wakeman | November 25, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Ke$ha’s Memoir Is The New “Feminine Mystique”

If you asked me three years ago whether I thought Ke$ha was a positive feminist role model for both myself and millions of other young girls belting out her bravado…

Daley Quinn | November 22, 2012 - 10:00 am

Be My Boyfriend: French Guy Who Buried Himself In A Hole For A Week To Read

Dear French Guy Who Buried Himself In A Hole For A Week,
Sometimes life gets really overwhelming, and I want to just, I don’t know, bury myself in a hole…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 4, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Behold, The Malcolm Gladwell Book Generator

The only reason Nothing: What Sandcastles Can Teach Us About North Korean Economic Policy, Slurp: What Kittens’ Tongues Teach Us About Derivatives, and Clarissa: How One Woman Explained It All are not…

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2012 - 9:00 am

12 Self-Help Books That Actually Work

Self help books get a bad rap sometimes, I think. They’re seen as the province of walking, talking “Cathy” cartoons and hippie-dippie-fruit-loop types. That couldn’t be less true:  there are…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Just The “Tiny Beautiful Things” You Need

Advice columnists are usually detestable on principle. So often they dish out finger-wagging judgment rather than empathy and a nuanced understanding of the complexities of human nature.’s Dear Sugar

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2012 - 11:40 am

Join The Racy Reading Club — With A Sexy Reading Pic

Guys, not only is reading FUNdemental — it can also be super sexy. Personally, I do almost all of my reading in bed, which is not as titillating as it…

Julie Gerstein | August 21, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Too Cute! “Matilda”-Inspired Fashion

I might be a little too into the young adult novel Matilda than is suitable for a grown woman … right down to squee-ing when I saw the blog College…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2012 - 10:00 am

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
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