Posts tagged "reading"

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 Rules For A Book Club That Actually Reads

There are book clubs and then there are book clubs. The first is when you and a huge group of women, who may or may not have read the month’s…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2012 - 2:00 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

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

“Jane Eyre,” “Pride & Prejudice” Are About To Get Sexy

I just read Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, and it had zero sex. I mean zero. But an adult fiction company, Clandestine Classics, is republishing books like Eyre, Pride

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 6:00 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

A Saucy Squabble Over “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Leads To Boyfriend Being Charged With Assault

Apparently, reading 50 Shades of Grey warrants being squirted in the face with 50 Shades of Brown.

Raymond Hodgson, 31, was recently charged with common assault after finding…

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2012 - 4:20 pm

In (Reluctant) Defense Of “Why You’re Not Married … Yet”

I’m going to say something as a feminist ladyblogger that I suspect I’m not supposed to say: Why You’re Not Married … Yet: The Straight Talk You Need To Get

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2012 - 1:00 pm

But I Really Wanted To Be A Graphic Novelist

Summer is the perfect time to kick back with a good book and no, you don’t have to read Crime And Punishment. I prefer a good graphic novel and I’m…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2012 - 11:40 am

Cameron Diaz Writing Nutrition Book For Teen Girls

Cameron Diaz is writing her first book: a guide to nutrition for teen girls. [Celebrity Cafe]
“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts revealed yesterday she is battling a…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2012 - 10:20 am

Natasha Trethewey, African-American Pulitzer Prizewinner, Named Poet Laureate

Natasha Trethewey, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, has been named Poet Laureate of the United States. Trethewey has written three collections of poetry, one nonfiction book, and teaches creative writing…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Mommy’s New Tattoo

Once upon a time, there was girl who went to a tattoo shop with her mom … nope, from page one, this isn’t your typical picture book.  Mommy’s New Tattoo:

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2012 - 11:30 am

Feminist Ryan Gosling, The Book

Book deals that result from blogs usually suck, right? But the exception to that rule will have to be Feminist Ryan Gosling: Feminist Theory From Your Favorite Sensitive Movie Dude.

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 11:40 am

FL Library Removes “50 Shades Of Grey” From Shelves

50 Shades Of Grey may well be one of the worst-written books ever. But being a blight on the face of literature isn’t the reason Brevard County Public Library in…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2012 - 3:40 pm

A Guide To Nifty Thrifting

Spring is here and that means yard sale season is upon us. Think that rummaging through your neighbors’ bargain-priced junk sounds like the pits? Think again. Yard sales (and their…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2012 - 11:40 am
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