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CW’s television adaptation of The Flash has already garnered massive ratings and a full-season order. If you’re a fan of the television show and want to check out the comics, here’s some covers you MUST own before they speed off the shelves. (Sorry, not sorry for that pun.)
Bibliographic beauty from Austen to Zafon.
David Cronenberg talks hand tattoos, Stephen King, writing fantastic sex scenes, and being an author who loves the internet.
…now that we’ll probably never want to read or watch them again.
Angst, spells, and perfect snogging.
*Makes five tattoo appointments immediately*
“Every year it gets just a little harder to be an independent publisher,” says founder Dave Eggers.
R.L. Stine didn’t just write teen novels, he wrote TRUTHS.
“I’m looking for this book, I forget the title, but there’s a dog on the cover…?”
I don’t care what’s written about me, so long as it isn’t true.
The Orange Is The New Black star and host of MTV’s upcoming The T Word sat down with BuzzFeed to share the novels that are necessary for anyone’s reading list.
You read that right. Jimmy Kimmel gave me this idea.
*throws gin & tonic at F. Scott*
A tale of life in the city, 14 years in publishing, and embracing technology to save the culture you love.
Please please please don’t mess this up.
“The world is quiet here.” **Spoilers Ahead**
If you think we’re a bunch of Squibs, you get to re-rank them!
To swipe right or not to swipe right.
The Swedish Academy awarded the novelist the prize “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.”
Being a bookseller is a pretty fantastic job, but booksellers are humans and humans can be very, very awkward. Therefore, booksellers can be very, very awkward. Here are 12 Awkward Bookseller Moments. (No booksellers, books, readers, or bears were harmed in the making of this list. Unless you count feeling awkward as being harmed. In which case, yeah, there’s a good amount of that.)
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According to Amazon Kindle, these are the most highlighted passages from your favorite books turned movies.
The Central Perks of Being a Wallflower. Inspired by #FriendsBookTitles.
It’s like being inside Tumblr. In a good way.
On a scale from 1 to 50 Shades of Grey.
More like The Sound and the Beauty, right?? Happy 117th birthday, William!
Computer or bard? This is quite hard. Via Botpoet.