Walk out your door and find out she's screaming happily because Ellen Degeneres invited her to meet Jodi Picoult on the show, and she wants you to tag along?Hear gun shots and have to hide in your home, call 911, and later mourn your neighbor?
See a group of students holding copies of the Harry Potter books, excitedly discussing who will win the Triwizard Cup?Via Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2005See panicked teachers turning off the lights, closing blinds and locking their classroom doors as someone strides into the school carrying an assault rifle?Via Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, 2011
Find out that they're crying over Jane & Mr. Rochester's love while reading Jane Eyre?Via Jane Eyre, 2011Find out that they're crying because they just received word that their child's school is on lockdown because of an active shooter?Via Jane Eyre, 2011
Discover that they are ecstatic because George R.R. Martin pulled a Beyoncé and released the Winds of Winter with no warning?Learn that there is a man with a gun holding all the employees and customers hostage?
See posts speculating on how well Netflix will do at keeping A Series of Unfortunate Events true to Lemony Snicket's books?Via A Series of Unfortunate Events, 2004See BuzzFeed News alerts about the aftermath of another shooting in a movie theater?Via Daniel Handler
5 Simple "Would You Rather" Questions About Your Day
You want the best for fellow human beings and the USA. Let's start banning firearms instead of books! #BanFirearmsNotFiction
Violence is not the answer. Maybe you should go read a book and put down the gun... #BooksNotBullets
Start using the hashtag #BanFirearmsNotFiction if you'd rather ban the guns that create violence, rather than books that depict imagined violence. Let's make our country safer and pass stricter gun regulations!
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