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While We Wait for Black Tapes Season 3

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by Keri Horan

I’m such a huge fan of Pacific Northwest Stories, but I have to admit I’m getting pretty impatient for Season 3 of The Black Tapes. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Pacific Northwest Radio, it’s a “news source” that’s actually completely fictional, and models itself after NPR. They currently have two horror podcasts, […]

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6 International Fairy Tale Retellings

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by Gabriella Abbate

Everyone knows the standard Disney fairy tales, you may even know the more violent collection from the Brother’s Grimm, but there are thousands upon thousands of fairy tales from all around the world. Each culture has a Cinderella-esque tale, with different moral lessons and cultural signifiers ingrained into it. Below is a list of retellings of fairy tales […]

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4 Books Sure to Inspire a Backpacking Adventure!

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by Danielle Finnegan

As spring break crawls away and you start daydreaming of summer, many of you will be planning your own vacations, begging your parents to go somewhere, or writing a mental list of places you wish you could go. Luckily, there’s no shortage of young adult books that can take you on an unforgettable journey to some truly amazing […]

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10 YA Books Featuring Strong Female Characters

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by Gabriella Abbate

In honor of International Women’s Day, I wanted to share with you some of my most beloved female characters from YA. After all, some of my favorite female role models are fictional. These ladies are strong, independent, and generally sarcastic (it’s no fun if they aren’t sassy, right?). Oh, and they’re basically all badasses. What […]

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11 Books to Keep Romance Alive All Year Long

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by Amy Beaudoin

February (the all-too-short month of love) has officially come to an end, which means it’s now impossible to find chocolate in the shape of a heart, our free romantic reads are coming to an end, and love ISN’T everywhere you turn! Some people are excited to see an end to all the lovey-dovey things, but if you’re like […]

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12 Great Reads for Black History Month and Beyond!

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by Jess Harold

Happy Black History Month! While it’s the shortest month of year, I still make it a point to celebrate and learn something new about my culture and heritage. Today’s Fact: Despite avid participation in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and her persistence in the fight for the right to vote, Ida B. Wells was […]

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Five Books For Mardi Gras

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by Keri Horan

I’ve been lucky enough to travel around the United States quite a bit, but there’s one place that’s high on my list that I just haven’t managed to get to yet, and that’s New Orleans. That’s why I waste no time in reading TONS of books set in the Big Easy.I figure if I can’t enjoy Mardi […]

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8 Sci-Fi Books with LGBTQ Characters

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by Jess Harold

I’m not afraid to admit when I’m wrong, even when it comes to books. For most of my life I have avoided sci-fi like the plague; I’m a fantasy girl, through and through. But it turns out the imagination it takes to tell stories about alien races or artificial intelligence is just as vast and […]

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Janine’s Book Boyfriend List

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by Janine Perez

I’ve been collecting book boyfriends since I was a wee little one. I mean seriously, my first book boyfriend was Ron Weasley, acquired at the ripe old age of 10. My number of book boyfriends grew as I did and right now my list is ridiculously long. But long story short: I know book boyfriends. I’m […]

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Shifa’s Book Boyfriend List

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by Shifa Kapadwala

I take my book boyfriends very seriously. In fact, every once in a while I’ll name one of my book boyfriends my book husband to change things up and show that he is clearly standing apart from the rest (usually this happens when I’m rereading that character’s book because I’m reminded of how much I […]

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