Lane Moore discusses her first book, HOW TO BE ALONE.
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Sarah McCoy discusses MARILLA OF GREEN GABLES.
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Terry H. Watkins shares a list of books to celebrate her novel, DARLING GIRL.
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Marilla frowned. She was not versed in theatrics, nor did she wish to be. ...more
What I know and don’t know about men matters. What men know and don’t know about themselves matters more. ...more
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Bethany C. Morrow discusses her debut novel,
MEM, how it felt to read Toni Morrison for the first time, and her hope for Black girl readers. ...more
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Samantha Irby discusses her new essay collection,
We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, all that comes along with writing about your life, and reading great horror books. ...more
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Today, the new series
Anne with an E premieres on Netflix. Here’s a list of books for times when you need a strong female protagonist like Anne Shirley. ...more
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Contributors over at Huffington Post discuss five fictional characters that stimulated their pre-teen/teen sexual awakening, including Artemis from Artemis Fowl and Gilbert Blythe from Anne of Green Gables: When it comes to my sexual awakening in fiction, specific characters figure very little. A prose adaptation of The Odyssey for young adults (hot goddesses were always […]
From Cinderella and Oliver Twist to Anne of Green Gables and Harry Potter, Etan Smallman muses on the paradox of why so many of literature’s most celebrated protagonists are orphans: Many of the most powerful characters in our best-loved stories are orphaned, adopted, fostered, or found. At the same time, many of the most powerless […]
Upbeat YA protagonists are a far cry from the tortured figures we’re used to watching on television. Flavorwire’s Sarah Seltzer makes her predictions for Nancy Drew and Anne of Green Gables’s forthcoming return to the small screen: Two iconic characters with sunny auras and relatively straightforward histories are about to be reimagined in the context of today’s […]
…educators have finally rolled out a new curriculum that they believe will be more exciting and relevant to various groups of young learners. Like this practice test for tweens!! ...more
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The Ploughshares blog looks at Victorian hair art and the way it was woven into classics such as Wuthering Heights, Anne of Green Gables, and Little Women.