Amy Sachs is a blogger and freelance writer from New Jersey. She can most likely be found drinking coffee with her nose in a book.

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15 Quotes About The Danger of Banning Books

Censorship has been a hotly debated issue almost as long as books and writing have been in print for consumption. There will likely always be someone who doesn't like what the masses are reading, whet...
By Amy Sachs

11 Accessories every Stephen King Fan Will Love

Readers have been getting nightmares from Stephen King books since the early '70s, with no signs of stopping any time soon. The popularity of Stranger Things — which was heavily inspired by King's wor...
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6 Ways The BSC Would Be Different in 2016

Growing up as a reader in the late '80s and '90s meant reading about tons of groups of friends we wished we could join ourselves. From Harry Potter to Gossip Girl, there was some major friend-envy goi...
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8 Books About Mental Health For Teens

Young adult novels have always been a great place for teens to read about the difficult issues they might be facing. That's why this genre is an excellent space for books about mental health and menta...
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11 Novels For People Who Only Read Thrillers

There's something about getting lost in a really great thriller that's unlike reading books of any other genre. Maybe it's the frantic pace of the books, always keeping you guessing until the very end...
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12 Books From the '90s You Forgot About

When most of us think about
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6 Struggles Of Being A Bookworm On Vacation

In theory, summer reading is great. Plenty of vacation time and summer hours to spend catching up on your giant list of books that you've been dying to read. Easy, right? Beach day? Throw a book in yo...
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20 YA Novels To Grab You From The First Line

Any book-lover will tell you that one of the best feelings around is opening a book, reading the first line, and knowing immediately that you're going to get lost in it. Cancel your plans, stay-home-r...
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11 Books For 'Girl On The Train' Fans

One of the first buzzy books of 2015 was Paula Hawkins' The Girl on the Train. Even before it was out
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5 Times Dan Humphrey Was a Book-Lover's Dream

Ah, Dan Humphrey. Lonely Boy. The book-loving boyfriend every book-lover dreamed of someday having. Aside from being a middle school staple read, the Gossip Girl TV show brought our favorite character...
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7 Books That Capture The Spirit of Philadelphia

When most people think about what makes Philadelphia unique, they likely think of cheesesteaks, cream cheese, or a cracked bell. As many Philadelphians are known to argue,
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8 Books Based on Other Books

As the saying goes, "good artists copy, great artists steal." Pablo Picasso was likely talking about painters when he said this, but it can be applied to other mediums, too. Even writing. In fact, tha...
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9 Books To Read If You're On Team Jess

Before I even get to the books, I need to make one thing known: Team Jess Mariano is the only way to be when it comes to Gilmore Girls. This is the hill I will die on. Boyfriends don't get any more ob...
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6 Ways To Spoil Your Pet On Love Your Pet Day

If you have a pet, then chances are, when you hear the words "National Love Your Pet Day," you probably thought the same thing I did — isn't that every day? The obvious answer is, yes, of course!
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11 Books A Stars Hollow Book Club Would Read

With news of the Gilmore Girls revival in a whirlwind around u
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10 Books You Bought At The Scholastic Book Fair

One of the very best parts of being in elementary school was definitely Scholastic Book Fair day. There were few things (aside from seeing the TV cart waiting for you in class) that could rival the ex...
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6 Intense Baby-Sitters Club Moments

One of the most beloved book series of the late '80s and '90s was by far 
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11 Books You Never Knew Were Based On True Stories

"Truth is stranger than fiction," or so the saying goes. Or, in some cases, the truth is the basis for some incredible fiction. There's nothing better (or more mind-blowing) than reading an incredible...
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9 Movie Adaptations To Finish Out The Year

Can you believe we are heading right into the final two months of the year? Weren't we just listing all the book-to-movie adaptations this year? Mockingjay Part 2 felt so far away, and now it's just a...
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10 Books That Completely Terrified You As A Kid

With Halloween just around the corner, there are plenty of books to read to get you in the spooky spirit. There are some
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