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6 Literary Halloween Costumes For Couples

Couples who read together, stay together. And couples who dress up for Halloween together, look amazing together. Whether you already have a few Halloween parties or events you're planning on going to, or you just want to dress up for the heck of it …
By Alex Weiss

These Book Weddings Can Inspire Your Own Big Day

When it comes to being a book nerd, it's practically second nature to fantasize about your bookish wedding (that is, if you're someone who wants to get married). Taking themes from books to create an inspired book-themed wedding is one thing, but rea…
By Alex Weiss

7 Quotes On Writing From Suzanne Collins

As the author of the beloved The Hunger Games series, Suzanne Collins has made a huge impact on the world of books and YA literature over the last decade. So, when I stumble upon Suzanne Collins quotes about writing, I pay attention. Collins has and …
By Alex Weiss

18 Fictional Characters I Will Always Hate

There are characters in books that you just love no matter what, so much so you wish they were real and could be your BFF. Then there are characters in books that you absolutely loathe, so much so that you didn't realize you had the capability to hat…
By Alex Weiss

Why There Needs To Be A Third ‘SOTTP' Movie ASAP

I know I wasn’t the only one who saw it. On Friday of last week, all four of the lead actresses in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants got together for one heck of a reunion. And in the wake of the amazing pictures that American Ferrera, Blake Live…
By Emily Lackey

Where Is 'The Devil Wears Prada' Cast Now?

It's been 10 years since Meryl Streep had audiences shaking in fear of Miranda Priestly, her boss-from-hell character in the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada. The hit movie, based on the 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger, launched the careers of actress…
By Mallory Carra

The 'Me Before You' Cast Is Inspired

The casting process for any movie is an important, but even more so when the film is drawing from a book. For readers who likely have very specific versions of the characters in their heads, a movie can be ruined by poor casting choices. Fortunately …
By Martha Sorren

'Me Before You' & 'Game Of Thrones' Are Similar

For some actors, appearing in a major movie or television show can limit a career. They can be pigeonholed by both viewers and directors as only being able to do one type of role. Not so for Me Before You stars Sam Claflin and Emilia Clarke who excel…
By Martha Sorren

How 'Hunger Games' Fans Can Keep The Series Alive

There is no limit to how many feelings I have about The Hunger Games series. The novels, as well as the movies, tell such an intriguing, compelling, emotional, and engaging story. Plus, the protagonist is an awesome female hero, which I really conne…
By Martha Sorren

10 Of The Most Relatable Couples In Literature

I've learned that at the heart of any good book is a great love story. As a teenager, I read just about anything I could get my hands on, and as I got older, I realized I was gravitating towards the books with characters and couples that I found rela…
By Alex Weiss

'Hunger Games' Fans Will Love This Movie Remake

Temple fans, get ready. Nickelodeon announced on Tuesday that they are turning the beloved '90s game show Legends of the Hidden Temple into a made-for-TV movie . And this is not a drill, guys. Nickelodeon, who recently announced that they would be jo…
By Emily Lackey

Can You Guess Which YA Series This Quote Is From?

What do Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Divergent series all have in common? Well, for starters, they each have a protagonist we absolutely love and a villain or two we loathe. There are side characters that make us laugh, plot lines that make ou…
By Alex Weiss

10 Things Missing From The Hunger Games Movies

I'm not shy when it comes to my love for The Hunger Games series, in both book and film versions. With author Suzanne Collins as the screenwriter for the movies, it was easily one of the best book-to-movie adaptions of all time. Jennifer Lawrence, J…
By Alex Weiss

Natalie Dormer Faces Her Demons In 'The Forest'

Do you remember the first horror movie that scared the crap out of you? Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer does, and she has a new appreciation for horror cinema after starring in The Forest, which opens on Jan. 8. In The Forest , directed by Jason …
By Casey Cipriani

5 Big Differences Between Potterheads & Tributes

People — and by people, I mean my equally book nerdy friends — always ask: which series is better, Harry Potter or The Hunger Games? It's nearly impossible to choose, and after learning other people's preferences, I have noticed some pretty big diffe…
By Sadie Trombetta

12 Book-To-Movie Adaptations Coming Out In 2016

I’m always a little sad and nostalgic as another year comes to a close. Looking back on everything that’s gone by, I can’t help thinking that time speeds up more than it slows down. But that can be a good thing, when you’re waiting on something. And …
By Julia Seales

13 Inspiring Characters For Your New Year's Goals

The idea of making New Year's resolutions can be just as exciting as it is intimidating. Whether your goals this time around in 2016 include getting a gym membership, quitting a bad habit like smoking, starting to date again, moving on from the past,…
By Alex Weiss

The Book Versus The Movie: The Hunger Games

After seeing Mockingjay — Part 2 for the fourth time this weekend, I feel pretty content that one of my all-time favorite series has finally come to a close. I first read the captivating series The Hunger Games while I was a freshman in college, when…
By Alex Weiss

Effie & Haymitch Make Shippers Dreams Come True

There’s nothing that fans of The Hunger Games love more than the love triangles and relationships that abound in that series. Whether it’s in the books or in the movies, if you love The Hunger Games, chances are you love it when those crazy character…
By Emily Lackey

Natatlie Dormer Talks That 'Hunger Games' Prequel

Natalie Dormer is ready to return to Panem — under certain conditions, however. The Game of Thrones actress plays filmmaker and rebel Cressida in the The Hunger Games series, most recently in the final installment, Mockingjay, Part 2. According to an…
By Mallory Carra