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Our Favorite Magical Pets in Literature

These aren't your average puppies and kittens, no, here are six of the best, most magical animal friends a kid could ask for. And I hope you all appreciate the supreme effort I’m making not to populate this list entirely with unicorns.

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Black Friday: An Faux Anthropological Study

“Yea, for tonight though we feast, tomorrow we prepare for eternity… and shopping!” – Tall Pilgrim

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A Playlist for Severus Snape

At first glance, Professor Severus Snape is an intimidating, sarcastic, unfriendly, and stern man. But don’t be fooled; his frosty exterior hides a passionate heart and noble intentions. One of J.K. Rowling’s more complex, layered characters, he evolves from anti-hero to full-on hero during the course of her books. Which makes him worthy of a playlist in our book.

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7 Literary Characters Banned from Our Thanksgiving Dinner

No matter how much you love your family the Thanksgiving Day table can easily turn into a scene from The Hunger Games when there’s only one Pillsbury roll left and more than one hand grabbing for it. That’s why along with our fictional-characters-we’d-love-to-picnic-with list we also have 7 fictional characters banned from our turkey dinner. No turkey for you!

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Bookish DIY Gifts: An Avant-Gourd Tote


/avänt' gôrd/

1. Unusual or experimental use of decorative gourds for artistic purposes.*

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