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  • The soothsayer’s “Beware the ides of March” from Shakespeare's Julius Ceasar is one of the most famous lines of prophesy in Western literature. Aside from Oedipus and Macbeth, there are tons of ominous warnings, especially in the fantasy genre where prophecies are the reigning method of foreshadowing. While the prophecies themselves might be well-known to even casual fantasy fans, you might not know the fan theories that percolate from them. So, soothsay, I say, and let’s do this thing.

    (Warning: spoiler warnings and conspiracy theories ahead!)

  • St. Patrick's Day is nigh! This means that you'll be seeing a lot of images of tiny bearded men in green coats and hats. The Leprechaun is a type of fairy that appears in Irish folklore. Known for causing mischief and hiding pots of gold at the ends of rainbows, the leprechaun gets all of the holiday's attention. This is a bit unfair to the plethora of characters that appear in Irish folklore. Here are a few other mythological creatures that should get some love on St. Patrick's Day!

  • Tailia The Book Addict image via Tumblr

    We believe there are certain things you never age out. Like toys, for example. And thanks to the collectible craze known as Funko dolls, we don't have to! Our favorite of course are the bookish kind, so here's a round-up of our favorites. 

  • Have you ever read a book and, halfway through, caught yourself thinking, “This character deserves so much better!?” It may be because they’ve been dealt an unfortunate hand, have lost a parent, or job, or simply can’t seem to get their life together. All of that is unfortunate, but sometimes the root of the problem lies in their inexplicable failure to find a romantic partner deserving of them. 


    With the tragic passing of David Bowie, we thought it was fitting to celebrate his life by re-watching one of our favorite films: Labyrinth. We couldn’t help but think of a few book recommendations for our favorite characters.

  • We get it. After a long day of dancing at balls and destroying zombies, all you want to do is go home and curl up with a good book. Don’t worry; we have you covered.


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