October 13, 2015 • Handbooks: Literary Figures, Women's Interest
The temperatures are starting to drop and the leaves have begun to change, which means that it’s time to retire beach paperbacks and flip flops in favor of more autumnal choices. Warm and cozy hats, scarves, and sweaters are perfect for enjoying the crisp fall weather before winter hits, and bookworms eschew nature in favor of being curled up with a warm drink and good book.
While you are switching out your wardrobe for something a little more appropriate to apple picking and trick-or-treating, why not let one of your favorite fictional heroines inspire you? Whatever your style, there is sure to be a pair of boots that will let you channel your favorite character as well as keeping your toes warm…
October 9, 2015 • Handbooks: Literary Figures, Movies & Film, Women's Interest
Attention, pumpkin spice latte lovers! Our season is upon us. Let us be merry and order as many PSLs as possible before they’re gone. And they’re better this year, what with the new Starbucks recipe and all. So whether you order the occasional tall pumpkin spice or reach basic status with a daily venti, wear the title proud. Shout it from the rooftops. PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES FOREVER!
And hey, if we love them so much, we have to suspect some our literary counterparts would love the latte, as well.
September 30, 2015 • Classics, Fiction, Movies & Film, Women's Interest
Recently, The CW bought a script for a TV adaptation of Little Women. Sounds great, right? What if I told you that this “gritty adaptation” re-sets our archetypal story of domestic sisterhood in dystopian Philadelphia? Would you ask the question I asked, the question on all Little Women fans’ minds: Why?
September 17, 2015 • Women's Interest
Oprah launched her famous book club in September 1996 with The Deep End of the Ocean by debut novelist Jacquelyn Mitchard. Since then, a sticker bearing this tastemaker’s name can ensure major book sales and placement on bestseller lists. All it took was Oprah Winfrey gushing about it.
When you look at the complete list, you can see how wide the range of her choices can be. But somehow, The Oprah Book Club has gotten a reputation for being “chick lit.” We think this rep does the list a major disservice, because her picks were actually a lot more bad-ass than that. Allow us to explain:
May 2, 2015 • Geek, Women's Interest
For The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, I wanted to speak the awesomest geeky gals in the biz, all about how their experience as a fan has influenced and shaped their lives. Unfortunately, due to a tight page count and a super-mean editor (just kidding, love you Blair! <3), we could only fit a few interviews into the final book. But there was so much goodness left over that I just had to share their geek girl wisdom with the world.
Today, I bring you some fangirl fabulousness from the wicked women of comics, including Janelle Asselin, Leigh Lahav, Amy Ratcliffe, Meaghan Carter, and Stephanie Cooke.
April 14, 2015 • Dogs, Travel, Women's Interest
We’re thrilled to be publishing the second book from New York Times bestselling author Andrew Knapp. His first book, Find Momo, introduced the bookish world to his adorable, already-Instagram-famous border collie, Momo.
In Find Momo Coast to Coast, Andrew hit the road (in his awesome yellow van) and took some beautiful pictures of Momo (with his awesome red bandana) all across the country.
To celebrate his second book and Andrew’s next batch of adventures, we’re launching a pre-order campaign that’ll give you the chance to score all kinds of swag. Signed bookplates and posters for every pre-orderer? Yup. A chance to win a plush Momo? You betcha.
Read on to find out how to get swag and enter to win epic prizes.
NOTE FOR ALL PRE-ORDER-ERS: To enter, email a photo or a screenshot of your receipt to email@example.com with the subject line "Find Momo Pre-order." Make sure you send us your shipping address with your entry!
Also tweet #FindMomo to unlock some of the higher levels.
This campaign is open to US and Canada only.