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5 Fictional Characters Who Used Books To Solve All Their Problems

These fictional bookworms have proven time and time again that reading can, in fact, save your butt.

Posted by Christina Schillaci

The Geek’s Guide to Literary Magazines

Literary magazines are the gems of the bookish world, and there are tons of them. Like, TONS.

We’ve rounded up some swoon-worthy lit mags—some of which you can subscribe to, and some of which you can read online, right now, for free! Let the literary over-stimulation commence!

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Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Brew a Magic Potion

Snape isn't the only one who can concoct a wicked awesome potion. With the help of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Paranormal, you can whip up potions just as well as the Half Blood Prince, if not better.

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Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Survive a Wine Spill Emergency

You’re on that important date, right? You wanna impress, but in the middle of discussing Emily Brontë, you spill red wine. All. Over. Yourself. The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating and Sex shows you how to survive a fashion emergency.

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Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Break Down a Door

Take a cue from Eric Foreman and read how to break down a door before trying it for real. (And only if it's completely necessary, of course!) Maybe if he had read The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, he would have been successful.

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Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Survive on the Ice Until the Rescue Party Arrives

Gavin Francis, photo via bbc.com

So, chances are you're not in Antartica, but in January it feels cold enough that you could be there. If somehow, somewhere, you find yourself trapped in subzero temps, stay calm. The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: The Great Outdoors has your back (and hopefully a steaming cup of hot chocolate).

Posted by Christina Schillaci