March 12, 2018 • Fiction, Geek Girl, Movies & Film
If you’re an avid young adult reader of any age, chances are you’ve already dream cast your favorite YA books of the last year. But with more and more YA novels being optioned for film – and going into production! – the fun doesn’t stop with carefully curated Tumblr posts and fan trailers. Mark your calendars, YA fans. Because 2018 is going to be a busy year at the movies.
March 10, 2018 • Fiction, Quirk Kids, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Television
Harness your inner slayer! Today is the first-ever Slay Day, a day to pay homage to one of the greatest female heroines to exist—Buffy! We encourage you to celebrate the people who help you slay in your own life, and keep an eye out for Buffy-themed prizes from Fox all day long! (Oh, and don't forget to have an epic Buffy the Vampire Slayer marathon.)
In honor of Slay Day, here are some process shots from the upcoming picture book Buffy the Vampire Slayer illustrated by Kim Smith!
March 6, 2018 • Fiction, Geek Girl
Many of our favourite authors are women, and there’s a very good reason for that. Women have written some of the greatest stories of all time. Jane Austen, Maya Angelou, J.K. Rowling. Here are some female authors who should definitely be on your TBR lists. (But please don’t stop here. There are so many amazing female writers.)
March 5, 2018 • Fiction
A Wrinkle in Time hits theaters this week and while most of our time is spent swooning over the gorgeous trailer and phenomenal cast – Oprah! Reese Witherspoon! Mindy Kaling! – we still have plenty of time to think about the original source material and every other deeply moving books from our childhood. Without further ado, here are our favorite middle grade novels, chock full of those bottom-of-our-heart feelings.
February 27, 2018 • Fiction, Humor
Say what you like about Michael Bay, the filmmaker has left an indelible mark on modern cinema. But what if he trained his trademark “Bay-hem” on to classic literature? As Bay proved with “Pain and Gain,” a film based on a true event that was impossibly embellished, he has no problem making other material his own. So what would Michael Bay-ified adaptations of literary classics look like?