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There are a few things to consider when bringing people together in any kind of group. First and foremost, there’s the question of whether they’ll get along — whether their personalities will complement each other. When it comes to book clubs, it’s also important that members are reliable: they’ll read their books, follow the rules, and contribute meaningfully. What would our literary dream team look like, then? This ultimate book club must comprise people who will keep things fun and fresh, who will always be on time, contribute food and wine, and most importantly: actually read the book.
Here are five people who would make a boss book club, and (probably) not harm or hex each other.
Her illustrious career makes Oprah the sort of person who doesn't need an introduction, not really, so before we embarrass ourselves, we’ll just get right into it. In honor of Oprah’s birthday, we’re rolling out a selection of some of her boss literary roles in film. Which are your favorites?
Today is March 10. Mar. 10. Mario. Get it?
Let's say we describe a few books, replacing character names, places, and other things with those from the many Super Mario games out there. Would you be able to guess what stories we're talking about? Anyone can play - don't worry about whether you're familiar with the games or not, and of course, we aren't rolling with anything too obscure. Try your hand at our game and tell us if you managed to guess them all! The answers are all the way at the bottom.
Do you look at bushes and shrubs and wish they were cut in the shape of a teddy bear or Hello Kitty? Do you also wish you had scissors instead of hands? If so, watch the scenes in Edward Scissorhands where he goes to town on everyone's front yards. Pure envy, right? In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create topiaries like a boss.
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While we wait in anticipation for The Little Prince to come out on Netflix, we've realized that many of life's conundrums and complications can be resolved through the wisdom of the book. It's always that way, isn't it? The greatest bits of advice and information are tucked away in the classics, where we sometimes forget to look.
Since we're book nerds inside and out, it only follows that we also show our booklove at home inside and out. Now that it's Spring (or is it snowing where you are? If so, maybe bookmark this for later...), it's a great time to turn your garden into a magical, bookish wonderland. Check out these cool items you can bring straight out of the pages of some of our favorite classics.
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