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10 Unforgettable Literary Animal Characters—And Why We Love Them

10 Unforgettable Literary Animal Characters—And Why We Love Them_FI

Possibly the only thing better than a great story is a great story with memorable animal characters. Who can forget the unwavering dedication of Hedwig the majestic snowy owl, or the fierce bravery of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi the mongoose? Fluffy, furry, fanged, or feathered, there are many unforgettable literary animal characters that have made lasting impressions and taught us… Continue Reading

14 Quotes From Famous Authors About The Work Of Writing

14 Quotes About The Work Of Writing From Famous Authors_FI

When the going gets tough…the tough keep writing! Here are quotes about the work that goes into good writing by well-known authors: 1. I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. —Douglas Adams   2. Prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. —Louisa May… Continue Reading

Classic Books You Can Read In Just One Day!


September 6 is National Read A Book Day! You can celebrate by starting a new book or continuing with a book you’re currently reading. Or you can be adventurous and try to read an entire book in just one day! Don’t worry, we’re not suggesting you attempt to read War and Peace in one sitting! But… Continue Reading

Would You Be Happy If Your Publisher Did This To Your Characters?


Stieg Larsson, author of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo series, passed away before his books took the literary world by storm. Now, Knopf is giving the series an extended shelf life by hiring British author David Lagercrantz to keep Lisbeth’s story going. Learn more about the deal here. Some fans are cheering, but others… Continue Reading

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