Infographic: how to perfect your elevator pitch.
I like big books and I cannot lie.
How do you read a poem consisting only of punctuation? I think the answer is ‘?’
Book hangovers are a thing.
‘This was the most unkindest cut of all.’ Evidence that Shakespeare was an anti-circumcision activist.
World’s oldest erotica dates to about 1150 B.C.E.
The English language: “We will have ‘croissant’ and ‘schadenfreude’, thanks, you can have ‘hot yoga’.”
I wonder what it’s like to be a housekeeper. I bet it’s really interesting and authentic, probably. My prestigious literary novel.
‘The Man, The Writer, and His Cigarette’: photos of male authors posing with cigarettes, recreated.
A blogger is drinking his way through every drink mentioned in a Pynchon novel.
Infographic: the 16 punctuation marks, in order of how much they do.
Do You Know What Would Be Very Sad? So Many Things; Let’s List Them All
Every Irish novel ever.
‘Beautiful writing, witty dialogue, badass characters and an intense and richly crafted tale, what else can you ask for?’ says Melanie of YA Midnight Reads. ‘If you want an angel series that will blow your mind away, this is the one. Now, I only have one question: where’s book 4?’
‘I have been dying to get my hands on the 3rd book of the Rephaim series ever since Haze officially turned the Rephaim series into my favourite angel series ever,’ says Nomes of inkcrush. ‘The tension is palpable and the pacing is sharp making Shimmer the most fierce and kick-arse book in the series so far…I haven’t been this pumped for a series since those early Hunger Games days.’
‘Paula Weston is the queen of cliff-hanger endings, and this one’s going to blow your mind!’ says Shaheen of Speculating on SpecFic. ‘I have absolutely loved reading Shimmer, and can’t praise the Rephaim series highly enough.’