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It’s Lit: Vacay Looks Inspired by Our Fave Beach Reads

There's no denying our love of sunnies and sandals, but sometimes a new book can be your best beach accessory. If your reading list is in need of a refresh, read on to discover our favorite page-turners and the shoreline styles inspired by them! Read more »

Lit Loves: Edward Gorey

An artist, playwright, author, and animal activist with a penchant for collecting cats, Edward Gorey had an odd sense of humor. Read more »
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A Book DIY Project Your BFF Will Love

Turn an old book into a super-fancy case for a fall mixtape. Read more »
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Lit Loves: The Truly Fascinating Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter helped to pave the way for female voices in predominantly male spheres and provided us with dear Peter Rabbit and co. Read more »
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The Ways Victorian Book Designs Win Our Hearts

There are many aesthetic reasons to cherish vintage books. Read more »
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Why Mary Stewart’s Books Should Be Your Beach Reading This Summer

Mary Stewart was an inspiration, and I hope that someday I can be half the writer that she was. Read more »

The 6 Best Girl-Powered Classic Book Series of All Time

From stories about amateur sleuths to tales of babysitter's clubs, here are our favorite books from the past. Read more »
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Lit Loves: Shirley Jackson, Influential Horror Fiction Writer

February is Women in Horror Month, and Shirley Jackson is recognized as one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th century. Read more »
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Lit Loves: Octavia Butler, The Grande Dame of Science Fiction

As an African-American woman writing science fiction in the early 70s, Octavia Butler broke through boundaries and shattered expectations. Read more »
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Vintage Sexism: The Femme Fatales of Pulp Fiction

There's no doubt that the pulp fiction era spawned a wealth of escapist genres known for over-the-top exaggeration and off beat characters, but how has it affected female stereotypes? Read more »
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