NPR asks, "is the data gathered from e-readers useful to authors?" While I think there are definitely some merits to using e-reader data, I don't think that should be the sole driver for an author to craft a story. Authors need to write the story that THEY want to write, not the one that sales and marketing indicate should be written. Otherwise the beauty of creativity is lost in a sea of one-note plotlines.
Austenites, rejoice! Pride & Prejudice turned 200 years old on Monday. Still looking good, Mr. Darcy!
Being a big fan of heavy metal music, I was both surprised and elated to see Book Riot's article on fantastic bookish/heavy metal combinations.
It's unfortunate but the book blogging community has been plagued with a series of plagairism and copy scraping. You can read about Wendy of The Midnight Garden's experience and Naida of The Bookworm's experience. As a community, we need to be aware of the issue and help eachother out! Stay strong, ladies!
Here's everything you need to know about Cory & Topanga's love child on the Boy Meets World spinoff, Girl Meets World. Still not sure how I feel about this.
I'm loving this macabre Sundance Film Festival short, The Apocalypse.
Googlemaps finds the set of Catching Fire. And now we all know what a Quarter Quell arena looks like!
Movie plotholes that ruin everything. Thanks, Buzzfeed.
Last week brought you Toy Story with real toys. This week brings you The Lion King in CGI.
Buy All The Things!
Don't get me wrong, I love zombies as much as the next girl but these undead teddy bears kind of have me freaked out.
Valentine's Day cards for bookish people.
And since I'm not one to resist super cute stationary, I've decided to bring back the old-fashioned, hand-written letter. What do you think?!