Literary Arts

Where Fashion And Literature Meet…There’s #LiterarySwag

by Terrin Glasson October 30, 2015
Who says you can’t be fashionable and smart?    As a firm believer in the concept of adorning your brain, as well as, your body when I heard about the #LiterarySwag movement.  A movement that has been enlightening Twitter and Instagram users  about the joys and importance of reading and fashion I knew this was a […]

Sam Winston’s Modern Gods Revives The Ancient Scroll

by Ash M. Richteron August 28, 2015
“Book” has become a transient sort of word.    It used to be easy to define— Made of paper pulp, binding, and wisdom, it was something you cracked open for a good story or access to information. But now we’ve gone digital and ‘books’ no longer only come in physical form.    As cheeky protest […]

Camila Comes to Life

by Jenna Austinon August 12, 2015
   It’s been a good couple of years for Madeliene L’engle fans as news of “A Wrinkle in Time” is currently being shepherded into the world by the director of “Frozen”. But more good news has come in the form of the movie “Camilla Dickinson”, which is based off of another one of Madeleine’s books, […]

Famous Last Words in Literature

by Chelsey Grassoon July 31, 2015
    A first sentences may draw us into a book, but it’s the final sentence that often stays with us long after we’ve finished reading the story. These famous last words are some of the best. Both haunting and full of wisdom, take a read through these last words of literature and feel a […]

Smiles: An E-Book That Adapts Its Plot to Your Location

by Chelsey Grassoon July 29, 2015
   Are you one of those people who likes to be reading a book based on the city you’re in? If so, you’re not alone, and you’re also about to get really excited.    Trip Book Smiles is a new app that actually uses a GPS to adapt a story to be in accordance with […]

Words of Wisdom from Oscar Wilde

by Chelsey Grassoon July 24, 2015
There is perhaps no author that can give a wittier, truer statement (of any kind) than Oscar Wilde. He was a man of brilliance, and his sense of humor is one that still manages to be enjoyed decades after his passing. Here are some of our favorite words of wisdom from the man himself. Take […]

A Coloring Book for Adults: I Love My Hair

by Chelsey Grassoon July 22, 2015
   Remember the days of staying in the lines and using your 12 pack of crayons to brighten every page of your coloring book? If you don’t, Andrea Pippin’s latest book is sure to remind you. Does it reminisce about the days of childhood? Not quite — in fact, it’s much simpler than that: it’s […]

Twitter Rage: Joanne Harris Tweets About Sexism in Publishing

by Chelsey Grassoon July 20, 2015
     Joanne Harris has certainly earned her way to the top of the literary game, penning the bestselling Chocolat trilogy along with a slew of other novels — but that hasn’t stopped sexism in the publishing field from hitting her hard at every corner. Harris has a usual activity on Twitter where she writes […]

The First Waterproof Books Are Being Made (Why Did This Take So Long!?)

by Chelsey Grassoon July 10, 2015
   You know when you’re reading in the tub (because really, there is no better place to read), and things are just getting good, and you can’t wait to see what’s going to happen to your favorite character, and you’re about to turn the page … and then you accidentally drop the book? And. Then. […]

What 12 Authors Have to Say About the Writing Process

by Chelsey Grassoon July 10, 2015
Ever feel like writing is the most difficult task in the world, but when it’s done right, it’s the most wonderful thing that could ever happen? You’re not alone. Take a look at what these twelve authors have to say about the writing process (we’ll give you a hint — it’s not all fun and games). […]