Heroines in Books and the Lessons They Taught Us

Here are eight bookish heroines, and the lessons they teach us.

Controversial or Difficult Books That Will Broaden Your Horizons

One of the best things about bookworms (and we are pretty awesome in a lot of ways) is our willingness to look at the world through differing points of view. A reader lives a thousand lives, according to George R.R. Martin, and in the process, we disappear into thousands of different minds. Some of the … Continue reading Controversial or Difficult Books That Will Broaden Your Horizons

5 of the Greatest Authors with the Unlikeliest of Beginnings

It is often the case that the most underestimated, unlikely individuals manage to subvert their circumstances and do incredible things. The following writers have all conquered prejudice, inner struggles or discouragement- obstacles which would have extinguished the dreams of many others. Here are five of the most incredible authors who overcame all sorts of difficulties … Continue reading 5 of the Greatest Authors with the Unlikeliest of Beginnings