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Rainbow Hair at Home? It’s Possible With This Game-Changing Hack!

With Betta Fish Hair and Sand Art Hair taking over our Pinterest feeds, it’s becoming clear that this summer <i>is</i> the time for you to bust out the pastels. Sure, the jump to full-on cotton candy hair is a big one, but it really doesn’t have to be using this pastel hair hack. Introducing Tinge, a …

This Marc Jacobs + Alice in Wonderland Collection Is All Kinds of Awesome

Disney has served as an inspiration in the fashion realm more times than we can count. Most recently there was Lauren Conrad’s adorable Minnie Mouse-inspired collection, then there was that Vans collab and now the legendary company is teaming up with Marc by Marc Jacobs for a holiday collection …

19 Map-Inspired Wedding Invitations

If you are getting married soon or have already been through planning a wedding, you know that the wedding invitations are a giant to-do on your ever-growing DIY wedding ideas list. Should you go with paper Save the Dates or a digital one? Simple, one-page invites or a full-on fancy wedding suite? …

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Free Falling

• <b>Author:</b> Kirsty Moseley<p>With just one night and one stupid party, the trajectory of my future altered forever…<p>Until my senior year, I had everything going for me: excellent grades, a supportive and loving family, not to mention the hottest boyfriend in school. Everything was perfect—until the arrival …

Lego Librarian Reinterpreted as Hipster Librarian, Warrior Librarian, and More

Lego has introduced a Lego Librarian in the 10th installment of its new minifigures series (which also includes a sad clown, Medusa, a paintball …

Why I Love YA Books as a Grown Adult by Aubry...

Don't Judge a Librarian by its Cover

A customer is approaching the information desk. I am available, as are my colleagues. Who will the person choose to approach? In the slow times of …

Chick Lit Is Dead, Long Live Farm Lit

Thanks to the economy, picket fences and scruffy farm hands have replaced stilettos and cute i-bankers in literature aimed at women.<p>Gallery Books; NAL Trade; Jove<p>Chick lit—hot pink covers featuring martini glasses and Manolos, stylish city girl heroines navigating the urban jungle in search of love …

Is this the end of fiction's genre wars?

This week, the chair of this year's Man Booker prize, Robert Macfarlane, published an introduction to a new edition of M John Harrison's Climbers. In …

SOPA: A Call to Action for Librarians

Voicing her opposition to SOPA, the anti-piracy bill making its way through Congress, library technologist Jessamyn West has called on her peers in …

The Most Ridiculous Claims Used to Challenge Classic Novels

This morning, the American Library Association released its study of the most frequently challenged books of 2012, a list that includes classics and …

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Looks Matter (With Books, Anyway) - The Hub

I totally judge books by their covers.<p>Don’t get me wrong; I usually don’t stop there. The beauty beyond a book’s skin is what I really look for. But …

The Handmaid's Tale

• <b>Author:</b> Margaret Atwood<p><b>Now a Hulu Original Series</b><p><i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States and is now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy …

The 5 Essential Parts Of A Powerful Book Introduction

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS<p><b>Synopsis</b> <i><br>Buyers of your book don’t care why you wrote your book. They just want to know how your book can</i> …

Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming

<i>“Writing is a little door,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. <i>“Some fantasies, like big pieces of furniture, won’t come through.”</i> <b>Sigmund Freud</b> (May 6, 1856–September 23, 1939) — a key figure in the making of consumer culture, deft architect of his own myth, modern plaything — set out to peek through …

"Writing is Maddening and Emotional" Says Colin Broderick

<b>Opening the “Psychic Suitcase” of My Childhood<br>By Colin Broderick</b><p>In 2007, at the age of thirty nine, I quit drinking. I’d spent my entire adult life …