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Book Frenemies! The Best of the Worst Literary Girlfriends

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Whether you’re painting your nails, sweating to death in spin class or bingewatching Stranger Things together, your best girlfriend has your back. Hopefully, she also doesn’t stab you in your back — but, hey, we can’t all be perfect, right? And neither can literary girlfriends. At the end of the day we all want that special friend to gossip with over a bottle of wine and tell our deepest, darkest secrets to. Check out these literary girlfriends who we think are just the best… well, the ones who are the best at being the worst (Who are we kidding, we’d still go out on double dates with them). Gossip Girl: The Complete Collection by Cecily von Ziegesar (Poppy, 2003) I remember my parents dropping me…

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BEA’s BookCon Delivers The Authors and Books We’ve Been Waiting On

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The Book Expo of America (BEA) is one of the biggest book conventions in the country. Founded in the 1940s, it’s also one of the oldest book conventions around. It takes place over the course of four days, is always held in a major city, and is a great way for authors and publishers to connect with booksellers, readers, librarians and other people in the industry. This year BEA is being held in Chicago from May 11-14 and hundreds of authors and readers will be attending. The first three days of BEA are a trade show, and mostly geared toward people in the publishing industry. Which is why we’re most excited about the final day, BookCon, a full day event where…

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6 Fictional Bad Girls We (Secretly) Wish Were Our Best Friends

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Everybody loves a bad girl. You know the type I’m talking about: she’s always trying to steal the main guy, bitch-slapping every girl she comes across and shooting out one-liners like nobody’s business. She’s definitely not the nicest girl in the room, but she’s probably the most interesting. There’s just something about these girls that makes us want to hate them, but instead we end up wishing we were best friends To celebrate those ladies we all love to hate, here are the top five bad girls on TV – and one from a book too! Rachel Gatina, One Tree Hill From the start, we all knew Rachel (Danneel Harris Ackles) was trouble. She and Brooke (Sophia Bush) hit it…

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Spring style from Chick Lit’s finest

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It’s hard to believe that Bridget Jones’s Diary is 18 years old. It seems like only yesterday we were first introduced to the awkward, loveable heroine who gave voice to so many single women and helped define the Chick Lit genre. But even though Bridget might be getting a little long in the tooth, it doesn’t mean that she’s not still a fashion icon. In fact, we can look to all of our favorite Chick Lit heroines to help us discover the perfect styles for spring. From Rebecca Bloomwood to Rachel White, here are four spring looks inspired by your favorite Chick Lit heroines: Bridget Jones from Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’s Diary Bridget Jones’s Diary by rachelcarterya featuring a braided…

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