Tag archive

Thursday Next

10 Fictional libraries bookworms dream about visiting

in Fiction by

For book lovers, there’s no better place than a library. The quiet, the musty smell of old novels, the often-incredible architecture—we could spend days wandering the shelves and flipping through pages. It’s no wonder so many libraries show up in our favorite novels or movies, creating perfect places for characters to gather information or just curl up with a good book. So when we read the Bustle article “10 Fictional Bookstores We Wish We Could Shop In,” we knew we needed to make a library edition. Here are 10 fictional libraries we could spend hours browsing in: The Beast’s Library from Beauty and the Beast There’s no better way to woo an avid reader than by showing her your giant…

Keep Reading

Ffantasy ffun with Jasper Fforde, author of Thursday Next and Chronicles of Kazam

in Fiction by

Most authors don’t have yearly weekend festivals named after them. But then, most authors aren’t Jasper Fforde. His fans are loyal enough to travel from around the world for the annual Fforde Ffiesta—and for good reason. With more than 15 novels under his belt and four popular series, he’s a fantasy powerhouse who creates complex worlds and strong characters you can’t help but root for. Fforde is perhaps best known for his Tuesday Next books, a series about a literary detective who fights crime in a parallel universe where Dodo birds still exist and the line between books and reality is razor thin.  But he’s also explored the world of young adult literature with his Chronicles of Kazam series, starring…

Keep Reading

Go to Top