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6 Characters We Love to Hate Because They’re So Terrible but Brilliant but Mostly Terrible

There are some characters whose wicked ways are just too much fun to look away from. They may do some truly despicable and morally dubious deeds, but at the end of the day, you still kind of root for them anyway? They may do crime. They may end lives. They may try to end the entire world. Yet somehow, you still want to hang out with them and plunder their collection of excellent capes. Anywho…here are some our favorite characters we love to hate!

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6 Enemies-to-Lovers That We All Rooted For from the Beginning

If you watched our February NOVL Tea, you know we love a good enemies-to-lovers moment over here. Is there a love trope better suited to have the perfect amount of tension and bite? I mean, even the greatest love story of all time Pride and Prejudice (don’t @ me, it’s simply FACTS) was, at its core, an enemies-to-lovers tale.

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In Honor of the Ides of March, Here Are The Most Epic Deaths in YA

On this day, the ides of March of MMXIX, the humble offices of NOVL HQ present unto the mob of the Bookish Empire a list of the MOST EPIC YA DEATHS! Those who are about to die salute you. Needless to say: SPOILER ALERT – but specifically for The Cruel Prince, Twilight, The Hearts We Sold, Strange the Dreamer, The Hunger Games, Divergent, Grace and Fury, and Ship Breaker.

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6 Books That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Countries They're Set in

If you’ve got a serious case of wanderlust like me, chances are you turn to books when you can’t pay for an international trip. While we can’t all jet off to fabulous foreign places, the best books set overseas make it feel like we’re right there with the characters. Here are some books that will make you fall in love with the countries they’re set in!

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Badass Women Who Changed History and Empower Us

We all need a good BAMF lady to look up to. Whether they’re your friend, your family (hi mama), or a historical figure, a strong female role-model can make all the difference. So here are some real-life badass women who have changed history to help inspire you and prove that women are hard-core, strong, and make the world a better place!

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9 Books-To-Film Adaptations and All My Feelings About Them

Is anything more exciting than learning your favorite book has gotten a movie deal? Sure, there might be some trepidation, an anxiety that the filmmakers get it *just right* but whenever I hear about a book I love coming to the screen, I can’t help but get a little giddy! So here is a list of my favorite books that have become movies.

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7 Books that Will Make You Feel Like You’re Falling in Love for the First Time

Sometimes I like to put off a “couldn’t care less about love” vibe, but truthfully I’m a sap at heart. I’ll fall for anything: hate to love, best friends to lovers, forbidden love, meet-cutes of all kinds. Romance is compelling because it speaks to our deepest desires and our innate drive to connect with other people. And, you know…smooching. If you’re into that.

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5 Books for When You Need a Vacation

YOU DESERVE A BREAK. All that working and studying you’ve been doing is really tiring you out. Unfortunately, not all of us can escape our daily lives right away (or escape this polar vortex UGH). So I’m glad that all I really need is a great book to relax, see new places, and take time off from my regular routine. If you are also in need of a vacation, here are some books that will help you get away!

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