What if Classic Books Were Given Click-Baity Titles? courtesy of Evan LePage on Hootsuite
"I found out my fiance was already married on our wedding day. Here’s what I did next" - Jane Eyre
We can’t get enough of these inconceivably awesome LEGO dioramas depicting scenes from The Princess Bride.
"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."
They were created for a fantastic collaborative project by nine different LEGO builders and displayed at Brickworld Chicago.
::LEGOS angels singing::
What is it? Rutu Modan’s The Property
What is it about? A young woman travels with her grandmother from Israel to Warsaw to reclaim a property their family was forced to abandon during World War II.
Why you should read it? If you enjoy seeing people attempt to unravel family mysteries and secrets. Or if you appreciate comedy stemming from misunderstandings between characters. Especially if you enjoy both.
Is the series complete? Yes (this is a standalone)
Need more convincing? Check out this excerpt courtesy of NPR
i laughed so hard at the “i don’t know” and “something is wrong”
the twilight one is like abstract poetry
If you read it all together it’s like the most awkward, tense conversation ever.
"My name is Katniss Everdeen," I sighed. Nothing happened.
"I don’t know," he sighed.
Harry looked around, I shake my head and shrugged.
Harry stared. “I am seventeen years old.”
I frowned and he waited.
"My home is District 12."
Harry chuckled and said nothing. Now I wish I had.
I laughed. We looked at each other. I swallowed hard. He shrugged. Harry blinked and hesitates. I flinched.
He looked around. “I’m not really surprised.”
I took a deep breath, something he didn’t have last time. “Something is wrong.”
He didn’t answer. He stood up.