Going Through Menopause Changed The Way I Think About Gender
I've experienced menopause as a kind of "ungendering." The transition has been disorienting, thrilling, and freeing. (An excerpt from Flash Count Diary.)
17 Literary Tweets That Will Make You Cackle
"If I die, spread my ashes where they filmed the Twilight baseball scene."
Get Your Mockingjay Pin Ready, Because We're Getting A "Hunger Games" Prequel Novel Next Year
And there's a theory that the main character could be our girl Mags!
If You're Able To Pass This Dr. Seuss Quiz, You're A Bonafide Certified Children's Book Wiz
Make the Grinch proud!
19 Tweets About Summer 2k19 That Are Feverishly Funny
"The only thing acting up this summer is my skin."
15 Extremely Unfortunate Spelling And Grammar Mistakes That'll Make You LOL And Say, "Yikes"
The Oxford comma is important, people.
I Said Goodbye To My Grandfather When My Family Left Peru — But This Blanket Keeps Him Close To Me
When I was born, my grandfather gave me an alpaca blanket to keep de por vida. Nearly 40 years later, it’s one of the only things connecting me to the man who was, in many ways, my first father.
25 YA Novels That You Need To Read During Pride Month
You don't want to miss these fantastic LGBT reads.
Tell Us About A Piece Of Advice From A Self-Help Book That Really Stuck With You
Help us pick out the best of the best!
Here Are Even More Comics From The Artist Who Illustrates Beautiful "Harry Potter" Scenes That Didn't Make The Movies
These scenes from the Harry Potter books might make you laugh but will DEFINITELY make you cry.
I Bet You Had No Idea These "Big Little Lies" Things Were Different In The Book
For starters, the whole thing takes place in Australia.
15 Must-Read Books For Fantasy Fans
As recommended by BuzzFeed Book Club members.
4 Books We Couldn't Put Down Last Month
Some of our recent favorites, as reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.
19 Pop-Up Books Adults Won’t Want To Share With Their Kids
These magical books might just ~pop-up~ on your shopping wish list.
21 Words And Phrases You Probably Didn't Realize Shakespeare Invented
"For goodness' sake!" —Shakespeare
13 Screenshots Of Group Conversations That Are Going To Make You Feel All Types Of Uncomfortable
Check Off All The Young Adult Books You've Read And We'll Tell You If You're In Your Teens, 20s, Or 30s
Can we read between the lines?
Most People Don't Know 15 Of The Most Basic English Words — Do You?
You use these words all of the time!
Elizabeth Gilbert Isn’t Afraid To Show Her Scars
The Eat, Pray, Love author talks about her new novel City of Girls, women’s desire, and life after loss.
20 Perfect Audiobooks To Listen To While Road-Tripping This Summer
Turns volume up
17 Ex Text Responses That Are As Legendary As They Are Savage
Never text an ex unless you're willing to get dragged for it.
The Author Of One Of The Best Fantasies Of 2019 Walks Us Through Their Writing Space
"My dog interrupts my workflow a few times a day to demand a trip outside, which is good because it reminds me about things like 'other people' and 'the sky' and 'things that aren't work,' or whatever."
23 Straight Pride Tweets That Are As Funny As The Idea Of Straight Pride
Straight pride is just 50 shades of khaki.
How The Story Of R. Kelly’s “Sex Cult” Finally Went Public — And Quickly Exploded
I spent almost 20 years reporting on R. Kelly, and nine months trying to find an outlet to publish the story of the “sex cult” that would — finally — get the world’s attention. (An excerpt from Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly.)
29 Summer Books To Get Excited About
A love triangle involving a student, her professor, and her mother; a poetic meditation on the Chicago race riots of 1919; a fable of a girl born with a torso twisted into a knot — and much more.
Reply To These Texts And We'll Reveal Your Two Opposing Personality Traits
Think before you hit send!
21 Libraries That Will Make You Say "Damn, That Is CLEVER"
Librarians: They're smarter than all of us.
For Less Than $25 You Can Have Your Very Own Hogwarts Library
That's barbaric! No, that's Wizard Chess...actually, it's Amazon.
19 Schools That Hilariously Failed At Being Hip And Relatable To Their Students
"Lit as AF."
19 Handwriting Samples That Are So Sexy They Should Be X-Rated
Typography is hot, hot, hot.