Literature

Literature broadly is any collection of written work, but it is also used more narrowly for writings specifically considered to be an art form, especially prose fiction, drama, and poetry. In recent centuries, the definition has expanded to include oral literature, much of which has been transcribed.

Light Academia book recommendations .

Emma by Jane Austen. Emma Woodhouse is a fascinating and vivid character in Jane Austen’s novels. Emma organises the lives of the residents of her sleepy little village and plays matchmaker with terrible effect. She is beautiful, pampered, vain, and irrepressibly clever. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. The March […]

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Dark Academia book recommendations.

The Secret History by Donna Tartt. A group of bright, eccentric misfits at a prestigious New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from their classmates thanks to the influence of their charismatic classics professor. When they cross the line into normal morality, […]

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YA Retellings.

Beauty and the beast: Into the heartless wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer. The woodland is a deadly place where men and women are lured to their deaths by siren song. A witch has been harvesting souls to feed the callous tree for ages, harnessing its power to expand her realm. […]

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Greek mythology retellings.

If you ever one of those kids, that were totally obsessed with Greek mythology in middle school, and you still need a little bit more of it. Here are some of the Greek mythology retellings to read! A Thousand Ships – Natalie Haynes. These are the stories of the women […]

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Fake-dating trope books.

The Love Hypothesis: Ali Hazelwood. Olive Smith, a third-year Ph.D. student, doesn’t believe in long-term love relationships, but her closest friend does, and that’s how she ended up in this scenario. It was always going to take more than hand-wavy Jedi mind tricks to persuade Anh that Olive is dating […]

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Standalone fantasy to binge-read.

The Night Circus: Erin Morgenstern. The circus shows up unexpectedly. There are no announcements before to it. It’s just there now, where it wasn’t yesterday. An totally unique experience full of spectacular amazements awaits you within the black-and-white striped canvas tents. The name of the show is Le Cirque des […]

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YA books with Enemies to Lovers trope.

The Wrath and the Dawn: Renée Andieh. (Series) Each morning brings misery to a new family in a kingdom controlled by a bloodthirsty boy-king. Khalid, Khorasan’s eighteen-year-old Caliph, is a monster. He takes a new wife every night, only to have a silk chain tied around her throat the next […]

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5 feminist books to read.

A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft. Mary Wollstonecraft’s feminist essay A Vindication of the Rights of Women was published in 1792 as a book-length feminist essay. A Vindication of Women’s Rights campaigned for female equality, especially in the field of education. Wollstonecraft criticised the cultivation of […]

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5 spooky books to read this fall.

Since it is October, it is time for some spooky reads to make this month a little more exciting. Here are 5 books to read, to satisfy your spooky soul. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: The  Frankenstein portrays the narrative of Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant scientist who triumphs in giving life […]

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