The Week’s Most Popular Posts: August 17-23, 2013

Take a look at the most popular posts from the week that was…

VonnegutWe are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.

-from 10 Rather Wonderful Kurt Vonnegut Quotes by Johann Thorsson


“Sorrow’s Child” by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds // The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman


-from 11 Amazing Book-Song Pairings by Jeanette


Gryffindor Tie Necklace: I know you’ve been on the look out for the perfect scarlet-and-gold striped tie to complete your Hogwarts uniform costume (for Halloween…right?). But time is running out, and this gem is year-round appropriate.

gryffindor tie necklace

 -from Book Fetish: Volume LXXXIV by Rachel Manwill


3. Adults read YA because they aren’t able to read past a middle school or high school level because adults are getting dumber and dumber.

Are all adult books written at a collegiate level or something? Most newspapers are written at a high school level, and most magazines are written at that level or below.

-from Ridiculous Ways the Internet Explains Why Adults Read YA by Kelly Jensen


And the week’s most popular post over at Food Riot was… 

4. How many times are you going to let your dog put his nose in the hors d’oeuvres on the coffee table before you finally put him in the basement?

On second thought, don’t tell us. We always enjoy laying bets on this one before we come over.

-from 10 Questions We Wish We Could Ask Before Coming to Your House for Dinner by Wini Moranville


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