20 Literature quotes that make us think twice about who villains are

Here are 20 quotes from literature that make us think twice about who villains really are.   1. “No one is ever the villain of their own story.” ― Cassandra Clare, Lady Midnight 2. “She had always found villains more exciting than heroes. They had ambition, passion. They made the stories happen. Villains didn’t fear death. No, they wrapped … More 20 Literature quotes that make us think twice about who villains are

20 Quotes from literature that show what it really means to be a hero

Here are 20 quotes from literature that show what it really means to be a hero. 1. “To be heroic does not have to mean possessing the ability to stand against the evils of the world, either well or successfully, but just that one is willing to stand.” ― Mike Alsford, Heroes and Villains 2. “That’s why … More 20 Quotes from literature that show what it really means to be a hero

What it takes to be a hero in Cassandra Clare’s “City of Heavenly Fire”

City of Heavenly Fire is the sixth and final instalment in Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instrument series, and readers will not be left disappointed. Rather, City of Heavenly Fire is just one of those books that you hold in your heart long after finishing. The novel picks up after the events of the fifth book … More What it takes to be a hero in Cassandra Clare’s “City of Heavenly Fire”

25 Of the most profound quotes from “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

There are many novels which claim that they are the greatest love story of all time. It is only in the case of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald that that statement can be applied and be true. Yet The Great Gatsby is so much more than just a love story. It is also … More 25 Of the most profound quotes from “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Dreams, love and living in Lara Avery’s “The Memory Book”

Think The Fault in Our Stars blended with All the Bright Places – that’s exactly what you get in Lara Avery’s heart-breaking, life-affirming and dazzling novel, The Memory Book. Published last July, it is one of the most underrated books of the year and is a remarkable heart-felt story that will have you laughing and … More Dreams, love and living in Lara Avery’s “The Memory Book”

Exclusive interview with Jasmine Warga on “My Heart and Other Black Holes”

To ultimately be happy, we all have to experience periods in our lives where we are melancholy, gloomy and despondent. Because then how else would we know how to appreciate the happiness when we have it? For most people it’s parts of their teenage years that are the most unbearable. Maybe this is because their … More Exclusive interview with Jasmine Warga on “My Heart and Other Black Holes”

Technology vs humanity in Ray Bradbury’s “The Illustrated Man”

Ray Bradbury is one of the best writers of our time, our parents’ time, and our grandparents’ time. His works, which included Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles, influenced generations of readers who became fans who became epic storytellers themselves. Epic storytellers — like Steven Spielberg, the director of films like Close Encounters of the Third … More Technology vs humanity in Ray Bradbury’s “The Illustrated Man”

The important message in Nicola Yoon’s “Everything, Everything”

I think, as human beings, the thing that stops us the most is fear. Fear of failure, fear of pain, fear of rejection. It’s not love, heartbreak, or disappointment that does us damage in the end, but rather the fear of being hurt that stops us from doing anything at all. But even though living in … More The important message in Nicola Yoon’s “Everything, Everything”

The truth about forever and happiness in “The Chaos of Stars”

New York Times bestselling author of Paranormalcy, Kiersten White, returns with her stunning novel The Chaos of Stars — an enchanting story set in Egypt and San Diego that captures the magic of first love, the eternally complicated truth about family, and the universal vulnerability we all experience when we realise for the first time … More The truth about forever and happiness in “The Chaos of Stars”