Who owns this blog?
Ivy and Tina are the owners. Our contributing editors are Karen, Brysen, Taj, and Kelsey.
What theme are you guys using?
We are using “The Theme” by opcion.
Where do you find your quotes?
Usually, we look through goodreads.com, thoughtcatalog.com or current novels that we are reading.
Do you follow any other lit blogs that you could suggest?
Also, the top contributors on the #lit tag are always really fantastic blogs!
Can you post a quote relating to _____?
Of course :) Send us a request and we’ll be more than happy to look for quotes regarding that particular topic.
Will you promote my blog/my writing?
Sorry, but we do not do promotions. If you would like to submit a piece of writing to us, we’d be more than happy to read it! We love seeing our followers’ work. However, please don’t ask us to publish your writing; if we like it, we’ll post it. Thanks!
Why haven’t you posted my quote that I submitted?
We apologize. We receive several submissions a day, so it’s possible that we just haven’t gotten around to your quote yet. We might not also publish it if it’s a quote that we’ve already posted or if there are no citations. As always, posting submissions is at our own discretion.
Can I be a part of this blog?
We’ll let all of our followers know when we’ll be accepting another cycle of applications. We generally won’t add anyone outside of the application cycle unless we know you personally or one of our friends vouches for you. Please understand that running this blog is a big time commitment and you should not apply unless you are willing to contribute consistently.
What books would you suggest I read?
Here is a short list to get you started :) In no order:
- Anything by Jane Austen
- East of Eden by John Steinbeck
- Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
- The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series) by Stieg Larsson
- The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
- The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
- The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
- Dante’s Inferno by Dante Alighieri
- Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
- Oedipus Rex/Antigone by Sophocles
- Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
- The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
- Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
- The Crucible by Arthur Miller
- The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
- Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
- The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
- The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
- The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
- Le Petit Prince by
- Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
- Hamlet by William Shakespeare
- The Road by Cormac McCarthy