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15 Things to Do When You Hit Those Mid-Summer Doldrums

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 15, 2013
Don't get us wrong: we love summer. But nothing is worse than when you get to the middle of July and realize you have absolutely nothing to do. You've already done all the fun things on your summer to-do list, and you're not quite ready ... More  →
15 Things to Do When You Hit Those Mid-Summer Doldrums

Quiz: Are You a Good Babysitter?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 10, 2013
Getting a babysitting gig is basically the easiest thing in the world: all you have to do is be a reasonably well-kept teenager who knows a desperate enough mother and BAM! You're in charge of someone else's demon spawn for a few hours. But just ... More  →
Quiz: Are You a Good Babysitter?

Quiz: What Will You Be When You Grow Up?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 4, 2013
It's tough to know what you're going to be when you grow up, especially when all the good options like space pirate and super-sleuth only exist in comic books. Luckily for you, we've figured out what you're going to be for you—all you have to ... More  →
Quiz: What Will You Be When You Grow Up?

What Does Your Bookmark Say About You?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 3, 2013
If you're reading this post, there's an approximately 87.5% chance you like to read, and a 96.2% that you've read at least one book in your entire life. However often you read, though, you're probably familiar with the struggle of deciding how to mark your ... More  →
What Does Your Bookmark Say About You?

The Pros and Cons of Being a Child Prodigy

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 2, 2013
You, Sparkler, are a child prodigy. How do we know? Well, it's that mischievous twinkle in your eye, that twitch in your eyebrow that says you're equal parts crazed-but-kind inventor and madly misguided scientist...okay, and we may have snuck into your school's records department and read ... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Being a Child Prodigy

What Does Your Bed Say About You?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 21, 2013
Hopefully, you have a bed. And if you're like us, you probably spend as much of your life as possible in that bed. And what better way to get to know someone than to study the space they spend their unconscious time in? Whether you ... More  →
What Does Your Bed Say About You?

10 Upcoming YA Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 4, 2013
There's no better way to spend summer break than getting caught up in a new book. Or two. Or twenty. And that's even more satisfying when the book you're caught up in is hot off the presses! To gear you up for the best summer reading of your lives, here are the top ten upcom More  →
10 Upcoming YA Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List!

Signs Your Friend Is a Fake Nerd

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 31, 2013
Being a nerd is all too cool now—so cool that everybody wants to be one. Okay, maybe not everybody, but everybody with a brain, at least. So how do you tell who's a real nerd and who's just faking it for popularity points? Here are ... More  →
Signs Your Friend Is a Fake Nerd

How to Celebrate Geek Pride Day

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 24, 2013
We know you guys are proud to be your lovely geeky, dorky, AWESOME selves every day, but May 25 is the day to really step it up a notch. Why? Because it's GEEK PRIDE DAY. The day to take your love of clinically depressed robots ... More  →
How to Celebrate Geek Pride Day

It's Time to VOTE on the 2013 SparkNotes YEARBOOK AWARDS!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiMay 17, 2013
Have you ever wanted to be a bigger part of the democratic process? Or wished to be a mysterious benefactor, handing out oodles and oodles of cash to those who please your every whim? Or craved the satisfaction of making your opinion known, no matter ... More  →
It's Time to VOTE on the 2013 SparkNotes YEARBOOK AWARDS!
About the Author
Jennifer Grudziecki

Jennifer Grudziecki is a writer, intern, and soon-to-be college graduate living in New York City. Her life goal is to be a space pirate, and maybe to write a book along the way. Follow her on Twitter @JennyGrudzy or on Tumblr at www.jennigrudzi.tumblr.com/

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