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The Fangirl's Gift Guide

The Fangirl's Gift Guide

By KathDecember 15, 2014
What do you get for the fangirl who has everything—at least online? Try these gifts on for size. They'll make your fangirl buddies squee with feels. Oh, and before you cry, "But where are the Harry Potter gifts!?", then friend, accio this article by Sparkler Elodie. More  →

Our Top 5 Superhero Boyfriends

By KathNovember 27, 2014
Okay, so on a practical level, dating a superhero may not be the best idea ever. They constantly put themselves in danger, and villains just love threatening them by kidnapping their loved ones (YOU, if you're one half of this superhuman tango). Plus, the whole world is pret More  →
Our Top 5 Superhero Boyfriends

What to Title Your Memoir

By KathNovember 26, 2014
Are you planning on spending the long weekend cranking out your NaNoWriMo masterpiece, or putting first pen to first paper and beginning the journey toward writing your memoir at the tender age of 18? (IT'S NEVER TOO SOON, THINK OF ALL THOSE SUMMER CAMP STORIES.)We are fully More  →
What to Title Your Memoir

The Biggest Facepalms When You're a Fanfic Writer

By KathNovember 25, 2014
At long last, the moment's here. You've gotten your title, your rating, your genre all entered. You're finally clicking "submit" on a fanfic into which you've poured every last one of your feels. It's time to sit back, relax, and watch the kudos roll in. That ... More  →
The Biggest Facepalms When You're a Fanfic Writer

The Worst Thank-You Notes in History

By KathOctober 24, 2014
Historically, thank-you notes are a generous and polite way to assure a gift-giver of the giftee's gratitude. Or convey the highest of high sarcasm ("Dear sender, thank you for the love potion hidden in the candy. I hope you barf slugs, Ron"). Take these historic missives... More  →
The Worst Thank-You Notes in History

The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron Trailer Is Here and Our Hearts Have Leaked

By KathOctober 23, 2014
Last night, I got a text from a friend whose lerve for comics goes even deeper than my own. It said: AVENGERS TRAILER LEAKED ONLINE. "Nay!" I all but yelped, Hulk-smashing past piles of laundry to scramble for my laptop. "Impossible!" "Yea, forsooth," replied my boyfriend, handsomely. ... More  →
The <i>Avengers 2: Age of Ultron</i> Trailer Is Here and Our Hearts Have Leaked

Add These Fab YA Graphic Novels to Your Hit-List

By KathOctober 16, 2014
Teen Reading WeekFiesta continues here at SparkLife, and we’re here to recommend books with word counts in the hundreds of thousands of bajillions! Kinda. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these gorgeously illustrated graphic novels contain absolute oodles of word More  →
Add These Fab YA Graphic Novels to Your Hit-List

From Katniss' Cowl to Gwen Stacey's Coats, These Are The Hottest Winter Looks on Film!

By KathSeptember 25, 2014
If it's going to be miserable and cold outside, you may as well look fabulous while trooping around in the slush. These characters do just that, upping their outfit game despite the abysmally low temps. Click through to check out awesome cold weather fashion from some of our More  →
From Katniss' Cowl to Gwen Stacey's Coats, These Are The Hottest Winter Looks on Film!

Welcome to Camp Glade!

By KathSeptember 18, 2014
In honor of the imminent release of The Maze Runner movie, we invite you to join us for a luxurious, relaxing stay at Camp Glade!  Welcome to the Glade, Greenie! You may feel a little woozy and disoriented right now—perhaps even a sense of soul-crushing ennui—but ... More  →
Welcome to Camp Glade!

It's the All-Groot Fan Hour

By KathSeptember 10, 2014
We're going to go out on a limb here and say that Groot is the best humanoid perennial since Treebeard—but honestly, Groot's even better. Treebeard is so Third Age, am I right? Whereas Groot knows how to set up a good joke, impress a kid, ... More  →
It's the All-Groot Fan Hour
About the Author
Kath

Kath is a fangirl first and writer second. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is way more fun than it sounds. If she isn't flailing around on Tumblr or writing articles, she's probably out running, reading, or thinking about food.

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