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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

NEW MOCKINGJAY TRAILER SHOWS US HOW PEETA IS REALLY DOING

By Janet ManleyOctober 21, 2014
I will be hiding in the kiss cave with a vat of ointment, some tin can soup, and a very weepy, rock-painted face until I can get some resolution to the newest glimpse of Peeta in the LATEST GREATEST MOCKINGJAY PART 1 trailer, brought to us by... More  →
NEW <i>MOCKINGJAY</i> TRAILER SHOWS US HOW PEETA IS REALLY DOING

This Morning Sucks Less Thanks to Chris Hemsworth & the Epic In The Heart of the Sea Trailer

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 21, 2014
MORNINGS ARE THE WORST. Case in point: I awoke today to find page 348 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows stuck to my forehead (my super-glue-like drool had affixed it there after I fell asleep reading. THUS PERISHES THE ILLUSION THAT I LEAD A... More  →
This Morning Sucks Less Thanks to Chris Hemsworth & the Epic <em>In The Heart of the Sea</em> Trailer
We Asked Authors We <3 About Their Fav Lit Sidekicks: Here is What John Green, Frank Portman, JK Rowling and Others Had to Say!

We Asked Authors We <3 About Their Fav Lit Sidekicks: Here is What John Green, Frank Portman, JK Rowling and Others Had to Say!

By Janet ManleyOctober 17, 2014
One of the MOST EXCITING THINGS we did for Teen Reading Week was stealthily track down authors we have raging, spray-painted faces-crushes on, and ask them ONE VERY SHY QUESTION.We spoke to YA heroes like David Iserson, Kiera Cass, Frank Portman, John Green and other dead-se More  →

7 MORE Mind-Boggling Harry Potter Theories

By ElodieOctober 16, 2014
The earth-shattering follow-up to The 7 Most Mind-Bogglingly Brilliant Harry Potter Theories IS HERE! The Harry Potter universe has spawned some frankly bizarre things, like a wizard rock band called Roonil Wazlib, a parody musical in which Harry’s mom and Cedric... More  →
7 MORE Mind-Boggling Harry Potter Theories

HOLD ONTO YOUR SORTING HATS, There Is Going to Be a Fantastical Beasts Trilogy Starting in 2016!

By Janet ManleyOctober 16, 2014
Add the dates 2016, 2018, and 2020 to your easels with your Phoenix feather quills, team, THERE WILL BE MORE HARRY POTTER... seven decades before the Chosen One is born into a roiling wizard world. The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find... More  →
HOLD ONTO YOUR SORTING HATS, There Is Going to Be a <i>Fantastical Beasts</i> Trilogy Starting in 2016!

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

It's a YA Fan-Art Quarter Quell!

By Janet ManleyOctober 16, 2014
In honor of these united districts, we put out the call for the BEST ARTISTIC TRIBUTES you could muster for your favorite YA novels, and YOU DID NOT DISAPPOINT! The always resourceful Sparkler talent pool has exploded the bounds of the genre with paintings, sketches, tattoos More  →
It's a YA Fan-Art Quarter Quell!
Actually Young YA Author Amy Zhang Joins the SparkLife Yearbook!

Actually Young YA Author Amy Zhang Joins the SparkLife Yearbook!

By Janet ManleyOctober 15, 2014
Her typewriter is called Mattie Ann, she writes on her walls, and her debut novel just about exploded the literary scene last month. Amy Zhang is also a high school prodigy. NBD! I was lucky enough to consume her novel Falling Into Place the... More  →