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Writer Wars: UNDER THE SEA (*Please Read Title in Your Best Jamaican Crab Accent)

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 6, 2013
Now that THIS SONG is playing on an interminable loop in your head, let's talk about last week's stunning submarine-themed submissions, which left me breathless in the best way possible. (Side note: Did you know that Sebastian's full name is Horatio Thelonious Ignac More  →
Writer Wars: UNDER THE SEA (*Please Read Title in Your Best Jamaican Crab Accent)

Our Favorite Fictional Misfits

By Melissa AlbertAugust 5, 2013
To celebrate the reveal of the 12th incarnation of the Doctor, who is literally the last of his kind, we present a list of our other favorite fictional misfits. Harry Potter (Harry Potter). Though Potter fits right in with the magical world... More  →
Our Favorite Fictional Misfits

Would You Read the Longest Fan Fiction Ever?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiAugust 5, 2013
Most of the world's longest published novels barely cross the 1,000,000 word mark. But Christian's fanfic The Subspace Emissary's Worlds Conquest is over 3,500,000 words long. (That's about the equivalent of reading The Fault in Our Stars 52 times.) Christian, or AuraChannelerChris as he's... More  →
Would You Read the Longest Fan Fiction Ever?

Our Favorite Fictional Book Nerds

By Melissa AlbertAugust 2, 2013
If you're a book geek holding a book, and in that book there's a fictional book geek holding her own book...do you fall into a wormhole of awesome nerdiness? Apparently not, because we would've been lost in space ages ago. But if you're still holding... More  →
Our Favorite Fictional Book Nerds

Is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Too Hot For Middle Schoolers?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 2, 2013
Here at SparkLife headquarters, there are just two things that make us weep with frustration: not being able to get the cap off our Vitamin Water, and haters who want to ban amazing books they haven't even read. So it's a good thing that we... More  →
Is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Too Hot For Middle Schoolers?

Which Actress Is a Maybe for Mockingjay?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 31, 2013
Pssssssst: heads up, little Panem revolutionaries! While we've all been freaking out about that new trailer for Catching Fire—and arguing amongst ourselves about what's more attention-getting, Finnick Odair's shirtless bod or Enobaria's scary-ass teeth—some interesting things are afoot in the secret underground lair of the... More  →
Which Actress Is a Maybe for Mockingjay?

11 Ways to Get Kicked Out of the Library

By Sara JonssonJuly 31, 2013
Getting thrown out of a place is pretty rock and roll. Especially if it's a Walmart or something, (because lord knows what you have to do to get kicked out of a Walmart), or like the local swimming pool for doing flips off the diving... More  →
11 Ways to Get Kicked Out of the Library

The YA Book You Need to Read NOW RIGHT NOW

By Melissa AlbertJuly 31, 2013
Have you ever read a book that made you SO EXCITED you wanted to force a copy of it on everyone you know, so you could immediately start talking/crying/laughing about it together? It happened to me with The Fault in Our Stars, and... More  →
The YA Book You Need to Read NOW RIGHT NOW