When we first read Eragon, we loved it (forgive our preteen ignorance). With Eldest, we were a tad bit disappointed. And when Brisingr came out, we almost died of boredom—and were a bit annoyed that Christopher Paolini decided to extend his trilogy into a four-book... More →
If you're like me, whenever your favorite book has a song in it, you wonder what sort of tune it's supposed to be sung to. Because obviously, if you knew, you could sing it all the time and prove what a hardcore nerd you are.... More →
Last week's post gave you guys a chance to re-write history, and you took the opportunity to save lives right and left (Fred Weasley is BACK! Abraham Lincoln survived the assassination attempt! Lenin got a head cold!). We always knew you butts were... More →
Rule #20: Be Honest but Mysterious. “Men love mystery!”
At least, all the men in E-Fein’s dating pool do. Because all the men in her dating pool are Dirty Harry.
Long ago, E-Fein and Shusher say, it was easy to be mysterious. But today,... More →
“Moral dilemma: Is it wrong to kill bees?” I ask Braden.
A fat bee loops around the near-empty newspaper room. Man, bees! Braden seems not to notice it. He’s reading through the giant stack of letters I’ve amassed with Renee’s help. Letters from witnesses who saw... More →
Chapter Thirty-One: The Third TaskBetter Title: Fleur Isn't Very Good at Tasks
We're reaching the end of the book, and soon all answers will be revealed. And the answer is: Moody is really an imposter and rigged the tournament via a scheme that makes less sense... More →
First things first: does anyone have Gandalf’s cellphone number? I just texted Dumbledore asking if he’d be down for some mano-a-mano combat with Geezer the Gray, and he was like “OH, TOTES. It's ON.” So if we can get Big G to agree, we’ve got... More →
Q: Why do teachers always assign old books, often really boring books, for students to read? Wouldn't assigning more modern, interesting books show students the joys of learning? I know I got turned off from Shakespeare after being assigned Macbeth seven years in... More →
'olwhatshername tackles the impossible process of applying to college using this trusty book!—Sparkitors
How do I write my application essay?
How the heck am I going pay for tuition?
How can you relate college admissions to Ben... More →
willwriteforhearts is finally back with the next installment of her awesome fiction project! In the last chapter, Nick and Alice are warned by the ghost of their father not to trust their mom's new boyfriend. But will they listen?—Sparkitors
Eric’s mom is... More →