Skip over navigation

Holding On: Chapter 5

By ContributorApril 18, 2011
In the last chapter, Alice (aka "Wonder") wanders into her long-empty backyard with Eric and Annie, and is over-taken by memories of the past.—Sparkitors “Um, Wonder, I said thanks. Can you give me the drumsticks?” A confused Eric is standing in front of me,... More  →
Holding On: Chapter 5

Is It OK to Read Kids' Books?

By Miss MarmApril 15, 2011
As someone who feels guilty about everything, including how guilty I'm always feeling, I relate to this Sparkler. Once upon a time, I was in love with the English language. To be more specific, I was in love with literature—so in love that I have become... More  →
Is It OK to Read Kids' Books?

Are You a Hate-able Twilight Hater?

By ContributorApril 15, 2011
yankeegirl93 brings up THE TWILIGHT ISSUE again to call all you Twilight-haters to the stand. Word!—Sparkitors Look, if you hate Twilight, that’s awesome. Good for you, really! I'm sure the books are really appreciative of your passionate loathing. The world is much... More  →
Are You a Hate-able Twilight Hater?

Blogging Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Part 2

By Dan_BergsteinApril 14, 2011
Chapter Four: The Keeper of Keys Better Title: It's OK to Talk to Strangers Hagrid arrives in all his gigantic glory and utters his famous phrase: "Harry—yer a wizard." Note: If a large burly man burst through your door and said this, you should call... More  →
Blogging Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Part 2

Unwhole: Chapter 25

By ContributorApril 14, 2011
The last time we left off in Darklite808's book, Dee's father was about to stab her.—Sparkitors The hardest part of being stabbed in the heart wasn’t the pain—it was looking at the person holding the knife. His short black beard flicked with white and... More  →
Unwhole: Chapter 25

One Year, 100 Books: While We're Far Apart

By ContributorApril 12, 2011
Lonks is almost 25% done! HOORAH!—Sparkitors Book #24: While We’re Far Apart Author: Lynn Austin Reason for Reading: My mom’s best friend lent it to her, and she thought that I’d enjoy it. Quote: Esther's father halted the lazy swaying of the porch swing. "Listen,"... More  →
One Year, 100 Books: While We're Far Apart

One Year, 100 Books: Heaven Is For Real

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
Lonks tackles the difficult genre of Religious Non-Fiction and delivers an interesting review!—Sparkitors Book #23: Heaven is for Real Author: Todd Burpo Reason for Reading: My mom was reading it for her book club up at church and it looked really interesting. Quote: Now,... More  →
One Year, 100 Books: Heaven Is For Real

Holding On: Chapter 4

By ContributorApril 11, 2011
In the last chapter of willwriteforhearts' fantastic story, Alice was sprinting away from a mysterious figure...but who is he, and what does he want?—Sparkitors Okay. I’m okay now. It’s just… I’m okay now. Why’d I do that? My head whirs in response, searching... More  →
Holding On: Chapter 4

Blogging Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Part 1

By Dan_BergsteinApril 8, 2011
Chapter One: The Boy Who Lived Better Title: The Boy Who Murdered This book sucks! Was this written by an army of monkeys? And why is everything stupid and dumb? Kidding. Even the first few pages of this book are better written than anything in the Twilight series.... More  →
Blogging Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Part 1

Dear Albert: What Ralph Would Have Wanted

By Emily WinterApril 6, 2011
Meet Sam. Er, we mean "Albert." Well actually... just read the thing. —Sparkitors I freaking hate pretending. I’m not morally opposed, necessarily. I’m just terrible at it! Which makes what’s about to happen so incredibly difficult for me. I just reread that and realized you might be... More  →
Dear Albert: What Ralph Would Have Wanted