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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

Writer Wars: Money Money MONNNAYYYYY

By Chelsea DaggerJuly 30, 2013
In order to properly appreciate this week's title, please picture me, finger-guns ablaze, crooning THIS JAM at the top of my lungs. Got that terrifying image in your head? PERFECT. Then we can move on to less traumatic things, like how you butts totally OWNED last week's pro More  →
Writer Wars: Money Money MONNNAYYYYY

Which Literary Genre Are You?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJuly 29, 2013
If you love to read, you probably have a favorite genre. But which genre would you best fit into? Take our quiz and find out! 1. The background photo on your phone most closely resembles... a. A black-and-white photo of some foreign city. b. A blurred photo of,... More  →
Which Literary Genre Are You?

10-Year-Old and 8-Year-Old Get a Book Deal

By Janet ManleyJuly 25, 2013
They say that everyone has a book [deal] in them, but maybe you have several! Ten-year-old Isabelle Busath and her 8-year-old cousin, Isabella Thordsen, have found themselves on the road to author status after losing a self-penned tome, the "Little Book of Rules,"... More  →
10-Year-Old and 8-Year-Old Get a Book Deal