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Blogging Pride and Prejudice as if it Were a Teen Novel: Part THE END

By Emily WinterFebruary 3, 2011
Volume of the Third: Chapters 17-19 Bibliophiles and butterbrains, this book is OVER. Now I'm going to fling myself off Mount Kilimanjaro into a pile of potato salad, just like I promised back in my first post. Teen Novel Rule #45: Don't make your readers... More  →
Blogging Pride and Prejudice as if it Were a Teen Novel: Part THE END

Unwhole: Chapter 6

By ContributorFebruary 1, 2011
DarkLite808's book leaves us wanting more—luckily, she's already finished several more chapters! —Sparkitors I woke up early. Judging by the orange light sparkling across the room, it was still a little before dawn. Katie was still sleeping and her... More  →
Unwhole: Chapter 6

One Year, 100 Books: The Red Necklace

By ContributorJanuary 31, 2011
Lonks finally found a book she didn't like—we thought it would never happen!—Sparkitors Book #6: The Red Necklace Author: Sally Gardner Quote: "Must you always use so many words?" Yann asked. "They are like bonbons for the tongue, my young... More  →
One Year, 100 Books: The Red Necklace

The Jane Austen Dating School: Dance Like Lizzy Bennet

By ContributorJanuary 31, 2011
After only a week and change in The Jane Austen Dating School, enthusiasm&austen has already had success! —Sparkitors What was that? Sorry, I can’t hear you, I’ve got my happy song up so loud I’ll be deaf by Thursday… because... More  →
The Jane Austen Dating School: Dance Like Lizzy Bennet

Unwhole: Chapter 5

By ContributorJanuary 28, 2011
DarkLite808 is a teen writer who innately gets how to construct a story. We're even jealous! —Sparkitors Excitement sparked through me. This had to be the main headquarters. Licking my lips, I carefully took off my robe and hid it behind a tree. The... More  →
Unwhole: Chapter 5

The Invisible Man Rap!

By ContributorJanuary 28, 2011
greenflamingo001 wrote a rap about Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison. Enjoy! —Sparkitors yo yo yo I'm an invisible man, and I'm okay with that. I look like someone different when I'm wearin' a hat. I've had some hard times but i think they're o-ver. You wanna hear... More  →
The Invisible Man Rap!

Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 32

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 27, 2011
Chapter Thirty-Two: Company Better Title: It's OK to Kill People You Don't Know I need to vent. I need to let this out. Once it's done, I will put Breaking Dawn down and walk away from the world of vampires for a week. I may drink a... More  →
Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 32

Blogging Pride and Prejudice as if it Were a Teen Novel: Part 16

By Emily WinterJanuary 27, 2011
Volume of the Third, Chapters 13-16 In Chapter 13, Charles Von Bingleberry pulls some broccoli raab out of his teeth just in time to ask JaneWOW to marry him. But we don't get to read about it, since Jane Austen—for some reason—makes this magic moment happen... More  →
Blogging Pride and Prejudice as if it Were a Teen Novel: Part 16

Updating the Covers of Classic Books

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 26, 2011
Required reading would be much more fun if the covers of so-called classics reflected modern tastes. If publishers and educators were smart, they would hide the infamous books behind more interesting covers and titles. Adding a touch of the supernatural, an air of mystery, and... More  →
Updating the Covers of Classic Books

Unwhole: Chapter 4

By ContributorJanuary 25, 2011
DarkLite808 sent us her book Unwhole, and though we normally don't publish fiction, we were instantly hooked on this chilling Faery tale. —Sparkitors The next morning I got up early. Katie was still snoring away and, judging by the foggy light streaming through the... More  →
Unwhole: Chapter 4