Ever wonder what it would be like to graduate high school in a dystopian society? Put on your shapeless proleteriat garb and find out!
The Maze Runner
You need to be in an all-boy or all-girl school for this one. In The Maze Runner, piddly freshman... More →
INLAND, a teen novel about mermaids by Kat Rosenfield/Auntie SparkNotes, hits shelves on Tuesday, June 10! I read an advance copy of INLAND, Kat's second novel, and LOVED IT—even as a YA lit junkie I've never read anything like it. But before we get into... More →
They make you want to stand up on a desk. Or duel until you defeat the dark forces. Or join the mathletes. And you would totally do it because you love them more you ever want to admit to yourself.
Everyone has known at least one... More →
So here you are, at the end of your favorite book series, rocking yourself to sleep at night because you can't believe the couple you shipped the hardest didn't end up together, or maybe your favorite ship did end up together but you're having a... More →
One of the greatest things about being an author has got to be making up silly names (looking at you, Teddy Roosevelt!). Why create a book filled with Johns, Larrys and Marys when you can write stories about the Great Sinbad or Moby Dick?! Here... More →
Today in "is that a real job?" we have blurb writing! Actual writer-man and funny human Gary Shteyngart recently announced he is retiring from writing book blurbs, after churning out over 150 nuggets designed to sell books to people who buy books based on... More →
Hello graduating class of 2156!
Today you embark on your the first day of the rest of your lives in Panem. Will you become a mason, or a fisherman, or a doctor? Perhaps a a baker, like my husband? The choice is yours! With the horrific... More →
So if you haven't checked out this Great Gatsby video game, you should! It feels just like an old NES game, but also it's the Great Gatsby, so it's like someone put the 1920s in a blender with the 1980s, and created something awesome,... More →