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B&N.com Teen Must-Reads: Does Hunger Games Make the Grade?

By ContributorMay 1, 2012
It's part 3 of dac's new series, and she's about to tackle a very familiar title...—Sparkitors Book: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Synopsis: Do I really need to summarize it? Has one of y’all has been living under a rock... More  →
B&N.com Teen Must-Reads: Does Hunger Games Make the Grade?

Pottermore Sorting: Identity Crisis

By Vinnie NeubergApril 30, 2012
How were you sorted? ... More  →
Pottermore Sorting: Identity Crisis

Are You There, God? It's Us, the Judy Blume Book Club

By Chrissie GruebelApril 27, 2012
The first time I read Are You There God? It's Me Margaret, I was sitting on the floor of the young-adult section of my library. This was typical, but not because I lived in some weird town where the library... More  →
Are You There, God? It's Us, the Judy Blume Book Club

If the Zombie Apocalypse Happened Tomorrow, I'd Totally Want You On My Team

By Chelsea DaggerApril 24, 2012
HULLO GENTLEBUTTS AND SCHOLARS! ("Gentlebutts" sounded creepier than I meant it to, but there's no turning back now.) I'm going to keep things short and sappy: today is my 2-year anniversary as a Sparkitor, and I want to thank you guys for making the last... More  →
If the Zombie Apocalypse Happened Tomorrow, I'd Totally Want You On My Team

Has Lord of the Rings Sold Out?

By ContributorApril 24, 2012
If you’re anything like me, you’ve been marking down the days until the December 14th release of The Hobbit. As the premiere draws nearer, so also will the hype (and merchandise) increase, which leads me to this worrisome question: has The Lord of... More  →
Has Lord of the Rings Sold Out?

Teen Must-Read: The Fault in Our Stars

By ContributorApril 23, 2012
dac213 continues her new series by reviewing a Sparkler favorite! Book: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Synopsis: I could give you a pretty corny summary about how Hazel and Augustus learn to love, or learn to cope with... More  →
Teen Must-Read: The Fault in Our Stars

Shakespeare's Birthday Twitter Feed

By Janet ManleyApril 23, 2012
It's our man Will Shakespeare's birthday! Dude was mad prolific, plus he had a HUGE KNACK for zingers, which would make make for some pretty karate Tweets. Also, it's no secret that the bard got the odd hankering for nachos. A sage look at the... More  →
Shakespeare's Birthday Twitter Feed

Dear Albert: A Party?

By Emily WinterApril 22, 2012
Because of my Dear Albert column, I'm used to feeling queazy in homeroom. I'm not used to everyone staring at me. "What are you going to do if you don't win?" Paul Atkins asks me. Usually I want to punch Paul in the face whenever he opens... More  →
Dear Albert: A Party?

10 Badass Men Of Literature

By Molly HoranApril 20, 2012
When it comes to laughing in the face of danger, superheroes have their special powers (or at least special suits) to back them up—but the badass men of literature have to rely on their wits and their charm. Sherlock Holmes could definitely outsmart Iron Man,... More  →
10 Badass Men Of Literature

Blogging Barnes&Noble.com's "Must Reads for Teens": Lenobia's Vow

By ContributorApril 19, 2012
You know how stereotypical teenage girls like to online window-shop for clothes? Well, when I’m bored, I like to online window-shop for books. One of my favorite sites is, of course, barnesandnoble.com. The other day I was browsing the “Must-Reads” in... More  →
Blogging Barnes&Noble.com's "Must Reads for Teens": Lenobia's Vow