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Guylight, and Other Books for Dudes

By ContributorApril 6, 2010
Smokey778 may be the Stephanie Meyer of dude romance novels. Seriously. You heard it here first. —SparkNotes editors For the last several years, dudes have had to suffer the "Twilight Effect," or, as they call it, "I Must Be Such a Loser... More  →
Guylight, and Other Books for Dudes

Eau de Literary Characters

By Kathryn_WilliamsApril 5, 2010
Having your own restaurant is so 2005. Your own clothing line? Muy 2007. For celebs, perfume or cologne is the trendy brand extension. It says, "I smell; therefore I am [important]." And we're all for it. No need to wear Estée Lauder when... More  →
Eau de Literary Characters

Blogging Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Part 18

By Dan_BergsteinApril 1, 2010
Chapter Eighteen: Dumbledore's Army Better Title: The Hogwarts Secret Emergency Bathroom Harry, Hermione, and Ron are busy in Charms class trying to silence various animals with magic. I guess this would be like you and me taking algebra. And just like algebra students, these kids probably whine,... More  →
Blogging Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Part 18

Blogging Eclipse: Part 19

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 25, 2010
Chapter Nineteen: Selfish Better Title: Whatever Baby Wants, Baby Gets Not much happens in this chapter. So, instead of a traditional blog, I present to you this summary of events in poem form. Enjoy. T'was late in the morn' when Bella awoke. She had slept in real late, and... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 19

Read 'Em & Laugh: A Sparkler's Guide to Funny Books

By ContributorMarch 25, 2010
With a name like banana_shortcake, we figured this Sparkler would know her way around funny books. Turns out we were right. —Sparknotes editors Presenting: The best of side-splitting literature: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Oh my goodness gracious. This book is... More  →
Read 'Em & Laugh: A Sparkler's Guide to Funny Books

Everything You Didn’t Know About Harry Potter

By ContributorMarch 23, 2010
Welcome to "Where Are They Now?" Harry Potter edition. In today's episode, Sparkler sligers118 reveals JK Rowling's actual plans for her characters following the conclusion of the Harry Potter series. (We know, letting go is never easy). —Sparknotes editors When it came... More  →
Everything You Didn’t Know About Harry Potter

Blogging Eclipse: Part 18

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 18, 2010
Chapter Eighteen: Instruction Better Title: Everyone Smells Edward carries Bella through the forest to the vampire/werewolf meeting, which is taking place in the clearing where the Cullen baseball games are played. Because if you're going to have a top secret monster meeting, it's best to do it... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 18

Synchrogirl117's Book Review: The Last Song

By ContributorMarch 12, 2010
Synchrogirl117 is one of our most devoted Sparkler writers, and she's currently in a class where she can read whatever she wants! She's blogging for us about her picks. —SparkNotes editors I picked up The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks a few... More  →
Synchrogirl117's Book Review: The Last Song

Blogging Eclipse: Part 17

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 12, 2010
Chapter Seventeen: Alliance Better Title: Smarty Throws a Party It's party time at the Cullen house as Bella arrives to help get things ready for the graduation jamboree. Edward quickly grabs Bella and kisses her passionately. Uh-oh. That can't be good. Edward never spontaneously locks lips with... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 17

Blogging Eclipse: Part 16

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 4, 2010
Chapter Sixteen: Epoch Better Title: E-Rock Is Alive! Who cares what happens in this chapter. E-Rock is back! He's not dead. In fact, he's Forks High School's valedictorian. Way to go, E-rock. It's so nice to see you. Don't scare me like that again. I want you... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 16