...sligers118, for her tale of a family preparing to battle over a rocking horse. Your Sparkitors love this story's tone: assured, wry, and, in the end, ominous. We appreciate its technical proficiency. And we admire the way sligers, in just 100... More →
HULLO BUTTS!IT IS I, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL OZ.
Just kidding. It's only me, the normal and heavily-deodorized Dagger. I may not be a wizard, but I am very, very sweaty, which more than makes up for my lack... More →
You ask: 1) How many finalists are there? 2) When will you announce the winner? 3) Is it possible to just reread Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging for the rest of time? We answer: 1) Not sure yet, but we're approaching the end! 2) ASAP 3) We plan to find out.
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Eli tapped the end of his fifth cigarette, coughing repeatedly as ashes fell to the sidewalk. He looked up when she came out of the general store. Her long hair was wrapped up gracefully, her jeweled eyes lighting up as a smile spread across her face.
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Book: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
Synopsis: Bruno is forced to move from his five-story house in Berlin to a much smaller house near a camp apparently called “Out-With.” And all because his father is a man to watch and... More →
The best thing about being a finalist? Getting compliments from your fellow Sparklers! But because of Gary's cruel and cold-blooded behavior, yesterday's finalists were denied that pleasure. So we're going to try this again! Here, for the second time, are five wonderful and More →
Just in case you didn't already love Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel on Glee and wrote and starred in the movie Struck by Lightning, here's another little tidbit: he just wrote a novel. And we're not talking Miley-Cyrus-wrote-a-book-about-her-life novel, guys—Colfer's book is... More →
Book:Dead to You by Lisa McMannSynopsis: Ethan De Wilde was kidnapped from his front yard when he was seven years old. Nine years later he makes his way home, but his return is far from the instant happy ending his... More →