The Perks of Being a Wallflower is one of my favorite teen books—a super dark coming-of-age novel by Stephen Chbosky. The original text follows Charlie, a teen who's more than awkward—he's terrified of life. And that makes sense: His best friend has committed suicide, and... More →
The world is somebody else’s oyster, and I’m riding in the back seat.
And holy crap, is it awesome.
For fictional teen characters, there’s always a coming of age moment. An enviable rush of energy that accompanies the realization of autonomy. But in real life, that kind... More →
Get ready, Sparklers, because what might be the best week ever is coming up on SparkLife! And no, it's not Bacon Week. It's Books Week! We're going to spend the entire week of June 11 through 15 being even more dedicated to books than we... More →
If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that J.K. Rowling is a God-like GENIUS who should receive nothing but unlimited adoration from the entire human race. The only reason I'm establishing that is so later on in this post, when you feel... More →
1. Something strange is going on. Animals are looking at you sideways. Things fall off desks when you walk by. You have a sudden hankering for red meat, and you wake up with muddy feet. Did you recently have a birthday? We... More →
Summer's really the best time for books. Life is a little slower, a little lazier, and we all seem to have more time for reading and relaxing (especially if it's by the pool!). It seems like publishers have noticed this as well because some of... More →
Since we’re all Sparklers and self-proclaimed nerds of the highest caliber, it’s no surprise to us that fictional universes can be life-changing. Who here sobbed at the end of The Book Thief? How many of us started fist pumping uncontrollably when Gryffindor won the... More →
Catch up on Chapter 20 of willwriteforhearts' thrilling fiction project right here!
Thomas looks terrified for a second, like he suddenly doesn’t know where he is or what he’s doing or why, freezing like I have. Speechless, both of us.
Yeah, that doesn’t... More →
Come on, don’t tell me you haven’t looked at a favorite fantasy novel and thought, “I could do that.” I don’t remember why I started, but it’s been almost five years since I began my first novel, and I’ve learned a thing or two since... More →
Catwoman: whatup jokes magotes?
how was the governors ball?
Catwoman: was ok i guess
i lost an earring so i was kinda bummed for a while
Joker: yeah? did you lose it dancing with b-man???
Joker: i bet u 2... More →