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Blogging New Moon: Part 4

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 28, 2009
Chapter Four: Waking Up Better Title: Skip This Chapter Uh-oh. My copy of the book is defective. The first few pages of this chapter are almost completely blank. They just feature the words "October," "November," "December," and "January." If someone out there has a calendar that instead... More  →
Blogging New Moon: Part 4

Harry Potter: The College Years

By Rupinder_GillJuly 24, 2009

After years of Quidditch play, evil wizard chasing, and coming of age at Hogwarts, Harry and the gang are all grown up. After the seventh and final book was published, author J.K. Rowling revealed details of the group’s future on her website. According to

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Harry Potter: The College Years

Blogging New Moon: Part 3

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 23, 2009
Chapter Three: The End Better title: Don't Cry. There Are Plenty of One True Loves in the Sea. Bella is feeling lousy. Her awkward yet hot kiss with Edward makes her think that all is not right with their relationship. Plus her injuries still hurt, so this... More  →
Blogging New Moon: Part 3

Blogging New Moon: Part 2

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 20, 2009
Dan Bergstein, SparkLife contributor, is reading New Moon and blogging about it. Need to read the first installments? Catch up here. Chapter Two: Stitches Better title: Bella's Boo-Boo Ends The World Despite the setup from the end of the last chapter, no one eats Bella.... More  →
Blogging New Moon: Part 2

Can You Read Two Books At Once?

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 20, 2009
Some people in the world are gifted with the ability to read two (or more) books at once. No, we don't mean that one eye reads one book, while the other eye reads the second book. We're talking about people who love reading so much... More  →

Blogging New Moon: Part 1

By Dan_BergsteinJuly 16, 2009
A few things before we begin: One book down, three to go. For those just tuning in, I'm reading the Twilight series for the first time, and taking a moment after each chapter to jot down some thoughts, questions, and concerns. Then I create a... More  →
Blogging New Moon: Part 1

Thursday Afternoon Raw: Harry v. Edward Smackdown

By Kathryn_WilliamsJuly 16, 2009
The mainstream media must not have gotten the memo that we settled the Harry Potter/Twilight controversy last week, because they continue to weigh in on the rivalry of the century. The Wall Street Journal may have all kinds of big box... More  →

Blogging Twilight: Index Page

By SparkLifeJuly 16, 2009
We know you love Dan. We love him, too! And now, for your greater reading convenience, we're going to collect all of his Blogging Twilight posts here, in one place. We'll update this page every time a new post goes up. Of course, you are invited... More  →
Blogging Twilight: Index Page

Growing Up With Harry Potter

By ContributorJuly 14, 2009
Sparkler sballien remembers well what it was like growing up with Potter under your pillow. Ready for a trip down memory lane, Sparklers? —SparkNotes Editors Excited for the premier of the latest Harry Potter movie, which hits theaters tomorrow? Well, if HP hasn't cast... More  →

Falling for Fangs

By Rupinder_GillJuly 10, 2009
These days, the newest hunks all seem to have the same physical characteristics: pale skin, odd hours, and some frighteningly sharp incisors. From original bad boy Count Dracula and southern gentleman Bill in True Blood to the heartthrob Edward Cullen from Twilight, vampires are the... More  →