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Anna and the French Kiss: The Title is Terrible, But the Book is Great!

By ContributorSeptember 7, 2011
Lonks gives a rave review to a book that sounds like a perfect back-to-school read (as long as you're going back to school at an exclusive French academy stocked with hot, accented men.)—Sparkitors Book #55: Anna and the French Kiss Author: Stephanie Perkins Reason... More  →
Anna and the French Kiss: The Title is Terrible, But the Book is Great!

You Guys Are the Future Leaders of America(n Dairy Farming)

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 6, 2011
Brace yourselves: you're all about to get a laudatory smack right on your overachieving foreheads (it's like a high-five, but more painful). Why? Because you butts are genetically incapable of doing the bare minimum (and that makes the rest of us look bad). Case in... More  →
You Guys Are the Future Leaders of America(n Dairy Farming)

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

By ContributorSeptember 6, 2011
Lonks hits book 54 with a true classic—which, we're embarrassed to admit, we've never actually read. Does watching the movie 84 times win us any points?—Sparkitors Book #54: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Author: L. Frank Baum Reason for Reading: I have a... More  →
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

I Wish I'd Read This Book in High School

By Miss MarmSeptember 2, 2011
The Naked Roommate author Harlan Cohen has a new book coming out in April (I get to read an advanced copy now because I'm extremely fancy). It's called Naked Dating: Five Steps to Finding the Love of Your Life (While Fully... More  →
I Wish I'd Read This Book in High School

Blogging Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Part 2

By Dan_BergsteinSeptember 2, 2011
Chapter Four: Back to the Burrow Better Title: Don't Mess With the Weasleys I want to be a Weasley. I want to have cool brothers and an adequate sister. I want a dad who is goofy and kind and a mom who is both stern and sweet.... More  →
Blogging Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Part 2

The Best Fictional Best Friends

By ContributorSeptember 2, 2011
After reading dac213's post, we're dying for a new BFF. Think Sam Gagee is open for the position? —Sparkitors There have been countless posts about fictional crushes, but what about fictional BFFs? You know, the kind of friends who will literally help you defeat... More  →
The Best Fictional Best Friends

Achieving the Captain America Kiss

By ContributorSeptember 1, 2011
Scott-Free's not concentrating on the kiss—he's thinking about Captain America. —Sparkitors I saw Captain America this week! It was the best. I even liked Red Skull, especially when he brought in Nietzsche’s philosophy of the Ubermensch—a very astute tie-in made by a screenwriter I... More  →
Achieving the Captain America Kiss

It's Official: Snape is the Most Popular Dude in the World

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 1, 2011
The Guardian just released the results of their "Who's your favorite Harry Potter character?" poll, and the winner is none other than the sulky, shampoo-resistant Severus Snape, who is surely performing victorious hip-thrusts in a moldy basement at this very moment. Snape won by... More  →
It's Official: Snape is the Most Popular Dude in the World

Ask a Teacher: What's Your Favorite Book?

By Mr. JonesAugust 31, 2011
Q: What’s your favorite book? Why? A: In high school, I never read for pleasure. I read assigned books, I participated in the discussions and I aced my assignments. But never just for fun. If I wasn’t being graded on it, why bother? I felt that... More  →
Ask a Teacher: What's Your Favorite Book?

Know What's Super Hilarious? DEATH! Except Not.

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 30, 2011
Congratulations, writers; last week's entries were GUT-WRENCHINGLY DEPRESSING. I guess I have no one to blame but myself; I did ask you to write about a brush with death, a prompt which, looking back, didn't really have as much potential for inspiring fart... More  →
Know What's Super Hilarious? DEATH! Except Not.