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Steal These Books

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 17, 2009
If you're a human, you're probably familiar with what we at SparkNotes like to call the Library Oh-Crap—so called because of that unfortunate experience wherein you notice an unfamiliar book on your shelf, open it up, and discover that the binding is stamped in five... More  →
Steal These Books

Ball of Hate vs. Pancake Face

By EmmaNovember 17, 2009
A few days ago on Facebook, we asked which literary character is your dream bf/gf. Lots of people chose the reserved yet passionate Mr. Darcy, of Pride and Prejudice; there were also many admirers of the brooding, dangerous Heathcliff. This... More  →
Ball of Hate vs. Pancake Face

Highlights From the Dan Bergstein Facebook Chat

By Emily WinterNovember 13, 2009
Yesterday afternoon and evening, many of you flicked on your computers and chatted with the hilarious Dan Bergstein. But we realize some of you don't have a Facebook account, and others across the world had to do really silly things like sleep and go to... More  →
Highlights From the Dan Bergstein Facebook Chat

Blogging Eclipse: Part 2

By Dan_BergsteinNovember 11, 2009
Dan's Twilight posts are collected on a handy-dandy index page. Chapter Two: Evasion Better Title: Edward Cullen's Guide to Controlling Your Woman This is a joke, right? Edward must be kidding around. He's not honestly acting like an abusive boyfriend, is he? Chapter Three better... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 2

The Dan Bergstein Facebook Chat is TODAY!

By Emily WinterNovember 11, 2009
This is just a friendly reminder that... Holyyyyyyy-Z-O-M-friggin-G the Dan Bergstein Facebook chat is Thursday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST, which is so so so very close to right now. Have you: Found out what time zone you're in? RSVP'd on... More  →
The Dan Bergstein Facebook Chat is TODAY!

Blogging Lord of the Flies, Chapter 4: Painted Faces and Long Hair

By Jon_SkindzierNovember 11, 2009
Jon is blogging Lord of the Flies. For a list of his posts, go here. Welcome to Chapter 4, Painted Faces and Long Hair, aka The Boys Finally Kill Something On Purpose, And Also Are Jerks. We start with a description of how the boys... More  →
Blogging Lord of the Flies, Chapter 4: Painted Faces and Long Hair

Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapter 1

By RamseyNovember 9, 2009
First things first: Yes, I will now be blogging To Kill a Mockingbird. No, I will not be making fun of this classic book. I will be making jokes about the plot and asking stupid questions about the events but I will not, I repeat,... More  →
Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapter 1

No Fear Literature is ________.

By Emily WinterNovember 4, 2009
Heya Sparklers, You all were so helpful giving us feedback on Video SparkNotes, that we'd love your opinion on something else...Be honest, does this font make my blog look big? Okay, for serious, we're starting another new series of SparkNotes, No Fear Literature (simply replace... More  →
No Fear Literature is ________.

Five Books that Changed My Worldview

By ContributorNovember 4, 2009
We love it that Sparkler rebel_of_nowhere is such an avid reader. We recommend her recommendations! —SparkNotes editors Every year in high school, teachers hand out a list of required reading that students must slog through. Whether you devour the classics or just barely keep... More  →
Five Books that Changed My Worldview

Blogging Eclipse: Part 1

By Dan_BergsteinNovember 3, 2009
We're halfway there! For those just joining the fun, I'm reading the Twilight series for the first time, and writing about the experience on a chapter by chapter basis. Blogging Twilight and Blogging New Moon posts are collected here. For this book, I'll be keeping... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 1