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We Asked Authors We <3 About Their Fav Lit Sidekicks: Here is What John Green, Frank Portman, JK Rowling and Others Had to Say!

We Asked Authors We <3 About Their Fav Lit Sidekicks: Here is What John Green, Frank Portman, JK Rowling and Others Had to Say!

By Janet ManleyOctober 17, 2014
One of the MOST EXCITING THINGS we did for Teen Reading Week was stealthily track down authors we have raging, spray-painted faces-crushes on, and ask them ONE VERY SHY QUESTION.We spoke to YA heroes like David Iserson, Kiera Cass, Frank Portman, John Green and other dead-se More  →

7 MORE Mind-Boggling Harry Potter Theories

By ElodieOctober 16, 2014
The earth-shattering follow-up to The 7 Most Mind-Bogglingly Brilliant Harry Potter Theories IS HERE! The Harry Potter universe has spawned some frankly bizarre things, like a wizard rock band called Roonil Wazlib, a parody musical in which Harry’s mom and Cedric... More  →
7 MORE Mind-Boggling Harry Potter Theories

HOLD ONTO YOUR SORTING HATS, There Is Going to Be a Fantastical Beasts Trilogy Starting in 2016!

By Janet ManleyOctober 16, 2014
Add the dates 2016, 2018, and 2020 to your easels with your Phoenix feather quills, team, THERE WILL BE MORE HARRY POTTER... seven decades before the Chosen One is born into a roiling wizard world. The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find... More  →
HOLD ONTO YOUR SORTING HATS, There Is Going to Be a <i>Fantastical Beasts</i> Trilogy Starting in 2016!

Add These Fab YA Graphic Novels to Your Hit-List

By KathOctober 16, 2014
Teen Reading WeekFiesta continues here at SparkLife, and we’re here to recommend books with word counts in the hundreds of thousands of bajillions! Kinda. If a picture is worth a thousand words, these gorgeously illustrated graphic novels contain absolute oodles of word More  →
Add These Fab YA Graphic Novels to Your Hit-List

It's a YA Fan-Art Quarter Quell!

By Janet ManleyOctober 16, 2014
In honor of these united districts, we put out the call for the BEST ARTISTIC TRIBUTES you could muster for your favorite YA novels, and YOU DID NOT DISAPPOINT! The always resourceful Sparkler talent pool has exploded the bounds of the genre with paintings, sketches, tattoos More  →
It's a YA Fan-Art Quarter Quell!
Actually Young YA Author Amy Zhang Joins the SparkLife Yearbook!

Actually Young YA Author Amy Zhang Joins the SparkLife Yearbook!

By Janet ManleyOctober 15, 2014
Her typewriter is called Mattie Ann, she writes on her walls, and her debut novel just about exploded the literary scene last month. Amy Zhang is also a high school prodigy. NBD! I was lucky enough to consume her novel Falling Into Place the... More  →
We Have a TASTY SNEAK PEEK of <i>King Dork Approximately</i> Even Though it Isn't Out Until December!

We Have a TASTY SNEAK PEEK of King Dork Approximately Even Though it Isn't Out Until December!

By SparkLifeOctober 15, 2014
By now, you have either a) read King Dork and are in hot-pantsed love with Frank Portman, b) read our interview with Frank Portman and come down with a burning desire to eat one of his hilarious books, or c) read John Green's... More  →
The <i>KING DORK</i> Sequel Is Almost Here... See Why We LURVE Author Frank Portman in This Exclusive Interview!

The KING DORK Sequel Is Almost Here... See Why We LURVE Author Frank Portman in This Exclusive Interview!

By Kathryn_WilliamsOctober 15, 2014
Tom Henderson, the antihero of Frank Portman's 2006 cult classic King Dork, has a conspiracy theory involving so-called normal people, an ambivalent at best and demonic at worst high school administration, the death of his father, the Catcher Cult of teachers and other... More  →
EXCLUSIVE: Our Author Crush Jandy Nelson Talks YA Fiction, Art and Not Being a Horse With Auntie SparkNotes

EXCLUSIVE: Our Author Crush Jandy Nelson Talks YA Fiction, Art and Not Being a Horse With Auntie SparkNotes

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 14, 2014
Remember how we told you to stop dithering around and go pick up THE 2014 HOMECOMING QUEEN OF YA HIGH SCHOOL, Jandy Nelson's I'll Give You the Sun IMMEDIATELY? (While you're at it, DITHER NO MORE and check out our OTHER favorite book,... More  →