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The Perfectly Ridiculous Mother's Day Cards of Famous Literary Characters

By andrew joanisMay 7, 2015
If you think finding the right words to say thanks to your mom this Mother's Day is hard, try finding the right sentiment when you're a lit character with MAJOR MOMMY ISSUES... More  →
The Perfectly Ridiculous Mother's Day Cards of Famous Literary Characters

Calling All Third-Year Hogwarts Students: WE NEED YOUR BOGGARTS

By ElodieMay 7, 2015
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. (Also bears, because they can smell fear and they know all your weaknesses.) Supposedly Franklin Delano Roosevelt said that, but if you factor in the existence of magic and Time Turners, it could totally have been... More  →
Calling All Third-Year Hogwarts Students: WE NEED YOUR BOGGARTS

The Most YA Mom Things That Could Possibly Be Uttered

By Janet ManleyMay 7, 2015
Moms are legendary for their patented form of alarmist advice ("Don't sit on public toilet seats," "Don't eat the apples you get trick or treating," "Don't pull over if you see a baby carrier on the side of the road because IT COULD BE A... More  →
The Most YA Mom Things That Could Possibly Be Uttered

Our Fav YA-Parents-Being-Parents Moments

By AddisonMay 6, 2015
LBH, parents are awkward creatures. It's like we live in separate worlds—them with their taxes, us with our failed attempts at living the fandom life (JK, procrastination is an art). That said, we couldn't imagine life without their nuggets of advice. Nowhere is this more More  →
Our Fav YA-Parents-Being-Parents Moments

The MOST Margo Roth Spiegelman Things Cara Delevingne Has Ever Said

By Janet ManleyMay 5, 2015
Ever since the casting for Paper Towns was announced, the literate internet has been a froth of chit chat about whether Cara Delevingne is the right choice to play Margo Roth Spiegelman, eponymous "paper girl." WE THINK THE ANSWER IS YES, and John Green gave his seal of app More  →
The MOST Margo Roth Spiegelman Things Cara Delevingne Has Ever Said

J.K. Rowling Apologized for Killing Off Our Favorite Dearly Departed Ginger... BUT IS THAT ENOUGH?

By ElodieMay 5, 2015
Dear J.K. Rowling, Open your window. That wordless, sustained, millions-strong sobbing is the sound of an entire generation that is still not over Fred. AND YOU THINK YOU CAN FIX THIS WITH A SIMPLE APOLOGY? May 2nd was the 17th anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, as... More  →
J.K. Rowling Apologized for Killing Off Our Favorite Dearly Departed Ginger... BUT IS THAT ENOUGH?
Dementor Problems

Dementor Problems

By Amelia Bienstock and Risa RodilMay 4, 2015
"Get too near a Dementor and every good feeling, every happy memory will be sucked out of you. If it can, the Dementor will feed on you long enough to reduce you to something like itself... soulless and evil. You will be left with nothing but the worst experiences of your More  →

The 7 Most Dysfunctional Living Situations in YA Lit

By Nicole DiekerMay 4, 2015
Think your life is dysfunctional? TRY LIVING ON A RIVER RAFT. There is no one better to give you some perspective on life than the sundry heroes of YA lit, who at any given moment could be living in a zoo or... More  →
The 7 Most Dysfunctional Living Situations in YA Lit

Shepherd, Soldier, or Creeper? Far From the Madding Crowd Gives Carey Mulligan Three Scumptious Suitors to Pick From

By Janet ManleyMay 1, 2015
For all the fuss the world makes about having a Katniss Everdeen or a Hermione or two, there are still WAY TOO MANY BELLA SWANS FOR OUR LIKING in these modern spangled stories. Even the most independent, sassy girl heroes always seem to end up... More  →
Shepherd, Soldier, or Creeper? <i>Far From the Madding Crowd</i> Gives Carey Mulligan Three Scumptious Suitors to Pick From