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NEW MAZERUNNER CLIP SHOWS ALBY + WORLD'S COOLEST TREEHOUSE

By Janet ManleyAugust 6, 2014
For those of you who gawked at The Mazerunner trailer recently, and want MORE OF A PEEK INSIDE THE BOX, Yahoo has an exclusive clip that we exclusively watched, along with the rest of the internet. Watch it! Our thoughts are: even though the... More  →
NEW <i>MAZERUNNER CLIP</i> SHOWS ALBY + WORLD'S COOLEST TREEHOUSE

Enter Our Twitter Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win a Signed Copy of Eleanor and Park and Subsequently Pass Out From Happiness!

By Janet ManleyAugust 5, 2014
REMEMBER HOW WE FANGIRLED OUT AT RAINBOW ROWELL'S LAUNCH PARTY FOR LANDLINE RECENTLY?* Well we didn't forget about you... We got to meet Rainbow IN PERSON (she was wearing a lobster necklace, and it was awesome) and have her sign an exclusive edition of Eleanor and Park that we... More  →
Enter Our Twitter Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win a Signed Copy of <i>Eleanor and Park</i> and Subsequently Pass Out From Happiness!

Blogging LeakyCon: Anxiety, Depression and a Drug Called FANDOM

By Sam BadiasAugust 5, 2014
This past weekend, SparkLife dropped Sam off at Platform Nine and Three-Quarters with her owl and wand in tow, and she boarded the Hogwart's Express for LEAKYCON, in sunny Orlando, Florida, SO THAT YOU MIGHT LIVE! (Yes, Orlando is where The Wizarding World of Harry... More  →
Blogging LeakyCon: Anxiety, Depression and a Drug Called FANDOM

Blogging LeakyCon: Who Has an Ugly Cry Face and Where Can You Get Harry Potter Hand Sanitizer?

By Sam BadiasAugust 4, 2014
This past weekend, SparkLife dropped Sam off at Platform Nine and Three-Quarters with her owl and wand in tow, and she boarded the Hogwart's Express for LEAKYCON, in sunny Orlando, Florida, SO THAT YOU MIGHT LIVE! (Yes, Orlando is where The Wizarding World of Harry... More  →
Blogging LeakyCon: Who Has an Ugly Cry Face and Where Can You Get Harry Potter Hand Sanitizer?

What If Harry Potter Was a Girl? An Incredible Fan Theory

By Janet ManleyAugust 4, 2014
We've all read a spot of fanfic about a Draco-Harry pairing, but would Draco even figure in Harry's clusterbeak of problems if Harry were female?  A fan theory over at Lit's Not Dead says "Nope." Nikkie—one half of the landrylewis team—argues that Draco's lame insults would probably bead right... More  →
What If Harry Potter Was a Girl? An Incredible Fan Theory

Confession: I Have A Literary Man-Crush on James Patterson

By Brandon SpecktorAugust 1, 2014

If you guys can’t get enough of James Patterson’s YA series Maximum Ride, we have GOOD NEWS! If you head to your local Barnes & Noble store on Sunday, there are special giveaways, while stocks last, and a buy one, get one free

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Confession: I Have A Literary Man-Crush on James Patterson

A Complete Guide to Guardians of the Galaxy Before You See the Film!

By KathAugust 1, 2014

MARVEL ON THIS: To celebrate Marvel Day, which is TOMORROW, Barnes & Noble stores will be giving away Marvel goodies ALL DAY (all you have to do is show up!)—while supplies last!

Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters today, and a second GotG movie... More  →
A Complete Guide to Guardians of the Galaxy Before You See the Film!

Classic Books Brought Back as GRITTY REBOOTS!

By Andrew TavinJuly 31, 2014
LOOK, we get it. You don't think the classics are interesting enough. You want something EXTREME. You want something HARDCORE. You want something GRITTY and GRIM and SO EMO IT FROWNS AT ITS OWN BIRTHDAY PARTY. Well we have just the solution for you. Presenting: classic... More  →
Classic Books Brought Back as GRITTY REBOOTS!

OWL NEWS FROM JK ROWLING! Find Out Which Owl Is Right For You!

By Janet ManleyJuly 31, 2014
Pottermore has the final chapters of Goblet of Fire up today, as well as a SPECIAL DISPATCH ON OWLS from the Creator herself, JK Rowling. First, she unshrouds one of the great mysteries of our time: why do we believe it "bad luck" to... More  →
OWL NEWS FROM JK ROWLING! Find Out Which Owl Is Right For You!

Ten Novels That Made Us Chortle in the First Line

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 30, 2014
You only get one shot at making your reader piss their pants laughing as they pick up your book, and these authors all NAILED IT...The first line of John Green’s heart-rending novel perfectly sets the tone for the entire story: weighty, intelligent, and dripping with the w More  →
Ten Novels That Made Us Chortle in the First Line