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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  →
Find Your Dream Date According to Your OTP

Find Your Dream Date According to Your OTP

By Janet ManleyOctober 14, 2014
You can wait for your favorite author to get those MFEO characters together, or you can PUT THEM TOGETHER YOURSELF via the simple act of shipping. Herein, we list some of the biggest OTPs in fiction (THE TRUEST PAIRINGS SINCE ROMEO AND JULIET, SINCE AHAB AND THE WHALE), that More  →
Let's Go Back to the Beginning of Our Crush on John Green, When He Answered All Your Questions Like a True Gentleman

Let's Go Back to the Beginning of Our Crush on John Green, When He Answered All Your Questions Like a True Gentleman

By SparkLifeOctober 14, 2014
Back when TFIOS the movie was just a twinkle in John Green's eye, and Ansel Elgort was merely the cutest seventh grader at whatever school he attended, SparkLife got some INSIDER TIME with author-god John Green, and YOU GUYS asked him amazing questions about... More  →

Banned Books We LURVE

By Abbey ClarkeOctober 14, 2014
It’s Teen Reading Week on SparkLife, chilluns! And what better way to celebrate the freedom to read than by calling attention to books that have been banned or challenged by censors? Some of our favorite titles have drawn the ire of the resident moral guardians; read on to More  →
Banned Books We LURVE