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YA Author Alecia Whitaker Talks to Us About Wildflower, Country Music and the Music Competition You Need to Enter!

By Janet ManleySeptember 12, 2014
BE HONEST, are you a sucker for the slide guitar; gone on guys who sing in cowboy hats; in love with the idea of decamping for Nashville where you will start a new life as Blue, or Jeany-Ray, or Cupcakes Madison? THEN WE HAVE THE BOOK... More  →
YA Author Alecia Whitaker Talks to Us About <i>Wildflower</i>, Country Music and the Music Competition You Need to Enter!
This Round of the OTP Bracket Will Change Your Life Forever

This Round of the OTP Bracket Will Change Your Life Forever

By Kathryn_WilliamsSeptember 12, 2014
Oh, man. This next round of the OTP Bracket is going to DESTROY you. I mean utterly annihilate any chance at happiness that you ever had in this life. It's likely you will never be the same again, not even after years of intensive therapy and two rounds of shock treatments. More  →

OHMIGOSH These Poems Will Blow Your Brains, Pumpkins

By SparkLifeSeptember 11, 2014
If you're a poetry buff, you might find it easy to crack into Seamus Heaney or William Wordsworth or even modern poets like Gwen Harwood, and understand and connect with what's going on. But if you're NOT, then you might have been surprised on discovering... More  →
OHMIGOSH These Poems Will Blow Your Brains, Pumpkins

It's Hard to Be a Fan When...

By ElodieSeptember 11, 2014
It's hard to be a fan when...well, always. Everyone knows it. We're different people from all walks of life, but at the end of the day we're just an indistinguishable blob of sobbing humans who get overly attached to fictional things, watch entire TV shows... More  →
It's Hard to Be a Fan When...

GET PRE-EXCITED: THE FINAL MOCKINGJAY PART 1 TEASER TRAILER IS HEREEEEE

By Janet ManleySeptember 11, 2014
Like a surprise hovercraft in a woodland setting, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 teaser trailer has sent us diving for cover while clutching our neck sweaters. IT IS MAJESTIC. The teaser gives us a glimpse of the Mockingjay herself, standing in her old... More  →
GET PRE-EXCITED: THE FINAL <I>MOCKINGJAY PART 1</I> TEASER TRAILER IS HEREEEEE

7 Times Our Worst Book-to-Movie Adaptation Fears Came True

By Lanie NajjabSeptember 10, 2014
With the recent rash of book to movie adaptations, fangirls everywhere have been in quite a tizzy. Will the movies bring honor to their books of origin? THEY'D BETTER OR... More  →
7 Times Our Worst Book-to-Movie Adaptation Fears Came True

It's the All-Groot Fan Hour

By KathSeptember 10, 2014
We're going to go out on a limb here and say that Groot is the best humanoid perennial since Treebeard—but honestly, Groot's even better. Treebeard is so Third Age, am I right? Whereas Groot knows how to set up a good joke, impress a kid,... More  →
It's the All-Groot Fan Hour

What Your Favorite Genre Says About You

By ElodieSeptember 8, 2014
Your favorite genre says oodles about you. OODLES. It's the first thing someone's going to ask about in a job interview or on a date, probably. But what if you haven't settled on a favorite yet? What if you're overwhelmed with options? Don't worry—I can... More  →
What Your Favorite Genre Says About You

One Panem, One Champion OTP: Shipping Bracket Round 2

By Kathryn_WilliamsSeptember 5, 2014
Sing it with us: You down with OTP? Yeah, you know me! Who's down with OTP? Every last body! These One True Pairings are naughty by nature, old school-style. But which ship is the naughtiest? You decide, Sparklings. Vote in the comments. More  →
One Panem, One Champion OTP: Shipping Bracket Round 2

8 YA Books That Are Better Than the Sex Talk

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 4, 2014
Learning about the birds and the bees is a necessary rite of passage for every adolescent human—which, unfortunately, does absolutely nothing to alleviate the very real agony of hearing words like "sperm" and "boner" come out of your parents' mouths. And if your reaction to... More  →
8 YA Books That Are Better Than the Sex Talk