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Everything Classic Lit Taught Me About #Adulting

By Maura Barry-GarlandJune 8, 2016
Adulting is the art of tackling your responsibilities head-on, like you are Hulk Hogan and your responsibilities are some other famous wrestler whose name I don’t know because I don’t actually follow that sport. So how do you become a pro at adulting... More  →
Everything Classic Lit Taught Me About #Adulting

THIS WEEKEND! Don't Miss Barnes & Noble's Teen Book Fest

By SparkLifeJune 7, 2016
As you may have heard (probably on the street; that's where the word usually is), this weekend is Barnes & Noble B-Fest, a celebration of teen books at Barnes & Noble locations nationwide. Stores around the country will be hosting YA trivia, writing workshops, coloring hullabaloos (collabaloos?), and... More  →
THIS WEEKEND! Don't Miss Barnes & Noble's Teen Book Fest

How to Court a Lady, According to Mr. Darcy

By andrew joanisJune 7, 2016
Hot tips from the savviest of emotionally unavailable bachelors. More  →
How to Court a Lady, According to Mr. Darcy

We Rank the Lord of the Rings Characters According to Dateability

By Maddy AaronJune 7, 2016
While some people had posters of Justin Timberlake, Shane West, and Chad Michael Murray splashed across the walls of their room growing up, others of us chose to forego the Teen Vogue foldouts for life-size cutouts of Legolas, handmade collages of Aragorn, and etchings More  →
We Rank the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> Characters According to Dateability

From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: August 28, 1955

By Nicole DiekerJune 6, 2016
Dear Diary, How does a person know if they've chosen the right career? Over the past month, I've been more and more certain that I've made a mistake—and it's the kind of mistake you have to visit every day, and dress up for, and be nice... More  →
From the Diaries of Minerva McGonagall: August 28, 1955

Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, and MORE talk Me Before You, Garlic Breath, and Badass Female Characters

By Jessie GaynorJune 2, 2016
Prior to Saturday afternoon, when I attended the junket for Me Before You, the movie adaptation of Jojo Moyes' novel of the same name, my sole (second-hand) experience of press junkets was the scene in Notting Hill wherein Hugh Grant—LA Looks Hair Styling... More  →
Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, and MORE talk <i>Me Before You</i>, Garlic Breath, and Badass Female Characters

Blogging Lord of the Flies: Part 3 (The Continued Adventures of Jack the Serial Killer)

By ElodieJune 2, 2016
To catch up on Parts 1 and 2, click here! Sometimes I like to think that I could survive in the wilderness, but this is laughable. I require indoor plumbing and refrigeration at all times, I can’t rip a log apart with my bare... More  →
Blogging <em>Lord of the Flies</em>: Part 3 (The Continued Adventures of Jack the Serial Killer)

Blogging 1984, Part I (Chapter 1)

By Janet ManleyJune 1, 2016
I first "read" 1984 in maybe grade eight, and the main memories are of my English teacher writing "BIG BROTHER" and "NEWSPEAK" up on the blackboard, lest we miss the \subtlety/ of George Orwell's writing. As the saying goes, behind every book with a one or... More  →
Blogging 1984, Part I (Chapter 1)

How to Go on a Date, According to Beowulf

By ElodieMay 27, 2016
If you’re anything like me, your dating life is a lot of hot garbage, and you need help. Fortunately, there are experts on hand to handle this sort of thing. One of those experts is Beowulf. I don’t know why you’re looking at... More  →
How to Go on a Date, According to Beowulf

Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the Harry Potter Series

By ElodieMay 27, 2016
Statistics show that you are probably not Hermione, and thus are doomed to fail. Fail what? Doesn’t matter. All of it. You’re going to fail all of it. Harry knows that game. He bumbled his way through seven whole books knowing full and damn well... More  →
Here's What Would've Happened if Hermione Had Been the Protagonist of the <em> Harry Potter </em> Series