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Throw Down Whatever You're Reading and Immediately Pick Up I'll Give You the Sun Because It Is Everything

By Janet ManleySeptember 16, 2014
I SWORE I WOULD RETURN WHEN IT WAS TIME. IT IS TIME. Today, the novel half the book-nerds the world over can't wait to get their hands on arrives, and we are going to creepily stare at you as you read each chapter, mouth-breathing as... More  →
Throw Down Whatever You're Reading and Immediately Pick Up <i>I'll Give You the Sun</i> Because It Is Everything

What's Your Divergent Name?

By Sydney ScottSeptember 16, 2014
When I loaded Divergent into my DVD player, I knew nothing about the film other than the fact that there was about to be a whole lotta YA novel-inspired dystopianness up on my TV. But by the time those credits were rolling, I... More  →
What's Your Divergent Name?
You Will Be ELECTRIFIED by <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1</i> Trailer

You Will Be ELECTRIFIED by The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer

By Janet ManleySeptember 15, 2014
Sweep your arm hairs flat, Sparklers, because THEY ARE ABOUT TO RECEIVE TEN THOUSAND VOLTS OF FREAKOUT. The Mockingjay Part 1 trailer is HEREEEEE, and it has Prim and fire and devastation and revolution hair and tears and music that goes right up your spine... More  →

10 Things You Didn't Know About Quentin Blake

By ziggykelsmanSeptember 15, 2014
It’s hard to think of an illustrator who has created  more playful, delightful, chaotic imagery than British artist Quentin Blake. He has written and illustrated more than 35 books AND provided pictures for over 250 books written by other authors, most famously Roald Dahl.... More  →
10 Things You Didn't Know About Quentin Blake

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