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Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapters 14 & 15

By ElodieOctober 20, 2017
To read parts 1—9 of Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird, click here! I am never going to become a parent. Not only are kids louder than they have any right to be, and not only do they always smell of peanut butter and markers, but... More  →
Blogging <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>: Chapters 14 & 15

10 Classic Lit Quotes That Would Make Great Pick-Up Lines

By ElodieOctober 20, 2017
Sometimes I just want someone to come up to me in a coffee shop and say, "You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you," instead of "Hey, are you waiting for someone or can we borrow this chair?" (Real talk: people are always taking my chairs in coffee sh More  →
10 Classic Lit Quotes That Would Make Great Pick-Up Lines

What Your Favorite Harry Potter Book Says About You

By ElodieOctober 19, 2017
There’s nothing in the world that says as much about you as your favorite Harry Potter book. Not your Zodiac sign, not your Myers-Briggs personality type, not whether or not you pour your milk before your cereal. (If you pour you milk before your cereal,... More  →
What Your Favorite Harry Potter Book Says About You

20 Literary First Date Ideas

By ElodieOctober 18, 2017
So you’ve finally done it. You’ve made a genuine connection with another person, you’ve established a mutual interest, you’ve followed each other on Instagram and accidentally liked each other’s selfies from 2013. What comes next is the tricky part: going on an actual date. The reason... More  →
20 Literary First Date Ideas

Blogging Animal Farm: Chapters 7 & 8

By Taylor NolesOctober 18, 2017
Welcome to the latest (and darkest) installment of blogging Animal Farm. You can catch up on Chapters 1-4 right here! Previously, on Animal Farm: Snowball gets voted off the island, Napoleon is being super sketch, and the windmill falls down. Chapter 7 I'm gonna be honest: this... More  →
Blogging <em>Animal Farm</em>: Chapters 7 & 8

The Book Report: A Stranded Family Was Rescued by the Hogwarts Express

By ElodieOctober 17, 2017
Welcome back to the Book Report, where we talk about all the (literary) news that’s fit to print. This week, a stranded family of six was rescued by the Hogwarts Express, To Kill a Mockingbird has been banned for approximately the billionth time, the mansion... More  →
The Book Report: A Stranded Family Was Rescued by the Hogwarts Express

10 Harry Potter Halloween Costumes We REALLY Don't Want

By Vitoria BasOctober 17, 2017
It is a truth universally acknowledged that SparkLife is completely obsessed with Harry Potter. From fanfictitious Instagrams to backseat boggarting, there's very little in the Potterverse that doesn't delight us. But we must admit, there are limits to our adoration. Fo More  →
10 <i>Harry Potter</i> Costumes You Don't Want to See This Halloween

Horoscopes Written By Famous Authors

By Taylor NolesOctober 17, 2017
The Brothers Grimm, Scorpio: The ghosts of lovers past may tempt you during a full moon on September 6. These ghosts have terrible hungry mouths full of sharp teeth; they eat orphan children left in the woods, and if you don't weave a basket full... More  →
Horoscopes Written By Famous Authors

Literature's Spookiest Snapchats

By Taylor NolesOctober 16, 2017
Goblins, bookworms, book goblins...it's the best time of the year. No, not National Dental Hygiene Month (though it is indeed National Dental Hygiene Month)...it's HALLOWEEN TIME! In honor of the creepiest time of year, we found these Snapchats from your favorite scary li More  →
Literature's Spookiest Snapchats

The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked

By ElodieOctober 12, 2017
Let’s say you and I are watching a movie together and something awkward happens to the characters onscreen. The next sound you’ll hear will be me leaping out the nearest open window, because I just can’t deal with that sort of thing. I myself am charmless, off-putting More  →
The 7 Most Awkward Moments in Classic Literature, Ranked