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Where Do Banned Books Go? Conspiracy Theories

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJune 4, 2014
Pop quiz: What do Invisible Man, Howl, and Leaves of Grass have in common? Besides how rad you look reading them in public… Yes! At one time or another, they’ve been officially banned books. So many greats books have... More  →
Where Do Banned Books Go? Conspiracy Theories

Everything You Need to Know About Nat Wolff Before You See The Fault in Our Stars!

By Christin GestJune 3, 2014
Waiting for the premiere of The Fault In Our Stars (FRIDAY, NERDFIGHTERS!) sort of feels like waiting for your birthday. You want the day to ARRIVE ALREADY so you can celebrate with your friends, and cry, and maybe buy yourself a present because, hey! You deserve it! But... More  →
Everything You Need to Know About Nat Wolff Before You See <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i>!

Graduation Day in Your Favorite YA Dystopia

By Christin GestJune 2, 2014
Ever wonder what it would be like to graduate high school in a dystopian society? Put on your shapeless proleteriat garb and find out! *Drum roll* The Maze Runner You need to be in an all-boy or all-girl school for this one. In The Maze Runner, piddly freshman... More  →
Graduation Day in Your Favorite YA Dystopia

Q&A with Kat Rosenfield (aka Auntie SparkNotes) About Her New Novel, INLAND! Plus We're Giving Away Signed Copies!

By Emily WinterJune 2, 2014
INLAND, a teen novel about mermaids by Kat Rosenfield/Auntie SparkNotes, hits shelves on Tuesday, June 10! I read an advance copy of INLAND, Kat's second novel, and LOVED IT—even as a YA lit junkie I've never read anything like it. But before we get into... More  →
Q&A with Kat Rosenfield (aka Auntie SparkNotes) About Her New Novel, INLAND! Plus We're Giving Away Signed Copies!

Fictional Teachers Who Deserve a Big Shiny Apple

By Chrissie GruebelJune 2, 2014
They make you want to stand up on a desk. Or duel until you defeat the dark forces. Or join the mathletes. And you would totally do it because you love them more you ever want to admit to yourself. Everyone has known at least one... More  →
Fictional Teachers Who Deserve a Big Shiny Apple

How to Talk to Your Favorite Author

By Christin GestMay 29, 2014
So here you are, at the end of your favorite book series, rocking yourself to sleep at night because you can't believe the couple you shipped the hardest didn't end up together, or maybe your favorite ship did end up together but you're having a... More  →
How to Talk to Your Favorite Author

The 5 Best Fictional Character Names and Why We Love 'Em!

By Jason SaenzMay 28, 2014
One of the greatest things about being an author has got to be making up silly names (looking at you, Teddy Roosevelt!). Why create a book filled with Johns, Larrys and Marys when you can write stories about the Great Sinbad or Moby Dick?! Here... More  →
The 5 Best Fictional Character Names and Why We Love 'Em!

Get Your Book Blurbs Here!

By Andrew TavinMay 27, 2014
Today in "is that a real job?" we have blurb writing! Actual writer-man and funny human Gary Shteyngart recently announced he is retiring from writing book blurbs, after churning out over 150 nuggets designed to sell books to people who buy books based on... More  →
Get Your Book Blurbs Here!