Her typewriter is called Mattie Ann, she writes on her walls, and her debut novel just about exploded the literary scene last month. Amy Zhang is also a high school prodigy. NBD!
I was lucky enough to consume her novel Falling Into Place the... More →
When Cape Town-based artist Lorraine Loots first began her 365 Postcards for Ants series in January 2013, she had no idea that her minuscule images would capture the attention of tens of thousands of people. But her "labor of love" quickly became an internet sensation, a More →
It seems like Pope Francis, aka "the pope who is hip with all that," makes more headlines than Lady Gaga (wait until he dons a meat robe). The Vatican recently suggested a softened future approach to dealing with LGBT and divorced Catholics.
Dear Auntie Sparknotes,Until a few months ago I lived in a foreign country, which I had to leave behind because of my parents' work. As I'm getting used to my new home and such, I have joined my school's marching band. There's a guy in... More →
Remember how we told you to stop dithering around and go pick up THE 2014 HOMECOMING QUEEN OF YA HIGH SCHOOL, Jandy Nelson's I'll Give You the Sun IMMEDIATELY? (While you're at it, DITHER NO MORE and check out our OTHER favorite book,... More →
'Tis the season for scary things! Just when we thought that evil clowns were only in the movies, we hear this: there’s been a rash of creepy clown sightings in the real, not fictional town of Wasco, California. Oh, and these clowns come complete... More →
It’s Teen Reading Week on SparkLife, chilluns! And what better way to celebrate the freedom to read than by calling attention to books that have been banned or challenged by censors? Some of our favorite titles have drawn the ire of the resident moral guardians; read on to More →
Am I a Charlotte? A Samantha? A Carrie? It's easy to tell which Sex and the City character you are, but here are some ways you can tell which type of ghost you inhabit!
If you're friendly, have helped build a church, and at least once... More →
Dear Auntie,I am going to preface this letter by assuring you I am not a terrible person, I promise. I volunteer with children at an environmental center, I always give to charity, I (literally) help the elderly across the street and down the stairs, everyone... More →