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The Life of a Hufflepuff

By ContributorAugust 10, 2011
geetargrl59 has us 98% convinced that she actually lives at Hogwarts.—Sparkitors The life of a Hufflepuff  is not a glamorous life, nor is it an exciting one. We are simple folk who take pleasure in... More  →
The Life of a Hufflepuff

The Other Boleyn Girl

By ContributorAugust 10, 2011
Lonks usually loves historical fiction, but does this book have what it takes to earn a rave review ?—Sparkitors Book #51: The Other Boleyn Girl Author: Philippa Gregory Reason for Reading: After I read Nine Days a Queen, a lot of Sparklers... More  →
The Other Boleyn Girl

How to Read the Body Like a Book

By ContributorAugust 10, 2011
Vaneskera lowered her eyebrows and stuck out her thumbs in a frightening, dominant manner until we agreed to publish this post. –Sparkitors While Jono's already told us how to make our body language more friendly, he didn't reveal all the many things... More  →
How to Read the Body Like a Book

The Return of "Holding On": Chapter 13!

By ContributorAugust 10, 2011
We're thrilled that willwriteforhearts sent us the next installment of her riveting story after taking a brief hiatus! When we last left off, Nick and Alice continued to struggle with their dead father's ghostly presence,their mom's sketchy new boyfriend,... More  →
The Return of

How To Act When You Run Into Your Ex

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 9, 2011
Stop us when this scenario sounds familiar: You're minding your own business at Starbucks, trying to think of a word that contains like 5 Es for Words with Friends, when suddenly your ex strolls right in the front door like (s)he owns... More  →
How To Act When You Run Into Your Ex

Has Dan Bergstein Ever Made You Cry? Now Is the Time for RETRIBUTION.

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 9, 2011
If we had to list five things we liked about Dan Bergstein, the first four would be "SKIP" and the fifth would be "He's never killed a man in the state of California." Unfortunately (both for us and for humanity), next week, August... More  →
Has Dan Bergstein Ever Made You Cry? Now Is the Time for RETRIBUTION.

Shakespeare Just Got SERVED

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 9, 2011
When he saw last week's prompt, Shakespeare was all, "I'm the BARD, beezies. COME AT ME." And then his pompous butt got royally owned—because you were all "BOOM! I just re-wrote Romeo and Juliet in 6 minutes! Put that in your potentially plagiarized... More  →
Shakespeare Just Got SERVED

Help This Sparkler with Her College Application Essay!

By ContributorAugust 9, 2011
Valerie wrote an incredible essay, but now she wants your opinion! Does this piece have what it takes to land her at her top choice university?—Sparkitors I have all my dream schools picked out—but my problem is that they will only be dream schools... More  →
Help This Sparkler with Her College Application Essay!

The Help

By ContributorAugust 9, 2011
We're SO happy for two reasons: The first is that Lonks has finally reached the halfway mark in her epic quest, and the second is that The Help movie comes out TOMORROW!—Sparkitors Book #50 (*does happy dance*): The Help Author: Kathryn... More  →
The Help

Incoming High School Freshmen, I Give You: The TRUTH

By ContributorAugust 9, 2011
Blue_lights_of_ny is a little harsh, but SO IS LIFE. Get used to it. (Don't worry, we're kidding. Mostly.)—Sparkitors The start of high school is rapidly closing in upon us. Almost-Seniors are drinking it up, Almost-Juniors are signing... More  →
Incoming High School Freshmen, I Give You: The TRUTH