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The Best Friend Manifesto

By Chrissie GruebelJune 19, 2012
I believe it was the 1936 White House Correspondents Dinner where Eleanor Roosevelt said, "Good friends will bail you out of jail, but your best friend will be sitting beside you in the cell saying, 'That. Was. Awesome.'" If only Eleanor knew how many friends we'd... More  →
The Best Friend Manifesto

Check out the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Teaser Trailer!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 19, 2012
In case any of you are waiting with bated breath for the Breaking Dawn Part 2 trailer, we have good news: you can now watch a full 14-second teaser trailer!... And, that 14 seconds tells you basically everything you need to know. Bella's red eyes,... More  →
Check out the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Teaser Trailer!

Stolen Kisses, Stolen Cars, and the Woeful Lack of Salinger In Your Lives

By Chelsea DaggerJune 18, 2012
Butts, drop whatever you're doing, sprint to the nearest library, and check out Nine Stories by JD Salinger. I'm almost positive that none of you have read this miraculous collection of short stories, as no one made even the slightest allusion to either Seymour Glass or... More  →
Stolen Kisses, Stolen Cars, and the Woeful Lack of Salinger In Your Lives

Put Some Color in Your Hair for Summer!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiJune 18, 2012
Summer is the perfect time to add a streak or two of color to your hair. Plus, it's totally in right now. Demi Lovato recently dip-dyed the ends of her hair pink (a popular color), and it inspired us! So here's Demi and a few more celebs with fun, colored 'dos. More  →
Put Some Color in Your Hair for Summer!

Book Review: Under the Never Sky

By ContributorJune 18, 2012
Check out the rest of Dac's Blogging B&N.com's Teen Must-Reads here! Book: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi Synopsis: Aria is a Dweller, one of the privileged few who live in the pods—enclosed cities safe from the energy storms and other dangers... More  →
Book Review: Under the Never Sky

5 Words and Phrases To Avoid

By ContributorJune 18, 2012
The following five words and phrases are all too common these days, and they just don’t make any sense. I’m not talking about euphemistic idioms like “rule of thumb,” or “raining cats and dogs.” No, no, no. These are far worse. See, the aforementioned colloquialisms... More  →
5 Words and Phrases To Avoid

Why Everyone Ever Should Always Be Reading P.G. Wodehouse All the Time

By ContributorJune 18, 2012
P. G. Wodehouse is one of my favorite authors. He wrote over ninety books in his lifelong career as a writer; most (well, all) of them are completely BRILLIANT humorous fiction. Yet I couldn’t find a single sentence on SparkNotes that even mentioned him (I... More  →
Why Everyone Ever Should Always Be Reading P.G. Wodehouse All the Time

Holden Caulfield: My Own Personal Peeta Mellark

By ContributorJune 18, 2012
We had so many great Book Week submissions that we couldn't fit them all in last week—but let's be honest: every week is Book Week on SparkLife.—Sparkitors Seeing everyone else’s posts about books that changed their lives inspired me, but I’m not sure I’ve ever... More  →
Holden Caulfield: My Own Personal Peeta Mellark

Totally Failsafe Summer Pickup Lines For Winners!

By Janet ManleyJune 18, 2012
Take it from the seasoned SparkLife staff: summertime is the perfect time to make the move on that special neon-hotpants-wearing rollerblader/hula hooper you've been admiring from afar. But how to close the deal? Try one of our patented pickup lines, which, if we cannot give... More  →
Totally Failsafe Summer Pickup Lines For Winners!

What To Do When You're Broke and Sad

By FayeJune 18, 2012
You know what’s awesome about the summer? Well besides EVERYTHING? Hanging out with your friends! Now, if your friends are anything like my friends, they’re probably incredibly lame and I mean that in the nicest way possible. But seriously, our go-to hanging out plan consists... More  →
What To Do When You're Broke and Sad