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What You Should Have Done on the Last Day of School

By ContributorJune 23, 2009
Yesterday, we heard from a Sparkler who had an epic last day of school. But what about everyone else? Well, if you missed your chance to enjoy your last day, Sparkler Sappranoconda has some ideas for next year... —SparkNotes Editors We've all been there: You... More  →

Oh, the Vulgarity: Great Books with Raw Language, Profane Themes, and Poor Grooming Habits

By kat_rosenfieldJune 23, 2009
Students at Chicago’s Antioch High School might want to get an early start on their summer reading this year—'cause one of the assigned books is a sexy starter of suburban ruckus! Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian was listed as required... More  →

Urban Myth Takedown!

By Joe_LynchJune 23, 2009
If you’re are cool (meaning, a fan of SparkNotes on f-book), you may have noticed we invited you to run some urban myths by us. And if you're uber-cool, you did just that. (And if you're already cool but need to be cooler,... More  →

Blogging Twilight: Part 18

By Dan_BergsteinJune 22, 2009
Dan Bergstein is reading Twilight and blogging about it. Need to catch up? Previous posts are here. Chapter Twenty Bella wakes up in a strange hotel room. She looks around, trying to get her bearings, and begins to piece together what happened the previous day. She... More  →
Blogging Twilight: Part 18

Auntie SparkNotes Invites You to Get Aboard the Fun Train

By kat_rosenfieldJune 22, 2009
This week's advice-seeker has a fabulous way with words:

Basically I met this boy last year in my spanish class and we became good friends. I started liking after a few months and he found out about it. He didn't seem bothered

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Know Thyself: Life Tracking Your So-Called Life

By Kathryn_WilliamsJune 22, 2009
The Wall Street Journal is weighing in on the latest interwebz trend: life tracking sites. These sites, which include heavy hitters like Twitter and underdogs like Monthlyinfo (guys beware), allow people to record and share the tiniest, most insignificant details of their lives.... More  →

School's Out For the Summer!

By ContributorJune 22, 2009
Sparkler Iamem19 diaries her last day of high school in this post. How did your last day compare?  —SparkNotes Editors The last day of school is complete chaos, agreed? Whether it consists of trashing the school or doing a senior prank, the out-of-controlness of the last... More  →

The 4th of July is Better Than Christmas

By Dan_BergsteinJune 22, 2009
We are a few days away from the glorious Fourth of July, and if you're not jumping with excitement and screaming with glee, then perhaps you fail to realize how fun and amazing Independence Day is. It's better than Christmas, and here's why: Better dining... More  →

Confessions of Sparkler: My Boyfriend is My Pillow

By ContributorJune 22, 2009
Super Sparkler AllisonJY is back! After a failed first date, she's admits she's decided to date...her pillow. Enjoy! —SparkNotes Editors. I’m generally a nice girl. I don’t let boys get fresh with me, I don’t participate in illegal activities, and my idea of a fun Saturday... More  →

Don't End Up On Lamebook

By Matt_HunzikerJune 22, 2009

You know that friend of yours who uses her Facebook status box to deliver up-to-the-minute bulletins on the painful disintegration of all of her personal relationships? What about the person who clogs up your newsfeed with unhinged emotional tirades addressed

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