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The Friday Awards: Saturday Edition

By EmmaJanuary 9, 2010
Emily went to the beach for, like, a day. And everything fell apart!!! We almost broke Facebook. We keep sending emails to Emily and then getting upset when she doesn't write back. Our shoes are too tight. We have a headache. Somehow we spilled pasta... More  →
The Friday Awards: Saturday Edition

Do Not Enter: Exploring the Forbidden Rooms of Your School

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 8, 2010
As you roam the halls of high school, you may notice a strange door or two on your way to class. Though you'd love to check out these mysterious rooms, they are strictly off-limits to students. But the editors and writers here at SparkNotes are... More  →
Do Not Enter: Exploring the Forbidden Rooms of Your School

Auntie SparkNotes: How to Flirt, Part 4: Crushing on Friends

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 8, 2010
Are your flirting skills less-than-developed? Have you ever tried to talk to your crush, only to end up sweating profusely and puking on your shoes? Hey, it happens! That's why Auntie SparkNotes, flirtation expert, is here to present a definitive guide to flirting—from first looks... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How to Flirt, Part 4: Crushing on Friends

You Might Be a Sparkler If...

By ContributorJanuary 8, 2010
The author of this post, houseobsessed14, wants to give a shoutout to rebel_of_nowhere for helping her with the post. She also suggested we give rebel a cookie. Honey, if we had a cookie in this office, we'd devour it ourselves! Yummm!... More  →
You Might Be a Sparkler If...

Chris Listens: Sparkler Friends and Undeclared Majors

By Chris_DikenJanuary 8, 2010
Here we are, ankle-deep in Y2KX, and not a whole lot has changed compared to Y2K. We still don't have flying cars or affordable jetpacks. I still have to make my own sandwiches because no one has invented a machine to accomplish this task for... More  →
Chris Listens: Sparkler Friends and Undeclared Majors

Should We See Avatar?

By Katie_RolnickJanuary 8, 2010
The movie Avatar has been in theaters for a little over two weeks now and by most calculations it's been a huge success. It's already made over a billion dollars in worldwide box office receipts and critics have described it as "amazing," "powerful," "glorious," and "More  →
Should We See Avatar?

Blogging Eclipse: Part 8

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 8, 2010
Chapter Eight: Temper Better Title: Eww! That’s Just Wrong. Sadly, the mission to rescue Bella does not end with Jacob slaying the vampires with an automatic crossbow and an out-of-control tractor trailer. Instead, Bella and Jake go back to his house and walk on the beach.... More  →
Blogging Eclipse: Part 8

Which Twilight Character Are You?

By Chelsea DaggerJanuary 8, 2010
It’s 2010, which means it’s time to become a better person. How, you ask? By avoiding your homework in new and vastly-improved ways. And we would love to help you in your quest for self-betterment (we’re like Ghandi, always giving). So here’s a magnificent... More  →
Which Twilight Character Are You?

Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Part 4 (Chapters 5 and 6)

By RamseyJanuary 8, 2010
Chapter Five As the summer moves forward, our three kids continue to hang out. Dill asks Scout to marry him and then, according to the Scout, starts to ignore her. She tries everything she can think of to regain his attention, including beating him up twice,... More  →
Blogging To Kill a Mockingbird: Part 4 (Chapters 5 and 6)

What Would You Do With a Time Machine?

By ContributorJanuary 8, 2010
Sparkler BAMBI930 wrote this fab post, but we do have one question: How'd you get Dan's address?!?! -SparkNotes editors Haven’t you ever thought, "Wouldn’t it be awesome to be like Molly Moon and have that huge chunk of diamond and be able... More  →
What Would You Do With a Time Machine?