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Every Chapter in Lord of the Flies Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieMay 8, 2018
Of all the books you’ll have to read for school, Lord of the Flies is probably one of the most accessible. It’s not the most fun—I’m not saying THAT—but it’s a lot easier on the eyes than, say, Beowulf, which is 3,000 lines of total and complete (but allitera More  →
Every Chapter in <i>Lord of the Flies</i> Summed Up in a Single Sentence

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows?

By Chelsea DaggerMay 8, 2018
HULLO, and welcome to the long-awaited, much-anticipated finale to our Harry Potter quiz series! You should know that I expected exactly 0% of you to make it this far. But if, against all odds, you DID make it this far, then CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER! You've got an uncanny... More  →
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know <em>Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows</em>?

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Trapped in a Web of Lies

By kat_rosenfieldMay 7, 2018
Hi Auntie, When I got to high school, I thought I was the opposite of shy and innocent until I realized all these kids my age had partied and drank and hooked up during middle school, while I was at home reading Harry Potter. I made... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Trapped in a Web of Lies

If Harry Potter Had Google

By ElodieMay 7, 2018
I don’t know what I would do without Google. Back in the olden days, you didn’t have all this information at your fingertips. Instead, you had to WONDER THINGS. You couldn’t just ask Siri; you had to EARN IT. On average, I thoughtlessly Google about 12,000 things a day More  →
If Harry Potter Had Google

Underrated Harry Potter Heroines from Every Hogwarts House

By Lila SelleMay 7, 2018
We'll be low-key obsessed Hermione, Luna, and Ginny 'til the day we hit that King's Cross Station in the sky, but we'd be seriously remiss if we didn't give some love to four Hogwarts heroines who are seriously underrated. They're loyal, cunning, and kind—and don't even ge More  →
Underrated <em>Harry Potter</em> Heroines from Every Hogwarts House

The 17 Worst Texts to Accidentally Send Your Crush

By ElodieMay 7, 2018
Sending a text to your crush that was meant for someone else (i.e. your best friend, your mom, your dentist) is like one of the top 5 ways to accidentally ruin a relationship, right above "burping into their mouth mid-kiss" and right below "just flat-out setting their cat on More  →
The 17 Worst Texts to Accidentally Send Your Crush

Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend's Older Boyfriend Abusing Her?

By kat_rosenfieldMay 4, 2018
Bonjour Auntie! So my problem is about a close friend of mine, "Astrid." Both of us recently turned 17, and I'm worried about her dating life. She's the kind of person who desperately craves attention, and she frequently dates men significantly older than her. She told... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Is My Friend's Older Boyfriend Abusing Her?