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What I Learned My First Semester of College

By: Wendelin_the_WeirdJanuary 16, 2015

Well, Sparklers, I made it. One eight of the way done with college, and five months closer to being thrust into the Real World, in which I will be expected to commute to work, wear suits, pay bills, and other Adult Stuff.  For now, though,

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What Happened to Thrór, Thráin and Thorin in the Books

By: AutumnMooncakesJanuary 16, 2015

The Hobbit movies took some liberties with Tolkien’s story, so here I’ve summarized what Thrór, Thráin and Thorin did in the books, based on section III: Durin’s Folk in Appendix A and the timeline of the Third Age in Appendix B in The Return of

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How I (Subconsciously) Rate Books

By: Apples789January 14, 2015

I've often considered what exactly it is that makes a good book to me. It often seems to change between books, but I've worked out the basics of what makes a good book in my opinion. Do you think I'm too picky?

The three main categories

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By: soccer2rules<333January 11, 2015

I miss his arms around me,

His hand rubbing my tummy,

His hunting for my hands to interlock our fingers,

Him playing with my hair and little kisses on my head,

The smell of him on my clothes

The stupid grin he wears on his face,

How he knows to get

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Do You Remember Being Little?

By: HappySoundsJanuary 10, 2015

Do you remember being little? Younger? Do you remember it? I remember being little. Everyone says life was better then. We were less judgemental. More inclusive. I don't think so. I remember one boy telling me that he was excluded from the soccer team because

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10 Ways to Get Your Parents to Take You to Barnes & Noble

By: JulieFromDownTheStreetJanuary 3, 2015

If you're like me, 65% of what you got for Christmas (Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Day of the Dead) were gift cards. And if you're an obsessive-compulsive reader like me, 100% of said gift cards were of the Barnes & Noble variety. And if you're a. like

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A Day in the Life of a Summer Theater Academy Student

By: JulieFromDownTheStreetJanuary 3, 2015

For all of you who don't know me (waves hi shyly), I love to act. Yes, I mean act, as in theater and musicals and stuff. Because of this, I get to spend every summer at an overnight theater academy, learning my craft and ... More  →