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Advice to Our Teenaged Selves

By Melissa AlbertOctober 4, 2013
All of us here at SparkLife have made it out of our teen years alive and relatively intact, which makes us automatic... More  →
Advice to Our Teenaged Selves

Ask Jono: I Like Someone! Um... Now What

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 2, 2013
Dear Jono, Your advice is THE BEST EVER. Like the best. If I had to give people a single reason to join SparkNotes,... More  →
Ask Jono: I Like Someone! Um... Now What

Vintage YA Books + 4 Writing Tips from Legendary YA Author Lois Duncan!

By Melissa AlbertSeptember 27, 2013
  Have you ever wondered what teens read before sparkly vampires and courageous teen wizards came around? Before postapocalyptic hunger gaming... More  →
Vintage YA Books + 4 Writing Tips from Legendary YA Author Lois Duncan!

Ask Jono: Why Is My Platonic Guy Friend Ignoring Me?

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 26, 2013
Jono, I love your column! I'm writing for some insight in boy psychology: There is this family that is close friends with my family.... More  →
Ask Jono: Why Is My Platonic Guy Friend Ignoring Me?

Ask Jono: Did I Come On Too Strong And Scare This Guy Away?

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 24, 2013
Dear Wise and All-Knowing Jono, Do you prefer monkeys or pandas? Sorry, that's not really my question but I'm trying to be original... More  →
Ask Jono: Did I Come On Too Strong And Scare This Guy Away?

8 Ways To Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Rebecca Jane StokesSeptember 20, 2013
  It's hard to be miserable in the summer. Sure, there's the heat to complain about, but that can be quickly remedied with... More  →
8 Ways To Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder

Auntie SparkNotes: Am I a Cheater Forever?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 19, 2013
Dear Auntie, I've only been in a few relationships in my life, however, I have cheated on each of my exes. I guess... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Am I a Cheater Forever?

Auntie SparkNotes: He Saved My Life. Do I Have to Hang Out with Him?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 18, 2013
Dear Auntie, When I was fourteen, a family friend’s son saved my life. We went on vacation by a river, and when I... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: He Saved My Life. Do I Have to Hang Out with Him?

Ask Jono: I'm Falling For My BFF; Should I Take The Next Step?

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 18, 2013
Hi Jono, So I'm in a pretty funky situation, and by funky I mean actually funky because the object of my concern/affection and... More  →
Ask Jono: I'm Falling For My BFF; Should I Take The Next Step?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Doesn't Want to Date Long-Distance

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 17, 2013
Dear Auntie, Over the summer I met a really amazing guy. It was at a college program in American history, and we pretty... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Crush Doesn't Want to Date Long-Distance