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Banned Books Week: Protect Your Freedom to Read!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 26, 2013
It’s Banned Books Week, Sparklers, which means it’s time to think about all those wonderful books out there that are being censored... More  →
Banned Books Week: Protect Your Freedom to Read!

The Cutest Names in Fiction

By ShivaniSeptember 20, 2013
The cuteness of a name is pretty arbitrary. After all, cute for one person might be really, really gross for another. But... More  →
The Cutest Names in Fiction

Fun Casting News for The Fault in Our Stars and Mockingjay!

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 19, 2013
Are you in a state of non-stop squealing excitement over all the amazing YA novels that are getting made into movies next... More  →
Fun Casting News for The Fault in Our Stars and Mockingjay!

The Argument Against "Strong Female Characters" (And 4 Characters that Break the Mold)

By Melissa AlbertSeptember 16, 2013
Think about it: have you ever once heard a male character being described as "feisty"? How about sassy? Has a... More  →
The Argument Against "Strong Female Characters" (And 4 Characters that Break the Mold)

J.K. Rowling Is Writing a Harry Potter Spin-off Movie!!!

By Jennifer GrudzieckiSeptember 12, 2013
Sparklers, we are basically hyperventilating right now. BECAUSE J.K. ROWLING IS OFFICIALLY WRITING A NEW HARRY POTTER-RELATED THING. Yep. You... More  →
J.K. Rowling Is Writing a Harry Potter Spin-off Movie!!!

19 New Books That We're Psyched About!

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 6, 2013
It may be time to sigh your way through your new school textbooks (or your old, scribbled-in, borrowed school textbooks), but you... More  →
19 New Books That We're Psyched About!

The 10 Best Sets of Fictional Siblings

By Jinx LeeAugust 30, 2013
Everyone gets sick of his or her own siblings at one time or another (i.e. long car trips, fights over the remote... More  →
The 10 Best Sets of Fictional Siblings

Character Crossovers We're Dying to See

By Melissa AlbertAugust 28, 2013
Watching a villainous Benedict Cumberbatch stalk around the Enterprise in Star Trek Into Darkness made us happy, and watching him go head... More  →
Character Crossovers We're Dying to See

Ask Jono: Help, I'm In Love With Fictional Characters!

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 28, 2013
Dear Jono, Ok I know you've probably been asked this a billion times but: how, in da name of da Lord, do... More  →
Ask Jono: Help, I'm In Love With Fictional Characters!