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Little Women: Now Vlogging

By Valerie BurnJune 12, 2013
Louisa May Alcott's classic Little Women tells the story of the March home and the women that inhabit it: Jo, Meg, Beth, and... More  →
Little Women: Now Vlogging

What's Your Author Name?

By Sydney ScottMay 17, 2013
This name game is compiled from famous authors’ and poets’ names, some who wrote renowned classics and others who crafted beloved modern-day... More  →
What's Your Author Name?

Don't Freak Out, But I Don't Think The Great Gatsby Is All That Great

By Ricki HurtadoMay 9, 2013
Like the rest of you Sparklers, I am crazy excited for The Great Gatsby movie coming out this weekend! As... More  →
Don't Freak Out, But I Don't Think The Great Gatsby Is All That Great

In Defense of Daisy Buchanan

By Melissa AlbertMay 8, 2013
To put it mildly, people don't like Daisy Buchanan (even, perhaps, when she's played by Carey Mulligan). Fitzgerald's infamous antiheroine... More  →
In Defense of Daisy Buchanan

What's Your Jane Austen Name?

By Sydney ScottMarch 12, 2013
Whether you’ve read Pride and Prejudice in school, caught a BBC adaptation of Sense and Sensibility on TV, or seen the... More  →
What's Your Jane Austen Name?

These Fictional Characters Would Make the WORST Roommates

By Melissa AlbertMarch 1, 2013
It's a truth universally acknowledged that most interesting fictional characters are completely undatable. But how would they hold... More  →
These Fictional Characters Would Make the WORST Roommates

5 Literary Characters Who Deserved Better Than They Got

By Melissa AlbertJanuary 24, 2013
Sometimes nasty characters get exactly what they deserve (here's looking at you, Veruca Salt). And sometimes, they're frustratingly under-punished (argh,... More  →
5 Literary Characters Who Deserved Better Than They Got

Better (More Hilarious) Titles for 16 Of Our Favorite Books

By Chrissie GruebelOctober 23, 2012
It’s no surprise that we love Better Book Titles. And what do we do when we love something?! We shamelessly... More  →
Better (More Hilarious) Titles for 16 Of Our Favorite Books

The Best Pickup Lines for English Class

By Lisa BernierSeptember 17, 2012
Poetry, plays, novels, literature, titles, quotes, authors—English class is rife with material for you to plagiarize and re-edit to fit your romance... More  →
The Best Pickup Lines for English Class

Three Reasons Sherlock Holmes Is Probably an Alien

By ContributorAugust 2, 2012
Over the course of the summer, I’ve become a fan of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In... More  →
Three Reasons Sherlock Holmes Is Probably an Alien