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Eragon Fans! Christopher Paolini Gives the Goss on Inheritance and Being a Writerbot

By SparkLifeJuly 16, 2014
This post is cross-published from SparkNotes' BFF, the Barnes and Noble Book Blog. Writing the Inheritance Cycle was like training for... More  →
Eragon Fans! Christopher Paolini Gives the Goss on <i>Inheritance</i> and Being a Writerbot

Writer Wars Winner: "Skin" by MyHair'sOnFire!

By reidfaylorApril 23, 2014
Sparklers, read the next few slides and take in the splendor of this week's Writer Wars Winner. "Skin" tells the story of... More  →
Writer Wars Winner:

5 Horror Movies That Make No Sense

By Randy WalkerOctober 9, 2013
Have you ever noticed that the horror genre is the one movie genre that can get away with ridiculous twists and shocking... More  →
5 Horror Movies That Make No Sense

ENDER'S GAME TRAILER IS HERE

By Josh PeriloMay 7, 2013
You guys! You guys! You guys! YOU GUYS! The Ender's Game trailer just dropped. Like, five seconds ago! Okay, I'll just shut... More  →
ENDER'S GAME TRAILER IS HERE

EXCLUSIVE: Rick Yancey Tells Us About Writing the Most-Anticipated YA Novel of the Year

By kat_rosenfieldApril 8, 2013
One of the most-anticipated YA books slated for this year is THE 5TH WAVE, an alien apocalypse survival story... More  →
EXCLUSIVE: Rick Yancey Tells Us About Writing the Most-Anticipated YA Novel of the Year

Help Us Rename Sci-Fi

By EmmaMarch 12, 2013
There are a bunch of great sci-fi books for teens coming out this fall (like The 5th Wave, which is... More  →
Help Us Rename Sci-Fi

The Best First Lines of Books, Ever!

By Beth MishlerDecember 14, 2012
There’s nothing like a great opening line, particularly when it comes to literature. Very often the first words we read make the... More  →
The Best First Lines of Books, Ever!

Jaden Smith Out-Stunts His Dad in the After Earth Trailer

By Josh PeriloDecember 10, 2012
What is Jaden Smith known for, if not being a pint-sized version of his butt-kicking, wise cracking dad. Now we finally get... More  →
Jaden Smith Out-Stunts His Dad in the After Earth Trailer