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I Watched Divergent on an Airplane with No Sound, This Is What I Saw

By Brandon SpecktorSeptember 2, 2014
This summer, I took a five-hour flight that offered free movies. The headphone jack in my seat was broken, so I watched... More  →
I Watched <i>Divergent</i> on an Airplane with No Sound, This Is What I Saw
EXCLUSIVE: Chloë Grace Moretz Tells Us About <i>If I Stay</i>, Rocking Out With a Cello and Jamie Blackley's Secret Katy Perry Crush!

EXCLUSIVE: Chloë Grace Moretz Tells Us About If I Stay, Rocking Out With a Cello and Jamie Blackley's Secret Katy Perry Crush!

By Janet ManleyAugust 11, 2014
Mia, a girl with a wild flair for the cello, dreams of going to Julliard, but knows that moving across the country... More  →

Tris Wins "Best Character" at the MTV Movie Awards, Dystopian Future Registers Tremors

By Janet ManleyApril 14, 2014
In the end, 9 million of you tweeted #votetris, leaving #votekatniss and #voteloki in the dust, and ushering in a... More  →
Tris Wins

New Teen Book Genres

By andrew joanisNovember 11, 2013
Coming to a book store near you, YA bookshelves sorted by brand new genres and sub-genres. ... More  →
New Teen Book Genres

8-Year-Old Gets Sexist Books Pulled From Bookstore

By Sara JonssonOctober 3, 2013
So get this: There's this eight-year-old girl in a book store with her mom, and they're browsing—you know, reading stuff, walking around,... More  →
8-Year-Old Gets Sexist Books Pulled From Bookstore

Is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Too Hot For Middle Schoolers?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 2, 2013
Here at SparkLife headquarters, there are just two things that make us weep with frustration: not being able to get the cap... More  →
Is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Too Hot For Middle Schoolers?

Quiz: Which YA Character Are You?

By Lisa BernierJanuary 25, 2013
In the best of times and the worst of times, every book lover finds a trusty tome to guide them through the... More  →
Quiz: Which YA Character Are You?

The Most Fun Book Festival In the History of Book Festivals

By Kathryn_WilliamsNovember 15, 2012
Jalapeño Poppers, Last weekend I attended what was, without a doubt, the most fun book festival ever in the history of book festivals.... More  →
The Most Fun Book Festival In the History of Book Festivals

One Sparkler Asks "Why Would People Read Fantasy Books?" What's Your Take?

By Jeremy BlachmanSeptember 7, 2012
Last week, commenter AnaBananaSparkler left a comment on our Amanda Hocking book review: Why would people read fantasy books? They seem... More  →
One Sparkler Asks

Finally, a Heroine We Can Relate to In The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

By Swapna KrishnaSeptember 6, 2012
Elisa is not your typical princess. She’s not particularly pretty, and she likes pastries far more than is fitting for someone of... More  →
Finally, a Heroine We Can Relate to In The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson