I spent my youth (and spend my present) reading as much YA as I can get my hands on. Some of it is more relatable than others, and some of it is relatable in sneaky ways despite it being set in worlds that do not exist outside its pages (or its big screen adaptations). Show More Summary
Shark Tank might not necessarily be in The Mary Sue's niche, but Mikaila Ulmer sure is.
Before I get started, I know what you're thinking: 'How many articles about candles are you going to write?' I hear ya. But I can't...
The Walls Around Us is the fourth book from Nova Ren Suma, an author Gayle Forman describes as something of a best kept secret--only with all the chatter and excitement this book is getting (including a spot on our own Best YA Books of March list), the secret is out...
Kid, to Clown dancing to ‘Hey Ya!’ in the bleachers: Get a job!–Shea StadiumOverheard by: thinks the clown is unemployed tooGuy on cell: You’re fired! You’re fired, ok? Ok? Ok, see you later, then.–33rd & 6thHobo to well-endowed girl on the street: Damn girl! I wish I met you when I had a job!–54th & […]
Spring is around the corner, and it's all about change. You shake off those winter blues and come alive again. You spring clean your house and your get rid of clutter in your closet. See ya, big winter sweaters, it's finally safe to venture outside again. Show More Summary
Lena Dunham showed up in character to Late Night With Seth Meyers - Vulture This will be the only place you can stream Empire - HuffPost Entertainment 11 mistakes you missed from your favorite YA films - Moviefone Is TV getting the upper...Show More Summary
Zayn Malik is shutting it down, ya'll! We told you guys it was only a matter of time until he responded to the rumors! On Tuesday night in Phuket, Thailand, the One Direction singer was spotted getting close with a girl that was NOT his beautiful fiancée Perrie Edwards. Of course, rumors of infidelity started flying around because [...]
Karrueche Kicks Iyanla Vanzant Out Of Her House During Interview Don’t let the doorknob hit ya… According to TMZ reports: Karrueche Tran kicked the OWN Network out of her home … because she felt the interviewer was passing judgment
Karen W. writes in: “Flibble enjoyed getting into all sorts of trouble. You know how you’re not really in trouble until your parents are yelling your full name? Flibble’s full name was Professor Brigarear Admiral General Alistair Gordon Leftbridge “Knobs-On” Flibble P’toink-P’toink PhD, Esq., III. A.K.A. “Flibble-Dibble” A.K.A. “Phillip Q. Winklebacon.” Yeah. That’s how much […]
Zuko’s met up with the gaang, proven himself the most hilariously incompetent firebending master ever (until he wasn’t–love ya, Zukes), and now he gets a buddy episode with Sokka. The back half of Avatar‘s third season is the gift that keeps on giving.
Spring is five days away. Or, ya know, it's already here. So let's remember to get outside and try to enjoy it a little bit, m'kay? (I'm writing this from the back porch, cup of coffee in hand, actually.) And in that spirit, I'll keep things short today. A few quick hits to start the week:
For reasons I won't get into here, I ended up spending several nights at the Sheraton Skyline London Heathrow. Because, ya know, there's nothing more glamorous than staying at a Heathrow Airport hotel for extended periods of time. Keep...Show More Summary
The “Wolf Of Wall Street” Apartment Is On The Market For $6.5 Million Get ya howl on. Via Zillow It’s not Leonardo DiCaprio’s apartment, but it might as well have been; the actor spent quite a great deal of time
As you all know I am a huge proponent of permission based email marketing… So I always keep up with the news related to it. You know the saying… “Dance with the girl that brought ya” ? It could not be truer than with email marketing. So many people get distracted with the new, cutting... Read More ->
Get ready, Nerdfighters. John Green has some news that's about to rock your YA fiction world. In a new video on his Vlogbrothers YouTube channel, the author updated fans on the status of the “Paper Towns” movie. Unfortunately, fans of...Show More Summary
See, this is how they get ya — cold, hard numbers, baby. When you run the numbers, $85 for each of the two new MAC Eye Shadow X 15 palettes sounds beyond reasonable — and not just reasonable, but actuallywise. Considering that a ProShow More Summary
Off Da Mafia 6ix’s new album, Watch What U Wish, available on iTunes now. Previously: Da Mafia 6ix ft. Fiend – Forever Get High (Video)
A few items caught my eye yesterday: Immigration is seriously worried about the Chinese coming to the US to have kids to get them the American Citizenship prize. Called Birth Tourism, apparently it’s bad and wrong and the US government wants to stop it. Seems these people buy plane tickets, rent hotels, have their kids […]
This month our five-book selection of the best YA titles includes amazing debuts and new books by established YA authors that I've been waiting to see (get ready Will Grayson, Will Grayson fans)...