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In the spring of 1982 I realized that I had for the first time fallen in love.  I was fifteen.  I clearly remember that morning in English class as we’d worked over the vocabulary words… 1,931 more words


Apple Time

There are times that seem so precious, so perfect that one might suspect everyone of plotting to make one’s life supremely rich and wondrous.   Such were my days with Christmas Yoder. 5,499 more words

Coming Of Age

Introducing Christine Alexanians, author of Transplanted

“It took me over a year to publish my first novel, Transplanted. In the beginning my rep, Michael, was available anytime I had a problem. 313 more words

Outskirts Press

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
YA Contemporary
5 of 5 stars

Aristotle and Dante meet one day at their local swimming pool, and Dante’s offer to teach Aristotle to swim will change their lives. 442 more words


Friday Faceoff – Everybody's got haters, but your city's always behind you.

This meme was started by Books by Proxy, whose fabulous idea was to compare UK and US book covers and decide which is we prefer. This week the theme is cities, so I’ve chosen… 223 more words

Feisty Heroine

#tbt 2000 "Love or Lust"

Love vs Lust is a difficult thing for most people to differeciate between. Basically, a lot of relationships I have been in, I always have thought that I really cared about the person, but there are certain things that I would do to show them “I love them” but I wouldn’t consider doing anything for anyone that was crazy, unless I really felt I truly loved them. 154 more words