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Troublemakers by Catherine Barter

Troublemakers by Catherine Barter. April 1, 2018. Carolhoda Books, 360 p. ISBN: 9781512475494.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 760.

When she was three, Alena’s activist mother died. 607 more words

Fiction

The Breakfast Club (1985)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –
1) A coming-of-age teenage drama where 5 teenagers spent a Saturday together and rediscover themselves. 83 more words

Movies

Smith, Jennifer E. Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between.

NY: Little, Brown, 2015.

A century ago, when going to college was the exception and not the rule, even for the middle class, it wasn’t that unusual for high school sweethearts to marry and raise a family. 250 more words

Character Study

Book Review - Reflection by Jessica Roberts

Synopsis

Bright, spunky Heather Robbins has escaped her small hometown and is anxiously beginning her freshman year of college. Rising above her rocky childhood, she’s found a place where good things are finally starting to happen: her own apartment, refreshing college classes, and an intense attachment to a mysterious and rugged classmate, Nick Richards. 267 more words

Books

A Look at "Lady Bird": Not Your Typical Teen Drama

Plot is discussed ahead, read at your own risk!

Much can be said about many recent coming-of-age movies―some can be full of angst and the undying tale of their first love, teenage pregnancy, and personal study of human body which can include sex and drug addiction. 1,132 more words

Writing & Blogging

Alex Strangelove Review: An Inclusive Storyline Diminished by Nostalgia

After Love, Simon brought the gay experience so admirably into the mainstream in the form of a fluffy teen comedy, it seems the financial success of recent genre revisions has begun to elicit a shift in contemporary Hollywood toward queer narratives. 833 more words

Reviews

new release, "Judy Finger" via Trampset

Meet the incredible “Judy Finger” via Trampset by C. Cimmone by clicking HERE.