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The Edge of Seventeen Film Review

Through the lifespan of coming-of-age comedies, there are few to recall which rise above the conventional arc of ‘The Embarrassing Happenings of A Misunderstood Teen’. Kelly Fremon Craig’s directional debut The Edge of Seventeen boasts charming writing and a winning lead-performance to join an exclusive group of films which take a far more mature look at this genre. 304 more words


Glory O'Brien's History of the Future by A.S. King

What it’s about (no spoilers):  Part dystopic fiction, part feminist manifesto, this YA coming of age story finds Glory O’Brien at a crossroads. Her young life has been defined by a tragedy. 323 more words


Music Festival

I enjoyed the dance.
Those subliminal smiles,
The movements we mirrored

This alone, was the moment to be shared.

But your friend whirled within a strangers grasp… 68 more words


Huntswood, the novel, debuts today.

This story is dedicated to my mother, the book in loving memory of my grandmother who would have been 75 today November 20th, 2016. Thankful for the steadfast incentive and belief my little brother has in me; I hope one day to be the role model my little sister thinks I am. 160 more words


The Thing About Depression

The thing about depression is it doesn’t care about your responsibilities or your dreams. Depression doesn’t care that its your best friends birthday and she really wants you to spend it with her or that you have deadlines at school. 315 more words


Teenage Dream

When I caught myself asking my college advisor for relationship advice, I knew something was off.

I was off.

Even though I got the answer that I anticipated, a simple “you’ll get over it” from him, my mind couldn’t help but wander to another face. 652 more words