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8 of my Favourite Coming-of-Age Novels

I’m not sure what it is about teenage angst and romance that cheers me up on a dreary day but boy does it! I guess the main appeal is that they are so relatable and more often than none, have a happy ending. 850 more words


somewhere over the rainbow ︽

I am a big believer in signs from the Universe.

At 5:30 AM EST en route to Pearson airport, my mom spots a rainbow covering the sky beautifully silhouetted by the slowly rising sun. 183 more words


Perks of Being a Wallflower By Stephen Chbosky

I was a little apprehensive about reading this book, as it isn’t my usual style. Once I started to get into it however, I realised that my inner teenager was totally relating – a part of myself I had forgotten was brought to the surface again and I was able to understand the trials and rules of adolescence. 357 more words

Book Review

"Sleeping In" Pt. 4

“Sleeping In” Pt. 4



At the park, everything was as expected: the same old crowd and the same old habits, all posted up in the woods around the edge of the more legitimate activity. 1,904 more words

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"Sleeping In" Pt. 3

“Sleeping In” Pt. 3



Denise writhed in pain during the early morning hours of the Fourth of July, she threw off the sheets that had stuck to her skin with sweat. 1,111 more words

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"Sleeping In" Pt. 2

“Sleeping In” Pt. 2


Denise didn’t get up early and she didn’t go for a jog. She was shocked to look at her phone and see that it was after 11. 2,780 more words

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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by: Stephen Chbosky

Genre: Coming-of-age, Drama, Romance
# of pages: 224
Rating: 5/5

Charlie is a freshman.

And while he’s not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. 255 more words