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The Living: A Warm Bodies Sequel


Ikr? I’m not really complaining on having more R in my life but this is truly unexpected. I don’t know why I’m so clueless about this. 114 more words

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In a world where YA novels are dominated by plain saltine female leads, Shy is a fresh breath of air. 226 more words


I wrote this for an admissions essay nearly a year ago. It turned up in the most recent installment of Clara Tries to Spring Clean Her Laptop and Inevitably Fails, and I thought I’d post it here to remind myself of the wonder and awe I once knew in seasons of clearer sight. 553 more words


“The only way to go back and feel the path you have already crossed is losing yourself through your memories.”  Andre d’Aquino



“Is not impermanence the very fragrance of our days?”
– Rainer Maria Rilke

The days have shortened, but summer has stretched long. It is mid-October, and the thermometer reads upwards of 80 degrees.

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A few weeks ago I did a little daytrip to Delft, one of the most gorgeous cities of Holland. I’d never been in Delft before, so it felt like I was a tourist in my own country.  187 more words


Book Review: The Living by Matt De La Pena

Book Review: The Living by Matt De La Pena

Shy thinks he is just going to earn some extra money working for a summer cruise, but when a passenger commits suicide in front of him, his life is forever changed. 155 more words

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