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Grow Up

Communication is apparently rocket science.

This quote summarizes all the frustration I’m feeling. I’m literally fuming.

I’ve had one too many encounters lately with men that are incapable of using basic human speech or text to communicate on a respectable level. 63 more words

Bipolar Bliss

Diving In (Secret Sisters: Book 1) by M. Bleekis

4 Stars


Date of publication: March 19th, 2017

Genre: Young Adult

Series: Secret Sisters

Diving In – Book 1

Where you can find Diving In… 932 more words

Book Review

Book Review - Skulduggery Pleasant

Book: Skulduggery Pleasant (#1) – Author: Derek Landy

Genre: Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Young Adult

Description from Goodreads:

Meet Skulduggery Pleasant. Sure, he may lose his head now and again (in fact, he won his current skull in a poker match), but he is much more than he appears to be—which is good, considering that he is, basically, a skeleton. 719 more words

Book Reviews

Tragedy, Family, and Identity in Verse: Jason Reynolds' Long Way Down

“Beef / gets passed down like name-brand / T-shirts around here. Always too big. / Never ironed out.”

Content warning: discussion of death, gun violence… 1,081 more words


Into the New

Changes, Part 1

January has been a month of stepping back and observing the past, seeing what I can take with me into the new year and what to leave behind. 1,746 more words


Summer Camp Romance

Khandice “Khandi” Callison is a 14-year-old girl with a crush on her classmate, Jeremy Timmons. But he barely notices her. Summer is fast approaching and Khandi’s parents have announce that she will be going away to summer camp and away from her crush. 478 more words

General Fiction

Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest

Press release via the South Carolina State Library:

South Carolina students: do you believe that poetry can change the world?

Tell SC how by participating in this year’s Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest! 335 more words

Young Adult