First Thoughts: I Was Here by Gayle Forman

http://www.goodreads.com I haven’t been able to read for a few months because of tests, homework, and now AP tests. I finally went to the library last weekend and picked up some interesting books. My first book I started is I Was Here by Gayle Forman. Foreman’s book If I Stay is one of her well […]

Young Adult Covers Depict Death as Beautiful

(From Rachel Stark’s article) What do recent Young Adult books all have in common, apart from having beautiful people falling in love at an early age? Book covers featuring the teenage heroines in a picturesque background, serene in the embrace of death – a first impression that is meant to portray the epitome of an […]

A Different Kind of Dating

Although romance and dating are played up in the media surrounding our generation, the reality of it all is a little less exciting and maybe a little more technical. Throughout high school, I craved male attention. Spurred on by the trashy teen novels I hid under my pillow and the absurd amount of Gossip Girl […]

A New Kind of Heartthrob

With the growing popularity of franchises such as Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey, the romantic and sexual tastes of women all over the world are being seriously questioned and evaluated… After all, is a handsome face and heavy wallet enough to make up for a psychotic, tyrannical side?  This may not be the question to ask, however, […]