Friday, April 12, 2013

One Teen Story: Issue VII Review

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Wow. This issue of One Teen Story really struck a cord with me. Francesca Lia Block wrote a story that is real and raw. It’s the kind of story that slaps you in the face and really makes you think. How many of us were so hard on ourselves in middle…

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Friday, April 12, 2013

BIG NEWS!

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Hello everyone! I am so excited to welcome my cousin and best friend, Christie, to the Turning Pages blog! Christie and I live in completely different states and see each other only a handful of times out of the year. We have SO much in common, but one of the…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Juliet Immortal:A Book Review

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Sometimes when walking through the bookstore, I come across a book that I just can’t walk away from. This was one of those. I was in Alabama, visiting my cousin, and we were just killing time in the bookstore when I looked down and saw this book. Now, you must know…

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

One Teen Story: Issue II Review

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In the second issue of One Teen Story, Gregory Maguire writes a piece that is about loss and solitude. The Freshwater Mermaid is about Carter-Ann, a girl who witnesses the terrorist bombing that takes the lives of her parents, just before entering her senior year of high school. The short story…

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Monday, March 18, 2013

One Teen Story: Issue I Review

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The Deadline, written by Gayle Forman, is a short story that everyone can relate to. It is about a high-schooler named Mags who has been pining for the bad boy of the school, Grant Scott. It all starts when she discovers that they share a common interest of poetry. Unfortunately, Grant…

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