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Book Review: ‘Bullied’ by Andre ‘Dre’ Cooper


On one level, Bullied is a simple coming of age story. On another level, it is a philosophical treatise of sublime complexity, one that evokes an emotional and intellectual response. Read More »

Interview: Elisabeth Amaral, Author of ‘Czar Nicholas, The Toad, and Duck Soup’

"Ours was a mixed-orientation marriage that did not become obvious to me for several years. "

"My memoir is a coming of age story that took place in during the fights for women’s rights, racial equality and the growing rage against the Vietnam war." Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Jamie Marks Is Dead’

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'Jamie Marks is Dead,' a Sundance Selection, is bound to become a cult classic for its deep, moody, scary, and seductive tale of adolescent confusion carried over into the world of the dead. It is based on the novel 'One for Sorrow' by Christopher Barzak. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Scar of the Bamboo Leaf’ by Sieni A. M.

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A must read for the summer of 2014. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Being Audrey’ by Mitchell Kriegman

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An interesting read that is worth some of the better flowing sections and the good writing, 'Being Audrey' offers a glimpse into what could be a potentially strong writing career. Read More »

Graphic Novel Review: ‘Over Easy’ by Mimi Pond


What ‘Blankets’ is for teens, ‘Over Easy’ is for twenty-somethings. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Once Upon A Road Trip’ by Angela N. Blount


This uneven story has some interesting moments but is dangerously naive. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Marionette’ by T.B. Markinson


A novel about relationships. How they can grow and surprise you. How you can survive the ugly ones and rejoice in the ones that lift your spirit. Read More »

An Interview with Melissa Kline, Author of ‘Storm’


A compelling, coming-of-age story that addresses many issues most teens face in today's world. Read More »

Book Review: ‘How Should a Person Be?’ by Sheila Heti


Powerful and unsettling, Heti's novel tackles generational aimlessness sans artistic navel gaziing. Read More »