College applications and college, in general, are the words every senior and even juniors hear nonstop. The stress of it all can be vanquished by doing a simple thing per application: applying early. I finished majority my applications in the summer before senior year with only teacher recs and new scores left to send in… Read More Applying to College: why it’s better doing it early
“Come on, Worms of the Alpha Company!” The main character is a sophomore named Sam. Her father and two brothers are involved in some way with the military or the Academy. When her oldest brother dares Sam to join the prestigious Denmark Military School, where her family name is a legend, as one of the… Read More Rites of Passage by Joy N. Hensley
Meet Lindsen, a shy girl who is comfortable being in the shadow of her best friend Nikki. Soon, all of that changes when Linds becomes the prom publicist. Now, she’s with the Lovelies, or the popular group of girls, who are all running for prom queen! When a new survey app called Worthy puts couples… Read More Worthy by Donna Cooner
Love is a feeling so powerful that it can dictate your actions. Everyone in this world wants to find love. Whether that be a parent, friend, or significant other, people naturally have a desire to love and be wanted. The thing is, we already are before we were even thought of. It was written in… Read More The Story of Love
I love musicals! The singing, acting, and performance is a favorite of mine! If you’re wondering and searching for a good musical to watch, check out my list below!
As we go about our day and years, our motivation for living and existing can get blind sighted. Is your motivation on pleasing God or making people happy? Both can make someone happy and can easily be confused. Trust me. You may go about your day realizing that you’re not happy. That void is God.… Read More What’s your Motivation?
Keeping the Moon by Sara Dessen includes all the right messages for teens. Self-confidence, loving who you are, and standing up for oneself are all themes of this amazing story. Nicole, or Colie, was fat when she was younger (or at least that’s what she thought). Her mother soon transformed into a diet and health… Read More Keeping the Moon by Sara Dessen
Four teenagers from different cliques and social spectrums, Alice, Jason, Dakota, and Benny, decide to work together on a project. No, not just any project but a heist. The foursome each has their own reasons for wanting to break into a federal building. The one thing that they have in common is their Design class… Read More Coin Heist (book and movie) Review
EE is about a girl: Madeline Whittier. As the narrator of the story, Maddy explains her condition (SCID, a rare immune disease), personality, and surroundings in a way that’s personal. Her scheduled life is flipped upside down when new neighbors move in next door. With a protective mother and a rare disease, Madeline doesn’t leave her house. Maddy grows found and curious of them. This grows when the two teens from next door knock on her door. What happens when Maddy contacts the boy from next door? Is she willing to risk everything? This is about testing the limits and taking the risks you always think ‘what if’.… Read More Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon (book and movie review)
Nerve has action, adventure, thrill, and romance! I read the novel last year but saw the movie for the first time last month! When a high school senior, Vee, gets sick of hiding in her best friend’s spotlight, she signs up for a game called Nerve. Side note: The book and movie have separate details… Read More Nerve Book and Movie Review