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Time Traveling Through New York City

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by Julie Jarema

Magic is basically extinct in the modern day New York of The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell. The Mageus, the few who have an affinity for magic, have to hide who they are. Esta has the power and training to set things right in order to save the Mageus from their hopeless future. She does […]

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A Tale of Heartbreak and Museum Building

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

As a regular, well-adjusted adult, I have the social and emotional skills to be able to deal with break ups. That being said, sometimes you go through a particularly nasty rupture, and it becomes a fixture in your interactions with your friends and in your bi-weekly therapy meetings. Okay, maybe that’s just me. Let me […]

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Photography Gallery Round Up

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Since its inception, photography has wowed people all over the world. From photojournalism to high art and fashion photography, it’s a staple in artistic and self-expression. Janna Yusuf, the protagonist in Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali, is a huge fan of photography. While her favorite subject might be a bit unusual (foreheads), she does […]

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8 Stories About Changing Friendships

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by Casey Nugent

In Sara Barnard’s Fragile Like Us, Caddy’s friendship with her life-long best friend, Rosie, changes dramatically with the arrival of Suzanne, who’s exciting and mysterious, and clearly a little damaged. Suzanne encourages Caddy to be impulsive and reckless — but that leads to trouble, putting Rosie and Caddy at odds with each other, and with […]

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11 Unique Cemeteries to Visit Before You Die

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by Julie Jarema

When you think of vacation, graveyards probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. Emma Healy bases a whole road trip on finding her way to a cemetery to find a specific gravestone in You Are Here by Jennifer E. Smith. Sure, not everyone wants to go look at a rock and be reminded […]

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6 Movies to Watch When You’re Heartbroken

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by Sam Benson

We’ve all had a broken heart at one time or another. Sometimes it’s because you got out of a long-term relationship while other times it might be because you have a bad case of unrequited love. Whatever the scenario, it’s always handy to have things on hand to cheer you up. I’ve made a list […]

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How to Make Difficult Decisions

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by Casey Nugent

For most of my life, I’ve been terrible at decision making. As a child, I was perfectly content to lay back and let other people make my choices for me. I never participated in the “what should we have for dinner” arguments with my family, I let my friends choose our after school hang out destinations, […]

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Heartbreak, Healing, and (some) Hysteria: Entertainment to Help You Through Your Break-up

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Summer has always been associated exciting flings, figuring yourself out, and new experiences. Sometimes these moments of self realization/discovery can also bring a heaping  dose of heartbreak. As much as we may want to tell ourselves and our loved ones that we’re completely fine, sometimes we need a little help to get through these things. […]

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10 Dashingly Good Books Set in England!

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by Sam Benson

Three years ago, I got the chance of a lifetime: to spend ten months living in England. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been obsessed with all things English. It started when I first read Harry Potter and only grew as I got older. As a teenager, I watched as much Doctor Who and […]

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