Tag Archives: teens

What’s With the Apocalypse?

I had a very long semester in school and at the end of it, I found myself reading several post-apocalyptic novels. It wasn’t a conscious decision, but I found it very soothing, and after reading three or four, I started … Continue reading

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Awesome Video about Sex

So quite awhile back I was doing research for a book about menstruation and sexuality for not-pink-wearing older teen girls. And I discovered that books about sex (and menstruation) tend to pretty much suck. Also in a lot of cases … Continue reading

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The Day I Taught How Not to Rape

This is a wonderful post I came across today about the really scary misapprehensions some teens have about what actually does and does not constitute rape. And the author made the really vital point that we NEED to be having … Continue reading

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Spiritual Books for the Hurting Chickpea

One of the main ways people cope with tough times is to seek out spiritual guidance. I do it myself, often and a lot. Even though spirituality can be used in the name of hatred to hurt others, when used … Continue reading

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Sex for Teens!

Wow, I’m coming up with all sorts of goodies while doing this research. I found a great site for teens about all aspects of sex today. And then I found a great YALSA list of books for teens that either include sex … Continue reading

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Something to Ponder: Review of Something Like Hope by Shawn Goodman

So, I received a book–that I’d requested–to review ages ago. And I took a very long time to read it, but still I didn’t review it. I’ve been thinking about this book for months now–generally a good sign, but I’m … Continue reading

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Growth through Strife: Review of This Thing Called the Future by J.L. Powers

The second of three books from Cinco Puntos Press that I want to feature,  This Thing Called the Future by J.L. Powers, due out next month, is a heartbreakingly honest and ultimately uplifting story of one girl coming into her own through the … Continue reading

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