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Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Ray
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"Young and Beautiful" is the 2013 soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" film, performed by Lana Del Ray. Del Ray betrays a soulful rendition of the anxieties romanticised by youth, the nuances and superficiality of love, and the... (more »)
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Tess Of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
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Hardy’s elegant, pastoral prose flows like a river on a yellowed page, speaking of isolation, of sexual double standards, of family, of sacrifice, of pain, of persecution, of pregnancy, of life, of death. Hardy is an extremely... (more »)
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The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Poverty, education, violence, and crime – these are all important issues in the true story of The Other Wes Moore, a captivating memoir that proves anyone can attain happiness, no matter their circumstances. Set in the late 1900s, it... (more »)
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The Cellar by Natasha Preston This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The Cellar by Natasha Preston is a gut-wrenching, suspenseful novel involving murder, kidnapping, rape, and abuse. Summer Robinson is a typical teenager; she constantly worries about her appearance, has a loving boyfriend, Lewis, and wishes to... (more »)
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Running for Water and Sky by Sandra Kring This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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After being unwanted for 17 years, Bless Adler doesn’t let anyone get too close, besides her cat, Marbles. Yet somehow, Liam Reid is able to break through her hard exterior, and she finds herself falling in love. But the closer Bless gets... (more »)
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Spirited Away
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“Once you’ve met someone, you never really forget them,” Spirited Away is a 2002 anime film from the prestigious Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, a man who has brought audiences youthful, gorgeous films like My... (more »)
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La La Land
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“Here’s to the ones who dream.” That’s one of many glittering lyrics from the year’s most dazzling, enchanting, captivating film, La La Land. You’d expect a musical to have dynamic, colorful songs. You’d also maybe expect it to... (more »)
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Wait for Me by Caroline Leech
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The human species is full of light and love, but also destruction. People first realize this when the first World War stuck out. The pointless battle had countries picking sides, fighting all across Europe, showing what true destruction humans... (more »)
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The Running Girl by Simon Mason
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“The Running Girl” is a young adult crime novel set in England. The novel chronicles the story of Garvie, a teenager who takes it upon himself to solve the murder of his ex-girlfriend by helping Inspector Singh, the policeman... (more »)
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The Shawshank Redemption
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One of the many world renowned authors, Stephen King has transformed many of his great novels into magnificent films. Some include: Carrie, The Shining, IT, Stand by Me, and many others. One of his best films, The Shawshank Redemption, is truly... (more »)
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La La Land This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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In a world where reality television and crude humor are celebrated as entertainment, a more traditional, yet original musical is born. Released December ninth of 2016, “La La Land”, a whimsical musical about the love story between... (more »)
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Roller Lash by Benefit
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The Roller Lash Mascara by Benefit will make you hate yourself for using any different mascara before this one. This jet black mascara will make it look like your eyelashes should naturally be like that of Kim Kardashian’s,and when the... (more »)
Cloud 9 by Kygo This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The “Prince of Tropical House”, out with his debut, Cloud 9, Kygo has exceeded all expectations set for his album. It was one of the mostly hotly anticipated albums of 2016, out for nine months, and as of now accumulating hundreds of... (more »)
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Holiday Festival: A Day to Remember
By , Wyckoff, NJ
If one were to look around my school on December 2nd, he or she would notice the smiling faces of over three hundred fifty elementary school students. The enormity of happiness of both the students and faculty is due to the yearly event of... (more »)
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Stranger Things
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In July of 2016, Netflix released all 8 episodes of the first season of Stranger Things, a show focusing on a particularly odd event in a small, fictitious town named Hawkins, in Indiana. Opening on the night of November 3, 1983, at a place... (more »)
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True Meaning of Holiday Festival
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Every year during the month of December, my school hosts an extravagant celebration known as Holiday Festival. It has been a tradition for the past 44 consecutive years, and those who participates are very proud to represent their school in an... (more »)
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