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AlaNovaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time.

Naperville, IL
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This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This author's work has been published in our print magazine.
 

About AlaNova:

Aloha, all!: T'is Ala Nova, and welcome to my page! Here, you'll find no shortage of commentary, prose, and other rhyming business. Don't forget to check out my latest column on the Holy Hitchhike, "THHRe: The Hobbit, The Battle of Five Armies."



Articles and Art by AlaNova:

The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies
Reviews section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Hotel Rwanda
Reviews section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Reviews section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
Reviews section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
1989 by Taylor Swift
Reviews section, Teen Ink
THH: (My) Green Revolution
Hot Topics section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Reviews section, Teen Ink
THH: No, Not Because of My Race
Opinion section, Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
THH: Great Tune, Trashy Message
Opinion section, Teen Ink




AlaNova's Favorite Personal Quote:

Dalai Lama said, "There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called YESTERDAY and the other is called TOMORROW, so today is the right day to love, believe, do, and mostly live..."


   
Favorite books: (à la moment): A Good Man Is Hard to Find, The Sun Also Rises, The Color of Water, Tamar, Maus 
Favorite authors: (accordingly): Flannery O'Connor, Ernest Hemingway, James McBride, Mal Peet, Art Spiegelman 
Favorite music albums: 1989, X, Froot, Electra Heart, Autumn Fallin' 
Favorite music artists: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Marina and the Diamonds, Jaymay, Regina Spektor, Ingrid Michaelson 
Favorite movies: 10 Things I Hate About You, A Birder's Guide to Everything, X+Y, Begin Again, Blended 
Favorite TV shows: Sherlock!, (aka Season 3, Season 2, Season 1), ...annnnnd Merlin. 
Favorite gadgets: The watch, obsessively coordinated flashdrives, pen, pencil, flatland keyboard, and attention span. 
Favorite hobbies: Writing, More Writing, Extreme Writing, Rewriting, Reeeeaaading 

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