• Fangs Dripping Blood
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    I walked into the bar. The place was dimly lit. It took a minute for my eyes to adjust to the pitch-black darkness. I sat down at the bar, and a young man with bright pink hair made eye contact with me, gesturing to the massive wall full of half-empty glass bottles. I couldn’t make ...
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    Trigger Warning: The following work of fiction contains scenes of domestic violence. I slowly sipped my pumpkin spice coffee, the steam warm and inviting on a chilly fall day. I watched with curiosity as my neighbor, Jimmy, made his way down the stairs. His briefcase fell open, and papers flew up into the air like ...
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    During the summer of 2009 (I believe), the library in my hometown added on to the building. The library is an old building with several stairs leading up to the doors, so, naturally, I hadn’t been able to go in since I was a young child and my father carried me. As I was finishing ...
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    A revolution. A kick-butt female protagonist. A feuding royal family. Betrayal after betrayal. Dystopian YA novels have grown increasingly popular in the last two decades. With books like The Hunger Games and Divergent, this genre has a huge franchise in not only books but movies and merchandise. Fandoms appear seemingly overnight and consume those within. ...
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    “Through My Mind At the Speed Of Sound” Part II: Just last week it felt like the world was at my fingertips. I had walked across the stage to obtain my college diploma and I had a promising internship for an advertising agency. With these plans, I was certain we could get our wall-to-wall library in ...
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    A good book has always been the best cure for a bad day. It’s the chance to explore worlds I’ve never been to and meet characters that stay with me forever. While I try to give every book a chance to win my heart, I am biased to say the least. These are my top ...