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October 2012

New Fall Books and Upcoming Releases! by Julia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 19-Oct-12 08:54
Have you been waiting for new additions to your favourite series or waiting for new book releases to go crazy for? For me, the waiting is exciting and I get into the fandom: drawing fan art, finding fan fiction sites, and entering contests for books. I love it all!
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Cassandra Clare's World of the Shadowhunters by Alison, Teen Blogger

Posted on 18-Oct-12 13:02
With the film underway, what better time to read the books! For those of you who have been living under a rock and haven’t heard of Cassandra Clare’s phenomenal series let me give you a quick summary....
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TV Series of Fall! by Talia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 18-Oct-12 10:20
It's official. Summer is over. No more lazy beach days and sun tanning. But that's okay, because when we say 'Adios' to summer, we get to say 'Bonjour' to fall! And, if you ask me, fall is even better than summer. Sure, it means early mornings and back to school, but it also means crisp air, leaves changing colour, hot chocolate, fuzzy sweaters, cute boots, and a whole new season of all your favourite TV shows.
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Scare Yourself! by Talia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 18-Oct-12 10:10
As it nears the end of October we all start to feel it in the air - and no I'm not talking about the threatening snow! I'm talking about Halloween! This is the time of year where it's perfectly ok to scare your friends and you get to dress up and become someone completely different for a day... What's not to love?
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LBTEEWHTSALOM by Kathleen, Teen Blogger

Posted on 18-Oct-12 08:58
Although the stores would like you to think it’s already Christmas, Halloween is approaching, and with it comes that irritating thing that we will know for this entire blog as Looking Better Than Everyone Else Without Having To Spend A Lot Of Money. (We’ll call it LBTEEWHTSALOM, which is long enough on its own.) Contrary to popular belief, LBTEEWHTSALOM can be achieved, and below are some simple suggestions on how to do it.
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We Remember by Tarah, Teen Blogger

Posted on 17-Oct-12 15:02
We Remember… How would you feel if your only brother was sent off to a war? Disbelieving? Confused?
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Anna by Anna, Teen Blogger

Posted on 17-Oct-12 14:06
Although a daunting book to pick up, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy is a great read and it has quickly become one of my favorite books. Despite its length, I finished it in a rather short amount of time because the plot moves along so quickly.
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A Book Literally Filled with Awesome by Anna, Teen Blogger

Posted on 02-Oct-12 13:53
Around Thanksgiving we are always asked what we are thankful for. “The Book of Awesome” by Neil Pasricha is filled with the simple things that we are always thankful for but often forget to mention when someone asks us, “What are you thankful for?”
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Things to Be Thankful For by Talia, Teen Blogger

Posted on 02-Oct-12 13:36
It's Thanksgiving again! To most people Thanksgiving means a day off of school, a good meal, and quality time with family; which is all great, but Thanksgiving is also about reflecting on all the wonderful things we have in our life and being thankful for each and every one of them
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