Author: Emily

Book Review: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky | SPOILER REVIEW

Picture this: you’ve been instantaneously transported into 19th century Russia, in the slums of St. Petersburg.

Ranking All Of Ruta Sepetys’s Historical Fiction Books

Ruta Sepetys is an American Young Adult historical fiction author who writes about often-overlooked historical events, usually focusing on 20th-century European history. Her books are written with teens in mind, but they are often considered “crossover” novels because of their simultaneous appeal to adult readers. Her father was a Lithuanian refugee, and this has inspired some of her fiction.

Book Review: I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

When I was a kid, I wasn’t allowed to watch Nickelodeon or Disney Channel. So I missed out on what is seemingly an otherwise shared experience of 90s-early 2000s kids– but for that, perhaps, I should be grateful.

Why I Deleted My Instagram Account Forever: Social Media, Peer Pressure and Living in the Moment

I finally took the plunge and deleted my Instagram account about a week ago. And now that I don’t have it anymore, I’ve started to become more and more nauseated by the culture surrounding Instagram, especially among Gen Z.