police
I realize then that I am addicted to my smartphone. I am embarrassed about myself and my pathetic need for constant entertainment. If all of our phones and internet and computers just disappeared one day, how would we cope?
in

Dec 27, 2013 at 5:00pm | 96 comments

books
If someone wrote this book about me, it would be called Ashley, Fat and Talkative.
in

Nov 17, 2013 at 12:00pm | 23 comments

guns
“First time?” Not sure what gave it away. I assume that I am acting like a terrified deer, jumpy, my eyes wide, my pulse racing. Or maybe it’s that I keep putting at least 5 feet between myself and the gun, heavy in its basket.
in

Nov 14, 2013 at 12:00pm | 129 comments

books
Meet Anne Shirley, the original Manic Pixie Dream Girl.
in

Oct 20, 2013 at 12:00pm | 128 comments

webcomics
One of the things I love most about webcomics is how accessible they are. They're drawn by people just like you or me -- they have jobs, they fight with their significant others about doing the dishes.
in

Oct 3, 2013 at 12:00pm | 110 comments

books
Meet Matilda Wormwood, the patron saint of Little Girls Who Like Reading.
in

Sep 22, 2013 at 12:00pm | 52 comments

books
I’m not saying you HAVE to listen to nothing but “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child while you read this, but it really ties the article together.
in

Aug 23, 2013 at 5:00pm | 107 comments

ya lit
Remember that time when kids weren't expelled for being jerks?
flowers in the attic
Having a great time in the attic! Weather looks like it’s possibly beautiful! Wish you were here! Love, The Dollangangers