Fiel Estrella

May 22, 2018

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ power couple Jake and Amy are a perfect example of the slow burn trope

Here’s how they made it happen, romantic stylez.
May 18, 2018

The year I read only young adult novels

Sometimes it feels like Sarah Dessen and David Levithan had a hand in raising me.
May 13, 2018

What it’s like having a mom who keeps up with my pop culture crushes

Who else would debate me on the topic of Chris Evans’ beard?
April 30, 2018

Internet support group: The low-key comfort of soul-baring on private Twitter accounts

We trust each other and we never judge each other.
April 25, 2018

Five queer musicians paving the way for 20gayteen

They’re coming out, and we’re here to see it.
April 23, 2018

The fault in our contemporary YA film adaptations

Some books stay with you forever — so why do they become so forgettable as movies?
April 16, 2018

Retracing forgotten identities through the blogs I’ve left behind

It’s a cyber graveyard haunted by the ghosts of my past selves.
April 11, 2018

National Book Store is holding the country’s first European Literature Fair

Move over, Victor Hugo — I want the real obscure stuff.
April 11, 2018

It’s time to give the ‘Teen Beach’ movies another chance

They will never be ‘High School Musical’ — but they don’t really *have* to be.