LIT

I am ruination with ink-stained lips and blood under my nails I carve a calendar onto my skin so I will never forget where I come from (too many pills too many appointments) I am...

Welcome, Germies, to this month's writing challenge! This challenge will begin today and will end August 31st. However, you are welcome to come back anytime...

LOVE

You know how sometimes you find a book that clings on to you, and you just cherish the memory of it, afraid that it...

Hey there, Germ readers! It's the third and final check-in for Renée Ahdieh's The Wrath and the Dawn! We'll be discussing pages 255 through the end. Usually,...

LIFE

No, I’m not pulling your leg. LEGO, one of the world’s most popular toy companies, has pledged to “go green” by finding a sustainable...

Do you remember the story that helped you believe in yourself? Well, when was the last time you believed in that book? For all...

STYLE

Taylor Swift debuted her third perfume a few years ago called Taylor. I own her first perfume, Wonderstruck, which is a very sweet scent,...

I’ve been searching for a good drugstore bronzer for a while now. I’ve tried a few, but most of them happen to be either...

BRIGHT PLACES

During the school year, there never seems to be a dull moment outside of homework and studying. Yet, when teens are given much more...

Hey, 8th grade me! Things kind of suck right now. You've been dealing with depression for a while, and you think everyone expects perfection from...

BE LOVELY 365

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BUZZ

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYC_xvf5M0Y One Direction's new single, "Drag Me Down," has blown away all expectations. This is their first single released since Zayn Malik left the band,...

GERM U

Financial aid is a loan that will help you pay for college, but you have to pay it back. Grants (need based) and scholarships...