Rhythmic Remedies

Music! Need I say more? Well, I’m going to because recently music has become a form of dependency for me. I’ve previously written about my first love — music — and how it has played a specific, if not essential, role in my life. I’ve always known I’m the Peyton Sawyer of the group, but as I walk […]

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Mimic Me

Query:  Dear Lara, My name is Mary. I stumbled upon Germ Magazine while checking the reviews and website for All the Bright Places book, and I frankly think this website/blog is really cool. I really enjoy every part of this website, and I always take notes!! My question is simple, yet needs the right words to be […]

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Fun for One

Q: “Dear Lara, I am a week into summer, and I am already bored. Most of my friends have either gone back home or have to work during the week. I want to be active, but all I have been doing is sitting on the couch and watching TV. Got any suggestions on how someone […]

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Ask Max: Types

Q: Do guys honestly prefer the dressed-up girly girl? Or would they ever look twice at the blue-jeaned tomboy? A: I can tell you this: It really does depend on the guy. Some guys, especially teenagers, do not want a girl who is covered in makeup, yet some guys are more fond of girls with dresses […]

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Q:  Dear Max, I’m the only one in my group of girlfriends who doesn’t have a boyfriend.  I don’t even get asked out much, and I’m starting to feel like What’s wrong with me?  I’m smart and funny, but a little shy.  I’m not the prettiest girl in school, but I’m decent looking.  What can […]

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Musical Choice

Q: Dear Lara, in the last couple of months my musical taste has completely changed. I went from listening to the top hits on the pop charts to listening to more “indie” music. Unfortunately, my friends, who still listen to the same music I used to, haven’t been taking this so well. They call me a […]

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