Valerie Zhang
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Valerie is sixteen. She attends a boarding school near Boston, where she writes, reads, and attempts to be a studious student. She's too lazy to write the rest of this bio, so follow her on Twitter @torquoiseworld because shameless self-promotion is alive and thriving!

TYF Column: Goodbye YA

I started truly reading YA novels in seventh grade. Even though the Twilight series and Sarah Dessen’s books were read by me in fourth grade, I consider seventh grade the birth of my YA reading …

Top 10 Paramore Songs

Paramore is a beast. It’s the best band ever. LONG LIVE PARAMORE, even though “Long Live” is a Taylor Swift song. 1. When It Rains This song has been with me since last December. I r…