About two weeks ago, a Georgia woman, Angelene McAnulty, 25 , was charged with having sex with a year-old boy. Last week, Lee Annette Williams, 50 , of North Carolina, was charged with statutory rape of a former student when the nowyear-old man was First, there is the obvious: In order for an adult to manipulate an adolescent to have sex, that adult has to have little regard for free will. The adolescent in such a scenario — relatively new to sexual encounters and potentially worried about the consequences of saying no — would be ill-equipped to refuse the advances of his teacher. What sort of women have so little regard for the autonomy of others? Generally, they are women whose own boundaries were shattered in childhood or adolescence.
The eight best young adult books – and why grownups should read them, too
I am a young woman and I like both fantasy and romance novels and I love when the two are combined. Unfortunately, I seem to have little luck finding books of this type that I enjoy despite the large market. I am open to any type of fantasy element modern-day magic, vampires, supernatural, traditional elf and dwarf fair, ect. Minor expletives and scattered adult situations is okay, but too much adult content gets old and repetitive, and excessive cursing wears on me quickly.
Yearly Wrap-up: Ah, , you have been such a wondrous year for me as far as my favorite hobby goes. During , I fell in love--several times--with new authors, new stories, and new characters especially yummy new boys!! I fell back in love with old favorites. I was saddened to say goodbye to old AND new friends as I completed several series like the Hush, Hush trilogy quadrilogy, Paranormalcy , The Iron Fey , The Graceling Realm , Hex Hall and more, but I was also super excited to discover growing series and future book deals, many by the authors who were saying goodbye in one sense.