Marissa Cortes

Marissa Cortes lives and goes to school on Long Island, pursuing a BA in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing. She spends a lot of time painting her nails, procrastinating her homework, and buying books she can’t afford. One day, she hopes to be a published author. Until then, her only goal is to survive college.

Reading My Way Through Depression

How a young and depressed reader saw herself in a book by Melina Marchetta.

Why The Queen’s Thief Series Renewed My Love for YA Fantasy

After a Twilight obsession killed this reader's love of YA fantasy, it was rekindled with the discovery of The Queen's Thief.