Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is a 2015 young adult novel and the debut book by American author Becky Albertalli. The coming-of-age story focuses on the protagonist Simon Spier, a closeted gay boy in high school who is forced to come out after being blackmailed by a classmate who discovers Simon's emails to another closeted classmate.
Final Girls is a story about Quincy Carpenter, sole survivor of a massacre that took the lives of five of her friends ten years earlier, making her a real life Final Girl just like the horror movie trope.
In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful, in a poorly conceived attack that forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship. Harding's life and legacy instantly become tarnished as she's forever associated with one of the most infamous scandals in sports history.
Call Me by Your Name is a 2007 novel by American writer André Aciman about a love affair between an intellectually precocious 17-year-old American-Italian Jewish boy, Elio (played by Timotheé Chalamet), and a visiting 24-year-old American Jewish scholar, Oliver (played by Armie Hammer), in 1980s Italy. The novel chronicles their summer romance and the 20 years that follow.
Last week, Kesha finally made her triumphant return to the music scene with her new single, Praying. The powerful ballad is a clear reference to her recent legal battle with former producer Dr. Luke who she accused of sexual assault in 2014.