Publication Date: June/July 2013 issue
Reading Level/Interest Age: 15 and up
Plot: This particular magazine brushes on the subjects related to fashion, health, beauty, and celebrities. The June/July 2013 issue has the television star Lucy Hale on the cover who reveals in an interview that there is a whole other side that not many of her fans know of. Readers can find the popular trends in this year’s summer fashion, health and beauty tips to make you look young and feel great.
Critical Evaluation: Although a lot of the magazine’s content consists of advertisements, the articles that are mentioned are very entertaining to the young crowd. There are exercises that focus on different parts of the body and in turn create a healthier and confident person. These routines are easy step by step exercises that can be repeated on a daily basis.
Seventeen Magazine knows how to cater to the teenage girl demographic by publishing articles of the most popular celebrities in the entertainment business. The popular television series Pretty Little Liars has a number of fans that religiously watch each episode, and to place one of the stars on the cover of this month’s issue, will have those fans running to the newsstands.
Reader’s Annotation: Want the latest tips on health, beauty, and fashion? This magazine will give you all that and more.
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Why This Album? These magazines are very popular amongst the female teen demographic and there are many different articles that can assist with creating a healthy lifestyle.