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Editor’s Letter

September 2012: Drama

Hello, Rookies!

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! As of Wednesday, this website will be one year old. I can’t believe it! So much love has gone into this collection of pixels, so thank you to our AMAZING staff of editors, writers, illustrators, and photographers for all that you do. Much of this love comes from you readers as well, so THANK YOU LOTS. We would not exist if you didn’t read us, and we would not be as good if you didn’t tell us what you’d like to see, or send us your work (both of which we encourage you to do more!). Honestly, nothing has ever made me as happy as seeing the Rookie community come together and watching you people find each other, online and in person at our road trip meet-ups. That is not an exaggeration. Like, for as much as I act like I hate people when I’m at school or in line at Potbelly, I’m actually maybe the #1 fan of humans and of humans relating to one another and of humans relating to things other humans make. I think it’s kind of the best, and it happens with Rookie because you help make it such a welcoming community, and for that I want to buy you all the thank-you cards at Walgreens and make them into a mosaic of your face.

As previously mentioned, a print edition of the best of the best of our first year’s content is available for purchase TOMORROW, September 4! You can buy Rookie Yearbook One here, and on Amazon, and in some Barnes & Noble stores, and in some “finer” bookstores, like independent ones that sell zines and whatnot.

Rookie’s shop will also have goodies like those Rookie T-shirts you might’ve seen popping up recently. This is all so REAL. SO REAL THAT I MADE THIS VIDEO TO “GOT TO BE REAL” BY CHERYL LYNN.

To add to the REALness, we’re holding a reading and Yearbook signing at McNally Jackson in New York this Sunday, September 9th, at 7 PM. A bunch of the staff and a few guest writers will read, and it’ll be a nice little reunion for those of you who made it to our road trip meet-up!

Thank you for being with us, whether it’s been a year or a day. Thank you wonderful staffers, thank you wonderful guests, EVERYONE IS AWESOME YIPPEE.

Love, love, love,

Tavi

141 Comments

  • Anaheed September 3rd, 2012 3:04 PM

    That video made my Labor Day. Piney actually stood up and turned around, which is a lot of action from him.

    • Tavi September 3rd, 2012 9:21 PM

      yay! approval from piney!

    • Tara September 3rd, 2012 10:30 PM

      anaheed that is so so beautiful. that video made me grin so big! SO MUCH HAPPINESS.

  • la fee clochette September 3rd, 2012 3:08 PM

    yay, warm jubilance and sparkly-ness. what a fun and happy anniversary!!!

  • September 3rd, 2012 3:13 PM

    nooooo i live in ireland so i cant get it signed :””’( i love rookie! im ordering this too awesome for words book tonight! where is the rookie shop? :)

    ROOKIE FOREVER!
    am i rookies youngest fan … im 11?!
    :)

  • Dayzee September 3rd, 2012 3:16 PM

    YEY
    I’M SO HAPPY
    GAHHHH

    http://styledynamite.blogspot.com/

  • Montgomery September 3rd, 2012 3:16 PM

    Lol! I am so excited to get my copy…and I NEED A SHIRT! ps those stickers….im so excited haha!

    • TessaTheTeenageWitch September 4th, 2012 8:43 PM

      I WANNA SHIRT SO BAD. ever since I saw Petra wearing hers I HAVE HAD A CRAVING!

      And also THE STICKERS. THE MUSIC. THE CROWN.

      I think I’m going to drown in happiness.

  • Abby September 3rd, 2012 3:18 PM

    OMFG YOU GUYS I’M SO EXCITED FOR THIS. I’M BUYING ONE AS SOON AS I CAN. And also, Tavi, I almost never wear pants when I don’t have to, so I totally get you. And also also, I agree with you on the people thing… I realized recently that I don’t hate ALL people, just stupid and mean people. And all of you are so smart and nice and I LOOOVEEEE YOUUUUU…..

  • cosmic-vomit September 3rd, 2012 3:19 PM

    Tavi, your hair looks schaweeeeeet. I can’t wait to get my copy. Of the yearbook, not of your hair.

  • pizzaree September 3rd, 2012 3:19 PM

    I LOVE ROOKIE SO MUCH AND JUST WANTED TO COMMENT AND LET EVERYONE KNOW BECAUSE YOLO <3 <3 <3

  • J. September 3rd, 2012 3:21 PM

    congtrats girls! btw. it’s so cool that Rookie mag and I have birthday on the very same day (; I’ll be thinking about you while blowing out the candles and stuff like that (:

  • alix September 3rd, 2012 3:21 PM

    Oh my god it looks so pretty! I can’t wait till mine comes!

  • HollieLillian September 3rd, 2012 3:22 PM

    That video has most definitely brightened my back to school week, I only go back on wednesday because i’m in the uk which unfortunately also means i can’t come to the signing :( :( :( I am going to order it pronto though. Also can’t believe Rookie is a year old, crazzzy.

    http://forthequainthearted.blogspot.co.uk/

  • Abby September 3rd, 2012 3:23 PM

    And guys, I’m not sure what’s wrong, but there’s something up with your shop… It won’t let me add the yearbook, it adds the t-shirt instead and won’t let me remove it. Just wanted you guys to know. And also, why is the book cheaper on Amazon? Is something different about it?

    • Anaheed September 3rd, 2012 4:01 PM

      Try this URL instead: http://shop.rookiemag.com

      (And it’s the same book on Amazon, at their pre-order discount.)

      • Abby September 3rd, 2012 9:05 PM

        Oh, okay. Thanks! Just preordered on Amazon and I’m SO EXCITED.

  • hannahismissing September 3rd, 2012 3:23 PM

    ♡ im so excited to get my yearbook and even more excited to go to the launch party! SO MANY FEELINGS. ♡

  • Tourdivoire September 3rd, 2012 3:24 PM

    YAY I got my copy of the yearbook!
    This is where I’m happy that I’m not a teenager anymore so I can afford the international postage… Looking forward to turning the pretty pages of the real thing.
    Thank YOU Rookie people for making our lives more interesting and beautiful!

  • Abi September 3rd, 2012 3:25 PM

    That video is perfect.

  • Camillekit September 3rd, 2012 3:25 PM

    boom just pre-ordered it on amazonnnnn

  • breakfastpixie September 3rd, 2012 3:26 PM

    Congratulations and happy anniversary! I love to hang around here and read all the fun articles. Keep up the good work, I love you guys :)

    x
    Sabrina
    apixiesviewonfashion.com

  • FlowerPower September 3rd, 2012 3:26 PM

    I love you as well Tavi. AND EVERY ROOKIE AS WELL. <3
    ~Caroline~

  • Jessie September 3rd, 2012 3:30 PM

    Buying the yearbook from Amazon as soon as possible!!!

  • Aubrey September 3rd, 2012 3:30 PM

    Seriously, that video is the best.

    AND ROOKIE IS POSSIBLY THE BEST THING THAT HAS HAPPENED TO THE INTERNET EVER AND UGH SO MUCH LOVE

  • HollinsCollins September 3rd, 2012 3:36 PM

    AHHHH! I want to come to the book signing SO BAD. But I obviously I can’t go…I live in Virginia. (NUUUUUUUUUUUUUU)

    I could totally type ‘ahh’ in here till I ran out of space, but I’ll just trust you to figure out how badly I want to go by the first ‘ahh.’

    But anyway, I just want to say YAY FOR ROOKIE because it’s the greatest zine EVER and the authors are FANTASTIC :D :D :D

    So yeah.
    <3Rookie forever<3

  • whodatgal September 3rd, 2012 3:40 PM

    omigod omigod omigod I ACTUUALLY CANNOT FUCKING WAIT. I told my Mum: ‘THE ROOKIE YEARBOOK COMES OUT TOMMOROW!!!’ And she was lyke: ‘Yeah I already pre-ordered it and I was like OOOHH MYY GAWWD WOW <3 Where can we buy le teeshirts????? And is it too late to submit stuff for this month? :/

    P.S Tavi, I loved the 'I'm not wearing any pants right now bit. That is so me. I walk around the house only wearing pants, lyke 24/7. It-twas a nice touch! Best video ever.

    THIS HAS BEEN AN AMAZING MAZING AMAZING MAZING MONTH….AHHHH LOVE YOU ALL AND LOVE ROOKIE <3 <3 <3

    From sweet Ophelia
    http://www.opheliahorton.wordpress.com

  • spudzine September 3rd, 2012 3:42 PM

    Yippee! Now all I have to do is get some cash, buy this book from the internet, and my life will be fulfilled!

    http://spudzine.tumblr.com/

  • aliceee September 3rd, 2012 3:42 PM

    Happy birthday Rookie mag!!!

    I am SO excited for the yearbook. I ordered my copy & it’s going to arrive tomorrow & it’s my back-to-school present to myself & just yayyyyy

    also loved the video lol

  • Semonte September 3rd, 2012 3:44 PM

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, ROOKIE. <3

    Thank you, Rookie, for existing, and helping me through these sucky teenage years.

  • GlitterKitty September 3rd, 2012 3:45 PM

    You had me at “includes stickers”

  • Ginny September 3rd, 2012 3:46 PM

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, ROOKIE! I LOVE YOU!

    I googled what a traditional first anniversary gift is and it said paper, so enjoy
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Y7v1wuMcXqw/TNh2VYMiDuI/AAAAAAAAAt0/zzabD38fGCo/s1600/construction%2Bpaper.jpg

  • roserach September 3rd, 2012 3:46 PM

    I’m sooo excited for having a tangible copy of rookie!!!!! I can’t explain the excitement. Also I saw from another comment and am wondering as well: why is it cheaper on amazon? Does it not have something?

    • Anaheed September 3rd, 2012 3:49 PM

      Amazon sells pre-orders at a discount — it’s the same book, so go ahead and order it there while they still have it on sale!

  • i-like-autumn September 3rd, 2012 3:49 PM

    WAHOO IT’S OUT! Gonna own it ASAP!

    Autumn
    i-like-autumn.tumblr.com

  • koolkat September 3rd, 2012 3:49 PM

    yay a signing near where I live!!! I’m off to beg my parents to take me now :P

    Rookie is the best! <3 <3 <3

  • mar9ar3t September 3rd, 2012 3:53 PM

    Not too be creepy or anything but I had a dream last night that I was in a dark alley way with Tavi and anaheed talking about how great trader joes is. I guess that’s what happens when you stay up late reading rookie!!

  • Anaheed September 3rd, 2012 3:56 PM

    If the store is glitching on you, try this link: http://shop.rookiemag.com

  • selinau September 3rd, 2012 3:56 PM

    Happy Birthday Rookie(s)!!!! *love vibes*

    I totally thought that I was the #1 fan of humans relating to other humans!
    Humans are just so great and I fall in love with this relating like all the time <3
    *more love vibes*

    Rookie rocks!

    http://selinanoma.blogspot.fi/

  • Taffy September 3rd, 2012 4:03 PM

    Why do I have to arrive in NY the day AFTER the reading?! Cruel fate. But I’m very excited for the yearbook!

  • creaturefeature September 3rd, 2012 4:04 PM

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROOKIE!

  • Aubrey September 3rd, 2012 4:04 PM

    YAY ORDERED THE YEARBOOK AND MY ROOKIE TEE I CAN DIE HAPPY NOW.

    But like, preferably not because I want to actually be alive to enjoy them.

    - aubrey

  • Florence September 3rd, 2012 4:17 PM

    Happy birthday Rookie x first started reading in January and at first I couldn’t work out what was going on and then I loved it

  • isobele September 3rd, 2012 4:46 PM

    haha, Tavi your dancing is hilarious! I cannot wait for the day that my year book arrives in the post. Im way too excited. Rookie has truly made this year a better one, so thankyou to everyone who helped make/ write/ create collages for Rookie <3

  • Morning Moon September 3rd, 2012 4:46 PM

    Tavi adorable as always! Happy birthday.. The first of many, right? I love love love Rookie!!!! Is like my second home! <3

  • dandelions September 3rd, 2012 4:54 PM

    Can I get the YEARBOOK♥ away from the US by shipping?

    • Anaheed September 4th, 2012 3:44 AM

      Yes, you can; though international shipping costs more $$.

      • FlorenceEyre September 4th, 2012 10:25 AM

        and the T-Shirt can be shipped outside US, too?

  • dandelions September 3rd, 2012 4:56 PM

    The video is adorable.

  • hanna September 3rd, 2012 5:00 PM

    i can’t believe it’s already one year ago when i got so excited over the first posts
    you guys are doing the best job ever and rookie is relevant to my life. happy birthday rookie <3

  • RainingMiceAndMen September 3rd, 2012 5:21 PM

    Happy birthday, Rookie! I can’t wait to read the yearbook!

  • mariaantoniavs September 3rd, 2012 5:37 PM

    AWW YEAH I’M SO EXCITED! you can order it from outside the US right? I LOVE YOU TOO TAVI AND EVERYBODY ELSE!! SO MUCH LOVEEE!!!

  • Moxx September 3rd, 2012 5:44 PM

    I always have problems with shirt sizes
    I mean I think I’m going to get xxs, but the thing is
    If it’s too small, can I exchange it?

    • Anaheed September 4th, 2012 3:45 AM

      Yes, you can exchange it; we’ll post a link to that as soon as we’ve got it figured out 100 percent.

  • Spotty September 3rd, 2012 5:45 PM

    I just bought a ROOKIE shirt!

  • Pashupati September 3rd, 2012 6:57 PM

    Happy birthday and congratulations on all this work!

  • youthwonders September 3rd, 2012 7:11 PM

    I only found Rookie a little while ago but I have been obsessively reading ever since. I think this is the best thing ever and I love how I can relate to every article I have read. Happy birthday Rookie!!

  • taevon September 3rd, 2012 7:17 PM

    Pre-ordering!

  • sarahelizabeth September 3rd, 2012 7:28 PM

    SO EXCITED!!!!!!!! going to order :)

  • uaresoawesome September 3rd, 2012 7:43 PM

    When my Yearbook comes in, I’m bringing it to school to see if any random person I don’t know will notice a we’ll end being the only Rookies in my town. Oh, the fantasies… Oh, the bitchfacing… sigh.

  • shinecrazy.diamond September 3rd, 2012 7:54 PM

    Shipping the book to Canada costs almost as much as the book itself! =( Do you know if it will be for sale in store anywhere in Canada?! Namely, Vancouver. Ps. I’m waaay to excited about this.

    • Anaheed September 4th, 2012 3:46 AM

      Our publisher is in Montreal, so look for the book in your local independent bookstore before resorting to ordering it online.

  • vanguardinspace September 3rd, 2012 8:02 PM

    So looking forward to receiving my REAL LIFE 3D Rookie and weirdly smelling the pages like I do whenever I get a new book or magazine. As great as the internet and e-readers are, they don’t give you that GUYZ

  • Tini September 3rd, 2012 8:07 PM

    Happy birthday, Rookiemag! Good to be celebrating on the same day as such an amazing publication^^

  • Eryn September 3rd, 2012 9:31 PM

    Rookie never fails to overwhelm me with good feelings. I can’t wait to get a shirt and yearbook!!! WHOOOO!

  • Katie September 3rd, 2012 9:42 PM

    I am so looking forward to buying a yearbook!
    Signing question: If we want to go are we supposed to wait to buy our copy until then?

    • Anaheed September 3rd, 2012 9:46 PM

      No, you can bring one that you’ve already bought. But if you don’t have one by then the store will have plenty.

  • Emily September 3rd, 2012 9:46 PM

    Happy Birthday Rookie!!!

    I still remember how excited I was when it first launched! I can’t wait to receive my yearbook (I pre-ordered it off Amazon and am waiting for it to be shipped to Australia!).

    Keep up the great work! :)

  • Hedwig September 3rd, 2012 10:03 PM

    HAPY BDAY 2 RWKY

    http://image.blingee.com/images17/content/output/000/000/000/68d/593109065_1041909.gif

  • Cassidy A. September 3rd, 2012 10:14 PM

    Congrats to Rookie! I will be asking for one of everything from your shop for my birthday! Do you guys accept PayPal?

    • Anaheed September 3rd, 2012 10:23 PM

      Yes, it should be one of the payment options when you check out.

  • DickVantom September 3rd, 2012 11:07 PM

    Although Rookie is targeted for teen girls only I have loads of fun reading it. :) Rookie also helps us teen guys too!!

  • DickVantom September 3rd, 2012 11:10 PM

    PS: I pre-ordered my copy and it should be coming in tomorrow @ 3PM. I may not be able to sleep tonight because of all this excitement running through my blood!

  • DickVantom September 3rd, 2012 11:15 PM

    PSS: OH MY GOD! ROOKIE SHOULD HAVE A BOOK TOUR!!!!!!!

  • SpencerBowie September 3rd, 2012 11:43 PM

    OH MY FREAKIN GOOOOOOOOOOSSSHHH!!!

    THE BOOK LOOKS AMAZING AND I CANNOT WAIT FOR IT TO BE MINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I could sob right now at how happy and excited I am for the book, anniversary, and just this month in general!

    YAYAYAYAY! I think I saw Frank-n-further in there and that can only mean that one of my fave articles at kinda made me decide to get this here username and password to start commenting might be in there! It’s the article ‘There’s Always A Light’ about Rocky Horror. I love it so!

    LOVE TO ALLLLLLLLLL THE AMAZING STAFF!,
    Spencer

    Thank you, more than you’ll ever know.

    :)

    • Anaheed September 4th, 2012 3:48 AM

      Yes! Kevin’s story is in the book, and he’ll be reading at our bookstore event on Sunday. I wish you could be there, SpencerBowie!

  • Emilie September 3rd, 2012 11:54 PM

    will this wonderful thing be available at da book table?

  • AliceinWonderland September 4th, 2012 12:03 AM

    Wow! The anniversary of Rookie is the day of my birthday! Feels good to know that I’ve been a part of it since day one! This website has truly blossomed into something very beautiful, and it’s changed me so much for the better. Thank you, Tavi, and the whole crew of Rookiemag. You are AMAZING!

    • Anaheed September 4th, 2012 1:20 AM

      Happy birthday to you!

  • ValeCrts September 4th, 2012 12:51 AM

    Happy birthday! This is so exciting, i can’t believe it’s been a year already, thanks for everything, keep up the great work. YOU ARE AMAZING!!

    Much love from México, xxo

  • Megangib September 4th, 2012 1:05 AM

    YAAAY! Just ordered! Praise.

  • hillary September 4th, 2012 1:59 AM

    EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  • cosmicgr00ve September 4th, 2012 2:02 AM

    Oh my L O R D. I need to celebrate somehow. I should go buy a box of pop rocks and a diet coke and have a fireworks show in my belly. This is way too much excitement for me to handle! I don’t think I can handle this WOOO( A La , ‘Bootylicious’ made famous by Destiny’s Child…) anywhoot, CONGRATS ROOKIE. Everything about this website is sunshine, rainbows and all that other good stuff.

  • Chloe P. September 4th, 2012 2:51 AM

    How long will these be on sale. I can’t wait to buy one, but it seems I’m out of funds for quite some time. :(

    • Anaheed September 4th, 2012 3:37 AM

      They’ll be on sale for the foreseeable future!

      • Chloe P. September 5th, 2012 2:32 AM

        Yay! :D Already started saving my pennies.

  • cheerine September 4th, 2012 4:31 AM

    Happy birthday, Rookie! Thank you for existing. You’re my best friend. (haha, ordered myself a copy from Amazon just now. Can’t wait to read it!)

  • Caden September 4th, 2012 5:07 AM

    YAY! Congratulations. I’ve been reading Rookie since day one :). Thank you for all your hard work!
    PS I just ordered a tshirt to Australia :D

  • Lulu September 4th, 2012 5:30 AM

    That video just made my crappy day mildly exciting! Congratulations :)

  • _kennabear September 4th, 2012 5:45 AM

    I found Rookie a while back whilst going through some photos, but now I have used it as the prime example in my major art essay for my course this year on how the internet and blogging has positively affected teens ! Wow its crazy ! But I will definitely be purchasing your issues for myself in little old Tasmania xxxxxx

  • Nikilodeon September 4th, 2012 6:41 AM

    hey guys! congratulations on a whole year of online awesomeness! here’s to many more years to come. and i can’t wait to get my hands on the rookie yearbook! ahhh!

    so i just have a question about submissions. if i submit something like a song or a photograph, am i supposed to receive an automated reply? i submitted something last week but haven’t gotten any automated reply. I sent it to submissions@rookiemag.com so I’m sure it’s the right address, but I am just not sure if you guys got it.

  • isobele September 4th, 2012 6:42 AM

    I tried to buy a Rookie shirt, but whenever I click checkout it says my basket is empty :( as anyone else had this problem, or is it just me? It might be because im not in america…

  • TyphainePeekaboo September 4th, 2012 7:01 AM

    HURRY HURRY UP MR POSTMAN ! I can’t wait anymore, no no no !

    Joyeux anniversaire ♥

  • sapphirestars September 4th, 2012 7:17 AM

    do these items ship to sydney,australia??
    PS. happy anniversary ROOKIE.
    can’t wait to see what future years will bring!

  • paige.xo September 4th, 2012 8:29 AM

    I woke up this morning and went to buy this because it was the fourth but I had to wait because of the time difference.. I ordered it now though. I have to wait at least two weeks before i get to see it though. im so keen.

  • Rhiannon September 4th, 2012 8:35 AM

    hahaha oh Tavi :’D I will be buying!

  • souki September 4th, 2012 8:42 AM

    is it limited edition ?
    HAPPY BDAY rookie mag <3

  • Miss-Leila September 4th, 2012 10:08 AM

    Yay, congratz!

  • MissKnowItAll September 4th, 2012 10:23 AM

    ohmylord
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY

  • petitcoucou September 4th, 2012 11:34 AM

    Tavi is my inspiration and Rookie Mag is my bible. HAPPY BIRTHDAY from Latin America!!!

  • Libby September 4th, 2012 11:48 AM

    Yay! I preordered a copy from Amazon but shipping to the UK and stuff means apaz. it won’t get here until mid-September. So I am BUILDING UP THE ANTICIPATION.

  • yellowdocs September 4th, 2012 12:22 PM

    I need this! How can i get this in Germany? PLEASE OMG. Really. This is IMPORTANT!

    • janajane September 4th, 2012 5:03 PM

      I already pre-ordered it 2 weeks ago at amazon.de, but it doesnt say, when they have it in stock and going to send it :( if you have a credit-card you can also pre-order it on amazon.co.uk, they have it available 12. september… Hopefully german amazon also has it then… Cant wait any looooonger!!!

  • WitchesRave September 4th, 2012 12:34 PM

    Will there still be rookie annuals available on amazon (uk) by christmas? Im too poor atm to ship it :(

  • anchored balloon September 4th, 2012 1:07 PM

    I stumbled across rookie on its launch day, which also happened to be the day before I started at my new, very large, unknown 6th form college. You quieted the nerves and gave me confidence the night I was sick with worry. Thankfully the past year has been the best of my life, and after having a rough time at my old school I now have some of the best friends I will ever make, and I am the happiest I have ever been. Ever since that first night I have read rookie virtually every day. It was like finding pieces of myself online. Thank you for making me smile that September night, and pretty much every night since. Here’s to the next year!

  • Cutesycreator aka Monica September 4th, 2012 1:49 PM

    I am so happy and excited. Happy anniversary, Rookie Mag dot com!!!!! The world is a much better place because of this place. I love everything/everybody here so so so so so SO much.

    Tavi, your video made my day :D

    Can’t wait to get my hands on that yearbook!!!!!!!!!! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 x a million gazillion forever

  • EmmaF September 4th, 2012 2:20 PM

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Rookie Mag is definitly one of the things I love the most in the world.

  • lollie September 4th, 2012 3:39 PM

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!Is this yearbook available in europe???!!!

  • nataliaagf September 4th, 2012 4:47 PM

    i’m so proud, tavi! i’m glad there’s rookie for all of us. thank you so much!

  • janajane September 4th, 2012 4:54 PM

    Congrats <3 <3 <3
    Can you tell me how much the shipping costs are for europe?

    • Anaheed September 4th, 2012 4:55 PM

      I have no idea. But if you go through the checkout process it will show up.

  • Dusky September 4th, 2012 5:42 PM

    Just wanted to say that I live in London and have read your previous day’s 3 entries every single day for the last year. It is a huge deal to me and I have laughed and cried (and cried and laughed) many times. As a female and a former teen this mag is just the greatest xxxx

  • MissKnowItAll September 4th, 2012 6:36 PM

    excuse me while I go squeal like a guinea pig

    THIS IS EPIC
    OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG

    AND CAN WE DISCUSS HOW AMAZING ANAHEED, TAVI AND THE REST O THE ROOKIE staff ARE???????????????

  • Summer September 4th, 2012 8:17 PM

    I ordered my yearbook yesterday on amazon. i can’t WAIT to get it!!!!!!!!!

  • TessaTheTeenageWitch September 4th, 2012 8:48 PM

    TAVI I WATCHED THE VIDEO OF YOU UNWRAPPING THEM AND I ALMOST DIED. They are soooooooooo thick! I was kind of thinking they would just be normal magazine size BUT WOW.

    Also your Dad is so sweet.

    <3 <3

  • lily m. September 4th, 2012 9:17 PM

    When I ordered it on Amazon, it said “you may also be interested in Weetzie Bat, Ghost World, and the Virgin Suicides” And I was like, “yes”.

  • wishfulwanderer September 5th, 2012 12:29 AM

    This is so great. Also, at first I was like WHAAA about McNally Jackson but its McJ! I know exactly where that is! See you guys there <3 <3 <3
    p.s. ordering the Rookie shirt now!!

  • ivoire September 5th, 2012 1:40 AM

    omggggggg happy anniversary!!! so happy to be in the rookie club (cult) for a year!
    also THE BOOK LOOKS GORG!!!!!!!

  • rabidd September 5th, 2012 6:20 AM

    It keeps telling me my cart is empty when i have the yearbook AND the tee in it )): is this cause I’m from the land of the long white cloud or just a glitch ???

    • Phoebe September 5th, 2012 11:16 AM

      I’m sorry. Try using this link instead?
      http://shop.rookiemag.com

      • rabidd September 6th, 2012 2:56 AM

        Its working now but no shipping to New Zealand, crying ));

        • Anaheed September 6th, 2012 3:03 AM

          Did you try Amazon? Or is the shipping too $$$?

        • cj575 September 15th, 2012 3:42 AM

          I live in NZ and ordered mine through Amazon :)! It arrived faster then I expected!!

  • Hestia September 5th, 2012 6:46 AM

    Preorder-ed it on Amazon yesterday. I still couldn’t handle my excitement. I wish Indonesia only miles away from the U.S. xo

    • Tasya September 5th, 2012 10:59 AM

      OMG TELL ME ABOUT IT. i’m from Brunei and i feel your pain hahah, people don’t even know where the heck my country is!

  • Gilbert September 5th, 2012 10:15 AM

    Hi my name is really Lykke and inte means Happy in Swedishwhich is the country I come from. I hate my name so much!
    Rookie always makes me feel less alone and strange. :D

  • Tasya September 5th, 2012 10:57 AM

    omg!!!!!!! i’m BEYOND excited!!!! happy birthday rookie, and thank you thank you thank you for existing. i really do appreciate it. rookie has changed my life and views in so many ways. i’m ordering this right away!

  • Rivka September 5th, 2012 1:55 PM

    Wow Tavi and Rookie staff, I am SO happy for you! Please keep on with Rookie, you’re doing an amazing job! Congratulations!

  • Katie September 5th, 2012 9:43 PM

    I just got my copy! thiS IS AWESOME!

  • Yani September 6th, 2012 5:37 AM

    expressive eyes
    together

  • mulberry September 7th, 2012 12:27 AM

    I got mine in the mail today and I am PEEING MY PANTS THAT THERE IS A PLAYABLE RECORD INCLUDED AS A PULL-OUT PAGE.
    I didn’t think it was possible to be this happy…

  • Elinnn September 7th, 2012 2:03 PM

    Just ordered my book! I’m soo excited! :)

  • megmah September 12th, 2012 3:42 AM

    hello.

    where can i find this in los angeles?

    please help!

    thanks!
    xx

  • MR September 14th, 2012 12:10 AM

    Oh my word, I just got my “Yearbook” in the mail today and it is beautiful!! Congratulations, Tavi et. al., on all of your hard work. I love not having to look at a computer screen to enjoy my Rookie-fix, haha :) I’m kind of an oldster/grown-up and I SO WISH this was around when I was a teenager. I’m going to have to get Yearbooks for my nieces. Thanks!!

  • mayaautumn September 29th, 2012 6:16 PM

    i have to say, the yearbook is everything i expected and more.
    i love everything about it, and the little freebies are the best.
    i really want to get another one so i can have one to treasure and one to cut up and stick on my walls.

    http://mayathapapaya.tumblr.com/