From Our Partners In Crime: Epic Love Stories, Twitter in China, and Googling Your Date

Welcome to our weekly column: From Our Partners in Crime – a collection of people, products, activities, and trends that are adored by our generation. Enjoy!

Lady BooksTNGG Loves: Books Every Lady Should Have In Their Library

Screw Jane Austen, screw Little Women, and screw Valentine’s Day! From heroines that don’t mess around to cult classics and sexy witches, here are some titles that make an epic love story. [Hello Giggles]

TNGG Loves: Your Boss Wants To Be Facebook Friends. Now What?!  

You friend your family, acquaintances and even high school rivals but should you friend your boss on Facebook? Does this mean a last-minute scramble to un-tag yourself from drunk photos or crawl through the ominous “Timeline”? Here’s how to proceed. [YouTern]

WeiboTNGG Loves: A Tour of the Social Media Market in China

Facebook and Twitter have been blocked in China since July 2009, after a riot in the Xinjiang province, to prevent coordination among protesters. Did you know that China has its own clones of Twitter and Facebook? Here’s a tour of China’s current social media landscape. [PolicyMic]

TNGG Loves: How to Become a Freelance Hard-Ass and Get Paid What You’re Worth

There are many liberties that come with freelancing full-time: being your own boss, working from bed, naming your own hours, and firing your own clients. However, being a freelancer ain’t easy.  Here’s how to make sure you’re getting what you’re worth. [Brazen Careerist]

TNGG Loves: Googling Peter

It just goes to show that you should always Google that new love in your life. Who knows, they might just end up being a cult-famous porn star. [Good Men Project]

DISCLOSURE: TNGG has not been paid by any of the products, companies, or people mentioned in this article. All opinions stated here belong solely to the author.

Photos courtesy of Hello Giggles (top) and Flickr/bfishadow (bottom).

Hiroki Murakami I'm the Community Manager of The Next Great Generation and Mullen's busiest intern. Emerson College marketing and entrepreneurship student graduating this May. I'm a Seattle native studying in Boston, working with startups, and your local coffee shop's #1 customer. Drop me a line at @hnmurakami.

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