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“The Outsiders”: a page-turning read for young adults

“The Outsiders”: a page-turning read for young adults

By: Bryan Barros, Spring Reporter

June 18, 2018

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The Outsiders, one of the most renowned American young adult novels in the world, has always been a literary monarch. Even 51 years after it's publishi...

What secrets do you have in “The Cellar”

By: Aimee Seppelt, Spring reporter

June 15, 2018

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Long Thorpe is a very quiet town until a teenage girl goes missing and the police can't track her or her kidnapper down. There's not much time left, so they have to act quick. The book is told from the perspective of the missing girl. Meeting more girls her kidnapper had kidnapped, she knows this isn't going to end well. Natasha Preston is the writer on The Cellar. Preston has written many other books like The Cellar, Silen...

A thrilling Sci-Fi story, The 5th Wave is an adventure

June 11, 2018

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The 5th Wave, published in 2013, transports readers on a Sci-Fi filled adventure. However, five years later, does it still keep book lovers coming for more aliens and action? Written by Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave is a Science fiction novel set in a Dystopian America. Following a series of four "Waves" from an Alien race, America has reached a low point. Main Character Ca...

Staying Strong 365 days a year a one of a kind book

Staying Strong 365 days a year a one of a kind book

By: Arianna Hernandez, Spring Reporter

June 11, 2018

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Staying Strong 365 Days A Year is a biography written by American singer Demi Lovato. It's a one of a kind book that is good for the mind and soul. ...

Tiger Eyes is an eyeopening adventure

Tiger Eyes is an eyeopening adventure

By: Robyn Epstein, Spring Reporter

June 8, 2018

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Tiger Eyes is a book written by Judy Blume about a girl name Davey. Davey is dealing with her own normal growing-up issues as well as grief from her fath...

The Giver: A book you don’t want to miss

The Giver: A book you don’t want to miss

June 4, 2018

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The Giver is a classic Science fiction novel that stands the test of time, and everyone should consider reading it. The Giver has many shocking twists a...

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime:” A curious tale

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime:” A curious tale

By: Rebecca Melton, Spring Editor & Reporter

May 31, 2018

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In May of 2003 author Mark Haddon published to be critically-acclaimed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (TCIDN.) In May of 2018 I completely fell in love with the fic...

The Lion and The Witch and Wardrobe: A Coming of Age Novel

The Lion and The Witch and Wardrobe: A Coming of Age Novel

By: Rana Rezk, Fall reporter

January 29, 2018

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 C.S. Lewis in The Lion, The Witch, And the Wardrobe discusses the hardship the children are going through with the use of his creatively made up universe called ...

Paper Towns is definitely worth the read

Paper Towns is definitely worth the read

January 14, 2018

Whenever you think of John Green, you typically think of The Fault in Our Stars. However, my favorite John Green book has to be Paper Towns. Paper T...

Asylum is spookingly bad

Asylum is spookingly bad

By: Jada Davis, Fall Reporter

January 11, 2018

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Asylum is a young adult horror novel that is part of a series of the same title, written by Madeline Roux. There are two other books in this series, b...

“The Boston Girl,” an empowering, modern novel of old-fashioned storytelling

“The Boston Girl,” an empowering, modern novel of old-fashioned storytelling

By: Patrick Coveny, Fall Editor and Reporter

January 9, 2018

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Veteran author Anita Diamant hasn’t graced bookshelves with an international bestseller in over four years. Ending her half-decade career hiatus is a ...

Holding Up The Universe is a book for the soul

Holding Up The Universe is a book for the soul

January 5, 2018

Jennifer Niven, a New York Times bestselling author and blog creator, writes a book about self-love, and the importance of friendship. Holding Up The...

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