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Asylum Is Somewhere You Want To Be

Asylum Is Somewhere You Want To Be

By: Jamie Mazur, Spring Reporter

April 14, 2015

  Asylum, the first part to the two part series, written by Madeleine Roux is a chilling and haunting novel exploring the supernatural and the changing life of three individ...

The Scorch Trials is WICKED good

By: Theodore Coursen, Spring Reporter

March 30, 2015

The Scorch Trials- A science-fiction and post-apocalyptic novel by James Dashner, is the sequel of a 2012 Young Reader’s Choice winner, The Maze Runner. The Scorch Trials is also going to be made into a film that will be released into theaters in the United States later this year. The book begins when a group of young men that escaped from the treacherous maze in Th...

Hough is the new motivation

By: Bridget Trela, Spring Reporter

March 17, 2015

Derek Hough is a professional dancer originally from Utah. His life wasn't always easy for him. His family has gone through a lot, and so has his self esteem. This is a different side of Derek Hough that you don't see as he dances on the stage. He has gone through his parents seperating and neighborhood bullies. The way that he explains his struggle is so in dept, that you...

Eleven Seconds: A Story of Tragedy, Courage & Triumph

Eleven Seconds: A Story of Tragedy, Courage & Triumph

January 31, 2015

Out of all the sports novels I have read during high school, Eleven Seconds by Travis Roy hit me the hardest with its story and the fact that it’s based...

White Fang: a living classic still captivates readers

White Fang: a living classic still captivates readers

By: Sean Watters, Fall Reporter

January 22, 2015

White Fang by Jack London is a great novel, that explains the journey of an Arctic wolf dog, who makes his way from the Arctic Circle, through the Yuko...

Iserson’s first novel, Firecracker, has interesting plot

Iserson’s first novel, Firecracker, has interesting plot

January 8, 2015

Firecracker is novel written by comedy writer David Iserson who has written for shows such as FOX’s New Girl and Saturday Night Live. The book was publish...

Book Review: Mindy Kaling’s “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me/ (And Other Concerns)”

By: Michael Albanese, Editor

January 1, 2015

Book Review: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling. Mindy Kaling is known as a successful television actress on The Office as well as her own The Mindy Project, but she is also an author. Published in 2011, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) tells about Kaling’s upbringing, and road to The Office and pre-Mindy Pr...

Have a crazy time reading ‘Crazy’

Have a crazy time reading ‘Crazy’

January 1, 2015

Crazy, is a novel by Han Nolan and is about a boy named Jason who is trying to take care of his crazy father, while also trying to stay ‘invisible’ to the w...

If I Stay Makes It Big On The Screen and In Paperback

If I Stay Makes It Big On The Screen and In Paperback

By: Sam Pucci, Fall Reporter

January 1, 2015

Published in 2009 If I Stay as written by Gayle Forman. The movie which was released in August of 2014 was directed by R. J. Cutler and stars actors Chl...

“Perfect You” shows us reality

“Perfect You” shows us reality

January 1, 2015

Perfect You depicts the realistic high school teenager. The goal of any author is to relate your characters you create to the person who is reading ...

A Visual Journey: Ed Sheeran thinking out loud

A Visual Journey: Ed Sheeran thinking out loud

By: Melanie Paiva, Fall Reporter

January 1, 2015

Ed Sheeran’s A Visual Journey follows the growing pop-star in his journey to fame.  While many people only know Sheeran by his voice and his wild red...

An Abundance of Katherines leaves readers wanting more

An Abundance of Katherines leaves readers wanting more

January 1, 2015

Written by John Green, who also wrote The Fault in our Stars, An Abundance of Katherines is not his best work.  The book’s theme itself was a little ...

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