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“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” brings reality to young adult readers

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By: Emily Spillar, Editor

January 16, 2020

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" is a young adult novel written by Stephen Chbosky in 1999. Summary This novel is a coming-of-age young adult book. Th...

One of many Harry Potter books

The first Harry Potter book and movie of the series.

By: Emily Vogler, Editor

June 17, 2019

There are seven books in the Harry Potter series. Each one of these books was also made into a movie. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is the first book of the se...

A Thousands Pieces Of You blends science, adventure and romance

Due to the amazing writing of Claudia Grey , A Thousands pieces of you earned a rating of 3.92

By: Basma Marghany, reporter

June 15, 2019

A Thousand Pieces of You is a book written by New York Times best selling author Claudia Grey. This book was published on October 20, 2014. This book is a mixed of sc...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower does not contain many perks

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Perks was originally published in February of 1999.

By: Katie Richards, Reporter

June 6, 2019

Steven Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming of age story for audiences of many ages. Plot overview Fifteen-year-old Charlie is an introvert. He observes everything going on around him as he enters his freshman year of high school. The novel is written...

The Fault in our Stars is a tear-jerking romance

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By: Kerri Lishak, Reporter

June 6, 2019

The Fault in our Stars is an emotional, yet extremely touching teenage novel written by John Green. After being published on January 10th, 2012, nearly 1...

The stunning cover of The Finisher is a work of art that can easily catch the attention of curious readers.

The Finisher has action that keeps you on your feet

June 6, 2019

The Finisher by David Baldacci is an action & adventure book that surrounds a heroine named Vega Jane and her adventures in a fictional world. The ...

The Goldfinch is a beautiful whirlwind

The Goldfinch, a painting by Carel Fabritius, was done for a patron of Fabritius'.

By: Sara Attia, Reporter

May 16, 2019

"And I add my own love to the history of people who have loved beautiful things, and looked out for them, and pulled them from the fire, and sought them...

Moneyball is much more than just a great movie

Moneyball

By: Zachary Kaye, Reporter/Editor

May 16, 2019

The Oakland Athletics are a small-market team, who struggled for a number of years. However, in 1997, they gave Billy Beane a chance to be their general...

Broken Flowers and Other Stairways to Heaven is an emotional definite read

The book cover for 'Broken Flowers and Other Strairways to Heaven' by Robert M. Drake.

By: Hillary Wolanski, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Broken Flowers And Other Stairways To Heaven is a book full of poems by Robert M. Drake. These poems include hard times about Drake's chaotic past love...

The Baseball by Zack Hample is a catch

Because of it's information, anyone can try to catch their own baseball at a Major League Baseball Game like Zack Hample.

By: Matthew Mendives, Reporter

May 13, 2019

The Baseball by Zack Hample, is a book about baseball. It's not about the sport or the history of the game, it's about the baseball itself. There are thre...

Oblivion: this novel will twist tour mind

Experiencing graphomania is hard and this book shows that all while trying to solve a mystery.

By: Olivia Voreas, Reporter

May 11, 2019

Sasha Dawn's novel Oblivion is a psychological thriller full of intrigue and mystery. You enter the world of a 16-year-old girl who suffers from grap...

Ender’s Game is a sci-fi thriller

Winning awards such as The Hugo and Nebula, Ender's Game is a sci-fi classic.

By: Robyn Epstein, Editor

May 2, 2019

Ender's Game is a science fiction novel written by Orson Scott Card. It follows a boy named Andrew "Ender" Wiggin and his journey through Battle School w...

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