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The Perks of Being a Wallflower does not contain many perks

The Perks of Being a Wallflower does not contain many perks

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...

Celeste Ng provides everything for young adults in Everything I Never Told You

Celeste Ng provides everything for young adults in Everything I Never Told You

By: Emily Spillar, Reporter

June 3, 2019

Everything I Never Told You is an American thriller, which is also the debut novel for Celeste Ng. Taking place in a 1977 small town in Ohio, the Lee famil...

The Goldfinch is a beautiful whirlwind

The Goldfinch is a beautiful whirlwind

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...

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

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

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...

Oblivion: this novel will twist tour mind

Oblivion: this novel will twist tour mind

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...

The Book Thief Review

The Book Thief Review

By: Angelina Wintonick, Sports Editor

May 5, 2019

Over Spring Break, I had the chance to re-read a 2005 best-seller, The Book Thief, about the tragic Nazi Holocaust. I had first read this book a few years ago when I had...

“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

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...

Asylum is spookingly bad

Asylum is spookingly bad

By: Jada Davis, Fall Reporter

January 11, 2018

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...

American Appetites gives you something to chew on

American Appetites gives you something to chew on

By: Angelina Wintonick, Fall Reporter

December 18, 2017

Recently, over fall break, I read American Appetites by Joyce Carol Oates.  It was published in 1989 by Dutton Books, and is considered a classic. I re...

Me Before You leaves readers in tears

Me Before You leaves readers in tears

May 16, 2016

“You only get one life. It's actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.” Published on January 5, 2012, Me Before You written by Jojo Moye...

Nicholas Sparks back at it again

By: Sam Pucci, Spring Reporter and Editor

May 11, 2016

The Choice, written by bestselling author Nicholas Sparks in 2007 finally made it to stores mid 2015. Sparks has written 12 #1 New York Times bestsellers and The Choice will be his 11th book that has been turned into a film. Sparks  his then-wife Cathy lived together in New Bern, North Carolina  with their three sons, Miles, Ryan, and Landon; and twin daughters, Lexie ...

The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand begins at Colonia

The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand begins at Colonia

December 10, 2015

If you live in New Jersey then you know the story of Eric LeGrand, even if you’re not much of a sports fan. The story of a Rutgers football player who...

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