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The Great Library

The Great Library

NicoleN, Staff Reporter

July 20, 2018


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Calling readers everywhere, if you are in the middle of a deep reading slump and need something packed with danger and alchemy, then The Great Library series is what you need in your life. This series has a little bit of something for everyone with adventure, magic, destruction, and a hint of romanc...

Pseudonym’s Anonymous

Pseudonym’s Anonymous

CarolineS, Online Editor

July 17, 2018


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It’s the 1930’s, and the mountains of Vermont are a steep and rugged terrain. No one would think to build a school there, as the conditions aren’t anywhere close to ideal. No one, that is, except for a billionaire by the name of Albert Ellingham. He had a dream to build a school where the students...

Hazy Similarities

Hazy Similarities

SujeanS, Managing Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Books, Reviews, TV

(SPOILERS AHEAD) As a lover of horror movies and books and scary and true crime stories, when I found out that a T.V. show based on a story by Stephen King was going to be released, I knew I had to watch it. I am the type of person, though, that likes to read the books before I watch a movie or show,...

All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

August 14, 2017


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WARNING: DO NOT READ THIS BOOK IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO CRY Written by American author Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See was published in 2014. It won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. All the Light We Cannot See is a beauti...

The Giver

The Giver

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2017


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If The Giver by Lois Lowry isn't a classic, then neither is Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare. Although The Giver was only published in 1993, the novel truly defined what a (dare I say) perfect dystopia would look like, starring a true utopia. The Giver is everything a dystopian novel should be: thought-provoking, perc...

Note to Self

Note to Self

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017


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YouTuber and entrepreneur, Connor Franta, has been buzzing about his up and coming book Note to Self on all of his social media platforms. This will be Franta’s 2nd book to be released after A Work in Progress which released back in April 2015. This new book is set to be released worldwide on April 18, ...

Living the Unthinkable

Living the Unthinkable

HaleyB, Reporter

February 6, 2017


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Often we live our life taking what we have for granted. We complain about things that don’t go our way and shrug off the good. For Jaycee Dugard, she quickly found out to not take things for granted but to cherish every moment you have enjoying life. A Stolen Life is the story of how Phillip ...

Warriors Don’t Cry

Warriors Don’t Cry

KiaraC, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2017


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Warriors Don't Cry is a raw and very true story about a girl named Melba Beals, who endured a great deal of physical and emotional abuse at Central High School in Little Rock as part of the first integration of schools in America. Melba signed up to be one of the nine colored people to enter an All...

In the Mind of a Killer

In the Mind of a Killer

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2016


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I recently read a new book by the name of “I Hunt Killers” by Barry Lyga for the book club here at school. If you are a Dexter fan, this is the book for you. This book allows you to look into the mind of someone who is unable to figure out his own thought processes due to a very atrocious childhood. ...

The Cellar Goes Real World

The Cellar Goes Real World

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2016


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Natasha Preston's book, The Cellar, is a novel that has made its way to the top of the "must read" books. I came across this book at the book store under "best seller" and wanted to see for myself if this book really should be a "best seller." Immediately when I got home I started reading. The begi...

Simon vs. The Money-Hungry Y/A Business Agenda

Simon vs. The Money-Hungry Y/A Business Agenda

Leah T, Staff Reporter

July 2, 2016


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This book, well... tried. Simon vs. The Homo Sapien Agenda is psychologist Becky Albertalli's first book and it shows. It follows Simon, a closeted high school junior, who emails another closeted junior who goes by the name Blue. Just as they begin to fall for each other over the internet, Simon makes...

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