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Emily Wilde’s Map of The Otherlands: Review of a Sequel

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

January of this year, the second installment in an upcoming gem of a fantasy series was released to the public. Both books follow the protagonist, Emily Wilde, who is a curmudgeonly scholar at Cambridge...

Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Today Tonight Tomorrow: YA Highschool Love Story (Review)

Daleshka Leon Raya, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

Spring is on its way! Spring is a prequel to summer, and many of us eagerly await its arrival. With summer so far away, we need books to fill the yearning for summer break. Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel...

Night one of Caraval begins for players.

Caraval: “Remember it’s only a game…” (Review)

Sophia Kuzmenko, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

Caraval by Stephanie Garber is a thrilling and page turning book about a mysterious show where people's lives are at risk. It keeps the reader on their toes every single chapter. Although the story is...

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The Handmaid’s Tale Women’s History Month (Review)

Sophia Kuzmenko, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a book about a dystopian society where men have full control of women. This story is deeply disturbing and makes the reader feel a sense of dread, opening their...

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Review)

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (Review)

Noah Guillaume, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

In a world with no borders, Mohsin Hamid tells the story of two lovers trying to seek asylum as their city is on the brink of war.  In the novel Exit West, Nadia and Saeed are two teenagers who...

A noteworthy page from The Perks of Being a Wallflower, which is written as a series of letters detailing Charlies life to an unknown person.

A Timeless Story, A Fantastic Adaptation: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Review)

Odessa Cruz, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

Movie adaptations of books are never as good as the original and are often just a way to make money off a franchise that already has a built in fanbase rather than trying to tell a beloved story with care....

Soul crushing, heartbreaking, and inevitably beautiful, Me Before You, evokes a number of emotions in its audience.

Leaving You Sobbing on the Floor: Me Before You (Review)

Sophia Kuzmenko, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

This review contains spoilers. Me Before You by JoJo Moyes is a book about a tragic, heart-wrenching love story that will end with you sobbing on the floor. Readers will feel many different emotions...

Copy of The Glass Castle held up to the sun.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (Review)

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Jeannette Walls is an iconic name in the field of journalism, having written for gossip columns of such iconic titles as The Wall Street Journal and the MSNBC. She lived the high life of the late 90’s...

FALLING FOR YOU: To All the Boys Ive Loved Before and Serendipity sit side-by-side amongst heart-shaped Valentines. A couple of the hearts feature the names of movies listed in the article.

XOXO: List of Romance Books and Movies for Valentine’s Day

Hannah Stoner, Laura Sands, and Myana Brown February 14, 2024

Valentine’s day is approaching fast this February, which means it’s time to get cozy with a pink blanket, chocolate, a nice candle, and of course a good book. With a carefully curated collection from...

The Passenger - Cormac McCarthys Goodbye (Review)

The Passenger – Cormac McCarthy’s Goodbye (Review)

Andrew Bordner, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

 “We pour water upon the child and name it. Not to fix it in our hearts but in our clutches. The daughters of men sit in half darkened closets inscribing messages upon their arms with razor blades and...

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