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Hannah Stoner (left) and Sophia Kuzmenko (right) enjoy the warm air with some of the best books of the summer.

Hot Summer Reads: 13 Books that are the Epitome of Summer

With the school year wrapping up fast, students are beginning to make summer plans. What better way to spend the summer than lounging at the beach with a nice, comforting, warm-weather-themed book? Below...

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...

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...

A display of the 12 authors who put their heart and soul to created the most anticipated books of this year, displayed on a book spine.

12 of the Most Anticipated Book Releases of 2024

Laura Sands, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

The new year doesn’t just bring confetti and resolutions, but also a slew of new book releases. Many thrilling series are being finished, and popular authors are releasing new books. These books are...

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Phuc Tran stands at the front of Ms. Clayvilles classroom discussing his involvement in Periscope in high school. This was the first time he had been back in the halls of CHS, decades later.

Sigh, Not Gone: Phuc Tran Visits CHS Creative Writing Classes

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2023

It’s not every day that CHS is paid a visit from an award winning writer and Carlisle alumnus, but just last month Vietnamese-American Author, Phuc Tran, stopped by Ms. Clayville’s Creative Writing...

Ms. Clayville poses with her book, Delilah and the Cracked Cauldron.

Ms. Clayville, CHS English Teacher, Publishes First Middle-Grade Novel

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer June 5, 2023

Ms. Clayville, who is typically known for bringing magic to her English and Creative Writing classes at Carlisle High School, has transferred that magic to the page in her new novel, Delilah and the Cracked...

Colleen Hoovers book It Starts With Us

It Starts With Us: a sequel falls short

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

Over the past few years, author Colleen Hoover has taken the literary world by storm with the first novel of a duology, It Ends With Us. Readers demanded a sequel to which Colleen Hoover thoughtfully...

Taking Notice: A copy of the novel Hell Followed With Us stands heavily annotated. Many memorable scenes and lines were impossible to leave unmarked.

“Hell Followed With Us” by Andrew Joseph White (Review)

Ollie Daniels, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Brimming with bloody cities and justified teenage fury, the new novel Hell Followed With Us, by Andrew Joseph White, was released over the summer. Now a New York Times Bestselling novel, it was published...

Books presented on a bookshelf at the Carlisle High School library.

Book Bans: Access to books should be guaranteed (Editorial)

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

As children, we learned to embrace our uniqueness with Camilla Cream and to imagine with Harold and his purple crayon. The tons of unforgettable memories of reading childhood books have a huge influence...

AGONIZING BUT FANTASTIC: This duet isnt for everybody due to the content and length of these novels, but Chloe Walsh creates a story, The Boys of Tommen, that is genuine, realistic, and a page-turner. 

Literary therapy: ‘Binding 13’ and ‘Keeping 13’ explore the healing power of friendship (Review)

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

Novels Binding 13 and Keeping 13 by Chloe Walsh follows Shannon and Johnny, two teenagers, whose lives couldn’t be any more different and can still somehow fit perfectly together anyways.   Johnny...

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