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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...

Alone With You in the Ether by Olivie Blake 

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Alone With You in the Ether by Olivie Blake  6/19/2020  Genre: romance  Page number: 300 For me, this started off a bit slow, but once I was able to get into it, I started to really like...

The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen  

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen   6/21/2020  Genre: fantasy  Page number: 354 Okay, I didn’t think I was going to like this book, but I really did.  I’ll basically read anything...

Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Not Here to be Liked by Michelle Quach Published: 9/14/2021 Genre: YA contemporary, romance Page number: 384 This book was a slow burn, especially because it was sort of like an enemies-to-friends-to-lovers...

The Love Con by Seressia Glass

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

The Love Con by Seressia Glass Published: 12/14/2021  Genre: rom com  Page number: 320 I loved this book so much and I could give a list of reasons why. It reminded me of The Cheat Sheet...

FEELING BLUE? If youre looking for a distraction this Valentines Day, here are a few books to take away the blues.

Four Books for the Valentine’s Day Blues

Kaylea Martin, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Not feeling all the hearts and flowers this year? Check out writer Kaylea Martin's suggestions for books to help you beat the Valentine's Day blues!

One day others could be reading the books written by the authors pictured:  Emma Lane, Merilee Miller and Harriet Rankin.

NaNoWriMo, what? Students tackle national writing challenge

Brooklyn Norrell, Student Life Editor December 10, 2015

When we think of writing, we tend to think of assignments, especially for English class.  However, many CHS students actually enjoy writing for fun, including the daunting task of writing a novel. Several...

Kill The Dead is an exciting supernatural thriller (Review)

‘Kill The Dead’ is an exciting supernatural thriller (Review)

Trinell Jones, Writer October 5, 2015

Kill the Dead by Richard Kadrey is a book that contains many interesting aspects to it. The setting of the book taking place in a California, Los Angeles infested with vampires and demons. Coming off...

Lucy Christophers debut novel is more than a story about a girl: it teaches a valuable lesson in that one cannot always trust others, and the novels style will captivate the reader.

‘Stolen’ will snatch your attention (Review)

Spencer Pechart, A&E writer, copyeditor April 17, 2014

"You saw me before I saw you." Lucy Christopher's debut novel begins with that chilling opening line, and immediately, it grabs the reader's attention. Stolen is narrated by Gemma Toombs, a 16 year-old...

The reading options of English classes need to change in order to accommodate students interest in reading.

English syllabi need more modern literature (Editorial)

SarahBeth Davis, Perspectives writer March 18, 2014

It is rumored that Mark Twain once said, “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” In the same way, we shouldn’t let English class ruin the books we read. With nothing against...

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