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Evil Thing

Madeeha Akhtar, Columnist November 15, 2020

The novel “Evil Thing” by Serena Valentino is about Cruella De Vil, the villain in the famous movie “101 Dalmations.” This novel shares her side of the story, and puts a huge spin on the villainous...

The Genius of Clancy and King

The Genius of Clancy and King

Why Clancy and King are geniuses in the world of novels.
Connor Davis, Columnist November 9, 2020

Chances are, you’ve heard of either Tom Clancy or Stephen King. Probably even both at one time or another. That’s because both have made great strides in their field and had practically mastered how...

There are many ways to participate in National Young Readers Week.

National Young Readers Week

National Young Readers Week is right around the corner. Interested in participating? Here is how you can observe this underrated week.
Rebecca Harris, Columnist November 5, 2020

National Young Readers Week is the second week in November. It is a time to sit down and enjoy a good novel, comic, or informational book. Founded in 1989 by the Center of the Book in the Library of Congress...

The official logo of NaNoWriMo.

National Novel Writing… What?

Thousands of people are writing novels every November, and thanks to NaNoWriMo, anyone can join them.
Allister McLeod, Columnist November 5, 2020

Books are something that are read all over the world. They inspire people’s imaginations, provide a relaxing, or intense, break from the everyday world, and sometimes even serve as homework. The stories...

Present-Day Paperbacks

Literature audiences are constantly changing, and authors are keeping up with the trends to create new, fresh novels.
Carsten Oyer, Columnist November 9, 2019

You have probably been reading classic books since the beginning of your education. Books such as “To Kill A Mockingbird” or “A Tale of Two Cities” have been around for long enough, and have discussed...

Take A Break With A Book

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist June 6, 2018

There are many things to do over the summer break. Time off from school allows you to swim, hang out with friends and family, and of course, read a good book! The list below is of some of the top books...

If It Ain’t Book, Don’t Fix It!

Books vs. movies: the never-ending debate. The clear answer to this is that if the movie stays true to the original story, the winner is the audience.
Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist May 18, 2017

Book to movie adaptations. The movies where people are bound to comment that movie was not as good as the book or that the character’s hair is different. I usually look at the movie adaptation not as...

A Refreshing Taste of Diversity: Welcome to Night Vale

Written by the creators of the “Welcome to Night Vale” podcast, the book with the same title features the whimsical and impossible world of Night Vale and the unique story of a single mother, his son, an estranged father, and Jackie, a nineteen year old who hasn’t aged for maybe forever.
Selina Fluty, Columnist March 31, 2016

If you’ve ever listened to Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor’s biweekly podcast “Welcome to Night Vale,” (WTNV) you’re very aware of the impossibly real town of Night Vale, where Cecil Palmer (voiced...

Harper Lee Turns A New Page

After the announcement that Harper Lee will be publishing a new book, there has been some controversy on whether or not her mental condition is steady enough after the death of her sister.
Emmy Walker, Columnist April 14, 2015

Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” has recently released exciting news: a sequel will be released in just a few short months titled “Go Set a Watchman.” “To Kill a Mockingbird” is...

“Primordial Dust” Collecting Primordial Dust

“Primordial Dust” doesn’t live up to expectations.
Addy Bennett, Editor of Features and Extras and Student Opinion December 19, 2014

I was pretty excited about this book before it arrived in the mail, but when I opened to the first page, I was thoroughly disappointed. “The hills crest right below the moon and the tableau, in other...

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