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‘When Katie Met Cassidy’ stands out

‘When Katie Met Cassidy’ stands out

Emma Yarger

January 18, 2019

“When Katie Met Cassidy” is the rom-com we all need in our lives. This beautiful, easy read came out this past June and was featured on the podcast “The Female Gaze.” I found out about the novel when listening to an interview with the author, Camille Perri. The interview intrigued me so much ...

‘The Gender Game’ exceeds expectations

‘The Gender Game’ exceeds expectations

Hanna Schechter

June 4, 2018

Bella Forrest’s “The Gender Game” contains action packed scenes, heartfelt moments and a captivating story line that keeps readers guessing. Although the plot is similar to many current fiction books, surprising incidents keeps readers engrossed in the novel. The story follows Violet Bates who is easily...

Angie Thomas’s ‘The Hate U Give’ inspires change

Angie Thomas’s ‘The Hate U Give’ inspires change

Hanna Schechter

February 14, 2018

Angie Thomas’s new book, “The Hate U Give,” quickly became a teen favorite and a New York Times bestseller. The novel delves into the story of a teenage girl named Starr. Starr lives in “the hood” while also attending a private, majority white, high school. Through Thomas’s writing, read...

Dear Martin provokes gut wrenching reality

Dear Martin provokes gut wrenching reality

Samantha Klepfer

December 6, 2017

Dear Martin by Nic Stone is a marvelous story about racism, police brutality and a young man searching for where he fits in the world. When a series of racism-laced events threaten to unravel his life, Justyce McAllister finds himself asking more questions than anyone around him can answer.  This prompts...

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