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Must-read novels for the summer

Elena Ortiz Fishman May 14, 2021

With school ending just around the corner, here are some of my favorite books to enjoy during these coming summer months.    A.S. King — ‘Dig’ ★★★★★  Spanning years...

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‘Cinderella is Dead’: a book you won’t put down

Tednaisha Satterwhite. April 23, 2021

With a dark take on a classic fairytale, “Cinderella is Dead” by Kalynn Bayron is astounding. In a world 200 years after Cinderella finds her happily ever after, women live in fear, at the whims of...

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Tim Tebow, Nathan Whitaker captivate readers

Tenzin Gyaldatsang April 20, 2021

After reading former Heisman trophy winner and National Football League (NFL) quarterback Tim Tebow’s book “Through My Eyes,” co-authored by author Nathan Whitaker, I felt inspired and motivated...

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‘Live’ serves as voice for the unspeakable

Lilly Strathman March 18, 2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, youth is faced with the escalation and dramatization of common problems. With this pandemic being a constant underlying concern mixed with regular issues, “Live,” an autobiography...

Tednaisha Satterwhite

‘Red Queen’ a dystopian fantasy you’ll love

Tednaisha Satterwhite February 10, 2021

The first in a six book series, “Red Queen” is a mix of fascinating dystopian and epic fantasy, written by Victoria Aveyard. Set in a kingdom separated by blood — red and silver — Mare is a powerless...

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‘Dry’ wonderfully presents dystopian world

Colin Canaday January 25, 2021

Neal Shusterman, best known for his “Scythe” series, once again demonstrates his world-building skills alongside his son, Jarrod Shusterman, in the book “Dry.” Traversing Southern California, a...

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Mystery novel proves to be a page turner

Isra Mohamed January 24, 2021

When I first picked up “A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder” by Holly Jackson, I thought that it was going to be a cliche teenage mystery book, but I was blown by how well the author had written this book.  This...

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‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ is a must read for all

Kate Schneider October 13, 2020

Delia Owens’ bestseller novel, “Where the Crawdads Sing,” is both a love story and murder mystery in two different timelines that come together by the end. After she is abandoned by her family and...

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‘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...

Senior Lukas Levin browses amazon June 1. The Gender Game by Bella Forrest is currently available on Kindle for free.

‘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,...

Angie Thomass The Hate U Give, is a New York Times bestseller and has become a teen favorite.

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”...

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,...

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