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Book Review: The Hunger Games

Abigail Abd, Writer May 15, 2024

“May the odds be ever in your favor,” that’s what they say before the games begin. Katniss has learned that “the odds are never in [her] favor.” I am currently re-reading The Hunger Games....


Book Review: Romeo and Juliet

Molly Spence, Assistant Editor April 17, 2024

A classic, one of the most famous Shakespeare plays, Romeo and Juliet. A tragedy, filled with romance and heartache, and in my opinion, one of the best plays/books written. Written in Shakespeare's early...


Book Review: Matched

Abigail Abd, Writer April 17, 2024

I recently finished reading Matched by Allie Condie. I was originally motivated to read it because it was dystopian fiction, a genre I really enjoy. However, Matched could also be considered romance, which...


Book Review: Uglies

Abigail Abd, Writer April 3, 2024

I just finished reading Uglies by Scott Westerfield. I thought it was a really exciting book. It’s the perfect blend of action, adventure, and romance. I would recommend Uglies to anyone who enjoys...

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Book Review: Keeper of the Lost Cities (Graphic Novel Edition)

Abigail Abd, Writer March 13, 2024

In the past, I wrote an article about one of my all-time favorite books, Keeper of the Lost Cities. You can read the book review here.  Just a couple of months ago, the graphic novel version came out....

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Book Review: Restart

Abigail Abd, Writer February 28, 2024

Imagine having no idea who you were. That’s how Chase Ambrose feels when he wakes up in the hospital after falling off his roof. He doesn’t know his name or recognize his mom. Chase doesn’t know...


Book Review: Refugee

Abigial Abd, Writer February 7, 2024

Alan Gratz’s book, Refugee follows the stories of three different kids, all from different places, all from different times, all refugees. Josef is a Jewish boy escaping from Nazi Germany in the 1930s....

Book Review: Slug Fest

Abigial Abd, Writer January 31, 2024

Yash is a super-jock. That’s an understatement, he’s a hero. He’s so good that even though he’s only in eighth grade, he’s been playing on the JV teams. He missed out on eighth-grade PE to go...

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Book Review: When Stars are Scattered

Abigial Abd, Writer January 17, 2024

“But we are not one star. We are millions. Not one background, but millions. To the untrained eye, the night sky is a scattering of stars, a chaos of light and dark across the universe. And yet,...

Book Review: The Crossover

Abigial Abd, Writer December 13, 2023

A“In this game of life your family is the court and the ball is your heart. No matter how good you are, no matter how down you get, always leave  your heart  on the court.” -Basketball...

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Book Review: Keeper of the Lost Cities

Abigial Abd, Writer December 6, 2023

Did you enjoy the Harry Potter series? What about the Percy Jackson books? If you’ve been searching for the next great fantasy series, it’s here! Keeper of the Lost Cities, a series by Shannon Messenger...

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Book Review: The Shadow Children Sequence

Abigail Abd, Writer November 15, 2023

Do you love to read? What about dystopian fiction? If the answer to both of these questions is yes, then you should consider reading this thrilling series by Margaret Peterson Haddix.  The Shadow Children...

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