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Reproduction, Narcotics, and Breakfast Cereal

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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Silent sustained reading is a bit hard when you’re trying not to laugh out loud. Five pages in and Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman was a hit. Just as it caught your attention, the title of this book is what brought me...

City of Snores?

Ashley Santoyo, Book Review

April 27, 2017

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Cassandra Clare's series The Mortal Instruments was a best-seller a couple years ago and is still a very popular book among young adults. However, it wasn't very popular with me. Please, don't attack me just yet, I'll tell you...

Fantastic Books & Where To Find Them

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

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How else can I describe this? This book is simply fantastic. Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling, is so powerful and magical, especially when put to life. I cannot recommend this book withou...

A Strange World

Valeria Gomez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

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Most of us stop reading books with pictures by a certain age because it seems childish or immature. However, Ransom Riggs managed to incorporate fifty pictures into a young adult novel to create an amazing new world in Miss Per...

Breakups & Murder

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

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I’m a man who likes a good adventure. With the occasional explosion and death and secret society. If any of that stuff interests you, then this book could be right for you!  Illuminae, by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristof...

Another Great Awakening

Valeria Gomez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

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I am never really one to read novels that focus on religion. However, "The Shack" sparked my interest, and I decided to pick up the novel that inspired the film. The Shack by W.M Paul Young revolves around a man named Mackenzie A...

Apollo, Meet Percy Jackson

Ashley Santoyo, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

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Percy Jackson fans, unite! Rick Riordan is back with a new series, The Trials of Apollo, with the one and only Greek Sun God Apollo as the main character. The first novel, The Hidden Oracle, is about Apollo’s life after his f...

The Divine Series

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

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If you’ve been following my book reviews, you’ll see I’ve been reviewing a couple of books by the wonderful Dan Brown. These works are part of the Robert Langdon series. In each, Robert takes on issues of national security or...

It’s Not A Nerd Novel

Ashley Santoyo, Book Review

March 7, 2017

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Little Brother is a fiction novel by Cory Doctorow that tells the story of a 17-year-old boy named Marcus, and his friends living in San Francisco. The story begins when Marcus and his group of friends sneak out of school to ...

Death and Revenge

Valeria Gomez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

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Alice Sebold, author of The Lovely Bones, tells about the life and death of a young girl named Susie Salmon. Susie was raped and murdered at the age of fourteen by her neighbor, George Harvey, and throughout the novel she trie...

She’s Not Really Red, Truly

Ashley Santoyo, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard is about a teenage girl named Mare Barrow who lives as a lower-class citizen, labeled Reds after the color of their blood. Living in a classed society, Mare Barrow struggles to support her fami...

I Make My Own Reviews

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

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The world of hip-hop is a great one. I have nothing against music today, but I'm always discovering songs, albums, and artists from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. I usually find these songs and artists from their connection to current arti...

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