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Light In August

Mina Beshay, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

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Light in August is an incredible masterpiece by William Faulkner that takes place in a post WWI south still suffering from abundant segregation and racism. Not only does Light in August touch upon the troubles of the south, i...

Jurassic Park

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

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"Jurassic Park? Anas, are you reviewing a movie?" Yes, I'm reviewing a movie in a section titled, "Book Reviews." But in all seriousness, yes, Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton is a book, and a good one at that. I kne...

The Eleventh Plague

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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When a deadly disease strikes the already war-torn America, the country goes into shambles. For fifteen-year-old Stephen who was born years after the war and plague, salvaging and surviving is all he’s ever known. But when his...

Nightmare-Land

Valeria Gomez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2016

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         Dreamland is the third installment in the Riley Bloom series by Alyson Noel, which revolves around the life-- I mean death of a young Riley Bloom. Riley died in a car accident when she was twelve years old, only to ...

Touching Spirit Bear

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

April 30, 2016

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"This is going to be another one of those books, isn't it?" And I'm happy to say that Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen wasn't. Rather, it was a book of adventure and looking deeper into issues that are often overlooked....

Fahrenheit 451

Mina Beshay, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

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         While a novel about burning books seems counterproductive (after all, if book burning starts then wouldn’t this one be the first to go?), Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury delivers a powerful warning. The threat was ...

Fullmetal Alchemist

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

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          For those of you who don’t know manga terminology, I’m going to take a moment to explain it to some of you (manga geeks like me; bear with me). First and foremost, manga is a style of Japanese comic books, ...

The Audition

Monique Ejenuko, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016

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Ryū Murakami's  Audition is a short novel easily read in one or two sittings - and in turn can be forgetten just as quickly; ultimately, the book consists of a drawn out and relatelively uneventful buildup to a sudden and quic...

Modelland

Monique Ejenuko, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

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So, like, Tyra Banks, model and creator of America's Next Top Model, wrote a novel. I won't waste your time like this book did mine: This.book.is.bad.like.so.bad. In some ways, her novel could be considered satire until you realize...

Gone Girl

Anas Amer, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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**Caution: Beware of hinted spoilers** It's hard to explain- this book was so good, because it was so bad. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn gave me something that I seemingly forgot about in a book. Recently, even with fictiona...

Deception and Lies

Valeria Gomez, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Life of Bees, found success in her other novel entitled The Mermaid Chair. The novel follows  Jessie, a stay at home mom before her daughter grew up. Jessie had been feeling like the spark in...

The Name of this Book is Secret

MIna Beshay, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

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If you’re tired of serious reading and schoolwork, then The Name of this Book is Secret is a perfect way to spend an hour stress free. The whole book is a quirky novel written by an equally odd author: Pseudonymous Bosch. The n...

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