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The Mapmakers Trilogy

Caitlin McKeand, Staff Reporter

January 19

Filed under Books, Entertainment

Written by S.E. Grove, The Mapmakers Trilogy is comprised of three books: The Glass Sentence, The Crimson Skew and The Golden Specific. In the books, the reader follows Sophia Tims in Boston, 1891, who is the daughter of a line...

Of Fire and Stars book review

Caitlin McKeand, Staff Reporter

January 12

Filed under Books, Entertainment

Of Fire and Stars is Audrey Coulthurst’s debut novel published on November 22, 2016. The story revolves around Princess Dennaleia (Denna) and Princess Amaranthine (Mare) in an area called Mynaria. Denna possesses what’s called an...

Review: Always Will

Ashley Chase, Editor in Chief

January 2

Filed under Books, Entertainment

The book Always Will by Melanie Jacobsen starts out with 25 year old Hannah Becker being thrown for a loop at her longtime friend Will Herondale’s declaration to stop dating around and finally settle down and find a wife. Th...

Book Review: 13 Reasons Why

Ashley Chase, Assistant News Editor

June 3

Filed under Books, Entertainment

The book “Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher is a haunting tale that follows two narratives- one of a boy named Clay in the present and one of a girl named Hannah set in the recent past. One day, Clay is sent a box full o...

Book Review: Breaking Point

Ashley Chase, Assistant News Editor

December 9

Filed under Books, Entertainment

Breaking Point by Alex Flinn follows the life of sophomore Paul Richmond, who transfers to a rich Christian private school after his father has an affair and divorces his mother. Paul is a loner at this new school due to being po...

Book Review: Beastly

Ashley Chase, Assistant News Editor

November 10

Filed under Books, Entertainment, Uncategorized

Beastly by Alex Flinn is a modern take on the classic Beauty and the Beast tale from the Beast’s point of view. The Beast’s name is Kyle Kingsbury, a cruel, self absorbed, and ridiculously handsome teenager. When he takes anothe...

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