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The Gravity Inside Us: Poetry and Prose an all-around masterpiece

The Gravity Inside Us: Poetry and Prose an all-around masterpiece

By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor April 30, 2021

Chloe Frayne is known as an Instagram poet and has three published collections of poetry and prose. Her most recent collection, “The Gravity Inside Us,” was published on April 6 and is available on...

Rupi Kaur’s “Home Body:” 2020’s must-read

Rupi Kaur’s “Home Body:” 2020’s must-read

By Amelia Nowicki, Editor in Chief November 24, 2020

The year 2020 has been pure chaos. For better and for worse, the world we’ve always known is being flipped on its head, and has forced us to come to terms with how we function within it. We, as a society,...

Air Born exceeds former expectations

“Air Born” exceeds former expectations

By Katelynn Mulder, Editor December 1, 2017

“Air Born” by J.L. Pawley is a mix of fantasy and science fiction that is sure to attract any fiction lover. With many new twists, the novel hardly resembles “First Flight,” the first draft of...

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“Ship of the Dead” leads with more good than bad

By Katelynn Mulder, Editor October 10, 2017

The third book in the Magnus Chase series “Ship of the Dead,” leads the reader on a fast-paced, action packed, and often times hilarious quest to prevent Ragnarok, the end of the world. This installment...

To Catch a Killer blends forensics, enjoyable plot

‘To Catch a Killer’ blends forensics, enjoyable plot

By Josie Bennett, Editor February 16, 2017

One of anticipated releases of the winter of 2017, Sheryl Scarborough’s new book “To Catch a Killer” boasts a thrilling mystery with teenagers working out a recent and decade old case. The mystery...

How to Murder Your Life falls flat

‘How to Murder Your Life’ falls flat

By Josie Bennett, Editor February 8, 2017

Beauty enthusiast Caitlin Marnell, or Cat for short, is a New York-based writer who was formerly the beauty editor of Lucky Magazine but now works with XoJane. She dipped her nails in the autobiography...

New book is necessary, interesting addition to popular series

New book is necessary, interesting addition to popular series

By Katelynn Mulder, Assistant Editor February 3, 2017

“The Fall of Hades” is a unique continuation of the Michael Vey series. Author Richard Evan’s sixth edition to the series is likely to leave old fans wanting more but may disappoint those who expected...

New Kendare Blake novel offers fresh idea, plot in uninventive genre

New Kendare Blake novel offers fresh idea, plot in uninventive genre

By Katelynn Mulder, Assistant Editor October 30, 2016

“Three Dark Crowns” by Kendare Blake will entertain any fan of series such as “Game of Thrones” and “The Hunger Games,” where there is not only action and betrayal on the field but also behind...

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Being the weagukin

By Josie Bennett, Editor October 5, 2016

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” ignited a K-pop explosion in America, and the Korean craze has continued to grow.   Yet for all its increasing popularity, the small country of South Korea is still a mystery...

Riders adds action to original story

Riders adds action to original story

By Katelynn Mulder, Assistant Editor April 7, 2016

An original story paired with endless action, Veronica Rossi’s Riders will surpass the reader's expectations. Recovering from his own death, main character Gideon Blake experiences a series of strange...

The 100 provides new twist on classic apocalyptic plot

The 100 provides new twist on classic apocalyptic plot

By Katelynn Mulder, Staff Reporter March 10, 2016

In a post-apocalyptic world, Clarke Griffin, along with 99 others, must try and survive on a possibly radioactive Earth. Filled with unseen developments and unique characters, author Kass Morgan creates...

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The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

By Katelynn Mulder, Staff Reporter November 16, 2015

From the master of scary stories The Shining comes a new collection of short stories called The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. In this new book, Stephen King has once again demonstrated his ability to write stories...

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