The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Haley Mathew, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2017

Filed under A & E, Literary Review

“The Invention of Hugo Cabret” is a young adult mystery novel by Brian Selznick, told in both wo...

Stolen

Haley Mathew, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2017

Filed under Literary Review

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself in the middle of nowhere after blacking out? The last thing you remember is drinking coffee with a stranger in an airport waiting for your mom and dad. Well, that’s what happens to 16-year-old Gemma Toombs. While at a coffee shop in Bangkok airport waiting for her parents, she me...

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, a beautifully written self discovery novel

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, a beautifully written self discovery novel

Morgan Bond, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2017

Filed under Literary Review

Warning:  This review does contain spoilers, continue at your own risk "As Dante was watching me search...

Jandy Nelson’s “I’ll Give You the Sun” is a must read

Jandy Nelson’s “I’ll Give You the Sun” is a must read

Lizzie deBrabander, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017

Filed under Literary Review

The title “I’ll Give You the Sun” has blown onto all of my social media feeds lately, but I still...

‘Will Grayson, Will Grayson’ Best Book of the Year?

‘Will Grayson, Will Grayson’ Best Book of the Year?

Haley Mathew, Staff Reporrter

October 24, 2016

Filed under Literary Review

“Maybe there’s something you’re afraid to say, or someone you’re afraid to love, or somewhere yo...

‘Only Ever Yours’ will give readers whole new perspective on society

‘Only Ever Yours’ will give readers whole new perspective on society

Laurice Cropelin, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016

Filed under Literary Review

  “Be good. Be pretty. Be chosen.” In her book, “Only Ever Yours,” Louise O’Neill cre...

Sue Monk Kidd’s “The Secret Life of Bees”

Sue Monk Kidd’s “The Secret Life of Bees”

October 3, 2016

   It’s no secret that “The Secret Life of Bees” is a book loved by many. It was on the New York...

‘Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda,’ an adorably written novel

‘Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda,’ an adorably written novel

September 26, 2016

Simon is an adorably awkward teen boy that is still going through the process of figuring out who he ...

Nanette’s story sends readers on a wave of emotions

Rachael Davis, Literary Editor

September 22, 2016

Filed under Literary Review, Uncategorized

Nanette O’Hare is the invisible, overachiever teen of “Every Exquisite Thing”, by Matthew Quick, author of the “Silver Linings Playbook”. Nanette is the typical protagonist that inhabits most novels about teenagers, but that doesn’t necessarily make for a bad story. Following this first-person narrative, readers...

Kerouac defies the stereotype of bums

Kerouac defies the stereotype of bums

Bee Bowen, Literary Columnist

May 13, 2016

Filed under Literary Review

The many elements of living on the land and exploring one’s inner spirituality are expressed by Jack...

The oppression of women in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ raises emotions of activism

The oppression of women in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ raises emotions of activism

Bee Bowen, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

Filed under Literary Review

The sexual oppression of humanity has been a pressing contradiction throughout time. "The Handmaid’s...

‘No Exit’: Hell is other people

‘No Exit’: Hell is other people

March 11, 2016

Existentialism is primarily a reaction against the traditional philosophical approach to objective and abstr...

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