Category Archives: Book reviews

Spinoffs of Shakespeare’s classic ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Recently, I have discovered the wonder, and evil, that plagues every high school student– Shakespeare. Normally, I would consider myself advanced in English class, but Shakespeare’s never-ending soliloquies weave a fog around my brain that is practically impossible to clear. … Continue reading

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Five books you need to read in high school

While perusing my school’s library the other day, I couldn’t help, but notice the numerous volumes of classics hidden away, and slowly, collecting dust. Bent, unloved, and shoved into the back depths of the wooden shelves, it was obvious these … Continue reading

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Daring to be different in “Divergent” by Veronica Roth

By Helen Zeidman Red Lion Area Senior High School This year seems to be the year of movie adaptations of books. “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Vampire Academy,” and “The Maze Runner” are all premiering in the theaters this year. … Continue reading

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Three Giant Culture Phenomenons That Must Have Looked Pretty Familiar When They First Came Out

There’s nothing new under the stars – our culture is so completely incestuous that we, as Americans and as humans, have almost come to expect it – to the point that the use of “stars” instead of “sun” in the … Continue reading

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Friday Book Club: Beginnings

Hello all, Maddie here! The Friday Book Club is a new, every-other-Friday feature that starts today! I have abandoned Fashion Friday for something that, while it might be slightly more academic, is, in my mind, no less fun. Today, we … Continue reading

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Calling all fangirls: Books coming in 2014

In recent years, a new epidemic has taken off — fangirling. Crowds of girls and boys alike have been discovered obsessing over bands, TV shows, movies and most importantly, books. Some of these fans have waited for years to satisfy … Continue reading

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“Don’t be Cruel” By Mike Argento, And Four Other Books Not Written In 2013

No, these are not the five greatest books published in 2013. I did not read any books published in 2013. It’s a rare sight for me to read a book published in this century, so I’m the exact wrong person … Continue reading

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Must Read: ‘The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom’ by Terrence Jenkins

Actor and E! News co-anchor Terrence Jenkins, also known as Terrence J, proves that motherly tributes are not just relevant on Mother’s Day – especially when his mother had such an influential role in shaping the man he has become.

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Classic Lord of the Flies gives bleak outlook on society

For a school book report, I chose the classic Lord of the Flies.

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Books I Would Like to Read

I am constantly on the lookout for a new book and tend to keep a list of books that I want to read. These five books are the only ones on my list at the moment and I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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