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“Matched” mixes love and adventure

January 24, 2018 8:05pm | Scarlet Carrillo

Matched is part of a three-book series written by Ally Condie. This book features a dystopian society and is great for The Giver and The Hunger Games fans. In Cassia’s society, government officials decide when everybody is going to die, who they are going to […]

Book Review: Out of Sight Out of Mind

January 10, 2018 11:06am | Iris Valles

Having a special gift is in many kids but not in a special way where you can take over someone else body. The book series Gifted has some kids like that. In the first book called Out of Sight, Out of Mind has the very […]

“I Am Sam” is an emotional ride

December 28, 2017 1:24pm | Carina Sanchez

For people who love emotionally addicting books, “I Am Sam” is the perfect fit. It is about a Starbucks employee by the name of Sam Dawson, who has the mental capacity of a seven year-old.  He and a homeless woman which abandons them as soon […]

The Infinity Ring is a world-altering series

December 22, 2017 7:25am | Damien Thomas

The Infinity Ring is essentially a young adult science fiction time-travel adventure book series; three young teenagers are sent through time using an infinity-shaped time-traveling device, and their mission is to fix time. It was written by a team of writers, most notably James Dashner […]

Beedle the Bard part of Rowling’s charm

December 7, 2017 6:36pm | Scarlet Carrillo

In The Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling’s golden trio found a connection between a group of important wizarding people and a symbol that would help defeat Voldemort. When the scene came up in the books and movies we were introduced to The Tales of Beedle the […]

“Hex Hall” full of mystery

November 25, 2017 1:35pm | Kaline Martinez

A student is being attacked and anyone could be next. Hex Hall is a mysterious and adventurous fantasy novel written by Rachel Hawkins. This book is good if the reader is looking for a good introduction to a series. Hex Hall contains action, suspense, fantasy […]

“Shatter Me” will leave reader shattered

November 10, 2017 1:25pm | Carina Sanchez

Trapped from all human contact and left in complete utter darkness. Seeing herself as a monster for being trapped a prisoner for a crime she did not mean to commit. Her own flesh and blood turned their backs and left her to die. Juliette is […]

“Crimson Kiss” sucks readers in

October 23, 2017 11:36am | Megan Wedhorn

From the author Trisha Baker comes a great book called Crimson Kiss. Published in 2001, it is one of four books Baker has published, and it is the first book of the Crimson Series. Crimson Kiss is not the usual vampire love story or horror story. […]

Rowling provides readers with an extraordinary story

October 17, 2017 11:23am | Ashley Thunderhawk

J.K. Rowling wrote the extraordinary series about a young wizard, Harry Potter, who found out he was a wizard and he enrolled into a wizarding school, Hogwarts. Harry was raised as a muggle and has no idea what the wizarding world is about. Throughout the […]

Plenty of action in “Code of Honor”

October 14, 2017 9:10am | Kaline Martinez

Code of Honor is action-packed, brotherly story wrote by Alan Gratz. Karman refuses to believe that his brother is sending threats to the US, but Karman has to prove to himself and everyone that his brother is innocent.  It’s a bond between brothers that can’t […]