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The Shack is a story of religion

April 28, 2017 7:16pm | Josalyn Taylor

If you want an book that will take you on an bit of a emotional roller coaster, The Shack is the book for you. It starts with Mackenzie Allen Philips’ youngest daughter, Missy, getting abducted. She got abducted when the family was at a family […]

“Seabiscuit An American Legend” is worth the read

April 23, 2017 7:02pm | Megan Wedhorn

From the award winning author, Laura Hillenbrand comes an amazing book called Seabiscuit an American Legend. Seabiscuit an American Legend was published sometime in 2001, and was turned into a major motion picture in 2003. Seabiscuit an American Legend is not the usual nonfiction book; […]

“Unwind” is realistic

April 3, 2017 1:55pm | Ashley Thunderhawk

Neal Shusterman wrote the unique science fiction Unwind. The story takes place in the near future after a second civil war, the Heartland War, in the United States over abortion. To end the war, a compromise is made where parents are allowed to sign an […]

“Get Well Soon”

March 24, 2017 8:30pm | Savanna Guevara

Anna Bloom is sent off to a mental hospital by her parents due to their not knowing what to do for her depression and panic attacks. When sent, Anna has no idea why she has been sent or why she couldn’t just get better at home. […]

“Dan and Phil Go Outside” on an adventure

March 19, 2017 4:10pm | Stefani Trejo

During their successful tour around the world, content creators Dan Howell and Phil Lester release their book memoir called Dan and Phil Go Outside. This is something of a sequel to their book, The Amazing Book is Not On Fire. Howell and Lester, who usually stay […]

“The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks” is amazing

March 13, 2017 4:03pm | Jordan Jenkins

Award-winning writer, Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks is a nonfiction book of a poor black farmer whose cells, taken without her knowledge, have become one of the most important tools in the evolution of medicine. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold […]

“The Sky is Everywhere” is an emotional homerun

March 1, 2017 12:15pm | Stefani Trejo

Jandy Nelson’s first book, The Sky is Everywhere, is a huge success. She started out as a book editor and based this book on her superstition beliefs. The book is about Lennie, a 17-year-old bookworm and geek, dealing with the struggles of her sister passing away and […]

“Nearly Gone” is an attention grabber

February 20, 2017 12:39pm | Ashley Thunderhawk

Elle Cosimano mixes science, romance and mystery in her book, Nearly Gone. High school student, Nearly Boswell, faces many challenges while trying to win a physics scholarship her junior year. While competing for her scholarship, someone starts murdering her tutor students and framing her in […]

“When Breathe Becomes Air” is touching

January 30, 2017 11:50am | Andrea Garcia

When Breathe Becomes Air is a beautiful, remarkable and poignant story written by Paul Kalanithi, a young neurosurgeon who was diagnosed with metastatic terminal cancer. He had a limited time to live, only 22 months. Most people ask themselves what they would do if they had […]

Behind the scene of Malik’s life

January 21, 2017 2:12pm | Stefani Trejo

Since Zayn started his solo career, he has released an album and done many appearances on popular TV shows. But still, no one knew the real reason why he left One Direction until Malik released his autobiography. In his autobiography, he states that he had an eating disorder […]